The 2019-2020 Chicago STEM Exhibition Calendar for
Network Fair CoordinatorsCommittee Members and Board of Directors Meetings

The 2020 City-Wide CPS STEM Exhibition at Illinois Tech on March 17-20, 2020 has been CANCELLED.
 
The 2019-2020 calendar is subject to change at any time so please check back as necessary. 
    
A Calendar of events can be found here.

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September 2019
 
ASAP Area STEM Exhibition committee meetings (Please hold the first meeting before the end of September)
9/17/19 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location: Illinois Tech)


9/24/19 DUE DATE for the Peoples Gas Middle School STEM Club (Application here)


9/25/19

STEM Exhibition Council Meeting

(Regional Coordinators & Operating Committee Chairpersons)
(4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.) 


9/27/19 DUE DATE for the ComEd High School STEM Club
(Application here)


9/30/19 Board of Directors' Meeting, if needed (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

October 2019


10/2/19

STEM Exhibition Council Meeting, if needed

(Regional Coordinators & Operating Committee Chairpersons)
(5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)


10/21/19 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
 
10/25/19

REVISED TO 11/11/19
DUE DATE for appropriate endorsement forms with supporting documents for projects conducted in a university, hospital or research facility under the supervision of a doctor, professor or scientist.  These documents MUST be submitted to the Scientific Review Committee member listed on the forms prior to the beginning of the project.


10/31/19 DUE DATE for the Request for use of Firearms Endorsement to be received by the Safety Review Committee.  The request MUST be made on the appropriate form along with ALL required documents attached.

   
November  2019
 
11/11-
   12/14/19
Suggested dates for local school STEM exhibitions.


11/18/19 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)


11/20/19 DUE DATE for the receipt of the Letter of Intent to Participate in the STEM Exhibition.


11/22/19 DUE DATE for informed consent certification, human, vertebrate, vertebrate tissue, microbiology, and DNA  endorsement requests to be received by the Scientific Review committee member listed on the appropriate form.  NOTEEndorsement requests MUST be made PRIOR to experimentation in order to ensure the safety of the test subject(s) and/or the scientist.  The project plans are reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee and, if safe, the endorsement is granted and the experiment may be carried out.  Permission to carry out an experiment CANNOT be given to one that has already been completed.  NOTE: Endorsements and additional documentation for projects conducted at a university, hospital or research facility under the supervision of a doctor, professor or scientist must submitted to the Scientific Review Committee member listed on the forms  by October 26, 2019


December  2019

12/16/19 Board of Directors' Meeting (Postponed to January 6, 2020)


January 2020
 
1/10-1/31/20 Dates for Regional Networks STEM Exhibitions here


1/6/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location VonSteuben H. S.)


1/10/20 DUE DATE for SYMPOSIUM PAPERS & ESSAYS Symposium and Essay Entry Forms, along with Research Papers and all required documents must be sent as one PDF file via email to cpssciencefair@gmail.com  Attention Jennifer Patush


1/15/20 Operating Committee Chairpersons (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location - Whitney Young H. S.)


1/25/20 Symposium and essay paper reading. Contact Jennifer Patush at cpssciencefair@gmail.com

February  2020

2/3/20  Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - Whitney Young)


2/12/20 Operating Committee Chairpersons (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location Whitney Young) POSTPONED TO 2/19


2/19/20 Operating Committee Chairpersons - (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location Von Steuben)


2/20/20 DUE DATE Approval as a Level II volunteer, CPS policy now mandates that ALL prospective judges be approved Level II Volunteers. More information is available here.  NOTE: If you were approved for any of the 2019 Regional Exhibitions or the 2019 City Wide Exhibition at Illinois Tech you DO NOT need to be re-approved.

March  2020

3/2/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - Mollison)


3/4/20
Cancelled
Operating Committee Chairpersons (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location TBA)


3/17/20
Cancelled
7th & 8th Grade exhibitors setup Day in Herman Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (See map), 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


3/18/20
Cancelled
High School exhibitors & Symposium participants setup Day in Herman Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology (See map), 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


3/19/20
Cancelled
STEM Exhibition Symposium Presentations, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


3/20/20
Cancelled

City Exhibition of Student STEM Research
    Exhibit Judging 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Opening Ceremony 11 a.m.

STEM Exhibition open to the public 1 p.m. - 3:15 p. m.



3/21/20 International Science and Engineering Fair Judging
Sixth-Grade Recognition Event (by invitation only)
STEM Exhibition open to the public 9:30 a.m. - 3:15 p. m.


3/22/20 Awards Program 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. (by invitation only)
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May 2020

5/1-2/20
Cancelled
Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) Millikin University


5/4/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - Virtual)


5/10-15/20
Cnacelled
International Science and Engineering Fair (International Science Fair) - Anaheim, California


5/21/20 Scholarship Reception - 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. - by invitation only - Location TBA


5/27/20

STEM Exhibition Council Meeting

(Regional Coordinators & Operating Committee Chairpersons)
(5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Location TBA)

June 2020

6/1/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - Virtual)


July 2020

7/6/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - TBA)



August 2020

8/3/20 Board of Directors' Meeting (4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Location - TBA)

Last update 5/5/20 by R. Coleman