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Upcoming Events

October 2020



Innovation World

Innovation World: Global Innovation Field Trip

October 10, 2020, 12pm ET

Join people from around the world for a 24-hour, multi-country collaboration, celebrating young innovators and those who educate, inspire and sponsor innovation.

More information and registration here: https://innovationworld.org/gift-home/



Project Invent

Learning Made Real Through Virtual Community Partnerships

October 22, 2020 7:00pm ET

Kids are craving connection. This makes real-world projects so important, now more than ever. Join this workshop to learn how you can weave authentic partnerships with community members to engage your students and add meaning to your curriculum!

Register here.



US Department of Education

STEM Webinar: Invention Education

October 27, 2020, 1:30-3:00pm ET

The federal government’s five-year STEM education strategic plan encourages the advancement of innovation and entrepreneur education.  In collaboration with USPTO, this briefing aims to amplify the growth and  importance of invention, innovation, and entrepreneur education in and  out of school and across elementary, secondary, and post-secondary  education.

Register for free here

November 2020




CSforAll: 2020 Commitments Showcase

November 17, 2020 7pm ET

Join the CS Community to learn what organizations committed toward taking a measurable step in advancing computer science in K-12 in the United States.

Register for free here



University of Iowa, Jacobson Institute

Innovator Competition

November 20, 2020 - Application deadline, Week of December 14, 2020 - Innovator Competition

The competition is for any high school student in grades 9-12. Students don’t need a background or course work in business to compete.  Winners are awarded a combined total of $3,000 in seed capital to take their idea, product or business to the next level.

More information and application here: https://jacobsoninstitute.org/innovator-competition

February 2021



The Lemelson Foundation

InventEd Convening

February 2-4, 2021

Annual convening for InventEd Network members to learn, connect and collaborate to build the field of Invention Education.

Invitation only event.

Registration details to come.