Generation STEM Conference
The Generation STEM (GenSTEM) conferences have been hosted by McMaster WISE since 2016 and are catered for high school students, those in their early years of university, or simply those passionate in STEM fields.
This is a free mentorship conference presents an opportunity to learn more about the university/ career possibilities in STEM fields and showcases what's possible in STEM through workshops, panels, interactive tours and activities! Students walk away with tangible insight into different careers in STEM, learn concepts, and gain practical advice on things they are interested in.
All initiatives by McMaster WISE are inclusive of all genders and populations. For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GenSTEM Past Conference Photos
APRIL 2023 SCHEDULE
Saturday April 1st, 2023 10AM - 4:30PM
Welcome and registration
Introduction to STEM in university +
Dr. Lesie MacNeil
Department of Biochemistry
& Biomedical Sciences
Jennifer Williams (PhD)
School of Earth, Environment, & Society
Workshop from Venture Academy
Engineering Student Recruitment & Outreach
Department of Kinesiology
Dr. Lea Ravensberge (PhD)
PREVIOUS WORKSHOP OPTIONS OVER THE YEARS
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!
WHEN YOU REGISTER, YOU WILL BE ENTERED INTO A RAFFEL FOR MCMASTER GEAR
Attendees will be entered in a draw to win
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 AND undergrads 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 is the COVID-19 protocol for this event?
We encourage 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 !