Media advisory: ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference at University of the Pacific Saturday

Sept. 28, 2016
Expanding Your Horizons Conference

Approximately 500 girls representing 140 schools in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and 200 volunteers are expected to attend the Expanding Your Horizons Conference this weekend. (Download Image)

Media advisory: ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ conference at University of the Pacific Saturday

WHOLawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and the University of the Pacific School of Engineering and Computer Science will co-sponsor the 24th annual San Joaquin Expanding Your Horizons (SJEYH) conference. See the website.

WHAT: The popular daylong conference introduces girls in grades 6-12 to a variety of challenging careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on workshops. Approximately 500 girls representing 140 schools in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and 200 volunteers are expected to attend the conference. See the schedule.

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 1, 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE: University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, California, 95211.

NOTE: Members of the media interested in covering this event should contact Carrie Martin at  (925) 724-9312.