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TWISTER: 19th Annual Conference

Presented by Adventure Science Center at Adventure Science Center, Nashville TN

Feb 04 2023
TWISTER: 19th Annual Conference

TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Research) is back!  

  • Registration closes January 29, 2023
  • For 7th-12th grades

 

MISSION

  • Inform middle and high school-aged young women about possible STEAM career paths.
  • Nurture student interest in STEAM and expand their career. visions.
  • Motivate young women to continue learning and growing in the areas of STEAM education
  • Provide the opportunity for passionate women in STEAM to connect and share journeys, pathways, interests, and experiences 

 

WHY COME TO THIS CONFERENCE?

According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women make up only 28% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). To combat this inequity and inspire a life-long love of STEAM, Adventure Science Center is hosting their 19th annual TWISTER Conference. This event is a one-day STEAM conference for middle and high school students who identify as female. 

Organizers want you to leave this conference feeling informed, motivated, and empowered to pursue the STEAM career of your dreams. They partner with inspiring, professional women working in a variety of STEAM careers to share details about their careers, answer questions, steer you to the right educational pathways, words of encouragement, & much more! This conference brings middle and high school students together to embrace new challenges, ignite new career interests, and foster representation in the STEAM field.

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN REGISTRATION? 

  • Four, 55-minute sessions that explore a variety of STEAM topics (chosen by the participant)
  • Hands-on, real-life STEAM activities
  • Catered Lunch 
  • Connecting with like-minded middle & high school teens
  • Networking with professional women in STEAM careers 
  • 2 Adventure Science Center admission tickets for future use 

SCHEDULE

8:30AM to 9AM Welcome/Keynote
9:15AM to 10:15AM Session 1
10:25AM to 11:25AM Session 2
11:30AM to 12:30AM Lunch 
12:45PM to 1:45PM Session 3
2PM to 3PM Session 4
3:15PM to 3:45PM Closing

Visit HERE to learn more about the history of TWISTER, as well as applying to become a presenter, a volunteer, or to apply for scholarships (Application Due Date: January 21, 2023).

Source: Official Website

ADMISSION INFO

$20/Student 
Registration closes January 29, 2023
For 7th-12th grades

    Official Website

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 4, 2023 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Check-in begins at 8AM.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37203

PARKING INFO

Free Parking

Health Check Update

The Event Organizer is requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to attend this event.: No

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