Why Attend the GMiS Annual Conference 

America’s Premiere STEM Career and Awards Conference 

With “Passion & Perseverance” Great Minds in STEM is excited to return to an in-person conference for its 34th annual event taking place October 5-8, 2022, and knows no better place to do this than the beautiful city of roses, the City of Pasadena, CA.   

A long-standing premier venue where college students and professionals from all under-served communities can network with each other, the GMiS Conference will allow you to connect with the companies, government agencies and higher education institutions looking to recruit diverse technical talent.  The conference is also the nation’s most prestigious stage for honoring the country’s top STEM talent.  

Join us for an opportunity to build and reinforce networks, engage with colleagues and professionals from across the nation and interact with the brightest STEM college students. 

Select an option below to read more and register for the conference

STUDENTS! Are you ready to go?

Early Bird Student Rate – $150.00 (Limited Time) 

Student Registration includes: 

  • A One-Stop Source of STEM Career-Readiness opportunities – especially for traditionally under-served and underrepresented groups – to enter the technical workforce 
  • A Career and Graduate School Fair to connect with recruiters from major corporations, national labs, government agencies, and graduate schools 
  • STEM Career-Readiness Sessions hosted by STEM professionals to enhance your success 
  • Hospitality Suites, Speed Networking, and a Resume Review Room to connect with recruiters 
  • GMiS Research Poster Competition to showcase your research talents and compete for top cash prizes
  • Networking with Class of 2022 HENAAC Award Honorees with inspiring life journeys 
  • The all-time favorite GMiS Conference Scavenger Hunt! 

Professional Rate – $850.00 

Professional Registration includes: 

  • Conference Orientation Webinar  
  • Seminars  
  • Professional Mixers   
  • Friday Plenary Session
  • HENAAC Awards Show & Post Awards Show Celebration  
  • Career And Graduate School Fair – as a participant or as a recruiter 
  • Includes 2 out of 3 following events – Salute to STEM Military & Civilian Heroes, Student Leadership Awards Show, or Career Fair Recruiter Lunch  (event choices available upon registration) 
  • Does NOT include Career Fair Exhibit Booth   

Career Fair Recruiter Only Rate – $150.00 

This Recruiter Registration is valid for individuals whose companies are already conference sponsors and who would like to add additional support personnel for the GMiS Career & Graduate Fair. 

Registration includes: 

  • Career and Graduate School Fair admission- as a Recruiter 
  • Career Fair Recruiter Lunch   
  • Access to Interview Booths and Recruiting Facilities
  • Does NOT include Career Fair Exhibit Booth or Additional Conference Events   

Academic Registration Only Rate – $550.00 

Valid for Educators and/or Administrators who work at a 2-year or 4-year College or University.   Registration includes: 

  • Conference Orientation Webinar Seminars  
  • Professional Mixers   
  • Friday Plenary Session  
  • HENAAC Awards Show & Post Awards Show Celebration  
  • Career And Graduate School Fair – as a participant or as a recruiter 
  • Includes 2 out of 3 following events – Salute to STEM Military & Civilian Heroes, Student Leadership Awards Show, or Career Fair Recruiter Lunch  (Choices available upon registration) 
  • Does NOT include Career Fair Exhibit Booth 

Academic Registration + Exhibit Booth Rate – $750.00 

Valid for Educators and/or Administrators who work at a 4-year College or University and would like to recruit students for Graduate Programs.   Registration includes: 

  • Conference Orientation Webinar  
  • Seminars  
  • Professional Mixers   
  • Friday Plenary Session
  • Student Leadership Awards Show  
  • HENAAC Awards Show & Post Awards Show Celebration  
  • Career and Graduate School Fair 10 x 10 Exhibit Booth  
  • Career Fair Lunch

Non-Profit Registration Only Rate – $550.00 

Valid for individuals who work or represent a 501c(3) or 501c(6)  -not for profit/non-governmental agencies. 

Registration includes: 

  • Conference Orientation Webinar  
  • Seminars  
  • Professional Mixers   
  • Friday Plenary Session  HENAAC Awards Show & Post Awards Show Celebration  
  • Career And Graduate School Fair – as a participant or as a recruiter 
  • Includes 2 out of 3 following events – Salute to STEM Military & Civilian Heroes, Student Leadership Awards Show, or Career Fair Recruiter Lunch  (Choices available upon registration) 
  • Does NOT include Career Fair Exhibit Booth 

Non-Profit Registration + Exhibit Booth Rate – $750.00 

Valid for individuals who work or represent a 501c(3) or 501c(6)  -not for profit/non-governmental agencies.   

Registration includes: 

  • Conference Orientation Webinar  
  • Seminars  Professional Mixers   
  • Friday Plenary Session  
  • Student Leadership Awards Show  
  • HENAAC Awards Show & Post Awards Show Celebration  
  • Career and Graduate School Fair 10 x 10 Exhibit Booth  
  • Career Fair Lunch