Thank you Sponsors!

      The world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and a leading publisher of cutting-edge research through its Science family of journals, AAAS has individual members in more than 91 countries around the globe. Membership is open to anyone who shares our goals and belief that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics can help solve many… Learn more

Thank You Sponsors!

  Chevron aims to develop and deliver affordable, reliable energy to catalyze human progress and economic growth around the world. Thank you to Chevron for returning as the official Sneak Peek Friday Sponsor at the Americium level!     The mission of the NCR Foundation is to support NCR’s interest in building stronger communities by… Learn more

Space School is Now in Session by Lockheed Martin

Space School is Now in Session Today’s middle school students are going to be future presidents, inventors and journalists. But they’re also going to be the first generation to go to Mars. By the 2030s, NASA’s goal is to send the first astronauts to Mars, and to successfully design and navigate deep space missions, we… Learn more

Thank You New Sponsors!

Thank you to our newest sponsors! EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and is committed to building a better working world. We are thrilled to welcome EY as a new Nobelium Level Sponsor as well as the Sponsor of the 2018 X-STEM Symposium. Thank you!   Mars, Inc. is a family-owned business… Learn more

Science Buddies Returns as a Festival Media Partner!

For the third year running, Science Buddies is proud to join the USA Science and Engineering Festival in 2018 as a media partner.  We have been so pleased to partner with an organization that shares our vision of inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers by continuously finding new and exciting ways to present… Learn more

See the Next Great Invention at the Fab Lab

A competition sponsored in 1913 by Scientific American asked for essays on the ten greatest inventions of the preceding 25 years. The electric furnace, the steam turbine and the gasoline-powered automobile rounded out the top three. Today, many might say the World Wide Web. Perhaps a student at the Festival will have a say in… Learn more

Living A No Barriers Life With Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer

What if adversity weren’t the enemy? Join blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer on his quest to harness adversity, redefine expectations, and live a life without barriers. In this session, find out why you don’t need perfect sight to have a powerful vision. Erik Weihenmayer is one of the most celebrated and accomplished athletes in the world…. Learn more


Here is a roundup of some the latest stories in science that are making headlines: The Vaccine Debate: Dr. Anthony Fauci X-STEM Speaker Dr. Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) where he oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and… Learn more


The Festival Stage Shows are some of the best attractions during the Expo weekend. Visit our stage show page for details on stage show times and locations including how you can build your own personal Festival schedule! Attendees can get ready for incredible stage show performances like: Mars Or Bust With NASA Chief Scientist Ellen… Learn more