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Intel ISEF 2017 begins

May 15, 2017
Intel ISEF 2017 finalists traded pins from the countries, states, or cities at the Pin Exchange, a beloved tradition.
Intel ISEF 2017 finalists traded pins from the countries, states, or cities at the Pin Exchange, a beloved tradition.
PHOTO COURTESY OF SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE & THE PUBLIC/Chris Ayers Photography.

On the first night of every Intel ISEF, thousands of finalists get to know each other and trade pins from their countries, states, or cities at the beloved pin exchange tradition. It becomes a bit of a contest to see who has the most stuffed lanyard.

View photos from the 2017 pin exchange below:

Students exchange pins at the 2017 Intel ISEF pin exchange.
Finalists exchange pins from their countries, states, and hometowns. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris Ayers Photography.
Students exchange pins at the 2017 Intel ISEF pin exchange. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris.
Intel ISEF finalists get to know each other and their home countries throughout the week, but especially during the pin exchange. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris Ayers Photography.
Students exchange pins at the 2017 Intel ISEF pin exchange. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris.
Society for Science & the Public CEO Maya Ajmera exchanges her presidential pin with finalists. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris Ayers Photography.
Students exchange pins at the 2017 Intel ISEF pin exchange. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris.
A finalist represents Brazil with her T-shirt at the 2017 Intel ISEF pin exchange. Photo courtesy of Society for Science & the Public/Chris Ayers Photography.

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