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Glenforest STEM

Canadian Youth STEM Conference

May 25, 2017 | Pearson Convention Center

Tickets sold out!

About

Glenforest STEM organizes STEM Conferences and other events to encourage and expose students to the educational and career pathways in the STEM fields. Read our newsletter detailing Glenforest STEM's various activities. Learn more about the upcoming Canadian Youth STEM Conference on May 25, 2017 at the Pearson Convention Centre.

Meet the team

Glenforest STEM is a group of passionate students from Glenforest Secondary School in the International Baccalaureate, Enhanced, and Academic streams. The team consists of a Core 5 Executive along with Directors and their Associates.

Jane Jomy

Jane Jomy

Co-President

Twinkle Mehta

Twinkle Mehta

Co-President

Marah Abdelkader

Marah Abdelkader

Vice-President

Simone Aria

Simone Aria

Vice-President

Gabriel Yeung

Gabriel Yeung

Vice-President

Full STEM Team

Core 5, Directors, and Associates

Directors

Canadian Youth STEM Conference 2017

May 25, 2017 | Pearson Convention Center

On April 11, Glenforest STEM visited Ottawa and had the pleasure of meeting and asking questions to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan, and Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Navdeep Bains. Glenforest STEM would like to thank Greyhound for sponsoring and supporting this trip, and MP Peter Fonseca, Mississauga City Councillor Chris Fonseca, and GTAA VP Hillary Marshall for all of their help and support.

greyhound

Glenforest STEM is pleased to accept Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recognition of our hard work and impact. We too hope to see you soon!

Glenforest STEM is proud to invite Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to speak at the Canadian Youth STEM Conference on May 25, 2017!

Tickets for the Conference are now sold out.

Learn more about our upcoming conference through our Information Pamphlet and stay up to date through the Announcements page.

Glenforest STEM is seeking sponsorship, hands-on STEM workshop facilitators and STEM speakers for the conference. Please contact us at info@glenforeststem.com if you and/or your organization is able to support the conference.

Schedule

8:45 am - 10:00 am Registration
9:00 am - 10:05 am Session 1
Speakers/Workshops/Soft Skills/Speed Mentoring/Booths
10:15 am - 10:35 am Opening Session
10:35 am - 11:05 am Keynote Session
11:15 am - 12:20 pm Session 2
Speakers/Workshops/Soft Skills/Speed Mentoring/Booths
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:25 pm - 2:30 pm Session 3
Speakers/Workshops/Soft Skills/Speed Mentoring/Booths
2:40 pm - 3:45 pm Session 4
Speakers/Workshops/Soft Skills/Speed Mentoring/Booths
3:55 pm - 4:15 pm Closing Session

Speakers

Keynote

David Miller, CEO of World Wildlife Fund

Dr. Heather Sheardown, Canada Research Chair in Ophthalmic Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems, McMaster University Chemical Engineering Professor

Opening

Hillary Marshall, Greater Toronto Airport Authority

Closing

Chris Fonseca, Mississauga City Councillor
Peter Fonseca, Member of Parliament

Featuring:

Actuarial Foundation Canada
Chartered Professional Accounting
City of Brampton
Deloitte
General Motors
Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Hydro One
McMaster University Faculty of Engineering
Professional Engineers of Ontario
Siemens

Speakers Forum

Glenforest STEM will host a variety of inspirational speakers from the fields of STEM to inspire and motivate delegates into pursuing their STEM profession.

Workshops

A set of hands-on activities hosted by Ontario universities and industry leading companies along with our Glenforest Robotics Team which will challenge students to work cooperatively to create a creative solution/product.

Featuring:

Chartered Professional Accountants
Engineers of Tomorrow
First Robotics Team 6070
GENEius Science
Let's Talk Science
McMaster University Faculty of Engineering
Region of Peel
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
University of Toronto Engineering - Hi Skule
University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering
University of Waterloo Faculty of Science

Facilitated by:

Chartered Professional Accountant - Ontario

Soft Skills Develop­ment

Activities that will allow participants to initiate development of transferable skills that are highly desirable in the workplace.

Speed Mentoring

A short one on one mentoring session in which students are given the opportunity to ask questions and interact with a range of highly qualified STEM field professionals.

Featuring:

Aercoustics Engineering Ltd
City of Brampton
City of Mississauga
Dofasco
Deloitte
Ecker
Foresters
General Motors
Lakeside Controls
McMaster University - Engineering
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Office of the Chief Coroner- Ontario
ON Semiconductor
Region of Peel - Public Works
Siemens Canada
University of Toronto - Mississauga - Physical Sciences
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
University of Waterloo - Faculty of Science
World Wildlife Fund

Featuring:

Actuarial Foundation of Canada
Beoringer
Chartered Professional Accountants
City of Brampton
MakerSpace Brampton
First Robotics
Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Hydro One
Information Technology Association Of Canada
Journal of Student Science and Technology
Let's Talk Science
Magna
McMaster University - Faculty of Engineering
McMaster University Faculty of Science
NSERC
Peel Environmental Youth Alliance
Professional Engineers Ontario
Ryerson University - Faculty of Engineering
Ryerson University - Faculty of Science
Siemens
SHAD
Sheridan College
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering
University of Waterloo Faculty of Science
World Wildlife Fund

STEM Exhibitor Booths

The various exhibitor booths will allow students to learn about various STEM organizations and the various STEM educational and/or careers opportunities available.


Stay tuned for more information and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Xperience STEM Conference 2015

In November 2015, we hosted our first ever conference, named the Xperience STEM Conference 2015.

Auditorium
Panel

We hosted 50 speakers and 20 workshops for over 1800 delegates, showcasing them the various careers in the STEM Fields.

Our Xperience STEM Conference was Canada's largest student-run conference, a huge success. We thank our sponsors and supporters for the wonderful opportunity.

Booths

Sponsors

For inquiries about sponsorship for our upcoming 2017 Conference, contact info@glenforeststem.com

Sponsors

Contact

If you have any questions, please email us at info@glenforeststem.com.
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