Virtual Regeneron ISEF 2020
This spring, Society for Science & the Public honored the more than 1,300 finalists of the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2020 by coming together virtually to celebrate science. We’re thrilled to share these fascinating, informative and inspiring discussions featuring the top minds in science and business – many of them ISEF alumni – with the entire Society community.
Day 1: Welcoming the STEM Community
Meet the Regeneron ISEF 2020 finalists, enjoy inspiring welcome messages and hear from amazing speakers including MacArthur Fellow Elissa Hallem, Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, and National Medal of Technology and Innovation winner Cato Laurencin.
Day 2: Science and COVID-19
Day 2 of Virtual Regeneron ISEF 2020 focused on the role of science in responding to the coronavirus crisis. Panels include top scientists, industry leaders, policy makers and ISEF alumni. Discussions moderated by Science News journalists and Society for Science & the Public leaders.
Day 3: Focus on Entrepreneurship
ISEF alumni achieve great things. On Day 3 of the Virtual Regeneron ISEF we focus on that entrepreneurship with engaging panels featuring inspiring innovators and entrepreneurs who are also ISEF alumni. The day closed with a terrific panel on college admissions during this challenging time.
Days 4 and 5: Supporting STEM Education
The final two days of the Virtual Regeneron ISEF turned the focus to STEM education. Panels and discussions moderated by the Society team and featuring educators from our network provided timely, practical programming on science education, supporting underserved students and conducting research at home.