USA Science & Engineering Festival to Host U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference World’s Largest STEM Event to Excite and Inspire Educators, Administrators, Students & Families U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference 2014 USA Science & Engineering Festival 2014 Business Wire SAN DIEGO & WASHINGTON -- October 8, 2013 The USA Science & Engineering Festival (www.USAScienceFestival.org), supported by presenting host sponsor Lockheed Martin, is pleased to join forces with the U.S. News STEM Solutions (http://usnewsstemsolutions.com/) to host their National Conference April 23-25, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The combined Festival and Conference will bring together educators, scientists, performers, business and government leaders -- as well as children and families -- to create an inspiring and exciting week of events to advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education and careers in America. The USA Science & Engineering Festival was co-founded by serial entrepreneur Larry Bock and Lockheed Martin Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Ray O. Johnson. The Festival will next take place April 25-27, 2014 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The free, nonprofit Festival is the largest STEM outreach event in the world, and is filled with hands-on exhibits, experiments, concerts, and talks from leading technology entrepreneurs, Nobel Prize winning scientists, Hollywood celebrities, Fortune 500 CEOs, and many others. U.S. News STEM Solutions 2014 brings together business, education and government leaders who have long recognized the need to connect the dots between STEM education and careers. Adding to the previous years' successful conference format, the third edition will give more dedicated time for these leaders to interact and collaborate. The focus on outcomes at U.S. News STEM Solutions will reinforce the event’s importance as the national leadership conference for sharing ideas and strategies critical to filling jobs now and advancing the future of the STEM workforce. “The goal of the Festival is to inspire and create a sense of wonder around science, technology and engineering,” said Larry Bock, USA Science & Engineering Festival. He added, “This will be the Super Bowl of STEM and we couldn’t be more pleased than to team with U.S. News STEM Solutions to not only create more opportunities for America’s students, but to make a better tomorrow.” “This is going to be an extraordinary week for STEM,” said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News & World Report. “It will be five packed days that bring together the leaders of the STEM community with the festival’s spectacular consumer show. One of our key themes has always been the need for inspiration. This week will inspire!” ABOUT THE USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL: The USA Science & Engineering Festival is the country’s only national science festival. It was developed to increase public awareness about the importance of science and to encourage youth to pursue careers in science and engineering by celebrating science in much the same way as we celebrate Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes and pop stars. Lockheed Martin is the presenting host sponsor of the Festival, a grassroots collaboration of over 500 of the leading science and engineering corporations in the United States. For more information, visit www.USAScienceFestival.org, connect with the Festival on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @USAScienceFest About U.S. News STEM Solutions—The National Leadership Conference was created to foster collaboration among those working to advance the agenda for national change in STEM education, policy, and workforce development. For up-to-date information, visit http://www.USNewsSTEMSolutions.com. Connect with U.S. News STEM Solutions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. Contact: USA Science & Engineering Festival F. Mark Modzelewski, 617-803-1534 firstname.lastname@example.org or U.S. News STEM Solutions Claudia Maurer, 404-217-7206 email@example.com
USA Science & Engineering Festival to Host U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference
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