3rd Annual STEAMfest

3rd Annual STEAMfest

From November 06, 2019 10:00 am until 2:00 pm
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Third Annual STEAMfest 2019

November 6-7
10:00am - 2:00pm
Beacon Hall Event Center, Room 214

Evening Session: November 6 & 7
5:00pm

Please Note: Yoga will be in Beacon Hall Room 117B.

For yoga on November 7th, Steve Mark will lead a gentle yoga session. Please bring your yoga mats (some mats may be available).

  • An electric car exhibit will be in the courtyard
  • Free reusable bags distributed to first 100 people of the day.
  • Smoothies available at 10am.
  • Experience what virtual reality is all about, learn about careers in ecology, the environment and with animals, play a newly released video game and then speak with the video game designer, get your blood pressure measured, stick your hand in the compost filled with worms, learn about sustainability, green products, solar panels and bees and honey, see 3-D demonstrations.
  • Listen to discussions on organic gardening, the pollinator pathway, how to turn trash into beautiful art, micro plastics in our waterways, and watch a chef demonstrate healthy prep and cooking.
  • Learn more about the legalization of cannabis in CT.

Coordinator: Professor Janet Yarrow.


Wednesday November 6th
10:30am Alexandria Wallace-Currie on beekeeping, local honey, pollinator pathway
11:00am Artist Daniel Lanzilotta on turning trash to art
11:30am Analiese Paik, Sustainne CEO on bringing sustainability into your life
12:30pm Educational Discussion on Cannabis Legalization in Ct.
5:00pm Readings of original work focused on climate change in the Performing Arts Center.

Thursday, November 7th
10am Analiese Paik, Sustainne CEO on sustainability
10:30am Artist Daniel Lanzilotta on turning trash to art
11:00am Chef Raquel demos healthy food cooking
12:30pm Dina Brewster, organic farmer discusses organic farming
1:00pm Sikorsky: Creating energy efficient products, reducing pollution and hiring for green jobs.
1:30pm Video game designer on how to become a video game designer
5:00pm Yoga (Room TBD)


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