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Spirit of Innovation Challenge - Teacher Launch Party
Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)
The Conrad Foundation invites Houston STEM educators to join us in launching our 2012-2013 Spirit of Innovation Challenge (Conrad Challenge)! Then, discover why YOU should become a Spirit of Innovation Challenge Coach.
- Enjoy a break with free food, drinks and prizes
- Hear from Houston coach Peter Han and his winning team from the 2011-2012 Spirit of Innovation Challenge
- Learn about an international competition Headquartered in your area
- Network with your STEM peers
About the Spirit of Innovation Challenge
The Conrad Foundation believes high school students have the potential to create the next world-changing, commercially-viable product or service. The Spirit of Innovation Challenge invites students ages 13 – 18 from around the globe to Get Their Genius On and conceptualize a solution for a chance to win $10,000 in the areas of:
- Aerospace and Aviation
- Energy and Environment
- Cybertechnology and Security
- Health and Nutrition
This free and dynamic program for teachers, parents and afterschool coordinators provides context and depth to their curriculum. As adult participants in the Conrad Challenge, coaches receive access to peer mentors and worldwide experts who can provide unique perspectives on the industries they serve.
To learn more about our program go to www.conradawards.org!
When & Where
Join this international competition headquartered in Houston! Each year, the Spirit of Innovation Challenge gives high school students around the world the opportunity to adapt their science and technology studies to design products of the future to address real-world challenges and promote global sustainability. Students design products in one of four categories: aerospace and aviation; energy and environment; health and nutrition; and cyber security and technology. For more information, visit, www.conradawards.org.