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February 6, 2017
Calling All Homeschool Scientists: Special Invitation to the USA X-STEM Symposium
by Brandt Edmonston
Deputy Director, Federal Relations
The organizers of the USA Science & Engineering Festival are inviting homeschool students to attend the 4th annual USA X-STEM Symposium for free. Space is limited, so we encourage you to register your family as soon as possible.
When: Friday, April 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
What: X-STEM is a “TED-style” conference for kids—presented by the U.S. Department of Defense—taking place in Washington, D.C. on Friday, April 28, 2017.
This is a unique opportunity for students to get inspired by individuals such as Falon Fatemi – technology entrepreneur and executive who was also Google’s youngest employee, Greg Johnson — former NASA astronaut and head of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), Andrew Augustin — award-winning video game designer, Eric Brown — FDA microbiologist using cutting-edge technology to safeguard the U.S. food supply, and many other STEM luminaries you can see online.
Who Should Attend: X-STEM Symposium talks are tailored for middle and high school level students (grades 6-12) with a strong interest in STEM.
How to Attend: Follow the instructions below to register. Homeschool families and students have been specifically invited by the organizers of this event.
- Access the registration form
- Use this homeschool discount code for free registration (good for up to seven
case sensitive): X-STEM7
- Make sure you see a confirmation page and receive a confirmation email after submitting.
Contact Nancy van Dillen (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions about the X-STEM Symposium.