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Quantum Leaps Burnaby 2020 STEM Conference for Girls

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Applied Sciences Building

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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We strive to empower female high school students to pursue their dreams in the STEM fields.

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The Quantum Leaps Burnaby Executive Team is hosting our 6th annual conference at SFU Burnaby, with the theme of Change Making.

Workshops and keynote speeches will explain different answers to the question, How can we use STEM as a catalyst for change? Inspirational women in STEM fields will mentor conference attendees on careers and the connections between STEM and activism. Plus, free snacks, lunch and swag!

We hope to see you there!

See the Conference Schedule below for more info on workshops and speakers:

Conference Schedule:

9:15-9:45

(ASB Atrium North) Registration

9:50-10:00

(Big Data Theatre) Introduction

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote 1: Sumreen Rattan, Moment/Team Phantom (Big Data Theatre)

10:30 - 10:40

Transition

10:40 - 11:40

Workshop 1: Human Health & the Environment OR Plastic Pollution OR Web Development

11:40 - 12:30

(ASB Atrium South) Lunch

12:30 - 1:00

Keynote 2: Adriana Suarez-Gonzalez - Science and Technology Advisor at 10X Genomics (Big Data Theatre)

1:00 - 1:10

Transition

1:10 - 2:10

Workshop 2: Biochemistry OR Design Thinking OR Microbiology OR Neuropsychology

2:10 - 2:20

Transition

2:20 - 3:20

Workshop 3: Biochemistry OR Microbiology OR Neuropsychology OR Plastic Pollution

3:20 - 3:30

Transition

3:30 - 4:00

(Big Data Theatre) Closing Remarks

*Note: Lunch and snacks will be provided!

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8888 University Drive

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

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