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Media Advisory: Demonstrate How STEM Can Protect the Nation

Media Advisory: Demonstrate How STEM Can Protect the Nation

Release Date: 
April 5, 2018

For Immediate Release
DHS S&T Press Office, (202) 254-2385

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reaching out to future scientists, engineers, app developers, robot builders, machine learning technicians and overall big thinkers at the USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 6-8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. DHS’s participation will focus largely on how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills can make a difference in how we secure and protect our country.

Components from across the Department will participate in the event. Visitors to booth #4406 in Hall C will encounter a broad spectrum of DHS, including:

  • U.S. Coast Guard response boat, an unmanned vessel and other research & development projects
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection mobile command center
  • U.S. Secret Service Presidential limousine
  • Cyber Security Decryption Challenges and Cyber Innovation Center
  • Detection Canines and inspectors from Federal Protective Service
  • First Responder and Modeling and Simulation technology from the Science and Technology Directorate
  • A robot maze
  • Trace Explosives Sampling Demonstration
  • Stop The Bleed Campaign demonstration of how to stop severe bleeding in an emergency
  • And much more

April 6-8, 2018

April 6: 9AM-3PM ET        The Department of Homeland Security will exhibit and demonstrate the role that STEM  
April 7: 10AM–6PM ET     plays in protecting the nation at the USA Science & Engineering Festival.
April 8: 10AM–4PM ET

                                          Walter E. Washington Convention Center
                                          Hall C, Booth 4406
                                          801 Mount Vernon Pl NW
                                          Washington, DC 20001

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