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Monday, June 17 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening Keynote Presentations

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3:00 - 5:00 p.m.    

Emcee
Jack Ford, Co-Founder, AmericanEDtv; CBS News Legal Analyst

KEYNOTE CONVERSATION
Margaret Spellings, President and CEO, Margaret Spellings & Company; Senior Advisor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; U.S. Secretary of Education, 2005-2009
Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

KEYNOTE PANEL: The Power of STEM
Nancy Dussault Smith, Vice President of Marketing Communications, iRobot
Trooper Stephen Sicard, Massachusetts State Police
Dr. Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chairman and Professor, Department of Systems Biology; Co-Director, Institute of Personalized Cancer Therapy, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Bree Sandlin, Cancer Survivor

Moderator:
Jack Ford, 
Co-Founder, AmericanEDtv; CBS News Legal Analyst

 


Moderators
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Jack Ford

Co-Founder, AmericanEDtv, CBS News Legal Analyst
Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist, nationally recognized trial attorney, author, and teacher, Jack Ford has had a unique and remarkably successful career. Raised by a single parent, his journey has taken him from a small town in New Jersey to Yale University, where he was... Read More →

Speakers
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Dr. Gordon Mills

Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Division of Cancer Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Gordon B. Mills, MD, PhD, was recruited to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in 1994, where he holds the rank of Professor with joint appointments in Systems Biology, Breast Medical Oncology and Immunology; serves as chairman of the Department of Systems Biology... Read More →
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Bree Sandlin

Cancer Survivor, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Bree Sandlin is a Marketing Executive at Shell Oil, mother of twin boys, and a survivor of breast cancer.  A native Texan, Bree graduated from Texas A&M University in 1997 with a degree in Economics.  She went on to complete her MBA at Duke University in 2003 and has worked in Brand... Read More →
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Stephen Sicard

Trooper, Massachusetts State Police
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Nancy Dussault Smith

Vice President, iRobot
Nancy Dussault Smith is the Vice President of Marketing Communications for iRobot Corporation. She spearheaded the most successful product launch of a home robot in America, introducing the iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot to the world in 2002. Ms. Smith oversees all of the public... Read More →
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Margaret Spellings

President and CEO, Margaret Spellings & Company; Senior Advisor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; U.S. Secretary of Education,
Margaret Spellings is President and CEO of Margaret Spellings and Company and a leading national expert on public policy. Spellings also serves as a senior advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and President of U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. As well, her work includes guiding... Read More →


Monday June 17, 2013 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Exhibit Hall 1