Brown University School of Engineering

Inaugural Presidential Scholars Symposium: "The Intersection Between Innovation, STEM and Social Science"

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Friday, October 27, 2017 12:00pm - 7:00pm
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Presidential Scholars Symposium: "The Intersection Between Innovation, Technology, and Social Science" Does the intersection between science, innovation, technology and social science exist? How are these fields connected? How does it impact humanity? The inaugural Presidential Scholars Symposium brings together acclaimed researchers, social scientists, entrepreneurs and a collective of bright minds to give talks on their research and experiences, and discuss the connection between the various fields. The symposium seeks to foster learning and inspire and provoke conversation that will expand intellectual curiosity around the intersection between innovation, technology, and social science. Speakers are Leaders in the fields of science, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Lunch and Symposium from 12:00-4:00pm Location: Stephen Robert Campus Center, Kasper Multipurpose Room Christina Lewis Halperin, Founder & Executive Director, All Star Code Chad Mirkin, The Mirkin Research Group, Northwestern University Erin Pettit, Founder, ICE, Inspiring Girls Expeditions, University of Alaska Fairbanks Butch Rovan, Director, Brown Arts Initiative, Brown University Pre-Reception and Closing Keynote from 4:30pm-7:00pm Location: Building for Environmental Research and Training, Room 130 Keynote Address: Ty Ahmad-Taylor, VP Product Marketing, Facebook & Former CEO, THX This event is free and open to the public. Registration opens on October 2 and is required. For more information and to register, please visit,