The U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference will take place June 29 – July 1, 2015, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. The fourth annual conference will bring more than 1,500 stakeholders from all sectors of the national STEM community to San Diego to address a very real and immediate challenge facing America today: the shortage of skilled workers to fill STEM jobs all over the country.

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The national conference will assemble the best minds in business, education and government to speak, listen and work toward a self-sustaining STEM pipeline that will ensure opportunities for everyone, regardless of gender, race, socio-economic, or cultural background.

During the four-day conference, the entire STEM community will collaborate, learn, and share with experts and advocates who are proactively working to advance the STEM agenda for national change.

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Focusing on action. Finding what works.

The U.S. News STEM Solutions Leadership Conference assembles a diverse range of STEM professionals from all sectors—business leaders, scientists, technology experts, nonprofit organizers, policymakers and educators—united in their commitment to solving the STEM dilemma. This collaborative, resolution-oriented symposium goes beyond broad-based discussion of the issues, and focuses on outcomes and specific strategies, initiatives and successes that are already moving the needle. From education technology to after-school programs to workplace skill development, the conference will showcase the successes that have, and will continue to change the national approach to education, policy and workforce development.

Produced by U.S. News & World Report.

STEM Solutions 2015 is produced by U.S. News & World Report, one of the country’s leading providers of news and analysis. With its broad-based influence, far-reaching megaphone, and 30 years of “Gold Standard” education rankings, U. S News is uniquely positioned to train the national spotlight on the STEM dilemma. The multi- platform media giant also puts its considerable weight behind the conference program, ensuring that presenters and content are of the highest relevancy and caliber.

For more information and to register visit www.usnewsstemsolutions.com. Use code IYFF100 for a $100 discount off the conference registration fee.

About the author: Kimberly Coerr is VIP Program Specialist for U.S. News STEM Solutions.