Agenda and Registration – X-STEM DC 2019

X-STEM DC 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
9:30am to 3:00pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

CLICK HERE to register to attend X-STEM DC 2019.  Advance registration is required!  View the agenda and speaker line-up below.

X-STEM DC 2019 Agenda

View the 2019 speaker line-up here or click on the speaker names below for more details.

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks - 9:30am to 9:45am

Multiple speakers to kick off X-STEM!

Session One - 9:45am to 10:50am

Stage One
Dr. Mireya Mayor – Primatologist, Explorer, Author, TV Host – WILD ABOUT SCIENCE: My Journey from NFL Cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer
and
Dr. Tyler Allen – Cancer Research Scientist, Duke University – Discovering and Pursuing my Passion for Biomedical Science

Stage Two
Brad Cantrell – Professor of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia – Renewing our Environment with Design and STEM
and
Gabriela A. Gonzalez – Engineer and STEM Education Advocate, Intel Foundation

Stage Three
Dr. Serena McCalla – STEM Educator and Scientist, iResearchCorporation / Jericho UFSD – Defining your Own Future
and
Hannah Herbst – Teen Inventor and Social Innovator

Session Two - 11:05am to 12:10pm

Stage One
Dr. Bill Schindler – Archaeologist and Anthropologist, Washington College – Experimental Archaeology, Ancestral Diets and Modern Health
and
Zack Lemann – Entomologist and Bug Chef, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium – From the Schoolyard to Singapore: Eating Insects Here, There, and Everywhere

Stage Two
Tim Vanderham – Chief Technology Officer, NCR Corporation
and
United States Air Force – speaker to be announced!

Stage Three
Amy Sterling – Crowdsourcing Expert, EyeWire – How Gamers are Mapping the Brain
and
Dr. Kafui Dzirasa – Neuroscientist and Psychiatrist, Duke University

Session Three - 1:10pm to 2:15pm

Stage One
Amy Kukulya – Underwater Vehicle Engineer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – Ocean Exploration Through the Eyes of Animals
and
Dr. Christian Hubicki – Robotics Research Scientist, Forida A&M-Florida State College of Engineering

Stage Two
Dr. Erin Macdonald – Aerospace Engineer and Educator – Merging Science With Science Fiction
and
Dr. France A.  Córdova – Astrophysicist and Director of the National Science Foundation

Stage Three
Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young – Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (REE) and Acting Chief Scientist, U.S. Department of Agriculture
and
Speaker to be announced

Session Four - 2:30pm to 3:00pm

Stage One
Justin Shaifer – STEM Educator and Founder of Fascinate Inc. – Why STEM is DOPE!

REGISTER TO ATTEND

CLICK HERE to register to attend X-STEM DC 2019.   Advance registration is required to attend.

No Refund Policy
X-STEM tickets are non-refundable. The USA Science & Engineering Festival reserves the right to revise the X-STEM event agenda and list of participating speakers. Attendees will have the opportunity to register for seats at specific talks and we will do our best to accommodate those requests. In the event that a speaker becomes unable to participate, attendees registered for that speaker will be reassigned to an alternate talk.

Questions?
If you have any questions, please contact Nancy van Dillen at [email protected].

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