WVAS Annual Meeting Information

Upcoming Meeting:

UPDATE (02 MAY 2023) - The 98th annual West Virginia Academy of Science meeting will be hosted by Glenville State University and the West Virginia Academy of Sciences Executive Committee at Glenville on Sat. April 6th, 2024.

2023 Meeting Program:

Please scan the quick response code to download the 2023 meeting program.

Alternatively, you may download the program using this link.

Venue Information:

Pipestem Resort State Park (link to map here)

3405 Pipestem Drive, PO Box 150, Pipestem, WV 25979 | Tel: (304) 466-1800 | Fax: (304) 466-5679 65 rooms are available at McKeever Lodge for $96.00 per night, per room, tax exempt. Guests must call and make reservations under the "Bluefield State University Group Rate".


Pipestem Resort State Park, in Pipestem, WV, has offered discounts for WVAS attendees. Rooms at McKeever Lodge are $96.00 per night, per room, tax exempt. If you choose to utilize this vendor, kindly place your reservation via telephone and request the "Bluefield State University Group Rate".


Nota bene: Pipestem’s Conference Center is remote (rural). Plan on having meals at the Resort. Nota BONUS: Bluefield State University is providing a complimentary Breakfast buffet, Lunch buffet, and an afternoon coffee for all registered meeting attendees on the day of the meeting, April 22nd. Vegetarian options are available.

Other meals are available at:

The Bluestone Dining Room at McKeever Lodge is a full-service restaurant offering breathtaking views of the Bluestone Gorge. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Black Bear Grill and Lounge at McKeever Lodge is a quick-service dining option for anyone looking for a place to kick back and relax after a long day of adventure. At Black Bear, you’ll find specialty pizzas, as well as a wide selection of craft and local draft beer. View the Black Bear Grill and Lounge Menu. Open Thursday and Friday 4 to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Registration & Abstract Submission

Registration and abstract submission are now open for the West Virginia Academy of Science 2023 meeting. At least one of the authors of a presentation must be a WVAS member in good standing at the time of the conference. All attendees need to register for the conference.

Abstract Submission Instructions:

To submit an abstract for the annual meeting, please follow these instructions. The deadline for abstract submission is April 7, 2023.


Annual Meeting Registration:

1) Fill out the meeting registration form and email it to WVAS Treasurer: jwalters@bluefieldstate.edu

2) Choose your registration package* and submit fee payment via PayPal below (credit cards accepted):

*Contact the WVAS Treasurer James Walters for the Institutional Membership option (up to ten attendees), with an email heading “WVAS institutional/corporate membership for ___”. Please provide your institution's name in the heading and list the names of those attending within the body text.

Registration Options


Future Meetings

The 98th Annual Meeting of WVAS will be held at (a location to be determined) in spring of 2024.