2012 SACNAS National Conference
From October 11-14, 2012 in Seattle, Washington, over 3,700 attendees participated in four days of scientific research presentations, professional development, networking, exhibits, culture, and community.
Theme: Science, Technology, and Diversity for a Healthy World
Conference Total Attendance: 3,746
Student & Postdoc Research Presentations
|Poster Presentations - 1224
||Oral Presentations - 68
|Undergrad: 963||Grad: 68
Travel Scholarships (Assistance Provided to Attend Conference)
Attendees By Level
|Students - 2,148||Professionals - 1,447
|Undergrad: 1,497||Postdoc: 104|
||Not specified: 151
Attendees by Gender
Attendees by Ethnicity
|Native Hawaiian/Indigenous Pacific Islander||
|Other Latino/a (Caribbean, Central, or South American)||392|
Attendees by Discipline
|Computer & Information Sciences||117|
|Mathematics & Statistics||312|
|Psychology & Social Sciences||144|
|Professional & Not Specified||529|
Conference Platinum Sponsors
- University of Washington
- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Conference Gold Sponsors
- Life Technologies
- Marguerite Casey Foundation
View full conference sponsors list
Upcoming Conference & Leadership Institute Events
Join us at the 2014 SACNAS National Conference “Creativity, Vision, & Drive: Toward Full Representation in STEM" in Los Angeles, CA, October 16-18!
Upcoming Regional Meetings, Events & Trainings
Join SACNAS at the 2014 Community College Day and learn more about the amazing possibilities available to you! This event allows participants to explore the different fields in STEM and learn more about the vast amount of support available.
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The student orientation at the 2014 SACNAS National Conference will be be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Register now to secure your spot!
The SACNAS Board of Directors will be recognizing the 2014 Elite Sponsors and the local organizing committee for their support of the annual meeting. The Board would also like to honor our longstanding partners and supporters, such as Friends of the Society, Lifetime Members, NIH, NSF, Distinguished Award recipients, Scientific Societies, and other organizations at this special gathering during the 2014 SACNAS National Conference in Los Angeles, CA.
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