Regeneron ISEF

See Who Wins at the
Regeneron ISEF Special Awards Ceremony

 On Thursday evening at 8 p.m., the Society’s special award sponsors will give ISEF finalists exciting awards ranging from college scholarships to monetary prizes. The ceremony can be streamed from the Regeneron ISEF Auditorium, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Twitch. Shared directly on as well. Cheer on our Oregon Students in the comments.

Throughout the day tomorrow, join us for a series of educational symposia, which will be available in the Regeneron ISEF Auditorium or via YouTube (unless otherwise indicated):
 9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. EDT: Beyond the Lab with National Geographic Young Explorers
Hear from three former ISEF finalists (now National Geographic Young Explorers!) working on projects that take science to the next level. (

10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EDT: US Patent and Trademark Office Learn how intellectual property tools (patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets) can help protect your science and engineering projects and help you continue on the path to innovation. (

11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT: Answering the Call of Science with Regeneron 
Regeneron experts answer questions from Regeneron ISEF finalists about COVID-19, machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer-assisted design, and more. Hear what’s on the minds of young innovative thinkers from around the world. (

2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. EDT: Using Your Talents to Build a Better World with Rise
Join this session to learn about Rise — a global talent program that finds extraordinary young people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they use their talents to serve others. An initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust, Rise is building a global community of future leaders, connecting everyone who applies with a network of peers, learning resources, and additional opportunities from Rise partners around the world. (

3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EDT: Regeneron Science Talent Search Learn about the nation’s oldest and most prestigious STEM competition (and a chance to win $250,000). The 2022 application will open June 1, 2021 for rising U.S. high school seniors. (

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. EDT AI Research and Industry: What It’s Like and What Comes Next (LIVE Zoom Webinar Attendee Link:
Join us for a live conversation with pioneers in Artificial Intelligence from OpenAI, Google, and as they walk you through a day-in-the-life and what big ideas are on the horizon. The conversation will be led by ISEF alumnus and National Leadership Council member David Holz, CTO and Co-founder of Leap Motion (now UltraLeap). (
David will be joined by  Yasaman Bahri, Research Scientist, Google Research, Brain Team George Hotz, President, (ISEF 2004, 2005, 2007) John Schulman, Research Scientist and Co-founder, OpenAI Lilian Weng, Applied AI Research Manager, OpenAI 

ISEF Conundrum
Have you been trying to solve the daily ISEF Conundrums? If you haven’t – check out the puzzles, included under “Daily Activities” in ProjectBoard. They were created by ISEF Alumnus Scott Kominers. If you want to get Scott’s puzzles sent to you (Published by Bloomberg by Kominer’s Conundrums) sign up here . 

Regeneron ISEF Recap:
We hope that you have been inspired by all our panels! If you missed the panels, you can watch them in the Regeneron ISEF Auditorium (click on Recorded) or over our other platforms:   Opening Ceremony is available online as well! Watch it in the Auditorium or on YouTubeExcellence in Science and Technology Panel: YouTubeFacebookTwitter and Twitch  The Women in STEM Panel, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson: YouTubeFacebookTwitterLinkedInandTwitchThe Social Innovation Panel, sponsored by Rise, an initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust; Siegel Family Endowment, will also be streamed live over YouTubeFacebookTwitterLinkedInandTwitchAnd don’t forget to visit the ISEF College Fair and the STEM Career Hall to download information and leave comments for the exhibitors
Regeneron ISEF Tips Regeneron ISEF 2021 T-shirts on sale now! Our limited edition T’s for adults and kids are bold, bright and amazing and represent many fields of science and engineering – just like the finalists showcased at this year’s ISEF. Visit the store at Virtual Regeneron ISEF 2021You can participate in our Community Chat by clicking the chat bubble icon in the top right next to your profile iconIf you run into technical problems, please contact  
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Title Sponsor: Regeneron

Inventors: Broadcom Foundation; Johnson & Johnson; National Geographic Society 

Developers: Akamai Foundation; Jacobs; King Abdul-Aziz & his Companions Foundation for Giftedness & Creativity; Microsoft; Microsoft Azure Sphere; Richard F. Caris Foundation;Rise, an initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust; Siegel Family Endowment;West Pharmaceutical Services

Explorers: Cesco Linguistic Services; Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation; Insaco, Inc.; Zeiss

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