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Event Details

Expo Information


Dates: April 26 & 27, 2014
Times both days: 9am-6pm
Free of charge and open to all ages!

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now for a chance to win prizes.

See our FAQ's to get all your questions answered.

View Festival Expo Map.
Download full Expo Program.
Download the Layar App prior to going to the Expo to take advantage of our augmented reality features.

We still need Volunteers: click here to find out more!

how to get there


The Expo will take place at the

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mount Vernon Place (between 9th and 7th Streets NW on L Street NW)

We strongly suggest to use public transportation. The Green and Yellow line Mt. Vernon Square/7th St Convention Center Metro Stop exits into the Convention Center. Click here to view interactive Metro map.

Or reserve your Parking Spot with Parking Panda

Or request a professionally driven car from Uber

Book a Hotel Room with one of our Partner Hotels.

What To Expect


More than 3000 fun, hands-on activities for all ages.

Over 150 stage shows, including music, magic, comedy and more.

A Career Pavilion and College Fair for high-school students

A Book Fair with over 25 Featured Authors.

Create your personal Stage Show Schedule here

Create your personal list of must-see exhibits here

 

X-STEM

Don't miss the first
x-stem extreme Stem symposium -
presented by northrop Grumman Foundation and Medimmune


On April 24, 2014, some of the greatest visionaries of our time will get together to share their passion for science and engineering with 3000 students from the greater Washington D.C. area.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to meet private and commercial space flight astronauts, explorers of the Titanic, the decipherer of the human genome, oceanographers, astrophysicists and the youngest person to pilot a plane solo around the world!  Find out more...

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Sponsor

Become a Sponsor of the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival


By participating as a sponsor in the upcoming Festival, your organization will be aligned with the nation’s leading science and engineering institutions that recognize the importance of STEM education and its impact on our country. We have created a variety of sponsorship opportunities, all designed to increase awareness of your organization to the hundreds of thousands of attendees at the festival venues and to the thousands more around the world who check out this website.

So help us re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in the sciences and engineering by becoming a Sponsor today!

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Donate

Support the USA Science & Engineering Festival

 

Please help us re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in the sciences and engineering.

The Festival is organized by Science Spark, a 501(c)3 non-profit science outreach organization, and is funded through corporate sponsorships, government grants, and private donations.

 


 

 

Volunteer

Volunteer at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival


Sign Up to Volunteer for the X-STEM Symposium, Sneak Peek Friday and the EXPO now! Pick your own job and shift on our Volunteer Opportunities page. Positions are going quickly. We also have opportunities to volunteer with groups of 10 or more on Sneak Peek Friday and Expo weekend. Shifts begin as early as Tuesday, April 22nd to Sunday, April 27th. Volunteers will receive a FREE Festival T-­shirt and are critical to the success of the Festival. Click here to view current volunteer opportunities.  Tell your friends to volunteer with you!

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About

Celebrate science!

The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, the largest science festival in the US, features nationwide contests and school programs, including our popular 'Nifty Fifty' science speaker program - presented by InfoComm International. The Festival culminates in a Grand Finale Expo on April 26-27, 2014, with the US News STEM Solutions Conference on April 23-25, and Sneak Peek Friday - presented by the Department of Defense - on April 25. New this year: X-STEM - presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune - an Extreme STEM Symposium for students on April 24.

science festival Highlights

Watch our highlight video reel to see what the 2012 USA Science & Engineering Festival was all about.

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latest News

There's Still Time to Register for… School groups, homeschoolers and military families are invited to get a "Sneak Peek" at the Festival's Expo on April 25, 2014! Click here to register...
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