STEM Best Practices

June 20, 2018 | Davis Conference Center
1651 North 700 West, Layton, Utah 84041


The STEM Best Practices Conference is an opportunity to learn about STEM Best Practices from Utah experts and leaders in our K-12 STEM community.

The conference will highlight projects from across the state where communities are experiencing success with STEM learning.

The conference will also announce new opportunities for engaging with the STEM Action Center and provide an opportunity for networking to form new partnerships with other STEM stakeholders.


Keynote Speaker:
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

Dr. Ramirez is a science evangelist who is passionate about getting the general public excited about science.  She co-authored Newton’s Football: The Science Behind America’s Game (Random House); and, authored Save Our Science: How to Inspire a New Generation of Scientists (TED Books).

Before taking on the call to improve the public’s understanding of science, she was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale University.  Technology Review, the magazine of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), named her as one of the world’s 100 Top Young Innovators for her contributions to transforming technology.  She has been profiled in The New York TimesFortune Magazine, CBS News, Inside Edition, Fox News, CNN, NPR, ESPN, Time Magazine as well as scientific magazines (Scientific American and Discover Magazine).

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8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks/Keynote
9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Break
9:05 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. Breakout Sessions
9:55 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions
10:50 a.m. to 10:55 a.m. Break
10:55 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch/Panel Discussion
1:00 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1:50 p.m. to 1:55 p.m. Break
1:55 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. STEM School Awards, Raffle & Ice Cream Social

Davis Conference Center