June 27, 2013 – Washington, D.C.– In order to remain a global leader in innovation, the United States must find ways to fill the gaps in its STEM talent pipeline. For the second straight year, leaders across business, education and government convened at the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference to do just that. Approximately 1,500 participants filled the Austin Convention Center for three days to collaborate and solve STEM’s most critical issues.
U.S. News STEM Solutions Announces Major Addition to National Conference Speakers: Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris
June 11, 2013 – Washington, D.C.– The 2013 U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference features an unprecedented speaker lineup of STEM all-stars from across technology, education and government. The latest addition, Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris, is a major boon for the event that makes an already impressive conference program significantly more compelling.
Actress Mayim Bialik of TV’s “The Big Bang Theory” Makes Keynote Appearance at U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference
June 10, 2013 – Washington, D.C.–Emmy-nominated actress Dr. Mayim Bialik brings her passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) from TV to Texas at the upcoming U.S. News STEM Solutions National Conference in Austin, from June 17-19. On screen, Bialik plays quirky neurobiologist Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler on CBS’ hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory.” Off screen, she is a real-life neuroscientist and a strong STEM education advocate.
Plus: Register today for a sneak peek at the new Austin Community College education center
May 23, 2013 – Washington, D.C.—Registering for U.S. News STEM Solutions will not only give you a unique chance to learn from experts about solving the STEM crisis, but select attendees also have the chance to improve their communication skills. During a special “Fever Pitch” conference session on Tuesday, June 18th, 10-preselected attendees will have the chance to give 3-minute “elevator” pitches about their STEM company or organization. Designed for anyone looking for advice in shaping and delivering their company or organization’s mission clearly and directly, this session will allow participants to show off their know-how to an audience and several GMMB communications experts. Following the presentations, participants, the audience, and the GMMB experts will discuss key elements of effective messaging and pitching like a pro.
May 15, 2013 – Washington, D.C. – U.S. News STEM Solutions is proud to announce the sponsors, media partners and supporting organizations to date for the second edition of this critical National Conference, scheduled for June 17-19, 2013, in Austin, Texas.
Members of these diverse organizations will collaborate with other leaders and visionaries from business, education and government in finding solutions to the gap in America’s STEM-related skills and unfilled jobs. With all voices combined, the conference promotes resolution-oriented conversations about how the community will work together to advance the future of STEM.
May 2, 2013 – Washington, D.C.—U.S. News & World Report is delighted to announce the winners of the 2013 U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Awards. The five honorees were chosen from a group of outstanding nominees representing the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. “All of these award winners have not only been pioneers in their own disciplines but also have helped lead the national effort to better prepare students and workers in the STEM fields,” says U.S. News Editor Brian Kelly.
April 24, 2013 – Washington, D.C.–U.S. News STEM Solutions announces a roster of highly sought after speakers for the 2013 National Conference being held June 17-19 in Austin, TX. Never before has such a wide-ranging group of experts from education, business and government come together under one roof.
February 20, 2013 – Washington, D.C. – U.S. News STEM Solutions opens registration for The National Conference taking place June 17-19 in Austin, Texas. Following last year’s groundbreaking event, the 2013 conference will again set the stage for attendees to share best practices, identify scalable solutions, initiate partnerships and translate ideas into practical solutions. The theme of the conference—Teach, Inspire, Hire—is a call to action. Participants will leave better prepared to take the necessary action to improve STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and increase employment in STEM fields.
February 12, 2013 – Washington, D.C. – U.S. News STEM Solutions organizers offer a glimpse into the 2013 conference program for the annual summit, taking place June 17-19 in Austin, Texas.
Reflective of this year’s conference theme—Teach. Inspire. Hire.—the targeted tracks present a truly comprehensive look at today’s challenges in STEM and lay the groundwork for sustainable solutions for tomorrow. The program seeks to engage educators, business leaders and policymakers in hard-hitting discussions geared toward solving the most critical and relevant STEM issues.