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Tech Giants Reunite at Cape Fear Museum for Experience STEM-ILM 2.0

Posted February 19, 2020 at 9:03 am     Category: NewsMuseum

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. – Cape Fear Museum is inviting the community to Experience STEM-ILM 2.0 presented by nCino, an evening to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math on Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Sip on craft cocktails, snack on heavy hors d’oeuvres and listen to smooth jazz while seeing innovation in action. Technology experiences at the event include:

  • Video Animation from nCino
  • Telemedicine and Medical Avatar from New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • String Art Data from Cape Fear Collective
  • e-tron Electric Vehicle from Audi Cape Fear
  • Solar Panel Demo from Cape Fear Solar Systems
  • Wired Wizards and Robotics from UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Deep Fake and Mimicry from Lapetus Solutions
  • VR Tours from Monteith Construction
  • UNCW e-gaming team
  • Cotton Candy Fiber Optics from Corning
  • Nuclear Fuel Assembly Technology and Virtual Test Reactor from GE
  • UNCW 3-D Printer
  • Science of Brewing from Wrightsville Beach Brewery
  • Cape Fear Museum Makerspace
  • Meet Astronaut Lawrence J. DeLuca
  • And more!

Pine Valley Market will be catering with fun, STEM-themed hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails. Live jazz entertainment will be provided by SweetKeyz Productionz with Sherome Clay. This is an 18 and over adult event, tickets are $20 for Museum Members and $25 for Non-Members and may be purchased online at http://bit.ly/STEM-ILM2020Tickets.

“As a member of the Wilmington community, inspiring the next generation of leaders through technology and education is incredibly important to nCino. That’s why we’re proud to be a presenting sponsor of this local STEM initiative,” said Emily Bogan, VP of Product Enablement and GTM at nCino and Cape Fear Museum Associates board vice president. “This event is a great way for the community to come together to raise money for STEM activities, become scientists for a night and have fun!”

Event proceeds will bring educational and inspirational STEM programming to more students and families throughout the Lower Cape Fear Region. Recognizing that 80% of jobs created in the next decade will require math and science skills, Museum education programs are designed to spark curiosity and build enthusiasm for learning, increase familiarity with scientific settings and promote ease of family science discussions. Special thanks to nCino, our presenting sponsor, and all of our generous sponsors for their commitment to broaden access to STEM education in our community.

Museum fundraising efforts are governed by Cape Fear Museum Associates, Inc. (CFMA), a nonprofit 501(c)(3). CFMA’s purpose is to solicit and receive contributions and donations for the Museum. CFMA ensures the success of the Museum through fundraising, grant writing, programs, membership and promoting the Museum’s mission throughout the community.

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is located at 814 Market Street and is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Standard admission prices are $8 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military with valid ID; $5 for children 6-17; and free for children 5 and under and for museum members. New Hanover County residents’ free day is the first Sunday of each month. More information at 910-798-4370 or www.capefearmuseum.com.

News Release Contact: Barbi Baker, bbaker@nhcgov.com, 910-798-4367

814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382