Full STEAM ahead for secondary students exploring future pathways

Brantford, Ont. – On May 1, local high school students can get an up-close and hands-on look at possible learning and career pathways in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM). The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board and Grand Erie District School Board are hosting Vision of the Future 2024: The World is Waiting, the second STEAM conference for secondary school students across the region to inspire innovative thinking and creative approaches to problem-solving.

The Vision 2024 conference kicks off at the Sanderson Centre with a keynote address by best-selling author and speaker Sam Demma. Following the presentation, hosted in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier’s Brantford campus, participants will take part in workshops and seminars with employers, educational and community organizations to explore developing technologies, encourage collaboration, and challenge thinking to make the world a better place.

The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board offers faith-based education serving nearly 12,000 students from Six Nations of the Grand River, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, Brant, Haldimand, and Norfolk Counties, and the City of Brantford. The district has over 1,700 full and part-time staff committed to Belonging, Teaching and Learning, and Wellness for all.

Vision of the Future 2024: The World is Waiting Event Details:

  • Wednesday, May 1, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Takes place at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts (88 Dalhousie St.) and Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford campus
  • Keynote presented by Sam Demma
  • Event sponsors include the City of Brantford, Brant Community Foundation, James Hillier Foundation, Six Nations Polytechnic STEAM Academy, BHNCDSB and Grand Erie
  • Workshops and seminars lead by Antler Group, Genome Canada, Hamilton Film Festival, Indus Space, Otto, Premiere Institute, Let’s Talk Science, Spectrum Nasco, Stem Cell Network and StormFisher Hydration
  • Media are invited; please use contact details below to connect with students and staff.

Contact: David Page (Assumption College School) or 226-938-1409

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