1. Networking. Offering cutting-edge
thought on important current STEM issues, excellent career resources,
and traditional cultural activities, the AISES Regional Conferences are unlike
any other STEM conference you’ll attend.
2. Community. There is something of a "reunion"
quality to the AISES Regional Conferences, where even newcomers feel as they are
coming into a "family" setting, and where our deep-seated
commitment to personal relationships can be bolstered.
3. Deeper Discovery. The conference provides thought-provoking
and illuminating learning through concurrent sessions and special
professional development workshops.
4. Educational Resources. In addition to the
professional development tracks and workshops, the opportunities provided by the AISES’ Regional Conferences showcase academic research and study as well as provide connections to
graduate, internship, fellowship and career opportunities.
5. Employment and Internship Opportunities. AISES Regional Conferences offer a "mini" career fair where there will be several companies and schools advertising a multitude of programs within the respective region.
6. Indigenous and Elder
Offering blessings, insights, and wisdom throughout the event,
AISES’ Regional Conferences offer a unique perspective on the ways tradition and
STEM can be effectively bridged in the 21st century. Our Elders help to remind us where we come from and what we need to hold
onto in order to live a life full of
7. Welcoming Atmosphere. The AISES conferences offer a sense of community that can sustain your
spirit as many of us venture far from our communities to navigate our
educational and career paths.
8. Real-Time. Nothing beats the face-to-face value
of conference attendance, not only for networking and mentoring, but also when
it comes to the fun events such as dances.
9. Nice Price. Take a look at other
conference registration fees and you'll find that AISES' Regional Conference is
a good deal.Tenth Reason --
suggested by Helene Hiner, Advisor of the Michigan Tech chapter of AISES:
Inspiration. The presence of so many
young Natives, educators, and professionals gathered for good purpose is
uplifting, sustaining, and joyous.