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Save the date for our 2019 sySTEMnow Conference

Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at the Italian Community Center 

What is “sySTEMnow”?

sySTEM is an acronym for Strengthening our Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Now! means now!

Since 2004, the annual sySTEMnow conference has become a cornerstone of STEM-related awareness in our region by:

  • Raising awareness of STEM-related issues.+

  • Exchanging best practices from existing STEM programs.

  • Developing, promoting and implementing education-workforce partnerships.

  • Providing networking opportunities for STEM stakeholders.

Jan Morrison from TIES to Keynote sySTEMnow Conference

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Join us for the 16th Annual sySTEMnow conference as we learn more about the Teaching Institute for Excellence (TIES’) and the incredible group of world-class STEM education professionals, systems engineers, education visionaries and how with Morrison’s leadership they work to “help all children make sense of the world and find themselves STEM literate, STEM capable and excited about make STEM their life’s work.”

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Do you have a STEMtastic idea for a breakout session at Milwaukee's largest STEM conference? We're seeking ideas for STEM Forward's 16th Annual SySTEMnow Conference, which will take place on Thursday, October 31st, 2019! We rely on educators and employers to help us share best practices and exchange information and expertise.
*Presentations are not intended for vendor solicitations. Breakout sessions are scheduled in one-hour increments.

For any questions, please contact Heather Dummer Combs at or 414-221-7720.

Generation STEM Youth Display

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Generation STEM is a youth display that allows Milwaukee-area schools and organizations to showcase the amazing STEM projects their students have been working on.

Submit your school or organizations’ STEM project to be one of our Generation STEM youth displays at STEM Forward's 16th Annual sySTEMnow Conference!

The deadline to submit your school or organization is Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

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