3M Wizards are Back, NCR Sponsors X-STEM, Volunteer News & More!
3M Wizards are Back, NCR Sponsors X-STEM, Volunteer News & More!
5th USA Science & Engineering Festival

Latest News

We are just ONE MONTH away from the nation's largest celebration of STEM! This April 7th & 8th, find out where STEM Can Take You at the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin! Kicking off the STEM celebration is our X-STEM Symposium on April 5th and Sneak Peek Friday on April 6th. And new this year is our STEM Career Fair on April 6th from 3-8 PM. 

Calling all Volunteers! Get behind the scenes of the USA Science & Engineering Festival! Click here to sign up today. 

In other Festival news...

Festival Spokesperson Danni Washington, a rising marine biologist, tv host, and ocean advocate shares the one-month countdown from Washington, D.C. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to see more from Danni. 
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Sponsor Highlight 

Technology That Keeps the Business World Running: NCR Brings Its Global Tech Know-How to the Festival! NCR Corporation is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across financial, retail, hospitality, travel, telecom and technology industries. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR brings its STEM expertise to young learners as a major sponsor of the USA Science & Engineering Festival and the X-STEM Symposium. At X-STEM, students can hear NCR executive José Resendiz explain how the company’s machines solve real problems in the business world!
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Performer News 

An Experience You Won’t Forget: 3M Visiting Wizards Bring Their Science Excitement Back to the Stage! The 3M Visiting Wizards’ amazing interactive stage show will explore the mysteries of chemistry, air pressure, sound, and the science of the ultra-cold and is patterned after the program’s science learning kits. Come see these concepts demonstrated with ordinary items like bathroom scales, toilet paper, metal trash cans and flying ping pong balls.  The show will be presented by analytical chemist Jeff Payne and health physicist Mike Lewandowski.
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X-STEM Symposium News

X-STEM is almost sold out!  Our annual X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by NCR, NBC4 & PwC, will once again bring middle and high school students up close and personal with some of the most inspiring names in STEM! X-STEM will take place April 5, 2018, at the Washington, DC Convention Center. View the full agenda and register here. 

2018 X-STEM Speakers 

An accomplished biomedical researcher, she is also known as a savvy science communicator who helped reshape the image of STEM as former President Obama’s Senior Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and now as Founder and CEO of Fly Sci Enterprise, the innovative education and media consulting organization focused on using storytelling to inspire STEM learners of all ages.

For more than twenty-five years, Ms. Lorberg has served in a range of technology and business leadership positions at MasterCard.  In her current role as executive vice president for Product Technology, she’s responsible for MasterCard’s many product technology platforms. 

In his young career, this Mathematics professor at Carnegie Mellon University has already accomplished much, including shedding light on two challenging branches of mathematics, founding his own startup company in math and science learning, and coaching the  U.S.A. International Mathematical Olympiad team to world victory.    

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STEM Career Fair News 

Meet with Recruiters at the STEM Career Fair!  The goal of the STEM Career Fair, presented by EY,  is to connect employers with potential recruits and to showcase future opportunities for employment. Current students and college graduates will have the opportunity to meet with top STEM Companies and Government agencies looking to recruit new talent. Companies looking to recruit employees can sign up here. Attendees can sign up below. 
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Volunteer News 

Volunteer Training Next Week! Does your organization require volunteer hours or do you need to fulfill school service hours? Groups are welcome! And volunteers, save the date for volunteer training on March 17-18 from 2-4 at K&L Gates in downtown Washington, DC. 
Thank you to our volunteers! 

Thank You New Sponsors!  

We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our very special Sponsors who have signed up to support the 5th Festival to date. 
By participating as a sponsor in the upcoming Festival, your organization will be aligned with the nation's leading science and engineering institutions that recognize the importance of STEM education and its impact on our country.
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Amercian Chemical Society
American Physical Society
American Scientist
Chemical & Engineering News
Events DC
Howard University
Innovation & Tech Today
Linder Global Events
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
ResMed Foundation and Farrell Family Foundation
Sigma Xi
Stanley Black & Decker 


Association for Advancing Automation (A3)
The American Petroleum Institute, API
Campbell Soup Company 
Physics Today
US News
X-STEM Registration
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