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Thursday, May 22, 2014

Upcoming Events

     In the upcoming weeks, there are a number of interesting edtech, mathematical, and STEM conferences and events taking place. We have put together a list so that you can keep up with the events and see the latest happenings in the math and education world!

NISOD 2014
NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence attracts educators from around the world and is the definitive gathering of community and technical college faculty, administrators, and staff seeking to engage in deep conversations about best and promising practices designed to improve student achievement.
     NISOD 2014, which takes place in Austin, Texas this year, is the place to be for community and technical college faculty who wish to promote practices to improve academic success for students. The conference will feature an exhibit hall with a variety of exhibits, as well as daily sessions and lectures given by motivating national speakers. Want to keep up with the event on twitter? The official hashtag is: #NISOD2014, @NISOD.

Canadian Mathematical Society 2014 Summer Meeting
The Canadian Mathematical Society promotes the advancement, discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada.
     The Canadian Mathematical Society is hosting their annual summer meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The conference will have sessions on a variety of mathematical subjects hosted by faculty from Canadian and U.S universities. Students will be able to attend a variety of workshops and events specifically for students. Finally, there will be an exhibit hall featuring companies and textbook publishers. The official twitter handle for the CMS is: @canmathsociety.

State of the Union EdTech
Thursday May 29th, 2014. Cambridge, MA
     LearnLaunch is hosting a conference right in our backyard, Cambridge, MA. A panel of education innovators will lead a discussion on how technology is being integrated into education, what those products are, and any problems that prevent them from furthering student academic achievement. The official hashtag is: #StateOfEd14.

Bridging the Workforce Gap: In-Demand STEM Occupations in the Metro North Region
Friday May 30th, 2014. Cambridge, MA
     The Metro North Regional Employment Board (REB) is hosting an event in Cambridge to outline career paths in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The focus will be on five career paths: Information Technology, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, and Engineering. The event is designed around people who wish to encourage youths to pursue STEM careers in the future.

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