UMW To Host Regional STEM Summit, April 20

The University of Mary Washington will host the second annual FredTech STEM 16 Summit on Saturday, April 20 to showcase innovations in science, technology, engineering and mathematics from across the region. The summit, co-sponsored by UMW, FredTech and the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Anderson Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

More than 25 local secondary schools and universities will showcase STEM-related projects.

The event will showcase STEM-related projects from students, educators and businesses. More than 25 local secondary schools and universities will participate, including UMW, Germanna Community College and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren. Additionally, more than 50 booths will include STEM-related presentations.

The summit also will include demonstrations on advancements in robotics and lasers and a STEM career fields panel.

To register for the summit visit, http://fredericksburgregionalchamber.chambermaster.com/Events/details/stem-16-summit-2500 or call (540) 373-9400. For more information, contact Mary Garber, FredTech executive director, at Mary@fredericksburgchamber.org or George Hughes, the STEM 16 chairman, at ghughes@simventions.com.

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