STEM Education and Research in Okinawa and Hawaii: Views from the Cutting EdgeMarch 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, 1777 East-West Road, Keoni Auditorium
Please join as at this free public conference presented by the East-West Center, the Worldwide Uchinanchu Business Network (WUB) and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.
In addition to a rich cultural heritage, Okinawa and Hawaiʻi share a vision to fuel their economic engines and create global leaders by investing in scientific, technical, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and research. At this conference, experts, distinguished guests, and the audience will discuss the world-changing mission of STEM education and research.
Dr. Peter Gruss
President/CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)
Recognized worldwide for his research in gene regulation and embryonic development, Dr. Gruss was President of the Max Planck Society from 2002-2014. A leader in technology transfer and innovation, he co-founded a biopharmaceutical company and chairs the Siemens Technology and Innovation Council.
Hon. David Y. Ige
Governor, State of Hawaii
Dr. Kenneth Y. Kaneshiro
Director, Center for Conservation Research and Training and the Hawaiian Evolutionary Biology Program
Dr. David Lassner
President, University of Hawaiʻi System and Interim Chancellor of UH Mānoa
Glenn S. Lee
STEM Learning Center Coordinator and Robotics Design Technology Instructor, Waialua Intermediate and High School
This conference is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
Please RSVP by March 16 by telephone at 944-7111 or email at EWCInfo@EastWestCenter.org
Parking is free on campus due to the Kuhio Day state holiday
This Uchinanchu Talk Story Conference VII is the latest in a series of conferences that strives to broaden understanding of issues of common interest to Uchinanchu and all peoples of the world.
East-West Center, Mānoa Campus
(808) 944-7111, EWCInfo@EastWestCenter.org
Monday, March 26
Holiday: Prince Kuhio Day10 UH campuses
STEM Education and Research in Okinawa and Hawaii: Views from the Cutting EdgeMānoa Campus, Hawaii Imin International Conference Center, 1777 East-West Road, Keoni Auditorium