Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Launch Party
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Conrad Foundation invites you to join us and our STEM champions in celebrating the start of the 7th annual Spirit of Innovation Challenge. As part of the festivities, you will receive an exclusive first look at plans for the 2013 - 2014 program season. Additional presentations will be made by world-renowned entrepreneurs and Spirit of Innovation Challenge alumni and coaches.
This year’s kickoff party will be live streamed from Space Center Houston. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover how the Spirit of Innovation Challenge will benefit the students and programs your represent and to network with your fellow STEM advocates.
- Nancy Conrad, founder and chairman of the Conrad Foundation
- Chip Yates, CEO of ePilot; world record holder, inventor electric motorcycle and battery-powered airplane
- Madison Jones, member of Team Infinity from West Salem, Ore.; 2012 aerospace and aviation category winning team
- Mario Chris, member of Team Xavier Falcons from Middletown, Conn.; 2013 aerospace and aviation category finalist team
- Claude Charron, teacher at Gulliver School in Miami, Fla.; coach of two winning teams;
2013 Nancy Conrad Innovative Teacher of the Year
- Jen Fotherby, executive director of the Conrad Foundation
Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails provided. Attire is business casual.
We request you to share this invitation with colleagues and others you believe would have an interest in the Spirit of Innovation Challenge.
A one-of-a-kind program, the Spirit of Innovation Challenge, proves teens have the potential to create the next game-changing, commercially-viable product or service to support global sustainability and benefit humanity. The multi-phase, business and technical plan competition is free and open to students ages 13 – 18 worldwide.