Sep 7, 2016 (San Diego) San Diego Fleet Week is in town and this weekend will have a parade of ships. This event if free to the public, and is slated to happen at San Diego Bay on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. This will include demonstrations by SEAL teams of their capabilities.
From 10 to 4 PM you can attend a free Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) fair and it will include the latest technology from Lockheed Martin, SAIC, NASA, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific (SSC PAC), the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the U.S. Naval Academy bring this technology for the public to experience hands-on.
“This event will feature interactive demonstrations and dynamic speakers to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEM in order to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.”
Those who attend will be able to see “a demonstration of Virtual and Augmented reality technologies from ONR’s Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab. BEMR is designed to showcase and demonstrate cutting edge, low-cost commercial mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies used in training, operations, repair and maintenance for the warfighter by collaborating with engineers and human factors scientists.” Many of these technologies also have civilian uses and future careers in engineering will likely involve them.
You can find more information on this at the site, including a full schedule of events.