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4th International

3 –10 November, 2018

STEMFest is a collection of conferences and events exploring social, industry and economic development throughout the world of STEM education and innovation.

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6 Days
5000+ people
Infinite connections

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Festival

STEMFest is an international conference festival that brings together leading experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to discuss policy, education, industry and academia.

Connect local students, academics, researchers and industry colleagues with global counterparts to share the latest developments and foster collaboration

Showcase your expertise and innovation

Celebrate the local STEM community and help lead the growth of this exciting field

Youth Engagement Workshops

We are now accepting Youth Engagement Workshop proposals!

The Youth Engagement element of STEMFest 2018 will showcase STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) skills to junior high school students, specifically grades seven and eight. Our goal is to foster a passion for innovation and discovery, and expand students' understanding of future career possibilities.

From November 5 to 9, 2018, up to 600 students from across the province, will come to Halifax, and participate in hands-on, inquiry-based workshops led by industry leaders, educators, and academics.

We are looking for engaging and interactive workshops.

Submission deadline extended to April 23.

More information: in English / en français  |   Download the optional PDF form: in English / en français

In addition to the workshops there will also be interactive exhibits. If you have an interest in exhibiting please contact . Exhibits must be STEAM related, engaging and focused towards grade 7 and 8 students.

Partnership Opportunities

Our model for partnership is as unique as the program, and our goal is to connect with organizations and custom design an approach to sponsorship that puts your organization in front of the most relevant of our audiences. We would welcome a chance to talk about the program and a possible fit for your organization.

STEMFest 2018

Supported/represented by:

Dalhousie University Discovery Centre Digital Nova Scotia Engineers Nova Scotia Events East/Halifax Convention Centre Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise IOTA

Mount Saint Vincent University Nova Scotia Community College Nova Scotia Department of Education & Early Childhood Development Saint Mary's University Science Atlantic WISE Atlantic

© STEMFest 2018