Public Day

World Stem Cell Summit Public Day

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Palm Beach County Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Florida

Join us for a full day of discovery and interactive learning  into the world of regenerative medicine to improve health, deliver cures and reduce human suffering.

 

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Meet and get answers from the top scientists in the world.
Learn about the latest scientific breakthroughs.
Learn how Stem Cells scientists conduct research in the International Space Station.
Meet a real astronaut and experience a simulated mission.
Enjoy the Art of Science artwork created by youth learning about Stem Cells.
WSCS Public Day is open to the students, parents, teachers, patients and patient advocates, and families interested in learning more about the future of medicine.

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Learn what is available and what is possible in Regenerative Medicine

Are you afflicted by an incurable condition or have loved ones who do? Are you curious to know more about the future of medicine?  The WSCS Public Day program offers a quick and interactive way to get familiar with latest advances and promises in Regenerative Medicine.

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Simulated Mission to the International Space Station

Learn how Stem Cells scientists conduct research in space, and meet a real astronaut.  The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) , manager of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory will offer a session for students and educators providing a simulated launch experience and perspective on what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station.

Public Day Schedule

December 6, 2016
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Balcony / Concourse 2nd Floor

Registration

Public Day
8:45 am - 9:00 am Grand Ballroom

Public Day Welcome Remarks

World Stem Cell Summit founder and co-chair Bernard Siegel provides an overview of  the Summit Public Day.
Public Day
9:00 am - 10:00 am Grand Ballroom

Understanding Stem Cells: Revealing “Inner Space” through the Awe Inspiring Beauty of Cells

Ilus art founder & CEO Janet Hubka, will be presenting how she created an innovative presentation using microscopic cell images from major scientific research to create “Art” – and then how she created a lecture to educate the public about the science-behind-the-art. As a non-scientist, but someone knowledgeable about aesthetics and interior design, Janet was […]
Public Day
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Grand Ballroom

Art of Science Exhibition

Throughout the Public Day, over 100 pieces of science-based artwork created by youth will be on display. These works of art are the result of a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program on Cell Biology conducted in West Palm Beach during the summer of 2016, which included experiments employing deductive reasoning, critical thinking skills and […]
Public Day
10:00 am - 10:15 am Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Morning Break

Public Day
10:15 am - 11:00 am Grand Ballroom

Cells Unleashed from the Chains of Gravity: Mind Bending Science from the U.S. National Lab on the International Space Station

Featuring Kate Rubins, NASA Astronaut, via Skype.
Public Day
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Grand Ballroom

Stem Cells to Mend a Broken Heart

Public Day
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Ballroom C

Cord Blood 101

Public Day
12:15 pm - 1:15 am Ballroom C

Lunch Break

Public Day
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Ballroom A

Haddasah Briefing Session (Private Event)

Public Day
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Grand Ballroom Pre-Function

Afternoon Break

Public Day
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Grand Ballroom

Tools for Accelerated Innovation: Stories from Bioinspiration to Innovation

When developing technologies to solve medical problems, often one encounters significant hurdles, that at times seem insurmountable. Overcoming these hurdles requires new ways of thinking. One approach is to turn to nature for inspiration. Millions and millions of years of research and development at our fingertips, and all we need to do is look outside […]
Public Day
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Ballroom A

Simulated Mission to the International Space Station

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Art of Science Exhibition

Throughout the Public Day, over 100 pieces of science-based artwork created by youth will be on display. These works of art are the result of a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program on Cell Biology conducted in West Palm Beach during the summer of 2016, which included experiments employing deductive reasoning, critical thinking skills and artistic renderings of the scientific topics presented.

The Art of Science initiative is a collaborative effort of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (SFSCA) and Center for Creative Education (CCE) in West Palm Beach along with consulting services of STEAM educatory, Dr. Mark Hubka and Janet Hubka of Ilusart from San Diego, California.

The Art of Science Exhibition is funded by  Prime Time Palm Beach County, through generous support from the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County.

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