GMiS Conference Virtual Platforms

Great Minds in STEM is excited to deliver its national conference in virtual form to support the engagement and networking of over 3,000 STEM students and professionals.  With a priority of offering the best user experience, GMiS has selected five innovative, online platforms designed to create settings for collaboration, communication, and knowledge exchange.  Through these advanced technologies, GMis Conference attendees will once again connect with peers from across the country, learn about exceptional career opportunities, and have access to leadership and professional development content from HENAAC Award winners and other exceptional STEM role models.

CVENT Registration GMiS will once again be using the CVENT platform as its registration portal for the GMiS Conference.  Attendees will be provided a user-friendly method for online registration and payment for the Conference. Students and professionals will learn about the program and event offerings, including webinars, hospitality suites, student mixers and Award Shows. 

Zoom Webinars and Sessions – Known for its ease of use as a communications platform, Zoom provides a great medium for conducting a variety of conference events.  GMiS will be using Zoom to conduct many of its webinars by showcasing presenters and panelists and allowing for interactive Q&A and polling features.  GMiS will also be hosting “STEM Career Readiness Sessions” to help prepare students for success at the Conference. Students can set up a free Zoom account by visiting

Shindig – This platform's unique technology offers the dynamics of an in-person networking event in virtual form. Shindig allows for on-stage presentations while enabling participants to chat and mingle with each other.  GMiS will be using Shindig to conduct its Hospitality Suites, Student Networking Events and Mixers.  GMiS will also be conducting Webinars and Plenary Sessions using this platform. To learn more about Shindig, go to: and select the “Guest Demo” option.

Brazen Virtual Career FairGMiS will be hosting its two-day virtual Career Fair on the Brazen platform.  Rated as the #1 virtual career platform, Brazen provides an exceptional candidate and recruiter experience using the text, phone and video chats. Students will be able to create a “virtual briefcase” with a candidate profile and upload a resume and other supporting documents, as well as add links to social media profiles such as LinkedIn. Recruiters will be able to capture information about candidates and make notes for quick follow up.