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 1,800 attendees from across the country.
Live Art Performance & Auction
The Largest American Indian Career & Education Expo
Student Research Competitions
VEX Robotics Demonstration
STEM Activity Day
Professional Opportunities Expo
Grand Awards Banquet
Pow Wow and American Indian Products Marketplace
Held annually since 1978, the AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event convening high school juniors and seniors, college and graduate students, teachers, workforce professionals, corporate partners, and all members of the AISES family.”
Top Native STEM Talent
AISES hosts the largest Career/Opportunity Fair in Indian Country. The Fair attracts STEM students from more than 150 college chapters and affiliated schools and professionals from over 150 corporations and government agencies. This mix encourages mentoring and sharing that is unparalleled at other events.
AISES incorporates the Native cultures throughout the conference. Offering blessings, insights and wisdom throughout the event, our Council of Elders helps remind us where we came from and of our responsibility to the generations to follow.
Help Prepare the Next Generation of STEM Leadership
We showcase STEM research in a terrific venue, allowing for easy identification of research perspectives that can be useful to your company’s or agency’s innovation.
Exhibitors Are Participants Too!
Recruit on the Career Fair Floor and benefit from the high-caliber networking, professional development resources and cultural activities.
Take a look at other conference registration fees, and you’ll find that AISES National Conference is a great value and a truly unique experience unlike any other conference you’ve been to!
Founded in 1977, with a rapidly expanding membership of more than 3,800 individual members, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) sustains 189 chartered college and university chapters, 15 professional chapters, and 158 affiliated K-12 schools supporting American Indian students the critically needed disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). AISES has awarded over $10.3 million in academic scholarships to American Indian STEM students. Through scholarships and internships, workforce development and career resources, national and regional conferences, science fairs, leadership development and other STEM focused programming, AISES is the leader in STEM opportunity for American Indians.