When: 02/19/20 - 02/19/20       Time: 6:00pm

Where: UVM Davis Center, Grand Maple Ballroom       City: Burlington, VT

Price: Free

Description: The Aiken Engineering Week Public Lecture invites community members, K-12 classroom teachers and students, and the UVM community to visit the UVM campus and hear from exciting local voices actively working in the field of engineering. Date and Time: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 – 6:00-7:00pm (migling and snacks will be available afterwards until 8:30pm) Location: University of Vermont, Dudley H. Davis Center, Grand Maple Ballroom, 590 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401 Talk Title: The Joy of Making Things 2020 Speaker: John Cohn John Cohn is an IBM Fellow in the IBM Watson Internet of Things Division. He is the Chief Scientist for the Worldwide Watson IoT Headquarters in Munich. John is active in education issues at a local, state and national level. He is so passionate about promoting STEM careers that he spent 59 days living and inventing in an abandoned steel mill as part of Discovery Channel’s technical survival show “The Colony”. John lives with his family in a restored 19th-century schoolhouse in Jonesville Vermont and is eager to share his love of science and technology with anyone who will listen.

Contact Name: Melissa Rubinchuk

      Email: Melissa.Rubinchuk@uvm.edu

Related Link: https://www.uvm.edu/cems/engineeringweek/

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