11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Zach Umperovitch, creative lead ZynnLabs
Session Topic: “Failing Forward: The Critical Role of Failure in Creating Successful Rube Goldberg Machines”
Co-Host of Contraption Masters – Discovery+
Producer – Domino Masters
Rube Goldberg Machine Expert
Zach’s Contraptions – Youtube & TikTok
11:45 a.m – 12:15 p.m.
Jeromy Grimmett, founder and CEO, Rogue Space Systems
Session Topic: Why space needs plumbers
12:30 p.m. – First run of Zach’s Contraption*
1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Keynote
Dean Kamen, founder of FIRST
Session Topic: “STEM: The solution to emerging world issues”
2:00 p.m. – Second run of Zach’s Contraption*
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
John Gianforte, Director UNH Observatory
Session Topic: The 2024 Total Solar Eclipse is Coming to a Sky Near You! Will You be Ready?
Extension Associate Professor/Space Science Education
University of New Hampshire
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Speaking Topic: The STEM-MoBILE: A Mobile Biofabrication Integrated Lab Experience.
STEM-MoBILE Program Coordinator, UNH Manchester
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Flo Nicolas, Esq
Speaking Topic: AI Marvels: Discovering the Magic of Artificial Intelligence in STEM
LinkedIn Accelerator Program Technology & Innovation Alumni
Creator/Director/Producer Get Tech Smart TV Show
Creator/Director/Producer Get Resource Smart TV Show
DEI Directive Co-Founder/Chief Operating Officer
Founder/CEO Get Tech Smart
Adjunct Professor Computer Science Dept. MCC NH
3:30 p.m. – Third run of Zach’s Contraption*
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Brian B. Brady
Speaking Topic: Game On: Learn to Make Video Games and Impress Your Friends!
Founder and CEO of Inciting Incident
Game Design and Development Studio
Southern New Hampshire University
4:30 p.m. – Final run Zach’s Contraption
Zach will build a contraption specific for the WICKED STEM event. Show times will be announced.
Come see how it’s all done and grab some delicious ice cream
LUKE Robotic Arm