AGENDA


In-Person Agenda

*Note: All times are in EST and are subject to change


Friday, November 4, 2022

8 - 9 pm: Reconnect: Virtual cocktail party


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

10:00 - 1pm: Reconnect: Guided tours of the Hispanic American exhibit at the National Museum of American History and the African American Museum: Focus on invention and inventors

2- 4 pm: Reconnect: Pre-conference tour and activities at KID Museum in Bethesda, MD

5 - 6:30 pm: Opening reception at National Inventors Hall of Fame @ the USPTO

6 :30 - 9 pm: Dinner with keynote speaker Dr. Rory Cooper @ the USPTO


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

7:45 - 9 am: Breakfast

9 - 10:30 am: Welcome and keynote by Dasia Taylor

  • Welcome by Lemelson Foundation and USPTO staff

  • Keynote followed by Q&A

10:30 - 11 am: Reconnect: Networking break

11 - 11:45 am: Reinvigorate: 45-minute breakout sessions by community members

11:45 am - 1:00 pm: Lunch with affinity groups

1:00 - 2:45 pm: Reinvigorate: 45-minute breakout sessions by community members (cont'd)

2:45 - 3:30 pm: Reconnect: Structured networking opportunity

3:30 - 4:30 pm: Reinvigorate Panel: Educational trends and their intersection with Invention Education

4:30 - 5 pm: Reimagine Panel: Invent Ed’s 10-year vision and introduction to the Grand Challenges

6 pm: Reconnect: Dine-arounds


Thursday, November 17, 2022

7:45 - 9 am: Breakfast

9 - 10 am: Reinvigorate Panel: Preparing ourselves for the long game: strategies and approaches to long term sustainability of Invention Education

10 - 10:30 am: Reimagine: Overview of Design Sprints

10:30 - 11 am: Break, move to breakout rooms

11 am - 12 pm: Reimagine: Design Sprints based on the Grand Challenges

12 - 1 pm: Lunch

1 - 2:30 pm: Reimagine: Design Sprints based on the Grand Challenges (cont'd)

2:30 - 2:45 pm: Break

2:45 - 3:45 pm: Reconnect: “Pitch Party” where Design Sprint teams report back

3:45 - 4 pm: Closing Remarks

Virtual AGENDA

*Note: All times are in EST and are subject to change.

All LIVE STREAM events will be recorded

so they can be viewed asynchronously.

Friday, November 4, 2022

6 - 7 pm: Introduction to the Invent Ed Community

  • Panel: Introduction to Invention Education

  • Overview of what to expect at the Convening

7 - 8 pm: Office hours with InventEd community members

8 - 9 pm: Reconnect: Virtual cocktail party


Tuesday, November 15, 2022

7:15 - 8:30 pm: LIVE STREAM keynote speaker Dr. Rory Cooper


Wednesday, November 16, 2022

9 - 10:30 am: LIVE STREAM Welcome and keynote by Dasia Taylor

  • Welcome by Lemelson Foundation and USPTO staff

  • Keynote followed by Q&A

2:45 - 3:30 pm: Reconnect: Structured networking opportunity

3:30 - 4:30 pm: LIVE STREAM Reinvigorate Panel: Educational trends and their intersection with Invention Education

4:30 - 5 pm: LIVE STREAM Reimagine Panel: Invent Ed’s 10-year vision and introduction to the Grand Challenges


Thursday, November 17, 2022

9 - 10 am: LIVE STREAM Reinvigorate Panel: Preparing ourselves for the long game: strategies and approaches to long term sustainability of Invention Education

Time TBD: Reimagine: Reflection and opportunities to stay involved




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Reconnect

  • Celebrate progress and success
  • Expand your network
  • Establish new partnerships

Reimagine

  • Collaborate and scale your work
  • Advance your program goals
  • Explore new approaches and ideas

Reinvigorate

  • Celebrate progress and success
  • Explore opportunities to get involved
  • Take collaborative action

Be Inspired!

  • Hear from inventors
  • Create your messaging and outreach plan
  • Contribute to advancing the field