STEM Speaker Series & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Events take place in the Lorusso Technology Building Solarium (2nd floor) unless otherwise noted

Fall 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 @ 11:00 am

No Boundaries:  Transforming Environmental Education
Robyn Hannigan, Dean, School for the Environment, University of Massachusetts, Boston


Thursday, October 10, 2013 @ 12:30 pm

Mind Your Own Business: Personal Financial Planning

Kathy Moorey, Financial Education Officer, Cape Cod Five


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Life Sciences Beyond the Lecture Hall and Lab: Opportunities in Life Sciences and Biotechnology

Tara Bennett, Program Manager and Alia Qatarneh, Research Assistant

Life Sciences Outreach Program at Harvard University


Thursday, October 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Into the Wild: Wild Care of Cape Cod

Stephanie Ellis, Executive Director, Wild Care of Cape Cod


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Naval Nuclear Engineering

EM1 (SW) Ted Pilalas, Nuclear Field Coordinator, U.S. Navy


Wednesday, October 30, 2013 @ 12:00 pm

Game On

Stephen Crosby, Chairman, Massachusetts Gaming Commission


Thursday, October 31, 2013 @ 11:00 am

Developing Clean Technology Startups and Entrepreneurs

Alexandra Adler, Regional Director, Cleantech Open Northeast


Wednesday, November 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Small Business Excellence

Paal Gisholt, President/CEO, SmartPak Equine


Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Expert Marketing

David Churbuck, Marketing Executive, Eastman Advisors, LLC


November 21, 2013 @ 3:30 pm

Forensic Innovation in Theft Protection: SmartWater CSI

Brenda Bailey, Business Development Director, SmartWater CSI


Spring 2014

Mobile Technology
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bob Egan, Sepharim Group

Ethical Hacking
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Rittmuller, Federal Department of Transportation 
Volpe national Transportation System Center

Email Marketing
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adrienne Baumann, Constant Contact

STEM Journey: Space Lab to Zero G

STEM Journey: Space Lab to Zero G
Saturday, March 29, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
Byron K. Lichtenburg NASA Space Shuttle Payload Specialist
USCG Capt. Daniel Burbank Veteran of two space shuttle missions and Commander of the International Space Station Expedition 30

Sponsored by:

Clean Water Innovation
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Michael Murphy, Business Development Manager for Water Innovation
Massachusetts Clean Energy

Military Engineering
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ken Gaynor, Society of American Military Engineers

Business in Nature
Earth Day - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Michael Hogan, President, A.D. Makepeace Company 

Earth Day
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nutrition from the Ground Up

Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN, Delicious Living Nutrition and Farm Fare Market

·        2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Celebrate Earth Day - Entertainment • Refreshments • Information

·        4:00 pm – 5:20 pm Film: The City DarkDocumentary about light pollution and the disappearing night sky with Professor Eric Arsznov, Physics

Prior Speaker Series Events 

    BobEgan DavidChurbuckDeanHannigan StephenCrosby

    2013 - 2014 Speakers Bob Egan, David Churbuck, Robyn Hannigan and Stephen Crosby

Jin Joo Lee Lego Build 

Jin Joo Lee of MIT Media Lab assists students build robots with Scratch

Opflex opflex Opflex

Scott Smith of Opflex Solutions demonstrates the effectiveness of his material

 Ocean Spray Ocean Spray Ocean Spray 

Ocean Spray Principle Food Scientist, Kristen Girard, discusses ingredient technology

Spring 2013 Series Videos

Scott Smith of Opflex Solutions presentation can be downloaded here: