A Future For Everyone

STAN 2022 • Virtual Conference • February 22-24, 2022

Join us in February 2022 for three days of

professional development and networking opportunities.

We invite you to join us at the 2022 Science & Technology Awareness Network (STAN) Annual Conference, which will be held primarily virtually. The three-day Conference will include a mix of invited and member-proposed sessions, engaging and interactive sessions, panels, and keynote speakers. Opportunities to network with your Canadian peers will be offered throughout the program. 


This year’s STAN Conference, A Future For Everyone, will be an opportunity to network and to reflect, imagine, and build together. The goals of the Conference are to build relationships with our peers, imagine future possibilities for our common work, and reflect on the impacts of our work on systemic issues.  We hope to promote awareness so conversations stay alive.

Ticket Pricing

Group (5) $95

STAN Member $60

General Admission $75

Students $25

Program Information

*Schedule displayed in Eastern Time

February 22, 2022

10:30-12:00: Welcome and Networking: Meet Your Fellow STAN Members

12:30-12:50: Annual General Meeting

13:00-14:00: Hiring for Merit, Hiring for Diversity - Keynote

Followed by open networking


February 23, 2022

10:30: Check-in | Coffee & Open Chat

11:00-12:00: Beyond Science Literacy - Exploring Science Capital

Followed by open networking

13:00-14:30 BIPOC in STEM spaces - How do we build a more inclusive

space for us?

Followed by open networking


February 24, 2022

10:30: Check-in | Coffee & Open Chat

11:00-12:15: Digital Science Communication: Background, Barriers and Battleplan

Followed by open networking

13:00-14:15 Innovative Methods to build and improve science literacy in youth and adults

Followed by open networking

Thank you to our sponsors and partners
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Sponsorship Packages

Would you like to support the STAN conference, or promote your organization, project, or business? Consider becoming a sponsor. View and download the tiered options below. Contact us if you have any questions.

Call for Proposals - Closed

Submission Deadline: October 22 2022
Conference to be held on February 22-24 2022


STAN's mission is to connect members so they have a shared platform for sharing their stories, trouble-shoot issues collectively, discuss best practices to enrich the national STEM culture. With your experience and expertise, we can jointly develop a unique conference experience. 


In order to support the growth and development of both attendees and the field at large, STAN encourages the development of session proposals that keep science literacy at heart. We are hoping to create a vision of the future of Canadian STEM. 

Please download the document below for all details.

Submit a document with the following information, by email to stanrsst@gmail.com before end-of-day October 22, 2021 with subject line "Conference Proposal 2022"