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The Global STEMx Education Conference • September 19-21, 2013 • http://stemxcon.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STEMxCON September Update September 2, 2013 - The 2013 Global STEMx Education Conference, the world’s first massively open online conference for educators focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more starts soon! Our international lineup of keynote speakers includes the following notables: • Tim Bell, University of Canterbury and Computer Science Unplugged (NZ) • Don Buckley, Tools for School • Al Byers, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) • Jeanne Century, Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education, University of Chicago • Chor Huat Chua, School of Science and Technology, Singapore • Dale Dougherty, Maker Media • Cristin Frodella, Google Inc. • Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Maker Education Initiative • Amy Kamarainen, New York Hall of Science • Larry Johnson, New Media Consortium • Iris Lapinski, Apps for Good, UK • Shari Metcalf, Harvard Graduate School of Education • Elaine Manton, Loreto Grammar School, UK • Cecilia Martins, Organization of American States • Ramsey Musallam, Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep and the Infinite Thinking Machine • Ramji Raghavan, Agasty International Foundation • Yolanda Ramos, International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) • Avis Yates Rivers, National Center for Women and Information Technology

The Global STEMx Education Conference • September 19-21, 2013 •

• Mano Talavier, Longwood Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative Practices (ITTIP) • Jim Vanides, HP

This virtual conference will be held online, around the clock, over the course of three days, September 19 - 21, 2013, and is free for all to attend. See our accepted sessions to learn more. Our founding sponsor is HP, and core conference support is provided by the International Society for Technology in Education® (ISTE). STEMxCon will be a highly inclusive and engaging event that encourages primary, secondary, and tertiary (K-16) students and educators around the world to share innovative approaches to STEMx learning and teaching. The call for proposals is still open for those who would like to engage with a global audience and present their work. Registration is free and participants should sign up on the conference community website for further updates. STEMxCoN is also on Twitter: @stemxcon Conference co-chairs are Lucy Gray of Lucy Gray Consulting, Jim Vanides of HP, and Steve Hargadon of Web 2.0 Labs. Please forward information about this global professional development opportunity on to interested colleagues. Contact: Steve Hargadon Web 2.0 Labs #####