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  Himawari Hotel
Day 1, February 28th, 2018
The Importance of STEM Education
Day 2, March 1st, 2018
STEM Skill Gaps and Women in STEM
Day 3, March 2nd, 2018
Innovation in STEM
Morning8.00 – 8.25
Welcome and Opening Remarks

8.25 – 8.40
Group Photo

9.00 – 9.35
YSEALI Speed Dating

9.35 – 9.55
Coffee Break

10.00 – 11.20
Importance of STEM Education: ASEAN & US Perspectives

11.20 – 12.30
Meeting with Mentors on Collaborative Projects
8.00 – 8.30
Team Building

8.30 – 9.30
Managing STEM Skill Gaps in ASEAN-5

9.30 – 10.20
Panel Discussion: STEM Skill Gaps in other ASEAN-5

10.20 – 10.35
Coffee Break

10.35 – 12.00
Participants work on Collaborative Projects
8.00 - 8.45
Video Conference: Space Activity in Emerging Nations

8.45 - 9.45
Inquiry Teaching Approach to STEM

9.45 - 11.15
Field Trip: New Generation School

11.15 - 1.30
Working Lunch & Prep for Project Pitching
Break
Afternoon13.30 – 14.35
Skill Lab 1 (Leadership & Innovation)

14.35 – 14.55
Coffee Break

14.55 – 16.00
Skill Lab 2 (Communication & Collaboration)

16.00 –164.45
Project Planning and Pitching

16.45 – 17.00
Day 1 Wrap-up

18.00 – 21.00
River Cruise Networking Dinner
13.00 - 13.40
“We Are Makers”

13.40 - 14.30
Meet Women STEM Professionals

14.30 - 17.00
Field Trip: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

18.30 - 20.30
BBQ Dinner & Networking with Cambodian Startups
14.00 - 16.00 (STEM Festival)
1st Round of Project Pitching
2nd Round of Project Pitching

16.00 - 16.30
Viewing of Robotic Competition

18.00 - 18.30
Online Evaluation

18.30 - 19.00
Gala Dinner/Cultural Performances/Award Ceremony
28 February 2018 Himawari Hotel
6:30 am - 8:00 amBreakfastAll participants
8:00 am – 8:25 amWelcome Remarks MCs: Introduction of Guests and Speakers

Ambassador William A. Heidt, US Ambassador to Cambodia

H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport
8:25 am – 8:40 amGroup Photograph
9:05 am – 9:35 am
Icebreaker: YSEALI Speed Dating YSEALI Participants Get to Know One Another
9:35 am – 9:55 amCoffee Break
10:00 am — 11:20 am Importance of STEM Education: ASEAN & US perspectives Moderator: Mr. Arend Zwartjes, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy Cambodia introduces the session and panelists
The Importance of STEM Education: US PerspectiveMr. Sokhom Kith, Senior Electronics Engineer at the US Naval Research Laboratory
The Importance of STEM Education: Malaysian PerspectiveMr. Lim Tou Boon, Programme Director, E2STEM Education, Cambodia & Former President of Taylor’s College, Malaysia
The Importance of STEM Education: Cambodian PerspectiveDr. Chhem Rethy, Executive Director, Cambodian Development Resource Institute (CDRI)
Q & A
11:20 am-12:30 pm
Introduction of Mentors & Collaborative Project ChallengesMCs
Collaborative Project: Brainstorming

Challenges:
1. DIY STEM Challenge – Encouraging low-cost STEM learning

2. Girl Power: STEM is Cool Challenge – How to engage more girls in STEM

3. Mind the Gap Challenge - STEM and the Rural and Urban Divide
Mentors:

Dr. Do-Yong Park, Associate Professor, School of Teaching and Learning at Illinois State University (ISU)

Dr. Gail Dickinson, Associate Professor in Science Education, Texas State University

Ms. Sophie Nop, Fulbright Student Researcher

Mr. Sokhom Kith, Senior Electronics Engineer, US Naval Research Laboratory

Ms. Sok Sikieng, Curriculum Developer, Saturday Kids

Ms. Roslin Mohd Daud, Project Manager (Academy), MaGIC

Dr. Duong Tuan Hung, Principal Researcher, Head of Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
12:30 pm - 13:30 pmLunch Break
13:30 pm - 15:30 pmSKILL LABS
13:35 pm -14:35 pm"Leadership" by Dr. Duong Tuan Hung, Principal Researcher, Head of Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology"Innovation" by Ms. Roslin Mohd Daud, Project Manager (Academy), MaGIC
14:35 pm – 14:55 pmCoffee Break
14:55 pm-15:55 pm"Communication" by Ms. Keo Kounila, Managing Director, REDHILL Asia "Collaboration" by Ms. Melanie Mossard, Community Director, Impact Hub Phnom Penh
15:55 pm - 16:45 pmProject Planning and Pitching: How to plan and pitch your Collaborative Projects?Ms. Kate Heuisler, Chief of Party, Development Innovations, DAI Global LLC
16:45 pm -17:00 pmWrap-up of Day 1MCs
18:00 pm -20:30 pm
Welcoming Dinner (River Cruise Party) Mr. Arend C. Zwartjes, Public Affairs Officer, US Embassy in Cambodia

Ms. Meloney Lindberg, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation, Cambodia

Mr. Visal Phork, Board of Director, STEM Cambodia Organization
01 March 2018 Himawari Hotel
6:30 am – 8:00 am
BreakfastAll participants
8:00 am -8:25 am Team Building: Truth and LiesMCs/STEM Cambodia
8:30 am -9:30 am
Presentation: Managing STEM Skill Gaps in ASEAN (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia)
Professor Kim Song Tan, Faculty Member, School of Economics, Singapore Management University
9:30 am -10:30 am
Panel discussion: STEM Skill Gaps in ASEAN (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar).
Dr. Song Sopheak, CDRI

Panelists:

Ms. Nuratikah Binti Daud, Brunei Participant

Ms. Antyka Xayaphone, Laos Participant

Mr. Zaw Htut Aung, Myanmar Participant

Ms. Hang Pham, Vietnamese Participant
10:30 am -10:45 am
Coffee Break All participants
10:45 am -12:00 pmCollaborative Project: Define project objectives and strategiesMentors
12:00 pm- 13:00 pmLunch and Robots Exhibition by RUPP Robotics Lab
13:00 pm – 13:40 pmWe Are MakersMs. Sophie Nop, Fulbright Student Researcher
13:40 pm -14:30 pmMeet Women STEM Professionals Ms. Sok Sikieng, Curriculum Developer, Saturday Kids

Ms. Ho Seanghuoy, Head of Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory and a Medical Microbiologist

Ms. Chhuoy Kalyan, Medical Entomology Laboratory Technician, Institute Pasteur du Cambodge

Ms. Jessica Manning, National Institute of Health Representative, US Embassy in Cambodia

Ms. Lori Newman, Head of PEPFAR, US Mission to Cambodia
14:30 pm -14:45 pmGetting Ready for Visit to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum MCs
14:45 pm-17:00 pmQuestion for consideration: How is Cambodia preserving history through science?

Site Visit: Toul Sleng Genocide Museum: Restoration and Preservation Effort
Objectives
●       To learn about Cambodia’s recent history
●       To learn about effort to preserve the belongings of the victims

Presentation: The Role of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Education & Lab visit to see clothing preservation and the Digitization Room
Audio-tour of the museum
Counselors available
MCs

Mr. Hang Nisay, Chief of Project and Planning Section, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum Participants
Mr. Sang Seum, Counselor, TPO
Ms. Leakhena Khon, Counselor, TPO
17:30 pm -18:30 pmReflection/Personal time Participants
18:30 pm -20:30 pm
BBQ Dinner & Networking with Cambodian Startups
Ms. Meloney C. Lindberg, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation, Cambodia

Networking with startups companies in Cambodia
02 March 2018 Himawari Hotel
6:30am - 8:00amBreakfast All participants
8:00 am -8:45 amVideo Conference: Space Activity in Emerging NationsProfessor Danielle Wood, Director of Space Enabled Research Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
8:45 am -9:45 am
Inquiry Teaching Approach to STEM
Dr. Gail Dickinson, Associate Professor in Science Education, Texas State University
9:45 am - 11:15 amSite Visit: New Generation School Mr. Sam Kamsann, Vice Director, Preah Sisowath High School, In charge of New Generation School
11:15 am - 13:30 pm
Group Working Lunch: Collaborative Project Final Preparation for Pitching
Participants & Mentors
13:30 pmDepart Restaurant for Science and Engineering Festival MCs/ STEM Cambodia team
Site visit & Collaborative Project Pitching at Cambodia Science and Engineering Festival Judges:

Mr. Rey Sopheak, Deputy Director General of Higher Education, In charge of Research and STEM Education, Ministry of Education Youth and Sport

Ms. Kate Heuisler, Chief of Party, Development Innovations

Dr. Tepmony Sim, Director of Graduate School, Institute of Technology Cambodia

Ms. Tean Ly, Treasurer, American Chamber of Commerce, and Head of Subsidiaries Group, ANZ Royal Ban
14:00 pm -14:50 pmCollaborative Project Pitching Session 1 Participants (First 4 teams)
14:50 pm - 15:00 pm Break
15:00 pm - 15:50 pmCollaborative Project Pitching Session 2Participants (Last 3 teams)
16:00 pm - 16:30 pmViewing of Robotics Competition STEM Cambodia team
16:30 pm - 17:00 pmDepart Science and Engineering Festival for hotelSTEM Cambodia team
17:00 pm - 18:00 pmBreakParticipants change into traditional attire
18:00 pm - 18:30 pm
Cultural Performance Rehearsal/Prepare for the Gala Dinner
Evaluation Forms (online)
All participants
18:30 pm - 21:00 pmGala Dinner MCs announce the performances
(4 mins for each country)
Cultural Performances Participants
Dinner servedMCs arrange the seating
Dinner Remarks Ms. Jane Bocklage, Charge d’Affaires, US Mission to ASEAN
Vote of ThanksAmbassador William A. Heidt, US Ambassador to Cambodia

H.E.Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education Youth and Sport
Collaborative Project Result AnnouncementMCs
Award Ceremony

Ms. Jane Bocklage, Charge d’Affaires, US Mission to ASEAN
Ambassador William A. Heidt, US Ambassador to Cambodia
H.E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education Youth and Sport, Royal Government of Cambodia
Screening of Workshop VideoMCs
Next steps-Staying engaged
Hotel check-out schedule
Last minute logistics
MCs

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