STEM and Its Link with Entrepreneurship | Conference

When: 06.04.2016 - 14:00 - 18:00
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Admission: 

Please, register by sending registration email to acprague@state.gov


Main image Výraz STEM vznikl v USA v 90. letech 20. století pro označení oboru přírodních věd (Science), techniky a technologie (Technology, Engineering) a matematiky (Mathematic)

The American Center of the U.S. Embassy in Prague cordially invites you to a conference on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

In Czech and partly in English. Please, register by April 5 at acprague@state.gov.

PROGRAM

2-3 pm  How to Attract More Women to STEM Careers? (Panel discussion)
With Dita Přikrylová of Czechitas, Marcela Linková, Ph.D.  of National Contact Centre - Gender and Science, Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ing. Zdeněk Hurák, Ph.D., Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, and Dan Franc,  Program Manager, Google Developer Relations
 

3-3:30 pm  University Student Robotic Demonstration

3:30-4 pm  Coffee break

4-4:30 pm  Performance of Karel Čapek’s RUR with Lego Mindstorm robots by students of Gymnazium Jeseník

4:30-5:30 pm Linking STEM Research to Entrepreneurship (Panel discussion)

With Jana Horaková, Technical University in Liberec, Dr. Libor Přeučil, Intelligent and Mobile Robotics, Czech Technical University – Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics, Daniel Georgiev, Ph.D., Department of Cybernetics University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, and Jan Proček, Business Development Director, AtomTrace, s.r.o.

5:30-6 pm Presentation by Tamar Newberger, IT expert with background in startups, entrepreneurship and women in STEM

6 pm  NETWORKING

Robots from the Big Screen:  From Science Fiction to Reality?

Opening of an exhibition that presents popular movie robots via photos and graphic art works by several artists.  Photos and posters of the exhibition will present robots from literature, movies, and real life, from the artificial bio androids of "R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)" by Karel Čapek and American film robots of 1950s to the newest artificial mechanical androids by Hiroshi Ishiguro Lab in Japan.