Conference 2020

STAN 2020: Sparking Curiosity

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TELUS Spark in Calgary, Alberta
February 26 & 27, 2020

Join us on February 26 & 27, 2020 in Calgary at TELUS Spark for two full days of professional development and networking opportunites.


Your registration will include, light breakfast and lunch both days, and access to all sessions. 

The Science and Technology Awareness Network is excited to announce its first Conference in Alberta! Join our delegates in discussing the future of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics across Canada and how the Arts community can be leveraged to improve Science Outreach and Literacy. 


Our presenters and panelists will be discussing the future of STEAM; how can we push our boundaries to explore new facets of science outreach across our nation? We hope to delve into topics such as encouraging the next generation of STEAM leaders to find their voice, how to bring Art and Design into STEM, the future of Artificial Intelligence, and more. 


This is an unparalleled opportunity to connect with your STEAM peers, ignite your passions, and share a vision for the future. 

Ticket Pricing: 

Early Bird $175

STAN Member $225

General Admission $275

Students $125

See program for cultural tour options.

Early Bird rate effective until Dec.13 , 2019.

Program is subject to change.

Last update: 01.28.2020

Exhibitors Welcome

A unique opportunity to share your projects and engage STEM professionals from across the country.

If you are interested in having a booth at STAN 2020, review the policy and contact STAN.


STAN has negotiated a group rate of $179/night at Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown.

Book before January 31, 2019 to guarantee this rate. 

To reserve your room call Laurie 

403.266.1980 x 5454

209 4 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0C6

Travel Bursary:

Applications for travel bursaries are now being accepted. Please review the terms and conditions.

Applications are due by February 12, 2020. Qualifying bursaries will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.