Indigenous STEM Conference

May 17-18, 2017

The Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University, in partnership with Actua and L.E.A.P., will be hosting two day overnight conference at McMaster University to engage Indigenous adolescents in engineering and science.

Student Information
Parent/Guardian Information

Parental Permission

I understand that the University and its representatives will take all reasonable steps to provide individual care and safety for each child, but I am aware that the University, its officers, employees, agents and volunteers cannot assume responsibility for any injury, loss, damage or harm to any child or to his/her property during the course of any activity which is part of the above program, including traveling to and from the University campus.

I understand and acknowledge that certain risks of injury, loss, damage or harm are inherent to participation in any program or activity and I agree to indemnify and save harmless McMaster University, its officers, employees, agents and volunteers from and against any injury, loss, damage or harm that may befall my child(ren) as a result of their participation in this program unless such injury, loss, damage or harm is caused by the sole negligence of the University or its representatives while acting within the scope of their duties.

I hereby grant permission for my child to fully participate in the Aboriginal Youth STEM Conference. I declare having read and understood the above and hereby consent to my child participating on the basis described. Aboriginal Youth STEM Conference is solely responsible for the use and protection of any and all personal information collected from registrants.

Permission is hereby granted to contact my child via mail/email to follow up on their career choice.

Permission is hereby granted for any photos of my child to appear in the program brochure or in any other advertising publication by the University.

Emergency Contact

The information gathered on this form is collected under the authority of the McMaster University act, 1976. It is required by the University for, and related directly to, the administration and operation of the Venture Camp program including registration, payment of camp fees, and obtaining parental consent. The health card number and relevant medical information of the participant is needed in the event of an accident or injury. The information provided will be used to register camp participants, receive camp fee payments and issue refunds, apply parental consent and facilitate the provision of medical services in the event of an accident or injury to a camp participant. The information you provide will be protected and used in compliance with Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (RSO 1990) and will be disclosed only in accordance with this Act. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information please contact Carm Vespi.
Please be advised that photos of your child taken during the event may be used for promotional purposes such as websites, flyers, and postcards.
Event Questions? Contact Carm Vespi, Manager, Alumni Relations at or call at 905-525-9140 x24906.
McMaster University and the Engineering Alumni Office are not responsible for any loss or damage suffered by any person either travelling to the location of an event, or for any reason whatsoever including negligence on the part of the University and/or the Engineering Alumni Office, its agents or servants.
Refund: Please note there will be no refunds for club cancellations and no refunds in the event of university closure.