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STEM CARIB
Conference 2018

October 9-12, 2018

Thank you for making STEM Carib 2018 a smashing success!

24 engaging STEM experts. 50 captivating sessions. Over 850 attendees. Overall an awesome teaching-learning experience.

STEM Carib 2018

The University College of the Cayman Islands, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and the STEM Carib 2018 organising committee extend our heartfelt gratitude to the 24 international and local STEM experts who took time to share their knowledge and  inspire our attendees.

We also acknowledge the budding scientists and engineers from the Rotary Science Fair and the UCCI STEM Camp, whose participation herald a bright future for STEM in Cayman and the region.

In addition, we recognise the 850+ conference attendees, parents, students, teachers, principals, professionals in the field, STEM enthusiasts, media friends and the general public who supported the event and attended over 40 engaging sessions. Sincerest thanks also go out to all our volunteers who worked tirelessly behind the scenes.

Lastly, we gratefully acknowledge the generosity of our sponsors, whose demonstration of corporate social responsibility enabled us to host our biggest, most successful STEM Carib Conference to date. We hope that all of you can join us again next year.

 

Exploring Facts vs Fiction

Opening Reception and Keynote - October 9

The conference opened with Adam Weiner's keynote on the Real Life Science of Superheroes.

 

Day 2 - October 11

Students participated in hands-on sessions such a lionfish dissection.

 

Teachers' Twilight Sessions - October 8, 10 and 11

Educators participated in professional development sessions that will help them enhance Cayman's classrooms.

 

Day 1 - October 10

A plenary on Esports set the tone for a high energy day.

Day 3 - October 12

Experts engaged STEM Ambassadors during the speed mentoring session.

 

Family Fun Afternoon - October 12

Schoolchildren enjoyed various exhibits and demonstrations.