Arizona SciTech Festival Conference

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10 Sep 2012 until 10 Sep 2012
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location
ASU SkySong


Arizona SciTech Festival Conference

– September 10, 2012

Kick off planning for your 2013 Arizona SciTech Festival events with a conference designed to help you get the most from your efforts. Get free marketing tips, best practices in communicating STEM, strategies to engage your community in your efforts, and get your schools involved all while networking with Arizona SciTech sponsors, participating businesses, organizations and neighborhood communities.Best of all, everything is free. Register now to ensure you get a spot for this conference.

PROGRAM LINE-UP:

  • – 12:15pm – 1:00pm: Registration and Networking
  • – 1:00pm – 3:50pm: Panel Discussions
  • – 4:00pm – 6:00pm: Reception with “hands on” interactives and performances

COST:    No Charge

                           To Register:  Click Here

 

PROGRAM DETAIL  AND GOALS

Building on the success of the first annual Arizona SciTech Festival, our kick-off conference will bring together some of our 350 partners in industry, education, research,  entrepreneurship, community, arts and culture to:

  • – Share strategies, best practices and lessons learned from 2012 events
  • – Engage new collaborators as we build toward a better festival in 2013
  • – Help link content providers with venues
  • – Strengthen our Arizona SciTech Festival Network and address larger challenges with this year’s theme – “Building Arizona into a STEM state through our communities and best practices in STEM education”

 

Choose from 14 Thought Provoking Panels

STEM Education and Best Practices

  • – What does “hands on” actually mean
  • – How to communicate STEM with art (STEAM)
  • – How to run an effective Citizen Science Activity
  • – How educators can engage in the Arizona SciTech Festival
  • – How K-12 schools can showcase STEM to their community
  • – What are strategies to build awareness of your event

Building Our Communities

  • – How to integrate STEM into Arizona Culture
  • – How to engage diverse audiences in STEM
  • – How to build a rural community as a STEM community
  • – How cities can cultivate STEM-based partnerships through festivals

Connecting STEM based R&D with the Public 

  • – How to bring cutting-edge research to the community
  • – How and why industries communicate STEM to the public
  • – How entrepreneurs can showcase STEM
  • – How can TV help communicate STEM to the public

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