Started in 2005, Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) is a national society, built by students, for students, dedicated to advocating for the needs of LGBTQA+ students, as well as, educating and empowering leadership for LGBTQA+ communities in the STEM fields. Since 2011, the oSTEM annual conference has brought together hundreds of students and professionals from various STEM fields in the interest of pursuing equality, as well as, the creation of safe and inviting places to work and study in the STEM fields. Chicago, IL; Nov 16-19, 2017
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is pleased to invite you to our seventh annual conference in Chicago, Illinois. We look forward to hundreds of our members from across the country coming together for this four-day conference experience, taking place November 16-19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Join us in a celebration of diversity across all fields.
Beginning in 2011, the oSTEM Annual Conference has brought together diverse students and professionals from various STEM fields in the interest of professional development and the creation of safe and inviting places to study and work in the sciences. The 2016 conference saw more than 550 students and professionals in attendance.
Request for Programs – Now Open!
We are now accepting program proposals for our upcoming conference in Chicago! We welcome proposals from all members of the LGBTQA and/or STEM community and encourage our students, sponsors, professionals, and all interested in furthering our mission to submit a proposal. For more information on what we are looking for and how to submit please visit https://www.ostem.org/conference-2017-rfp.
Panelist Volunteers Needed – Now Open!
We are now accepting volunteer panelists for our upcoming conference in Chicago! We are interested in panelists from all fields of STEM and every LGBTQA community! For more information on what panels we need panelists for and to volunteer please visit https://www.ostem.org/conference-2017-panels.
Interested in Becoming a Sponsor?
If you are an oSTEM chapter and looking for more information, please contact your Regional Coordinator.
For all other questions, feel free to reach out to our 2017 Conference Team at email@example.com.