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Afternoon session: The Future of STEM

Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM (EST)

Washington, United States

Afternoon session: The Future of STEM

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Event Details

The Future of STEM
- A Policy Discussion

 

Program:

12:00 PM – Registration 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

Speakers:
Dr. John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology
Ms Anna Ekström, Director General, Swedish National Board of Education
Dr. Woodie Flowers, Professor Emeritus, MIT
Ms Camsie McAdams, Senior Advisor on STEM Education, US Department of Education
Mr. Peter Corbett, CEO IstrategyLabs

Moderator:
Dr. Robert D. Atkinson, President, The Information Technology & Innovation Fund

 

This event is part of the theme The Way Forward for Science Education. If you would like to join the morning session "Innovation Ambassadors" - a kids' innovation panel, please visit the link below:

http://innovationambassadors.eventbrite.com

 

Have questions about Afternoon session: The Future of STEM? Contact Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

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2900 K Street N.W.
Washington, 20007

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM (EST)


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Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.

During 2014 Embassy of Sweden will host a number of events under the Public Diplomacy program Going Glocal. Click the link below to read more about the theme:

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