Past Events

2021

UNI 101: Webinar Series 2021

August 23-25, 2021 (Online Event)

Recordings Available

The start of the school year is an exciting time for many, but can also bring many uncertainties. Millennium STEM Alberta presented UNI 101: Webinar Series 2021, a three-day webinar that helped students transition smoothly from high school to university, or from online to in-person learning. The three-day event featured:

  • University Do's and Don'ts,

  • How to Get Involved in Research, and

  • Outside Opportunities.

July 31-August 1, 2021 (Online Event)

Recording Available

This two-part online event asked and answered the question of "are you currently taking a science degree and don’t know what to do once you graduate?"

You can hear from students in masters, PhD, and professional programs as they share their journeys through their STEM degrees, and professors on their experiences in advanced education. There are also a wide variety of speakers from the industry side of things, who tell you all about the ways to get involved and kickstart your career right out of school.

Breaking Barriers in STEM

June 26, 2021 (Online Event)

A guided and open discussion about barriers in STEM and how to overcome them.

Journey Through STEM

June 5, 2021 (Online Event)

Introducing our Ambassador Team's first event, we brought in speakers to talk to high school students about pursuing a career in STEM. We were honored to be joined by speakers from Pfizer and the University of Alberta rehabilitation to speak at our event!

Journey Through STEM Speakers

2020

Dissecting Diversity in STEM

November 9-12, 2020 (Online Event)

Interactive guest speaker series that focused on raising awareness of EDI in STEM. Each webinar tackled various issues that are prevalent in science and technology, including:

  • Women in Science,

  • LGBTQ+ in Science,

  • BIPOC in Science.

UNI 101: Webinar Series

August 24-27, 2020 (Online Event)

With migration of post-secondary online schooling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students, especially new comers, were faced with unprecedented challenges with schooling. This Webinar series covered various topics that catered to diverse student populations attending the University of Alberta for the 2020-2021 school year. These topics included:

  • Online class tips,

  • First Year Tips,

  • Introduction to Science Undergraduate Associations, and

  • Introduction to Engineering Undergraduate Associations.

Pathways: Summer Opportunities

June 13, 2020 (Online Event)

Recording Available

Unique webinar that helped students facilitate connections and gave them opportunities for involvement. Event series formerly known as Networking Sessions.

2019

November 16, 2019

Millennium STEM Alberta held the second iteration of its flagship annual conference at Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), University of Alberta.

October Networking Session: Health Sciences

October 10, 2019

4 rotating networking opportunities with specialized doctors/medical students. Event was free to attend with free snacks provided.
Special thanks to
Superstore 1570!

2018

November 17, 2018

The Alberta branch of Millennium STEM held its inaugural flagship conference at Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), University of Alberta in Edmonton.