Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024
Saturday April 13 2024
Welcome to Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024 – a dynamic and innovative event showcasing the brilliant minds of tomorrow. Set in the inspiring environment of Portage College’s St. Paul Campus, this event, scheduled for April 13, 2024, brings together a diverse audience ranging from students and parents to educational leaders, ministers, and corporate giants.
The Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024 initiative is a pioneering effort, designed with the objective of enhancing STEM education and addressing the distinctive challenges faced by rural communities in northeast Alberta. This event, marking the region’s first foray into a national STEM competition, is not just about competition but about laying down the foundation for a comprehensive STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education ecosystem. The initiative aims to make STEM education more accessible and engaging, particularly for students and educators in rural areas where such opportunities might be sparse.
Join us for a day filled with keynote speeches, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and a dazzling array of science exhibits. Be a part of this transformative experience and witness the convergence of education, technology, and innovation at Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024
By hosting workshops, keynote speeches, and panel discussions featuring experts from various sectors, STEAMXcape serves as a platform for exposure to the latest trends and opportunities within STEAM fields. This is crucial for guiding students towards educational pathways and careers in these areas, especially at a time when the global economy increasingly relies on innovation within these fields. The event emphasizes the importance of cross-disciplinary learning, showcasing how combining knowledge from different fields can lead to effective problem-solving and innovation.
Furthermore, STEAMXcape seeks to foster community and economic development by promoting dialogue among educators, government representatives, and industry leaders on leveraging STEAM education for regional growth. This collaborative approach not only prepares students for future employment but also positions them as future innovators and leaders within their communities. Above all, the initiative aims to inspire and encourage students, showing them the possibilities within STEAM fields and motivating them to pursue further education and careers in these areas. Through STEAMXcape 2024, rural students in northeast Alberta are given a unique opportunity to connect with the broader STEAM community, unlocking their potential and opening doors to new possibilities.
09.00AM - 9.30 AM
The Opening Ceremony, a blend of enthusiasm and anticipation, officially launches the day’s proceedings
09.30AM - 11.30 AM
The Keynote Sessions at Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024 feature distinguished speakers delving into cross-disciplinary STEAM education, quantum computing, and AgriTech, offering groundbreaking perspectives, latest advancements and interdisciplinary approaches in STEAM fields.
1.00 PM - 2.30 PM
Panel Discussions will provide a platform for thought-provoking dialogue between education and technology leaders, exploring collaborations and the future of STEAM education. Discussions will focus on aligning educational pathways with tech industry needs, offering valuable insights for students and educators.
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Interactive Workshops, such as 3D Printing and Drone Dynamics, offer hands-on learning experiences in cutting-edge technologies. These sessions, led by experts, are designed to engage participants in practical applications of STEAM concepts, enhancing their understanding and skills in these dynamic fields.
03.00 PM - 04.00 PM
The Award Ceremony at Lakeland STEAMXcape 2024 is a celebratory highlight, acknowledging the ingenuity and effort of students in the science fair. This ceremony provides a platform for sponsors and partners to honor the creativity and innovation of young minds, capturing the spirit of STEAM education
sponsors & Partners
This event would not be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors