Register, Present, Attend! Midwest Regional SACNAS Research Conference at UChicago April 28th!

The SACNAS Chapter at the University of Chicago is looking for STEM students to attend and present their research at the Midwest Regional SACNAS Conference on Saturday, April 28th, 2018SACNAS is a national organization dedicated to fostering diversity in STEM fields. The theme for the regional conference is Progress on All Fronts: Personal, Professional, and Social Advancement, which will showcase cutting edge science and technology research, as well as new efforts in STEM diversification and inclusion.

Presenting your research, either orally or through a poster, is an excellent way to hone your public speaking and communication skills, strengthen your CV, and initiate conversations with professionals and potential employers. Even if you choose not to present your research, everyone is welcome to attend numerous professional development panels and workshops. However, this is an opportunity to advance your academic career so we strongly encourage you to submit a proposal to present at the conference. 

To be considered for a presentation, please register here and submit a 200 word abstract online by March 30th, 2018. Presenters must be current undergraduate, graduate, or post-baccalaureate students in any STEM field. If you wish to attend but not present, or, if you are ineligible to present, please register here.

The conference is free to attend and will provide a valuable professional development opportunity for everyone. If you have questions about the conference, you should contact the UChicago SACNAS Chapter at Additionally, make sure to check the event on Facebook for the latest updates.


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