LIVE Virtual Event to Celebrate the 2015 Siemens Competition Winners

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On December 8, please join Discovery Education and the Siemens Foundation for a LIVE virtual event to include guest speakers and the announcement of the 2015 Siemens Competition Scholarship Winners! 

This year, our panel of amazing speakers in industries ranging from space technology to entertainment to healthcare, will tap into what we call the “Innovative Mind.” In today’s world, there is a movement of disrupting the traditional models of science and technology to solve real-world challenges. Our speakers will provide you with personal insights into how their ideas went from paper to progress, and how they were able to deal with obstacles along the way to success. Join us for inspiring stories, live Q&A, and exciting Siemens Competition Scholarship Winner announcements! 

Tune-in with your STEM classroom at 10AM to hear from the Innovation Summit speakers, and stay with us at 11AM for the announcement of the 2015 Siemens Competition Scholarship winners! 

Meet Our Speakers

 Dr. Aprille Ericcson, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Ericsson is the Program Manager for Small Business Innovative Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Research.  Her primary focus as a Technologist has been Advanced Manufacturing, Applied Nanotechnology, and miniaturization of Technology for CubeSat and SmallSat space platforms.  Here she works with small businesses to take these innovative technologies and identify applications for use in our every day lives.

Elliot Kotek, Content Chief & Co-Founder Not Impossible

As content chief & co-founder of Not Impossible, Elliot believes in using technology for the sake of humanity, and that the power of social video content can amplify one’s story to help thousands of others.  With Project Daniel, Not Impossible sent a team to Sudan to 3D print prosthetic limbs for a boy who’d lost both his arms in a bomb blast, enabling him to feed himself for the first time in two years.


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