About the Conference


The Annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include American Indian high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies!

The AISES National conference has become the premier event for American Indian Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students and professionals attracting over 1,800 attendees from across the country.

Highlights Include:

 Great Keynote Speakers
 The Largest American Indian Career & Education Expo
 Student Research Competitions 
 Interactive Tours
 STEM Activity Day
 Professional Opportunities Expo
 Grand Awards Banquet
 Pow Wow and American Indian Products Marketplace


Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Winds of Change 

2015 National Conference Wrap-Up Edition  

Winds of Change is the premier nationally distributed magazine published with a single-minded focus on career and educational advancement for American Indians/Alaska Natives/Native Hawaiians/First Nations, with an emphasis on STEM. 

For more information visit: www.aises.org/news/woc


National Conference Flyer 




Reasons to attend the National Conference 

Offering cutting-edge thought on important current STEM issues, excellent career resources, and traditional cultural activities, the AISES National Conference is unlike any other STEM conference you’ll attend.
With 1,800 participants in 2015, there is something of a "reunion" quality to the AISES National Conference, where even newcomers feel they are coming into a "family" setting, and where our deep-seated commitment to personal relationships can be bolstered.
The conference provides thought-provoking and illuminating learning through concurrent sessions and special professional development workshops.
AISES' National Conference offers the largest career fair in Indian Country, with many companies and agencies hiring on the spot, and others looking to identify talent for future recruitment.
In addition to the professional development tracks and workshops, AISES’ National Conference opportunities to showcase academic research and study as well as connections to graduate, internship, fellowship and career opportunity.
Offering blessings, insights, and wisdom throughout the event, AISES’ National Conference offers a unique perspective on ways tradition and STEM can be effectively bridged in the 21st century. Our Council of Elders helps remind us where we come from and what we need to hold onto in order to live a life that is not just meaningful, but full of meaning.
The AISES conference offers a sense of community and "family" that can sustain your spirit as many of us venture far from our communities to navigate our educational and career paths.
Nothing beats the face-to-face value of conference attendance, not only for networking and mentoring, but also when it comes to the fun and affirmation of the social events, awards ceremonies, and traditional events such as the Powwow
Take a look at other conference registration fees and you'll find that AISES' National Conference is a good deal
The presence of so many young Natives, educators, and professionals gathered for good purpose is uplifting, sustaining, and joyous.

Thank You to Our 2016 Sponsors


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