FredTech's 1st Annual FiRST STEM Summit

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Name: FredTech's 1st Annual FiRST STEM Summit
Date: October 20, 2011
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

1stAnnual FiRST STEM Summit
(FiRST=Fredericksburg Regional STEM Team)
 

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce Technology Council,
FredTech,
is pleased to announce that the
1st
Annual FiRST STEM SUMMIT

will take place on
ThursdayOctober 20thfrom 5pm to 8pm
 
The Olde Silk Mill

in historic Fredericksburg
The event is FREE to the public, and intended for anyone interested in
enriching and accelerating science, technology, engineering and mathematics
(STEM) for students in Virginia’s Planning District 16:
City of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline and
King George Counties.
 
FredTech, in collaboration with regional STEM leaders,
has established the
Fredericksburg Regional STEM Team (FiRST)
to promote, enable and extend STEM resources, activities, and opportunities
within Virginia's Planning District 16.
The FiRST Charter and volunteer sign-up is available at the
FiRST blog.

  • The event will feature demonstrations of ongoing and successful STEM projects presented by students from around the region
  • Captain Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper, Space Shuttle astronaut and current Commander of the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, will deliver the keynote address
  • Mr. Ed Sullivan, Trade & Industry Specialist, Office of Career and Technical Education Services, Virginia Department of Education and 
  • Mr. Brad Repp, Vice President and General Manager of HDT Global, will highlight STEM achievements from educational and business perspectives.
  • The event will also provide a networking opportunity for STEM advocates.

 Title Sponsor

SimVentions, Inc.

Gold Sponsor

HDT Global

Silver Sponsors
City of Fredericksburg Department
of Economic Development & Tourism

Germanna Community College
Spotsylvania County Economic Development
Stafford Economic Development Authority

Bronze Sponsor
Invent Now - Camp Invention
Old Dominion University

 

 

Event Sponsors:
  • Stafford County Economic Development Authority
  • Old Dominion University - Teletechnet
  • Invent Now-Camp Invention (general Public)
  • HDT Global (MAC)

Title Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

  • Germanna Community College-Fred Tech
  • City of Fredericksburg
  • Spotsylvania County Government Department of Economic Development
Location:
The Olde Silk Mill
1707 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
(Behind the Inn at the Olde Silk Mill)
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, October 20, 2011
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Mary Garber
Fees/Admission:
FREE
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