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Inaugural Presidential Scholars Symposium

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Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center & Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

75 Waterman Street (12-4:00 p.m.)

85 Waterman Street (4:30-7 p.m.)

Providence, RI 02912

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Inaugural Presidential Scholars Symposium: "The Intersection Between Innovation, STEM, and Social Science"

Does the intersection between science, innovation, STEM and social science exist? How are these fields connected? How does it impact humanity?


The Inaugural Presidential Scholars Symposium brings together acclaimed researchers, social scientists, entrepreneurs and a collective of bright minds to give talks on their research and experiences, and discuss the connection between the various fields. The symposium seeks to foster learning and inspire and provoke conversation that will expand intellectual curiosity around the intersection between innovation, technology, and social science.


Speakers are Leaders in the fields of science, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


Friday, October 27, 2017

Symposium | Lunch

12:00-4:00 p.m.

Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center, Kasper Multipurpose Room

75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, Brown University


Christina Lewis Halpern, Founder & Executive Director, All Star Code

Chad Mirkin, Group Leader, The Mirkin Research Group; Director, International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University

Erin Pettit '94, Glaciologist & Founder, Inspiring Girls Expeditions, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Butch Rovan, Director, Brown Arts Initiative, Brown University

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Pre-Reception | Keynote Address

4:30pm-7:00 p.m.

Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES), Room 130

85 Waterman Street, Providence, RI 02912, Brown University

Ty Ahmad-Taylor, VP Product Marketing, Facebook; Former CEO, THX


This event is free and open to the public.

Lunch & pre-reception will be provided.

Registration required.

For bios and more information, please visit: brown.edu/go/presidentialsc

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11:30 am

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For the symposium and keynote, please have your Eventbrite ticket available to be scanned (mobile or a printed version is suitable).

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For more information, please contact the University Event and Conference Services Office at universityevents@brown.edu or 401-863-3100.

Who can I contact if I have accessibility questions, allergies or dietary restrictions?

Please contact the University Event and Conference Services Office at universityevents@brown.edu or 401-863-3100.


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Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center & Institute at Brown for Environment and Society

75 Waterman Street (12-4:00 p.m.)

85 Waterman Street (4:30-7 p.m.)

Providence, RI 02912

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