The Annual AISES National Conference is a one-of-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development! Attendees include American Indian high school and college students, educators, professionals, tribal nations and tribal enterprises, universities, corporations, and government agencies!
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Key Facts About the AISES National Conference
The 2018 AISES National Conference will be held in Oklahoma City at the Cox Convention Center.
For your convenience, AISES has contracted a group rate at hotels that are adjacent to the Convention Center.
AISES hosts the largest Career/ Opportunity Fair in Indian Country. The Fair attracts STEM students from more than 150 college chapters and affiliated schools and professionals from over 150 corporations and government agencies. This mix encourages mentoring and sharing that is unparalleled at other events.
AISES incorporates the Native cultures throughout the conference. Offering blessings, insights and wisdom throughout the event, our Council of Elders helps remind us where we came from and of our responsibility to the generations to follow.
Take a look at other conference registration fees, and you’ll find that AISES National Conference is a great value and a truly unique experience unlike any other conference you’ve been to!
Todd Ambo, 3M
"This is my 12th conference. I keep coming back because this is my community, my family. I started in AISES as a student and was recruited by 3M 10 years ago out of AISES.”
Anuhea Parker, pre-college student
“Because of the research project I’m doing on invasive algae in Maunalua Bay I got interested in mechanical engineering and went to the summer Women’s Technology program at MIT.”
Alicia Ortega, All Pueblo Council of Governors
“I wouldn’t be where I am in my life if it weren’t for AISES. Coming here is like coming home.”
Jose Meregotte, Boston Scientific
“I enjoy meeting the students who are so curious about we do and so open to learning what’s out there for them.”
Cody Amakali, ExxonMobil
“This year’s conference has hit a good note of the passion and preservation it takes to follow your path. There is no conference like it. It’s the only one that really feels like family.”
Ben Oster, Cornell University class of 2017
“I got my original internship at Boeing from AISES. I started in mechanical engineering, then switched to aerospace, and now I’m going with Boeing to a full-time role between the two. It’s all thanks to AISES.”