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Society Signature Alumni Event

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 00:00
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New York City, NY

Come out and reconnect with fellow alumni! This Signature Alumni Event will feature two presentations with alumni leaders from business, social entrepreneurship and digital marketing sectors. There will also be a musical performance. The evening will conclude with a networking reception.

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick Rose P. Hall
Appel Room
10 Columbus Circle, New York City, NY

Doors open at 3:30 p.m. The first panel will begin at 4:00 p.m. 

Attire is business casual.

Check out the panelists

Hedging Our Bets: Investing in the Future of Science,
Technology and Engineering

Panel Discussion:

Moderator: Maya Ajmera, President & CEO, Society for Science & the Public
and Publisher, Science News, 1985 STS
Michael Colsher, Head of Quantitative Trading, HAP Capital LLC,1997 STS
Eden Full Goh, Founder, SunSaluter, 2007-2008 ISEF
Kristin Kovner, Founding Principal, K-Squared Strategies LLC, 2000 STS
Michael Li, Founder & CEO, The Data Incubator, 2003 ISEF; 2003 STS

Musical Performance
Sara Kornfeld Simpson, Flautist, Boston University, 2011-2012 ISEF; 2014 STS
Conversation with: 

Moderator: Kumar Garg, Senior Fellow, Society for Science & the Public;
Former Senior Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (2009-2017)
George Yancopoulos, Founding Scientist, President of Regeneron Laboratories and 
Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, 1976 STS

Please RSVP by September 12, 2017 as space is limited.

Please direct questions to

Alumni of the Society for Science and the Public have competed in one or more of the following programs:

  • Science Talent Search (Sponsored by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, formerly Intel and Westinghouse)
  • International Science and Engineering Fair (Sponsored by Intel, formerly called the National Science Fair)
  • Broadcom MASTERS (2011 – present)
  • Middle School Program (2008)
  • Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (1999-2007)

About Society for Science & the Public

Society for Science & the Public is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization dedicated to student achievement in independent research and to the public’s engagement in science. Established in 1921, its vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement. Through acclaimed education competitions, including the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and the Broadcom MASTERS, which now have over 60,000 alumni, and through the award-winning publications Science News and science News for Students, the Society is committed to inform, educate and inspire.

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