The Arizona SciTech Festival Community Stakeholder Summit is just over one month away, and we are thrilled to announce an incredible lineup of speakers, presentations, workshops, demos, discussions, and more. The event content is intended to provide local leaders and STEM enthusiasts the tools they will need to engage in the 2019 Arizona SciTech Festival in February and March.
View more information and register here.
Date: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
Time: 7:30am – 4:30pm
Location: Mesa Arts Center
Address: 1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201
*Carpooling, rideshare, and public transportation are strongly encouraged. The Valley Metro Light Railstops AT the Mesa Arts Center!
**EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9/17!!**
WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE?
3 ENTIRE FLOORS of 50+ ENGAGING, HANDS-ON STEM EXHIBITIONS and RESOURCES (LEVELS 1, 2, AND 3!)
50+ FANTASTIC STEM-RELATED SESSIONS ABOUT COMMUNITY BUILDING, EDUCATION, SUPPORTING STEM IN AZ, EVENT ORGANIZING, AND MORE!
200+ CHIEF SCIENCE OFFICERS WHOSE LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, INTELLIGENCE, AND DEDICATION TO S.T.E.M. WILL ASTOUND YOU!
1,200+ OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT WITH STEM LEADERS, PROFESSIONALS, EDUCATORS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS, AND MORE FROM AROUND AZ WHO WANT YOUR RESOURCES!
LEAVE EACH SESSION WITH RESOURCES, NEXT STEPS, NEW CONNECTIONS, PLANS FOR INTEGRATION, ACTUAL APPLICATIONS, AND MORE!
General Public: $40 Early Bird ($50 post-EB)
Educators: $30 Early Bird ($40 post-EB)
Students: $10 each
*New this year: Your FREE LUNCH included with your registration!
**Interested in bringing a group of 10 or more? Feel free to contact Marisa for group rates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 – 9:00 am: Registration, Networking, Exhibitions & Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 am: Keynote & Announcements
10:15am – 12:00 pm: Morning Sessions
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch and Lunchtime Sessions
1:15 – 4:00 pm: Afternoon Sessions
4:15 – 4:30 pm: Closing Session & Announcements
This year’s program will include 6 tracks with interactive panels, discussions, workshops, and talks in the seven following tracks:
The Latest & Greatest in AZ STEM & Innovation – Did you know Arizona is on the front lines of innovation in STEM? Learn about opportunities to engage, from exciting speakers to free resources for all!
STEM in Education – Innovative ideas and practices to impact science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics in and out of the classroom at all grade levels (**Professional Development Hours offered for ALL sessions!)
Bridging the Barriers in STEM – Be inspired by our local leaders who are breaking down boundaries, merging points of view, and using our differences as a platform to enhance STEM in Arizona.
Tricks & Best Practices of Event Planning for STEM Organizers– Best practices to plan, promote, engage your community, and build partnerships for your event.
STEM Workforce & Our Community – Come discover what exciting careers and jobs are out there, the how’s and why’s of STEM professionals and everyday people’s engagement all around us, and and find out what brings Arizona together!
Arts & Sneaky Science – Experience how the arts & the “non-traditional” are directly interconnected with STEM, and see what fascinating “STEAM” endeavors are being made in Arizona.