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Lorie Hammerstrom

informal educator
Quincy Public Schools
Participates in 1 Session

Sessions in which Lorie Hammerstrom participates

Friday 5 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM CST - 12:30 PM CST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Grades K-12Expert/ Educator

Sessions in which Lorie Hammerstrom attends

Thursday 4 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
8:15 AM
8:15 AM CST - 9:15 AM CST | 1 hour
Keynote

Dr. Kjell N. Lindgren was selected by NASA in 2009. He spent most of his childhood abroad and returned to the U.S. to complete his education and earn a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Colorado. He is board certified in emergency and aerospace medicine. After serving as the Deputy Crew Surgeon for STS-130 and Expedition 24, he was selected as an astronaut in June 2009 as one of 14 members of the 20th NASA astronaut class. Dr. Lindgren flew on Expedition 44/45 and logged 141 days i...

11:30 AM
11:30 AM CST - 12:30 PM CST | 1 hour
Panel

The newest Mars rover is landing in just a few weeks! Find out the latest, innovative technology that has gone into this rover to explore the red planet.Clara O’Farrell Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, O'Farrell moved to the US on her 19th birthday to start college. After studying Aerospace Engineering at Princeton, she completed a Ph.D. at Caltech where her research was focused on the fluid dynamics of jellyfish swimm...

Friday 5 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM CST - 9:00 AM CST | 1 hour
Keynote

How did we get here from the Big Bang? Astronomers, geologists, and biologists all look back in time to work out the picture. I will show the history of the universe from the Big Bang to now, and how we found out. I will show the basic forces leading to complexity, from hurricanes to life. And how far can we go? That depends on our ingenuity, and on what Nature gives us to work with. Let’s get on with it!John C. MatherDr. Mather is the Senior Proje...

9:15 AM
9:15 AM CST - 10:45 AM CST | 1 hour 30 minutes
Networking Lounges and Tours

Get to go where very few people get to go...The Floor of the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center. Talk to experts about Orion! Joshua Santora, Public Affairs Specialist, Launch Commentator, and past SEEC presenter, will provide a LIVE tour through portions of the VAB, where he and two subject matter experts will provide an upd...

6:00 PM
6:00 PM CST - 10:00 PM CST | 4 hours
Community EngagementSEEC Virtual Banquet

A highlight of SEEC is the Friday evening banquet, and this year will be no exception. The evening will kick off with a heartfelt welcome and thank you to all organizers, presenters, and participants. This will be followed by the announcement of the Cherri Brinley Outstanding Educator Award. The evening’s celebrations will continue in special Virtual Lounges where guests can mingle, chat and try their hand at our offerings. Be sure to pop in and out of any lounges to enjoy all the amazing act...

Saturday 6 February, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM CST - 4:15 PM CST | 1 hour
Keynote

Persevering with innovation is a consistent theme in science fiction and in real life. Join us as author Andy Weir, astronaut Cady Colman, and IntelChief Data Scientist Melvin Greer, discuss ScienceFiction, ScienceFuture, and ScienceNow through the lens of space exploration and Andy’s new book Project Hail Mary.Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowe...