Interdisciplinary. Highly Interactive. Transformative. The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve their highest goals in pursuing education and careers in STEM fields. Conference programming is specifically tailored to support undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and career professionals at each transition stage of their career as they move towards positions of science leadership.
Join over 3,700 attendees for four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community. One of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires. The SACNAS National Conference supports its diverse membership showcasing cutting-edge science and features mentoring and training sessions.
Experience one of the largest national gatherings of underrepresented minority scientists and students from all scientific disciplines. SACNAS prides itself in creating a unique event in which you can participate in scientific symposia, strengthen personal networks, attend professional development sessions, and be inspired by world-renowned keynote speakers, all while recruiting the finest minority science students and professionals.
The SACNAS Exhibit Hall hosts over 300 institutions and 600 exhibiting representatives and integrates 1,000 student research poster presentations over a two-day period.
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SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.