Sunday, December 2, 2012

STEM Education Policy Discussion - Dec. 7

The Way Forward for Science Education
with Dr. John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Friday, December 7, 2012 at House of Sweden, 2900 K Street, N.W. Washington, DC
How can we encourage learning in the STEM disciplines? Join us for discussions on the future of science education on December 7 at 1:30 pm in House of Sweden.
(In addition we are filling House of Sweden with creativity by Swedish and American children competing in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge.)
Afternoon Session
The Future of STEM- A Policy Discussion
12:00 PMRegistration and Lunch
1:30 PM
The Future of STEM
This panel discussion will address challenges and possibilities for the future of STEM education, and share strategies to stimulate and sustain interest, creativity and skills in the STEM disciplines.
Welcome by H.E. Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden to the United States
Dr. John HoldrenDirector, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Ms Anna EkströmDirector General, The Swedish National Agency for Education
Dr. Woodie FlowersProfessor Emeritus, MIT
Ms Camsie McAdams, Senior Advisor on STEM Education, US Department of Education
Mr. Peter CorbettCEO IstrategyLabs
Dr. Robert D. AtkinsonPresident, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Free of charge, please register to attendsee link below:


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