USA Science & Engineering Festival to Host U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference

  USA Science & Engineering Festival to Host U.S. News STEM Solutions National

 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 (, supported
by presenting host sponsor Lockheed Martin, is pleased to join forces with the
U.S. News STEM Solutions ( 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

“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!”

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, 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 Connect with U.S. News
STEM Solutions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.


USA Science & Engineering Festival
F. Mark Modzelewski, 617-803-1534
U.S. News STEM Solutions
Claudia Maurer, 404-217-7206
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