SACNAS is a nonprofit organization with a 40 year history of fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano & Native American scientists, from college students to professionals, to attain advanced degrees, careers and positions of leadership in science.

Largest Diversity in STEM Gathering in Nation

The 2014 National Conference will attract nearly 4,000 attendees, including world-renowned researchers, university faculty, over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who will present research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, along with over 300 exhibiting institutions in academia, government and industry.

Investment of Sponsors

The 2014 elite Conference sponsors include platinum sponsors University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles and bronze sponsor University of Texas at Austin. Conference sponsors and participants have made major advances in opening the STEM fields to underrepresented minorities and in diversifying the nation’s scientific workforce.

Opportunities for Media

The SACNAS National Conference presents an unparalleled opportunity for the media to interview luminary speakers, to meet with extremely talented underrepresented minority students who are the next generation of scientists, and to talk with sponsors and exhibitors who have invested significantly in diversity.

Press Pass Policy

Press Pass Application

If you have questions, please contact Jenny Kurzweil, Director of Communications & Marketing at:

SACNAS | PO Box 8526 | Santa Cruz, CA | 95061

Main Office (831) 459-0170; Desk Direct (831) 425-1775 | FAX (831) 459-0194


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