X-STEM Symposium

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 28 April 2017

Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC

More information: 
http://www.usasciencefestival.org/x-stem-2017/x-stem-extreme-stem-symposium.html...

Summary

X-STEM - presented by the U.S. Department of Defense - is an Extreme STEM Symposium for middle through high school students featuring interactive presentations by leading STEM innovators who aim to empower and inspire kids about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

As we celebrate Black History Month, we'd like to introduce you to key African American STEM innovators who as Nifty Fifty speakers will be engaging students about their work and careers in STEM during school visits throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area, and on April 28th will serve as presenters at the X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense, at the D.C. Convention Center.

Who Should Attend:
Students with a strong interest in STEM, educators and parents. X-STEM presentations will be geared toward a middle and high school level audience (grades 6 to 12). STEM professionals are welcome to attend the student talks by registering. Student attendees will have the opportunity to sit in on multiple engaging presentations from over 25 STEM mentors and industry leaders.

Application deadline to host a Nifty Fifty speakers is Friday, February 17th.

Follow the link above to learn about the speakers and to register.