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March 12, 2013

Vol. 3, No. 4

We are almost one year away from the largest celebration of science & engineering in the country! The Festival is moving along with exciting features like our Macot Contest, honoring women in STEM, our partner webinar and our expansive social medial outreach! 

Act now! Join the growing list of science and engineering organizations, such as Lockheed Martin, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and the Federal Drug Administration, who have already signed up as Exhibitors for the Festival Expo, April 26-27, 2014. Don't miss this chance to showcase your institution's expertise in this high-profile, unforgettable weekend celebration of science aimed at inspiring the next generation of innovators!Do you know of any organizations that can wow our Festival Attendees? Send them our way for a chance to win an apple gift card!

Don't miss out on one of the hottest tickets for Festival Expo 2014: the X-STEM Extreme Symposium in Washington, DC! This unforgettable, all-day event gives elementary through high school students the unique opportunity to meet and learn from some of the most inspiring minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – including John Holdren, Chief Science Advisor to President Obama, and Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer. Act now to obtain limited tickets for this event!

Popular Science, one of the leading sources of news in technology, science, gadgets,
space, green tech and more, is returning as a key Media Partner with the Festival!

Do you know an accomplished, engaging professional in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) with the right stuff to join the Festival's high-profile group of Nifty Fifty speakers? Send us your nominations! Also get on board to request one of these amazing speakers for your school! We're tripling the size of the Nifty Fifty to 150 professionals to accommodate more classroom visits for the 2013-2014 school year. Our elite group includes such luminaries as neuroscientist and bionic arm developer Dr. Geoffrey Ling; "science of speed" physicist Dr. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, and renowned Physicist Sylvester James Gates, Ph.D.

While sitting on your couch watching “Spider Man” leap effortlessy from building to building or the various “X-Men” characters amaze the audience with their super human powers, do you think to yourself this is so fake or hmm I wonder if this could really happen? The 2014 Kavli Science Video Contests challenges students to tell us “Is it Science or Fiction”?

Schools in the Washington DC area have some exciting opportunities with the Festival! Join the USA Science & Engineering Festival in promoting this incredible event and receive amazing benefits for your school including your name on our website! Space is limited!

Join the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Volunteer Outreach team and make a difference for the innovators of tomorrow! Help us ignite an interest in STEM for the future generation! Our team of dedicated volunteers are instrumental in allowing us to put on an amazing celebration of science and engineering! Our Volunteer Outreach Team has already started prepping for the upcoming Festival! Join our team of STEM advocates and learn about the year round opportunities we have for our volunteers! Learn more about our upcoming Volunteer Outreach meeting

Our Sponsors are essential in reaching our mission to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers! We would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our very special Sponsors who have signed up to support the 3rd Festival to date.