SACNAS Conferences

Welcome to 2020 SACNAS – The National Diversity in STEM Virtual Conference

October 19 – 24, 2020 • Online!

The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, the SACNAS conference is a gathering which serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM.

Over the course of the event, college-level through professional attendees are immersed in cutting-edge STEM research, professional development sessions, motivational keynote speakers, and the Graduate School & Career Expo Hall, as well as multicultural celebrations and traditions, and an inclusive and welcoming community of peers, mentors, and role models. Simply put, the SACNAS conference is a broadly inclusive space where you are encouraged and empowered to bring your whole self to STEM.

Upcoming Conferences


Kansas City, Missouri
October 28 – 30

Home of the Kansa and Osage people


San Juan, Puerto Rico
October 29-31

Home of the Boriken Taino people


Portland, Oregon
October 26-28

Home of the Multnomah, Wasco, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Clackamas, Bands of Chinook, Tualatin, Kalapuya, and Molalla people


Phoenix, Arizona
October 31 – November 2

Home of the O’odham, Akimel O’odham (Upper Pima), and Hohokam people


Columbus, Ohio
October 30 – November 1

Home of the Shawnee, Miami, Lenape, and Wyandotte people

Past Conferences


Email or call 1-877-SACNAS-1