Events Calendar

September 20, 2017
Diversity in Tech Reception

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New America
740 15th St NW #900
Washington, D.C.
Email: Maria Elkin: [email protected]

TechCongress is excited to join the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference Week. The "Diversity in Tech Reception" will honor the Congressional Black Associates (CBA) and celebrate and promote diversity in the tech industry as well as on Capitol Hill. Please join TechCongress at New America's Headquarters for an evening of food, drink, and fun!

TechCongress brings tech talent, ideas and training to Congress and to build a practical and pragmatic understanding of Washington within the tech community. TechCongress bridges the divide of knowledge and experience between DC and Silicon Valley for better outcomes for both.

September 21-23, 2017
American Indian Science and Engineering Society's National Conference (AISES)

Conference Schedule:
Location: Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Conference Website:

The Annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include American Indian high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies!

The AISES National conference has become the premier event for American Indian Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students and professionals attracting over 1,900 attendees from across the country.

November 1-4, 2017
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Time: See Schedule
Location: Phoenix Convention Center
100 North Third Street, Phoenix, Arizona
Contact: [email protected]
Phone: 202.942.9348

When you attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), you join one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and strategies for facilitating student success.

During the four-day conference, over 1,800 students from over 350 colleges and universities participate in poster and oral presentations in twelve STEM disciplines. All undergraduate student presentations are judged and those receiving the highest scores in each scientific discipline will be given an award during the closing banquet.

November 9, 2017
2017 Fairness Matters Forum

Time: 6:00 pm-9:00pm
Location: TBA
Contact: Kristine Peralta
Email: [email protected] Website:

You're invited to join over 200 guests comprised of tech professional, scholars, and corporate and community partners in Level Playing Field Institute's biggest celebration of the year: Fairness Matters Forum. Join LPFI as it recognizes diversity and inclusion change makers who are closing the gap by generating access and opportunity in STEM and celebrate the future of its SMASH program's influence on the next generation of innovators.

For additional information contact Kristine Peralta, Diector of Institutional Development at [email protected]

April 7 & 8, 2018
5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo

Time: TBA
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Contact: [email protected]

Mark your calendars for the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo. Explore 3,000 hands-on exhibits from the world's leading scientific and engineering societies, universities, government agencies, high-tech corporations and STEM organizations. The two-day Expo is perfect for children, teens, and families who want to inspire their curious minds.

Join 350K+ attendees to celebrate science at the Expo and engage in activities with some of the biggest names in STEM. Hear stories of inspiration and courage, participate in mind-boggling experiments and rock out to science during incredible stage shows.

Registration will be required for the 2018 Festival Expo. Check the website soon to register for the free Expo.

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