STEMPOSIUM Conference: Inspiring Young Women in Science & Engineering

February 2016
Are you a high school student interested in entering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)?
 
Want to know what exactly it's like to be in nanotechnology engineering, actuarial science, medicine, and more?
 
Join Women in Science and the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Western University on March 5th, 2016 as we come together to showcase the diversity of post-secondary opportunities, celebrate the achievements of women in STEM and create connections between current students and the next generation of female STEM leaders.
 
Highlights of this conference will include:
 
-Tour of the engineering MegaProjects laboratories
 
-Coding workshop hosted by the Founders' Network
 
-Information sessions by students in medical school, students who have held internships that have led them to opportunities at NASA, engineers who have travelled across the globe and members from Western's co-op office. 

Connections are enriched when diverse experiences collide. STEMPOSIUM is a networking opportunity, a learning experience, and a channel for discovery. 
 

REGISTER NOW! >>> http://www.womeninscienceuwo.com/conference.html

Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 21st 

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Opening Keynote Speaker

Opening the conference with a discussion about her journey from student to engineer, Dr. Ana Luisa Trejos is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Western University and an Associate Scientist at Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics, Lawson Health Research Institute. Her research is focused towards evaluating how novel mechatronic devices can improve patient care during surgery, therapy and rehabilitiation.

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Thank you to our sponsors at the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering, Women in Engineering, Science Students' Council, the University Students' Council, and Western Founders' Network.

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Have a question about STEMposium? Don't hesitate to contact the conference coordinator, Ms. Flora Jung (2013 Schulich Leader) at fjung@uwo.ca

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REGISTER NOW! >>>

http://www.womeninscienceuwo.com/conference.html
Registration Deadline: Sunday, February 21st

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