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Registration is now open for this year’s AZ SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference: Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem


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AZScitech Festival. Photo Courtesy Of Arizona Scitech Festival

What makes this conference so unique is the diversity of collaborators represented with business, industry, education, government, NGOs, community leaders and more! With 40 sessions, 60+ exhibitors, and countless networking opportunities there is something for everyone! Last year’s summit drew just over 1,200 attendees. Don’t miss out!

“This year’s conversation will center around Building Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem with the diverse stakeholders, communities and resources it takes to position Arizona as a world leader in science, technology and innovation. A primary objective will be to solidify Arizona’s STEM Ecosystem by helping to establish unique collaborations through interactive panels, workshops, tables and more.

Registration is now open for this year’s AZ SciTech Festival Kickoff Conference: Building Arizona's STEM Ecosystem AZSciTechFestiva-LOGOl

DETAILS:

Date: August 31, 2017
Time: 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201

SCHEDULE:

7:45 – 9:00: Registration & networking breakfast
9:00 – 11:45: Morning sessions and networking
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch and lunchtime sessions
1:00 – 4:00: Afternoon sessions and networking

EXHIBITOR TABLES:

We anticipate 60+ diverse exhibitors showcasing interactive STEM opportunities including a special Maker Room.

 

Register today!

 

 

Based on feedback from last year, this year’s session tracks will include:

▪ STEM Communities – How can STEM impact the communities we live in and what ways can communities come together to showcase STEM?
▪ Festival & Events – Best practices to plan, promote and build partnerships for your event.
▪ STEM & Education – Innovative ideas and practices to impact science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics in and out of the classroom.
▪ STEM Pathways – Learn about key AZ industry sectors such as Cybersecurity, Sustainability and Materials Science through diverse perspectives from industry leaders, University research professors, PK20 educators and more.
▪ Computer Science and Engineering – Computer science and engineering have become some of the hottest topics in education these days. Learn about opportunities to engage from the state of the art tech business to a coding club or hackathon in your backyard.
▪ Student Voice – Learn how students are transforming the landscape of STEM in our communities.
▪ STEM Diversity – Arizona is home to many diverse stakeholders. Join conversations about how leaders are working to increase engagement of all Arizonans in STEM.

Have an idea for a session? Then email Jeremy Babndure ASAP at jeremyb@azcommerce.com

STEM Communities – How can STEM impact the communities we live in and what ways can communities come together to showcase STEM?

 

Festival & Events – Best practices to plan, promote and build partnerships for your event.

 

STEM & Education – Innovative ideas and practices to impact science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics in and out of the classroom.

 

STEM Pathways – Learn about key AZ industry sectors such as Cybersecurity, Sustainability and Materials Science through diverse perspectives from industry leaders, University research professors, PK20 educators and more.

 

Computer Science and Engineering – Computer science and engineering have become some of the hottest topics in education these days. Learn about opportunities to engage from the state of the art tech business to a coding club or hackathon in your backyard.

 

Student Voice – Learn how students are transforming the landscape of STEM in our communities.

 

STEM Diversity – Arizona is home to many diverse stakeholders. Join conversations about how leaders are working to increase engagement of all Arizonans in STEM.

Cost

General public – $40 (Early Bird – $30 before August 4th)
Educators – $30 (Early Bird – $20 before August 4th)
Students – No Charge

SPONSORSHIP

Interested in being a conference sponsor or exhibitor? Find out more information HERE.