Scaling STEM Education

September 3, 2015

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Time:  3:00PM - 6:00PM
Location: MIT Media Lab Complex, E14-6th Floor, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139


3 - 4 pm   Live Demonstrations and Networking:  Learn about cutting edge K-16 outreach programs, meet likeminded individuals engaged in STEM education, and enjoy light refreshments
4 - 5 pm   Welcome:  L. Rafael Reif, MIT President
                  Opening Remarks:  Congressman Joe Kennedy, United States Representative, 4th District of Massachusetts
                  Introduction:  Sanjay Sarma, Dean of Digital Learning, Fred Fort Flowers & Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of                                              Mechanical Engineering
         Formal Presentations:  

  • Angela Belcher, W.M. Keck Professor of Energy
  • Sangeeta Bhatia, John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • John D. E. Gabrieli, Grover Hermann Professor in Health Sciences and Technology and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Eric Klopfer, Professor of Science Education and Engineering Systems and of Urban Studies and Planning

5 - 6 pm   Panel Presentation featuring experts in STEM Education
    Moderated by Mitchel Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research