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Welcome to the Abstract Submission site for the National Conference for Black Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine/Health (BE-STEMM) 2024. This year's conference will run from July 30th to August 1st in-person at the Library and Archives Canada building in Ottawa. While there will be hybrid elements to allow broad engagement, presenters should be present on-site.  Information regarding registration and accommodations will be sent to you at the email you provide as it becomes available.
Note that there is no fee for abstract submission. For questions regarding abstracts, please contact the Conference Program Committee at


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Abstracts due by Friday April 19, 2024 at 11:59pm ET.

Note that all presentations will be conducted in-person only.

Understanding the complexities of identity, we define 'Black’ as those of Black African descent, which includes those who identify as Black Africans, and those found worldwide who identify as descendants of Black African peoples.