USA Science & Engineering Festival Announces 2017 X-STEM Symposium Speakers!

by Tommy Cornelis

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is thrilled to bring back the Extreme X-STEM Symposium to Washington, D.C. on April 28, 2017! The X-STEM Symposium- presented by the U.S. Department of Defense– is for middle through high school students with fascinating presentations by an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to empower and inspire kids about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Note: Military Families click here for information on discounted tickets.

Here are just some of the many great speakers lined up to speak at this year’s X-STEM Symposium!

Emily Calandrelli
This astronautics expert shares her excitement about science and space exploration in many exciting ways — including as a correspondent on Netflix’sBill Nye Saves the World and producer/host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space.  Learn from her the importance of young students, including girls and minorities, realizing just how amazing STEM can be!



Albert Yu-Min Lin
Discover this exciting, innovative young scientist and his ambitious new company called Planet3 aimed at presenting the entire Earth as a live digital learning laboratory platform in your classroom!




Marcus Eriksen
From his captivating seagoing expeditions to his empowering world-renowned 5 Gyres Institute, discover how this noted researcher is calling attention to the problem of plastic pollution plaguing our world´s oceans.



Check out the full list of speakers here: