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Save the Date! BE-STEMM 2024 National Conference

July 30 - August 1

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Plan to join us for the 3rd Annual National Conference for Black Excellence in STEMM

BE-STEMM 2024 is a unique opportunity for researchers, practitioners, Parliamentarians, policy-makers, employers, and government agencies to connect with Black professionals in research and innovation in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, and Health.  BE-STEMM brings together Black communities and the broader Canadian science & innovation ecosystem, illuminates careers in STEMM for Black youth, and builds new opportunities for Black Canadians at all stages and across sectors, while highlighting impacts of Black excellence in STEMM research and practice across Canada.

Join us for a rich range of research and innovation on topics spanning diverse STEMM fields, featuring:

  • Keynote addresses
  • Science Fair Project Displays
  • Career Fair Booths
  • Public panel discussions
  • Lightning Talk Sessions
  • Networking receptions
  • Awards and prizes

All are welcome!


  • July 29th, 2024 (arrival day)
  • July 30th – August 1, 2024 (full conference days)
  • August 2, 2024 (departure day)

Stay tuned for the Call for Abstracts:

  • We invite talks and poster abstracts from Black-identifying researchers and allies
  • Black researchers will be given priority for talks


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July 30
August 1
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