10th Annual - 2020 STEM/STEAM & Education Conference

Date of Conference: May 28, 29, & 30 2020

Location: Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii

Venue: Prince Waikiki

Submission Deadline: March 16 2019

Aloha and E Komo Mai! (Greetings and Welcome!)

The 10th Annual STEM/STEAM and Education Conference promotes an academia well versed in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math and Education which is a key portion of the public education agenda of the United States. The conference intends to stimulate competitiveness and our nation’s future economic prosperity through encouraging and inspiring more of our best and brightest academics in the study of STEM/STEAM and Education fields.

The conference will be hosted in the city of Honolulu on the island of O’ahu, the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands known as the “Gathering Place”, featuring the unique ‘Aloha Spirit’ which complements the warmth of the people and the perfect temperatures throughout the year. O’ahu is the Jewel and the Heart of the Hawaiian Islands. This gathering place serves as a platform for academicians, researchers and professionals worldwide.

The Hawaii University International Conferences (HUIC) are designed to inspire, engage, challenge and contribute to the growing field of knowledge. Join us in Hawaii for a comprehensive conference, and learn with us in the inspiring atmosphere that our beautiful islands provide.

Me ka `oia`i`o (With sincerity)



2020 Key Note Speaker




Dr. Leo Stocco

Leo Stocco received his PhD in Electrical Engineering at UBC and went on to lead the robotics group at Integrated Surgical Systems in Davis California. He returned to UBC as a professor where he teaches Control Systems, Medical Instrumentation, and Design Project courses. He initiated the bio-medical engineering student team which has now grown to over 50 students from Engineering, Business, Kinesiology, Arts and Medicine.


He was awarded the Killam Award for outstanding teaching in 2012 and the Wighton Fellowship for advancements in undergraduate lab course work in 2019. He developed a novel, high-efficiency gearing system and founded a start-up company in 2016 where he develops power transmission solutions for the automotive, medical device, and automation industries.


His publication history spans topics that include robot design, gear systems, mathematical modeling, computer graphics, medical devices, and of course, educational innovation. He has been a regular attendee of the HUIC STEM/STEAM & Education Conference since his first visit in 2016.