National corporations have joined leading Metro Atlanta organizations to lend their support for the upcoming Atlanta Science Festival, an innovative eight-day celebration showcasing local science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) in March 2015.
The Atlanta Science Festival is a collaboration of more than 100 scientific, educational, corporate, civic, cultural and community organizations including:
· Emory University
· Georgia Institute of Technology
· Metro Atlanta Chamber
· Georgia State University
· Cancer Treatment Centers of America
· Delta Air Lines, Inc.
· Mercer University & Mercer Health Sciences Center
· American Cancer Society
· College Football Hall of Fame
· Georgia BioEd Institute
· Georgia Department of Economic Development
· Georgia Power
· Lockheed Martin
· NSF Center for Selective C-H Functionalization
· The Clorox Company
· Thompson Hine, LLP
· Women in Technology
· Carabiner Communications
· Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
· Kennesaw State University
· Maker Faire Atlanta
· NSF/NASA Center for Chemical Evolution
· Captain Planet Foundation
· Cox Automotive
· Georgia Connections Academy
· Georgia Natural Gas
· North American Electric Reliability Corporation
· Atlanta Magazine
· Clear Channel Outdoor
· Public Broadcasting Atlanta
“The Atlanta Science Festival is pleased to have so many returning sponsors and we are equally excited about all the new partnerships,” said Jordan Rose, Atlanta Science Festival co-director and co-founder. “The increased support will help us show that science matters to everyone─at home, in school, through work and across our state. We truly appreciate our sponsors for showing their commitment to STEM education, workforce development and a scientifically literate community in our region.”
Scheduled for March 21-28, the Atlanta Science Festival celebrates local science and technology through a variety of engaging events and performances for curious people of all ages. The weeklong celebration culminates with a family-friendly, all-day interactive Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park.
A complete list of sponsors and partners can be found at AtlantaScienceFestival.org. For the latest information on the Atlanta Science Festival activities, please follow the event on Facebook at AtlantaScienceFestival, Twitter at @ATLSciFest and on Instagram at @atlscifest.
About the Atlanta Science Festival
The second annual Atlanta Science Festival is a weeklong celebration of local science and technology that culminates with an all-day interactive Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park. Scientists, experts and educators from local schools, colleges, universities, museums and corporations will uncover mysteries and explain discoveries in hands-on activities, facility tours, stimulating presentations, and riveting performances at venues across the city. Our mission is to engage the public in a celebration of our local science community and the ways science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) help us to better understand and improve our world. The Festival, which runs March 21-28, is produced by a collaboration of science, cultural, and educational institutions, led by Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology and the Metro Atlanta Chamber. To learn more, visit AtlantaScienceFestival.org or call (770) 322-4992.