The Spring 2013 Pace University STEM Conference
Pace University's School of Education and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
You are cordially invited to
The 1st Pace University STEM Collaboratory Conference
As part of this 2 day event, please join us:
Friday Evening, May 31st 4.30pm-7.00pm for our STEM Mixer
The Andaz Residences Rooftop Terrace 75 Wall Street
Corner of Wall St, and Water St. (Entrance of Wall St.)
NY NY 10005
Enjoy an evening of conversation, drinks, and appetizers while mixing with STEM Collaboratory teachers, faculty, staff, graduate students and industry professionals.
*SPACE at the Mixer will be limited!*
Complete with interactive lectures and exciting guest speakers, the following day will be sure to inspire and invoke the STEM educator in you!
June 1st, 8.30am-4.15pm Conference
1 Pace Plaza
Multi-Purpose Room (Lower Level)
New York, NY 10038
*This is an exclusive event open to NYC DOE teachers and staff. Please make sure to reserve your seat early otherwise you may be closed out.*
8.30 to 9.00 am: Registration & Coffee
9.00 to 9.15 am: Welcome by Dr. Lauren Birney and Dr. Jonathan Hill9.15 to 9.30 am: Introductory Remarks by Verizon Foundation9.30 to 10.15 am: Douglas Rushkoff, Media Theorist: "Program or Be Programmed: Why Students Should be Code Literate"10.15 to 10.30 am: Coffee Break10.30 to 11.30 am: Michael Joaquin Grey, Artist/Inventor: "The Zoob System and Its Use for Teachers & Students"Zoob is a 3D Modeling System inspired by the nucleotides (the basic structural units of nucleic acids) that make up DNA.11.30 am to 12.00 pm: Pace Collaboratory Teacher Mobile Math and Science Apps for Smartphones Introductory12.00 pm to 1:30pm: Barbecue LUNCH & Mobile Apps Poster Session
1.30 to 3.00 pm: Perspectives in Stem Education Panel DiscussionModerated by Ben Esner, Director, K-12 STEM Education: Polytechnic Institute at New York UniversityWith:Steve Ettlinger, author, "Twinkie, Deconstructed"Professor Brian Evans, Pace SOELou Lahana, Teacher, The Island School; Prof. Tom Lynch, PACE SOEMeghan Groome PHD, Executive director, education and public programs; New York Academy of Science3.00 to 4.00 pm: Hydroponic Farming Interactive Workshop with Boswyck Farms4.00 to 4.15 pm: Raffle Prizes including an IPAD 2!4.15 pm: Closing and SWAG bags (which will include a copy of Rushkoff's book, a ZOOB kit, and other surprises!)
We look forward to seeing you there!
For more information, please visit http://www.pacestem.org
*If you have trouble registering please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or STEM@corinnelouie.com