Event Schedule

  • 9:00 AM Doors Open
  • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Exhibit Hall and Classrooms Open
  • 9:30 AM Welcome Comments and Kickoff by Ken Nysmith, Nysmith School
  • 9:35 AM Mission and Agenda by Brynn Koeppen, WashingtonExec
  • 9:40 AM Kevin Kelly Kick Off
  • 9:45 AM Keynote Address: Why is STEM important to the Future Workforce
  • 10:00 AM Q&A Discussion. Moderated by Kevin Kelly
  • 10:15 AM Break – Raffle off STEM related toys
  • 10:30 AM Panel Discussion: Industry/Government Perspective: Workforce Needs and Solutions

    Topic:    Industry/Government Perspective: Workforce Needs and Solutions

    Moderator: Ed Swallow, Vice President, Vaeros, a division of The Aerospace    Corporation

    Panelists: Mike Matthews, Director at Vencore Space, Michael L. Orr, Director of Systems Engineering Directorate, NRO, & Linda Braun, VP, LGS

  • 11:00 AM Introduction of Keynote Speaker and Brief Overview of LGS by Kevin Kelly
  • 11:15 AM Keynote Address: Future Careers in STEM: Jobs that Need to be Invented

    Speaker: Dr. Evan Glazer, Principal of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

  • 11:45 AM Q&A Moderated by Kevin Kelly
  • 12:00 PM Ben Franklin: 'America's Favorite Inventor' Show
  • 12:30 PM Speaker: Ray Ivie, LGS Innovations (“Engineering is Cool”)
  • 12:40 PM Pat Povilaitis: “The Human Vice”
  • 1:00 PM STEM Advocate Award Presented to Nene Spivy, Children’s Science Center
  • 1:15 PM Speaker: Astronaut Dr. Lawrence J. DeLucas Discusses ``STEM In Space``

    Topic: STEM to Space

    Speaker: Astronaut Dr. Lawrence J. DeLucas

    Moderator: Ed Swallow, Aerospace Corporation

  • 2:00 PM Panel Discussion: Opportunities in STEM

    Topic: Opportunities in STEM

    Speaker: Dr. Evan Glazer, Principal of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

    Speaker: Aditya Singh, Thomas Jefferson High School Student

    Speaker: Paul Selby, President LGS

  • 2:45 PM Closing Remarks from the WashingtonExec STEM Council
  • 3:00 PM Event Concludes