STEMfest 2018 takes place on October 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the NIU Convocation Center (1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL)
STEMfest is a free and open to the public event that celebrates innovations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Northern Illinois University STEM departments, student groups, regional corporations, museums, educators, and national labs are joining forces to present hundreds of activities that range in complexity to entertain people of all ages. We hope to increase awareness of the critical role science and other STEM fields play in our world every day.
New in 2018:
Northern Illinois Maker Faire shares the Convocation Center
Special Guests: Mike Mullin and Ruth Spiro
Weather Balloon launch
WTTW Kids Big Idea Tour
Quiet Hour from 4-5 p.m. for sensory sensitive guests
STEMfest offers opportunities for people of all ages to get involved, help the community, and further explore STEM concepts.