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The frontiers of STEM are vast and far-reaching as they are fascinating. And the X-STEM Extreme Symposium-- as its name implies -- is designed to take you to the extremes of these disciplines next April through amazing interactive presentations. Tickets are on sale now for this extraordinary opportunity!

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Have you ever wondered about the lifestyle of cavemen and other evolutionary mysteries? What about the role of music in enhancing learning and creativity, or how the emerging frontier of biologically-inspired robotics stands to revolutionize our lives? These are just some of the questions that will be answered at the all-day X-STEM Extreme Symposium, Thursday, April 24 at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center with the groundbreaking innovators who are studying them!

This unforgettable all-day event, presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune, will give students, teachers and others the unforgettable opportunity to interact with a host of prominent leaders and pioneers in STEM, including space exploration, green technology, storm chasing, the science behind Hollywood TV and film stunts, oceanography, science policy making, nanotechnology, computer science, biomimicry, and biotech entrepreneurship pursuits.

Which is why we want to be sure you don't miss out on this exciting "limited tickets only" event. Note: Act now to obtain your tickets to the symposium by reading information at the bottom of this article.

Throughout the day at the symposium, elementary through high school students, teachers and others will have the chance to sit in on multiple engaging presentations, live demonstrations and hands-on workshops with experts.

Here is further information on just some of the trailblazers who are sure to inspire you at X-STEM Extreme:

paul-anastasPaul Anastas, Ph.D. – He's known as the "Father of Green Chemistry." Learn of the tireless and groundbreaking efforts of this leading chemist to create a more sustainable society.

Parag ChordiaParag Chordia, Ph.D. – As director of Georgia Tech University's Music Intelligence Lab, he was a pioneer in establishing the link between music exposure and creativity, and students' performance in math and science. Discover how he is now using his research expertise to develop high-tech computer apps that help everyone create their own music!

nancy conrad thumbnailNancy Conrad – Learn how her Conrad Foundation (named for her late husband Apollo astronaut Pete Conrad) is making a dramatic impact in inspiring young students to use science, engineering and entrepreneurship to find viable solutions to some of the most daunting challenges facing us today -- from bioscience and renewable energy to aerospace engineering!

Hod LipsonHod Lipson, Ph.D. – Find out from this noted engineer what his biologically-inspired robots can tell us about our own evolution as humans, and how this technology stands to revolutionize our lives.

m zuk 200Marlene Zuk, Ph.D.– This noted evolutionary biologist and author will take you deep inside the mystery of insects, the lifestyle of cavemen and other evolutionary fascinations!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register now to attend a full day dedicated to celebrating STEM! Click here to purchase your tickets!

General Admission: $25 per person (early bird rate). K-12 Students and Educators: $15 per person (early bird rate)

For more information on the X-STEM Symposium including the agenda for April 24, 2014 visit this link.

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