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Call for Abstracts! 3rd Annual National BE-STEMM Conference

March 20 - April 19

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Abstract submissions are now open for the 3rd annual national conference for Black Excellence in STEMM.

July 29 – August 1, 2024, Ottawa, Ontario

Abstract submission is open from March 20, 2024 through April 19, 2024.

More information & Conference Registration will be shared in April!

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The Canadian Black Scientists Network / Réseau Canadien des Scientifiques Noirs Invites all participants in the Canadian Research & Innovation Ecosystem to BESTEMM 2024, the National Conference for Black Excellence in Science Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine and Health.

Now in its third year, BE-STEMM 2024 will bring together leading minds, talents, and innovators to share their ground-breaking research, and to work with Allies to dismantle barriers to Black success in STEMM.

Held as a successful online event in 2022 and 2023, BE-STEMM 2024 will be hosted in person for the first time this year, at the National Library & Public Archives Canada, with key events shared online, including a closing ceremony on Emancipation Day. BE-STEMM 2024 is a unique opportunity for Community members, policy-makers, and employers to connect with Black professionals in STEMM research & innovation.

The program will include:

  • Keynote talks
  • Contributed (Platform) talks
  • Lightning Talk Sessions
  • Poster Sessions
  • Career Fair
  • Networking receptions
  • A Public Panel Discussion
  • Science Fair Project Displays
  • Awards and prizes

Please share this invitation with your networks (pdf): English / French




March 20
April 19


National Library and Public Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4 Canada
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