Event Category: STEM

SACNAS: Navigating Uncomfortable Situations iserna Mon, 07/20/2020 - 10:07

Let's get comfortable talking about the uncomfortable! In this webinar four former community college students will share uncomfortable situations they experienced on their path through STEM, including systemic discrimination, navigating higher education while being part of a historically excluded group, and other challenges. Following the panel, this webinar will create a safe space for participants to ask questions and discuss their personal experiences. Panelists will then share solutions on how to navigate uncomfortable situations moving forward.

SACNAS: Balancing Work, Family, & Life iserna Mon, 07/20/2020 - 09:58

In this webinar two professionals will discuss how to balance work, family, and life as a student or professional in STEM. By telling their personal stories, panelists will provide real-world examples and advice about how much to take on, how to balance work loads with personal responsibilities, and more!

Consumer Response Modeling for the Electricity Sector iserna Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:16

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New Mexico’s Climate Strategy and Electricity Sector Implications iserna Thu, 07/16/2020 - 10:44

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham issued Executive Order 2019-003 on climate change in January 2019. This order established the New Mexico Interagency Climate Change Task Force and included several policy directives for state agencies to implement. This presentation will give an overview of the 2019 New Mexico Climate Strategy report produced in response to EO 2019-003. We will also cover legislative and regulatory updates from the past few months and provide additional depth and detail on strategy and planned action in the electricity sector.

STEM Advancement Program (STEMAP): Student Presentations & Virual Poster Session iserna Wed, 07/15/2020 - 02:35

Please join us for the 2020 STEMAP student presentations and virtual poster session!

STEMAP engages students from NM’s regional universities, community colleges, and tribal colleges in NM SMART Grid Center research and training. Students spend 8-weeks working under the direction of faculty mentors at NMSU, NMT, and UNM. The NM SMART Grid Center, an interdisciplinary National Science Foundation (NSF) project, is pursuing research and workforce training for next-generation electric power production and delivery.

Distributed Energy Workforce – Virtual Summit iserna Fri, 07/10/2020 - 03:19

The Distributed Energy Workforce at Santa Fe Community College is pleased to announce the Virtual Summit on emerging workforce training opportunities in Distributed Energy Systems.

SFCC’s Smart and Microgrid Training Center has established a program and hired a full-time faculty member to develop curricula, degrees, and certifications in this critical aspect of grid modernization.

Join us to learn about this program, the broader opportunities, and how all New Mexico educational institutions can share and cooperate to maximize the potential.

Science Communication Webinar iserna Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:37

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SACNAS: Do I belong in STEM? Identifying and Succeeding Beyond Impostor Syndrome iserna Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:07

Yes, you belong! In this webinar two professionals will explore how impostor syndrome, self-doubt, and mental health affected their education and career in STEM. Through their stories panelists will explain how and when they identified their impostor syndrome, share strategies to move beyond it, and why you do belong in STEM.

Team Science 101 Training iserna Wed, 07/01/2020 - 03:21

Teaming is a process, not an outcome. Join us for this free introductory session on the unique challenges faced by scientific teams working across disciplines to solve complex, global problems, and learn how team science equips teams for success.

This introductory workshop is offered for free!

High Impact Technology Exchange Conference iserna Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:42

The HI-TEC Transformed 2020 conference is online. The NSF is paying for registrations for anyone.

You have to register and the synchronous part is two 3-hr online sessions July 29-30.

The entire rest of the conference (presentations, posters etc) will be will be online for several months, but only available to those who are registered.