South Metro Denver Chamber's Colorado STEM Summit set for Oct. 30

Thursday September 17, 2015 0 comments Tags: Denver, STEM, 2015 Colorado STEM S, South Metro Denver C, Thomas Friedman, Norman Augustine, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia

 

DENVER -- The 2015 Colorado STEM Summit  will be held Oct. 30 at the Marriott Denver Tech Center, 4900 Syracuse St.STEM_Summit_logoUSE

Presented by the South Metro Denver Chamber, the summit will convene business, education and policy stakeholders to create more synergistic STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) systems.

Organizers said the goal of the summit is to help expose more Colorado kids to STEM programs while building a talent pipeline that benefits the state’s economy.

Event speakers include Thomas Friedman, author and New York Times columnist; Norman Augustine, member of the Advisory Committee on the Future of the U.S. Space Program; and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia.

Breakout sessions include:

  • Engaging girls in STEM programs
  • Keeping educators ahead of the curve
  • Reviving careers with STEM skills
  • Strengthening partnerships between business and education

To register, visit www.coloradostemsummit.com.