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The Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute (DBDLI), Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS), and Imhotep's Legacy Academy (ILA)--the partners that brought the Black Excellence in STEM and Health (BESH) conference over the past two years--are collaborating with the Canadian Black Scientists Network (CBSN) to host the first annual national Black Excellence in STEM and Medicine/Health (BE-STEMM) Conference.

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This event will...

  • highlight diverse research by Black Canadians across all disciplines, featuring field-leading scholars and rising stars
  • connect decision-makers/leaders and community to share ideas and discuss best practices for Black inclusion across sectors


Days 1-3 (January 30, 2022 - February 1, 2022)
Research & Career Opportunities

  • a hands-on Youth engagement session (Day 1)
  • the Young, Gifted & Black Science Fair (YGBSF) - gr. 7-12 students present their projects (Day 1)
  • a Career fair
  • Concurrent sessions:
    • Life sciences
    • Physical sciences
    • Earth Sciences
    • Math/statistical sciences
    • Medicine/health
    • Undergrad/Science fair research
  • a Live-cast public talk & panel in the afternoon
  • evening Networking sessions

Day 4 (February 2, 2022)
Justice & enabling change

  • Justice plenary for Black Canadians in STEMM
  • Leadership Summits:
             *K-12 Pathways & STEMM Education
             *Black Intersectional Identities in STEMM
  • Awards Ceremony
   2022 BE-STEMM