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Join the UC Davis C-STEM Center for their 9th Annual Conference on Integrated Computing and STEM Education. Explore engaging solutions to challenges in STEM education, learn from fellow teachers, and discover ground-breaking strategies for reaching ALL students and better preparing them for post-secondary education and careers.

Gain first-hand experience integrating computing and robotics into STEM curriculum with our hands-on breakout sessions featuring Linkbots, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and more. See how teachers have successfully impacted students from ALL backgrounds through C-STEM Robotics, Free GIRL/GIRL+ Camps, and the annual level-playing-field RoboPlay Competition.

UC Davis Conference Center

Photos of This Year’s Conference are available.

Call for Award Nominations

Nominations are currently being accepted for four C-STEM Education Awards, to be presented at the conference on November 2nd.

Professor Harry Cheng on behalf of UC Davis Chancellor Gary May,  Dr.  Pradeep Kotamraju, Director, Career and College Transition Division of  California Department of Education on behalf of  California State Superintendent of Public instruction Tony Thurmond, representatives on behalf of Senator Bill Dodd  and Assemblymember Aguiar-Curry will present award certificates to  C-STEM Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, and C-STEM Service Awards on behalf of UC Davis, California Department of Education, and California Legislature, respectively.

You can find the Award Nomination forms here or click on “C-STEM Education Awards” to the left.

*The deadline to submit nominations for C-STEM Education Awards  is Monday, September 30*

Keynote and Plenary Speeches

Dr. Barbara Nemko, Napa County Superintendent of Schools, will deliver an incredible Keynote Speech on the Impact of Creative Problem Solving with Robotics in K-12 STEM Education. Following the Keynote speech, Merry Kim, Associate Dean of CTE, Coastline College, will guide a discussion among a panel of talented K-12 teachers and administrators about their experience with the C-STEM program, its impact school- and district-wide, and how to get started. Read more…

Expo and Makerspace

Join the C-STEM Team at the Expo and Makerspace to learn the basics or explore the creative possibilities of robotics, coding, and integrated math education. Whether you missed a breakout session and need further explanation on a subject or want to experience exciting new projects, the Expo is the perfect place to learn from the C-STEM Team and gain further hands-on experience. The Expo will be located in the UC Davis Conference Center Lobby during the conference. Visit during registration, coffee breaks, lunch, or in between breakout sessions! Visit the Makerspace at the Expo to try building your own robot and Arduino projects. C-STEM Staff will be on hand to answer your questions and provide assistance.

Breakout Sessions

Many hands-on breakout sessions are designed for Learning through doing. Learn from experienced C-STEM teachers to share their experience on how to integrate computing and robotics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi into their STEM classes for hands-on learning to close the achievement gap. Bring your own laptop of Windows or Mac OS X to join many hands-on sessions to learn, and take the latest technologies, curriculum, know-how, and excitement  to your classroom teaching and making. Check out our breakout sessions.

Registration and Payment

Early bird registration until September 27th Extended to October 5, 2019: $75

Registration deadline for the  Conference is  October 18 Extended to October 25, 2019.
After early bird deadline, but before October 25, 2019 deadline: $100


  • Please register through our Eventbrite page.
  • Registration via Purchase Order: Send a Purchase Order including the attendees’ full names and email addresses to orders@c-stem.ucdavis.edu.

Hotel Information

The C-STEM Center does not directly deal with reservations but can recommend sites that have been known to offer discounted or contracted rates for UC Davis events.  Please call hotels directly to confirm.