Upcoming Meetings & Events


Registration is NOW open for the 2016 ERN Conference in STEM scheduled to be held in Washington, DC on February 25-27, 2016.

For complete conference information visit the ERN Conference in STEM website.


National HBCU Week Conference

National HBCU Week Conference
HBCUs: Innovators for Future Success

STEM, Partnerships and Entrepreneurship
September 21-22, 2015
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities will host its National HBCU Week conference on September 21-22, 2015 in Washington DC. The conference will focus on STEM, Entrepreneurship and Partnership. Breakout sessions will include, but are not limited to: building sustainable partnerships; framing new pathways to science, technology, engineering and mathematics; strengthening access and opportunity; removing gender barriers in STEM, responding to the needs of non-traditional students; and responding to issues of diversity and inclusion, etc.

Registration opens June 1, 2015. For more information click here.

Annual SACNAS National Conference

The Diversity in STEM Conference

Interdisciplinary. Highly Interactive. Transformative. The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve their highest goals in pursuing education and careers in STEM fields. Conference programming is specifically tailored to support undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and career professionals at each transition stage of their career as they move towards positions of science leadership.

The 2015 SACNAS National Conference will be held October 29 – 31 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Maryland (8 miles south of Washington, DC).

Visit the Annual SACNAS National Conference website for more information.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

Washington State Convention Center
November 11-14, 2015
800 Convention Pl
Seattle, WA 98101

For complete conference information, visit the ABRCMS website.


The 2015 HBCU-UP/CREST PI/PD Meeting was held in Washington, DC, at the Washington Hilton hotel on February 18-19, 2015.

To review the agenda and download the meeting presentations, please visit the ERN Conference website.


Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

The 2015 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM will be held in Washington, DC, at the Washington Hilton hotel. The conference begins Thursday evening on February 19th and concludes at midnight on Saturday, February 21st.

The 2015 ERN Conference registration fee is $400.

This fee includes the conference meals that are indicated on the conference agenda.

To register for the 2015 ERN Conference, please access the ERN Conference Registration site.

The conference registration deadline is January 16, 2015. There will be NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION.

For complete conference information, visit the ERN Conference website.