26th Annual HENAAC Conference

Come celebrate the GREAT technical achievements of our nation’s top-talented engineers and scientists! As the nation’s most prestigious stage for honoring excellence and building and reinforcing networks, the HENAAC Conference is the place where thousands of the finest minds from top executives and innovative professionals, to the brightest STEM students convene.

Join us October 2-4, 2014 in New Orleans, LA as we:

  • Congratulate a new class of HENAAC Award Winners as they join the cohort of 758 past professional honorees
  • Usher in the 2014 Hall of Fame inductees as they join the prestigious class of 35 honorees
  • Congratulate a new class of HENAAC Scholars that joins an alumni of 836 students having received over $2M in scholarships
  • Provide a networking opportunity for over 1,000 college students to showcase their technical aptitude
  • Connect educators to STEM innovations through the robust K-12 Educators Institute
  • Host over 400 middle and high school students through the Viva Technology™ Program, which for over 11 years has reached over 90,000 students, parents and teachers in 18 states.
  • Career & Graduate School Fair Exhibitor- Recruit diversified STEM talent! Promote your organization's career opportunities with the university students in attendance.

Come be a part of the legacy as Great Minds in STEM™ continues to embark on this incredible journey of honoring a new generation of STEM excellence, and innovating pathways to a technically diverse STEM workforce!


GMiS Conference Leads


Conference Sponsorship ‐ Bertha Haro, M.P.A., Director of Development – bharo@greatmindsinstem.org

Professional Programs – Monica Villafaña, Esq., Director of Professional Programs ‐ mvillafana@greatmindsinstem.org
• Including Professional Registrations

University Programs – Gary Cruz, Ph.D., Sr. Manager of University Programs ‐ gcruz@greatmindsinstem.org
• Including Student and Academic Registrations

K‐12 Programs – Lupe Muñoz‐Alvarado, M.A., Director of Education Programs ‐ lmalvarado@greatmindsinstem.org