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Trying to decide which university will be the best fit for you? Your best option may be one that you haven't considered yet. Be sure to visit the Intel ISEF Commons where you can meet representatives from dozens of leading STEM universities.
The Intel ISEF Commons is located in the Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom B. When you check in at registration, you can get detailed directions to the Commons. The Commons will be open during the following days and times:
5 - 7p.m.
Before you head to the Pin Exchange be sure to stop by the Intel ISEF Commons to meet representatives from leading STEM universities. You can also collect university pins and other cool swag!
2:30 - 6:30p.m.
Eat and greet! Come to the Intel ISEF Commons for the pre-Opening Ceremony buffet dinner and spend time getting to know more about the great research opportunities offered by these outstanding colleges and universities.
8 - 9:30a.m.
Intel ISEF Commons open. Light breakfast snacks provided. Last chance for finalists to visit the Commons.
A program of the Society for Science & the Public, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) is the world's largest pre-college science competition. The nearly 1,800 finalists represent the top high school STEM students from the U.S. and more than 75 countries, presenting their research and competing for more than $4 million in awards. Watch the brief 2018 highlights video here.
"[Intel] ISEF finalists have distinguished themselves as some of the most outstanding young researchers from their regions and around the globe. Many current and former MIT students (and even several of our faculty) are ISEF alumni, and their creative, conscientious research continues to enrich our community — and the world."
— Stu Schmill, Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Intel ISEF finalists express interest in a wide range of colleges and universities, and they are sought after and accepted by top institutions in the U.S. and abroad. Here is a breakdown of the 2018 Intel ISEF finalists:
There is no other event where colleges, universities and other organizations can interact with so many top, pre-selected science and engineering high school students from around the world.
You'll get to showcase your institution to not only the students, but mentors, science fair directors, parents and others who influence college and career decisions. And, during a specially designated time you'll have access to the finalist exhibit hall where you'll have an additional opportunity to interact with the finalists, as well as view their research projects.
You can be an exhibitor in the Intel ISEF Commons, an area where finalists, educators, mentors and parents can interact with exhibiting colleges/universities and other organizations with a science and education focus.
Intel ISEF Commons exhibitors also have the option (for an additional fee) of participating as a Special Awards Organization, or applying to present an educational symposium.
Participation is limited to 50 exhibitors, so reserve early. Contact Daryl Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 872-5127 for more information about exhibitor packages and other ways the Society can help your institution connect with high school STEM students.