ASTEC Kick-Off Conference

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Friday, September 28, 2012 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
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University of Arizona-Biosphere 2
32540 S. Biosphere Road
Oracle, AZ 85623
United States
Phone: 520-319-3155


At the Arizona Science, Technology, and Engineering Collaborative (ASTEC) Project for Girls Kick-Off Conference, we will launch our statewide initiative to increase girls’ involvement in STEM. At the Kick-Off you will connect and collaborate with other professionals in the area doing similar work, learn how you can get involved in ASTEC, and participate in a number of informative interactive presentations. Breakout sessions will be offered in the afternoon and an option tour of Biosphere 2 will begin at 4:00 PM for those who are interested (additional fee may apply).  Registration includes lunch and materials.


Program managers, guidance counselors, business partners, technical professionals, K-12 teachers and parents, and representatives from professional organizations/ higher education are invited. Please download the conference flyer and share with others!


A limited number of scholarships are available for those with financial need.  Please contact Michelle Higgins for additional information,


Overnight accomodations are available at Biosphere 2 for those traveling.  Please contact Biosphere 2 directly to make arrangements using the link provided below.  Rooms are $39.50 for shared rooms or $79.00 for single occupancy.


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