On October 11 to 12, Education Nation and CNBC are teaming up with the Jefferson Innovation Summit to bring together big thinkers in business, government, media, academia and the arts for a conversation about innovation and entrepreneurship. Guided by CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen, delegates will be presented with hypothetical situations intended to explore the issues and obstacles to creating a culture of curiosity, intellect, and idea-generation.
For a sneak peek of what’s to come, take a look at Tyler Mathisen’s recent interview with one of the Summit participants - Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson. Dr. Jackson is the President of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, serves on the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and the International Security Advisory Board to the United States Department of State, and was chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1995-1999. She’s a theoretical physicist, and her research and policy focus addresses the looming crisis of shortcomings in our nation’s STEM workforce.
For more information on the Jefferson Innovation Summit, visit jeffersoninnovationsummit.org.
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