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Kassandra Vazquez (right) a member of Palm­dale High School’s Solar Falcon Race Team, speaks with members of the educational community, including Bernie Longjohn of Learn 4 Life during the sixth annual Greater Antelope Valley STEMPosium held last year at the Chimbole Center in Palmdale. This year’s STEMPosium will be held at Edwards Air Force Base.

EDWARDS — The seventh annual Greater AV STEMPosium, themed “Journey to the Cyber Future,” will take place on Nov. 14 at Edwards Air Force Base, the Antelope Valley East Kern STEM Network announced Monday.

The event is scheduled from  8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Club Muroc.  

Attendees will have time to network. A light breakfast will also be served.

The event is co-sponsored by Antelope Valley Union High School District.

“We’re very pleased to be able to offer this outstanding educational and networking event at Edwards Air Force Base, in an environment of world-class innovation,” Dr. Khalil Dajani, chairman of the AV East Kern STEM Network Steering Committee, said in a statement announcing the STEMPosium.

The event will feature a variety of keynote speakers who will address cybersecurity and STEM innovation.  

In addition, students from educational programs such as Starbase, Desert HS Robotics, middle school and Academies of the Antelope Valley AR/VR program, Medical Explorers, and Antelope Valley College STEM Club will be displaying and presenting, according to the announcement.

Attendance is limited to 170 people. Registration is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Attendees will be required to provide personal information in order to obtain access to Edwards Air Force Base.  

To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/2019AVSTEMPosium or email aveastkernstem@gmail.com for a fillable form to return, before Oct. 9.  Sponsorship opportunities for the event are also available.  For details contact Dr. Khalil Dajani at aveastkernstem@gmail.com by no later than Oct. 28.

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