Meet X-STEM Speakers, New Festival Sponsors and More!
Meet X-STEM Speakers, New Festival Sponsors and More!
5th USA Science & Engineering Festival

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The 2017 X-STEM Symposium is next Friday! Seats are still available, however, we are nearing capacity! Learn more about how you can register students in grades 6-12 for X-STEM in this newsletter. 

Can't attend X-STEM in person? Stay tuned to our social media channels as we will be posting photos and videos of the event all day long. We plan to host Facebook Live talks with a few of our speakers so be sure to visit our Facebook page next Friday to engage live with these innovators! 

Reminder, save the date for the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo taking place again in Washington, D.C. on April 7-8, 2018! Presented by Lockheed Martin, the Expo is a fun-filled weekend for kids, parents, teachers and anyone with a curious mind! 

A special thanks to our incredible Nifty Fifty Speakers who are visiting schools and inspiring students across the D.C. area!  

X-STEM Symposium News 

Next Friday,  some of the nation's most inspiring innovators will speak at the 2017 X-STEM Symposium, presented by the U.S. Department of Defense, at the D.C. Convention Center. The event takes place on Friday, April 28th and it is open to students in grades 6-12. Meet a few of our X-STEM Speakers below. 

2017 X-STEM Speakers

He founded the youth-run environmental organization called Greening Forward as a website at age 12. Now discover how this University of Georgia student has transformed the organization into a dynamic global network of young environmental changemakers who are impacting a wide range of issues -- from water conservation to waste recycling in their communities.
This 11th-grader -- as the winning presenter at Sigma Xi´s prestigious Student Research Conference in 2016 and a first-place special award winner at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in 2015 -- is already forging a remarkable future in science. Discover what keep her inspired and focused on her scientific pursuits!
Want to impact people´s lives? Discover from this prominent engineer and executive at Lockheed Martin the many ways you can change the world through engineering and other STEM fields, and why more women and minorities are needed in these careers!

The 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation's monetary policy.
This prominent evolutionary biologist at Chicago´s renowned Field Museum of Natural History transformed her childhood love of ants into a research focus that is shedding fascinating light on the evolution and diversification of these creatures!

This aeronautical engineer was an astronaut on two Space Shuttle missions and served as a decorated Air Force combat pilot. Discover today how he, as President and Executive Director for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), is identifying innovative ways to apply scientific results from the International Space Station to benefit life on Earth!

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As part of X-STEM 2017 on April 28th, we have collaborated with Festival Sponsor Booz Allen Hamilton, to create a special STEM Career Luncheon for a select number of students attending X-STEM. The goal of this luncheon program is to give students a real-life look at the day-to-day lives of STEM Experts at Booz Allen Hamilton and learn about the rewards (and challenges) of going into a career in this field. Thank you, Booz Allen Hamilton, for providing students with this opportunity! 

Exhibitor News 

Showcase STEM Creativity at #SciFest 2018!
Does your organization have an interest in inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers? Join us as an Exhibitor at the 5th USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo! The Expo floor is filling quickly and we are half-way sold out of booth space! Be sure to secure your space ASAP for the Expo Finale on April 6-8, 2018!
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Volunteer News 

Last call for volunteers for the 2017 X-STEM Symposium!

Seeking volunteers on Friday,  April 28th in Washington, D.C. at the 2017 X-STEM Symposium! We need your help to make sure students and X-STEM have a wonderful STEM experience! Thank you! 
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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.
New Sponsors




American Physical Society
Booz Allen Hamilton
Events DC
Innovation & Tech Today
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation


Campbell Soup Company
Physics Today


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