USA Science & Engineering Festival
Organization: USA Science & Engineering Festival
|Event Date/Time: Apr 26, 2014 / 8:00 am - (EST)||End Date/Time: Apr 27, 2014 / 6:00 pm - (EST)|
The 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival is a monumental 2-day science extravaganza for the whole family.
The Festival is the country’s only national science event with well over 350,000 attendees expected. It was developed to increase public awareness about the importance of science and to encourage youth to pursue careers in science and engineering by celebrating science in much the same way as we celebrate Hollywood celebrities, professional athletes and pop stars.
SOeakers and exhibitors will include Mike Rowe from Dity Jobs, the cast of the Big Bang Theory, Bill Nye the Science Guy, They Might Be Giants, as well as Nobel Prize winners, CEO, entreprenuers, astronauts, ocean explorers and scientists of all stripes.
Lockheed Martin is the presenting host sponsor of the Festival, a grassroots collaboration of over 750 of the leading science and engineering non-profits, universities and corporations in the United States.
The event takes place all day on Saturday and Sunday. It is free and open to the pubic at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C., 20001.