Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Communicating STEM

The fifth annual Communicating STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Conference takes place in Cork on Thursday 23rd June.

This years conference theme is 'Success Through Synergy' and the goal will be to encourage participants to create successful partnerships in order to increase scientific literacy and numeracy in Ireland.

Representatives from organisations involved in STEM activities will be in attendance including Discover Science and Engineering, Dublin City of Science, STEPS, The Lifetime Lab and Blackrock Castle Observatory.

Speakers will include David Fahy, project Director for Dublin City of Science; Katherine Jensen of Abbott who will speak on "Corporate Social Responsibility and STEM: The Perfect Partnership"; and Katherine Mathieson, Director of Education for the British Science Association.

If you can't make it to Cork, you may want to follow proceedings on twitter using the #stemconf2011 hashtag.


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