Orange County Section


OC STEM Showcase 2013

STEM and DMA Showcase 2013

The Showcase is a collaboration of the corporate, education, and non-profit worlds coming together to create an engaging and interactive Career Exploration program experience. Featuring industry and education displays, exhibits, and workshop presentation all focused on inspiring middle and high school students to Explore, discover, and Connect to their future career.The Showcase will include:

– Vital Link Career Exploration Exhibits (Medical, Transportation, Environmental Design, and Engineering)
– Student science and engineering displays
– STEM Digital Media Arts Competition displays
– Community College exhibits and displays
– Industry Exhibits – mobile labs, trucks, and demonstration areas
 Open Robotics and Automation Competition & Showcase (ORACS) by IEEE RAS Chapter and Engineers4KidsUSA (April 13th -14th)
– Teams competing with student designed robots
– Energy Invitational auto competition static judging
– Display alternative fuel vehicles designed and built by University and High School student teams as well as alternative fuel auto manufacturers
– Job Recruitment area
– STEM related non-profits will have exhibit booths to share information about volunteer and paid positions within their organizations

Date: April 12,13 & 14, 2013
Time: 9 to 3 Friday, 10 to 5 Saturday and Sunday
Location: Orange County Fairgrounds and Event Center
Attendees: Orange County students and their families
Cost: Friday Field Trip Day contact the Vital Link office Saturday and Sunday open to the public at no charge
Production partners and supporters: Orange County Department of Education, Google, Bank of America, Boeing, OC Fair & Event Center, PBS So Cal, Int’l Game Developers Assoc., Engineers4KidsUSA, Mathobotix,  IEEE (Int’l Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Irvine Valley College Career Cafe, Cisco, Roadtrip Nation, So Cal Edison, State Street IMS, 4th District PTA,One OC, OC Sherriff-Coroner Bomb Squad Team and Robot, United Way, American Career College, UCI, West Coast University and more.