The Chicago Student Invention Convention
About the Virtual Event
This year, over 2,000 K-8th grade students from across the Chicagoland area have learned the innovative skills that they will need to succeed in life and work in the 21st century.
Student finalists, who represent 45 participating schools, libraries, and youth centers, join attendees to debut their invention prototypes. These inventors used creative problem-solving, design thinking, and engineering skills to create an original solution to solve a problem they care about.
Registration for the free event: https://hopin.com/events/2021-chicago-student-invention-convention
This is a FREE event. Suggested donations help us to reach new schools and neighborhoods, as well as enrich the offerings of this free, annual invention education program. All donors have the opportunity to be acknowledged on our website and Awards Ceremony livestream (May 24).
Code of Conduct:
CSIC provides a safe and welcoming experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment in any form.
Get your free ticket: https://hopin.com/events/2021-chicago-student-invention-convention
Opening Remarks:Leaders from Molex, Encyclopedia Britannica and Horizon Therapeutics
Musical Guest: Musicality
In partnership withInventEd, this panel will explore the Invention Education community of practice. Panelists will share student engagement experiences; how to meet students where they’re at and keep them on the invention pathway, and explore where invention education goes next from an educator perspective.
Moderated by Christine Lawlor-King, Connecticut Invention Convention Executive Director and STEMConnector Community Trailblazer Award Winner, the panel will feature:
STEAM Coordinator and Middle School Teacher, Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill, SC
Encyclopædia Britannica Education Consultant, Chicago, IL
Former Elementary School Teacher, Atlanta, GA
Bri Livingood, M.Ed.
Principal at New Covenant School in Arlington, MA
High School Biology Teacher, Northeast High School in Oakland Park, FL
Sri Lekha Srinivasan
Executive Director, Association for Sustainability Education, El Cerrito, CA
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