Connecticut Academy of Science & Engineering to Host 33nd Annual Meeting and Dinner

Evening To Feature Keynote Address by Dr. Kelly Brownell, Student Award Presentations

What: 33nd Annual Meeting and Student Awards Presentations Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

When: Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 6 pm to 9:30 pm

Where: New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, Connecticut
***Reception will be held at the Peabody Museum (across the street) from 6pm – 7pm

Who: Dr. Kelly Brownell, Keynote Speaker
Director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University

Why: To highlight advances in science and technology in Connecticut and to honor the state’s most talented young scientists and engineers. Winners of the 2008 Connecticut Science Fair, the 2008 Connecticut Science Challenge, the 2008 Connecticut Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, and the 2008 Connecticut Invention Convention will be recognized during the evening ceremonies. The H. Joseph Gerber Medal of Excellence, established by the Academy and sponsored by Gerber Scientific, Inc., will be awarded to the two first place winners of the Connecticut Science Fair and the first place winner of the Connecticut Science Challenge.

Nineteen newly elected members of the Academy also will be introduced.

The 2007 Connecticut Medal of Science will be presented by Frank Ridley, Chairman of the
Board of Governors for Higher Education.