A mentorship conference for high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering or math).
Activities & tours focus on a breadth of STEM fields, including life sciences, kinesiology, engineering & psychology.
Join us for a day full of interactive tours, experiments, and activities.
Open to all curious minds in grades 9-12! We are inclusive of all gender identities and backgrounds!
For the first time in 2 years, GenSTEM 2022 will be held in person! This workshop is FREE!`
Registration Links Below!
what is genstem?
GenSTEM 2018 Conference Photos
Saturday May 28th, 2022 10AM - 4:45PM
Welcome and registration
Biochemistry lab tour with Dr. Sara Andres
Undergraduate and Graduate Student Panel
Mock lecture and closing
Learn how x-ray crystallography is used to determine the structure of proteins and effect of structure on function. Get the opprotunity to tour a university research lab.
LET'S TALK SCIENCE
Join us for a workshop run by McMaster University's Let's Talk Science volunteers!
Join us for a workshop run by the Centre for Advanced Research in Experimental & Applied Linguistics!
Learn about the research of some fantastic McMaster graduate students!
UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENT PANEL
Join members of the McMaster community as they share their experiences navigating university.
Ever wonder what a university lecture is like? Join us for a short mock lecture, run by members of WISE!
WIN A $20 SKIP THE DISHES GIFT CARD!
Atendees will be entered in a draw to win
one of 2 $20
SkipTheDishes gift cards!!
INFO & FAQs
1. Is this conference only for female students, seeing as it's run by the Women in Science & Engineering Initiative?
Absolutely not! All students in grades 9-12 are welcome to the conference! Though our organization's mission is to encourage female participation in STEM, GenSTEM is designed for ALL curious minds!
2. What are the masking and vaccination policies for this event?
We require proof of at least two (2) COVID-19 vaccine doses and will be enforcing mask-wearing throughout the day when indoors.
3. Do I need to purchase any special equipment or bring any materials?
No! All materials will be provided on campus!
4. Is lunch provided?
Yes! We will be providing lunch for the attendees for free.
If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to email us at email@example.com !