Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Come check out the latest in Robotics, Lasers and Rail-Gun models

2nd Annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit

(Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

April 20, 2013
10:00am - 2:00pm
Hosted by University of Mary Washington at the 
Anderson Center
College Avenue & Route 1
Fredericksburg Campus
Our annual STEM16 Summit, sponsored by the University of Mary Washington, FredTech, and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, highlights the achievements and offerings of our region’s students, educators, and businesses in the STEM arena.  This year we expect to highlight student and educator STEM efforts from over 25 local secondary schools, the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and NSWCDD Dahlgren.  The Summit is open to the public and admission is free of charge, thanks to our generous sponsors.

Summit Information:
· Expecting approximately 50 STEM-related booths
· Technology Demonstrations (including Robotics, Lasers, Rail-Gun models)
· STEM Career Fields Panel
· Eagle Dining by Sodexo concession stand will be open for you to purchase food
· Keynote Address – Betty Williams, VA Aviation, Dept. of Education, Director
· Presentation of $2,000 Scholarship & Educator of the Year Award

10:00 Conference & Booths Open
11:00 Seminar Session I
11:45 Welcome & Keynote Address & Scholarship Presentations
12:45 Seminar Session II
2:00   Summit Concludes