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|American University in Kosovo||Boston Architectural College|
|California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo||Chestnut Hill College|
|Converse College||CUNY, Hunter College|
|DePaul University||Dillard University|
|East Tennessee State University||Florida A&M University|
|Frostburg State University||Gardner Webb University|
|Grove City College||Heidelberg University|
|Hellenic American University||Indiana Tech|
|Iowa Lakes Community College||Jefferson College of Health Sciences|
|Keiser University||Kwantlen Polytechnic University|
|Lawrence Technological University||Leeds Metropolitan University|
|Lipscomb University||Michigan Technological University|
|North Carolina A&T State University||North Carolina State University|
|Northeastern University - College of Professional Studies||Northumbria University|
|Norwich University||Oklahoma State University|
|Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology||Oregon Institute of Technology|
|Philadelphia University||Purdue University|
|Roger Williams University||Rowan University|
|Saint Louis University||Sheridan College|
|SUNY, College at Brockport||Temple School of Pharmacy|
|Texas Tech University||Union University|
|University of Advancing Technology||University of Illinois, Chicago|
|University of New England||University of Notre Dame|
|University of Surrey||University of the Sciences In Philadelphia|
|University of Tulsa||University of Vermont|
|University of West Georgia||University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh|
|USMA West Point||Utah Valley University|
|Worcester Polytechnic Institute||Yale University|
|Youngstown State University|
From Aerospace Dev to Evangelist - A Quick Story of my Technical Walkabout
3:00 PM EDT
There can more to being an engineer than just writing or testing code. Dion will share his experiences entering the workforce as a software engineer for a military aerospace project, working with displays (HMI), radios and missiles, to delivering a fun presentation on new technologies in cloud and mobile app development to students, and lots of odd jobs in between. Gain a different perspective on how your skills could translate to all corners of a business: Marketing, Sales, Business Development, R&D.
Speaker Bio Dion Hutchings
Technical Product Manager at Microsoft
Why STEM Means Jobs
5:00 PM EDT
STEM is a simple acronym for a complicated issue. Science, technology, engineering and math provide a starting point to think about course and career options that include everything from literal rocket science to new age manufacturing. As the world becomes more technology-driven every day, employers in industries ranging from software to health to retail are clamoring for graduates with even a basic understanding of STEM subjects. Will your education measure up to the demands of the work world?
Speaker Bio Brian Kelly
Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News & World Report
Juxtaposition: To Generalize or Specialize in IT
6:00 PM EDT
Web, Server-Side, Application, Cloud Computing… Technology workers often feel pressure to be the expert of all domains. Is that feasible? Neil will share his experience moving from a specialized web developer to IT business generalist. In this talk he will go over some of the pros and cons to each option, discuss ways identify which path you might be best suited for, and talk about strategic career planning.
Speaker Bio Neil Carter
Microsoft Technical Evangelist Student to Business
Forensic Science: Education and Employment
7:00 PM EDT
This session will provide a little insight in the fascinating world of Forensic Science. An emphasis will be placed on the educational requirements and possible career choices. A portion of the session will also address a few of the myths associated with the C.S.I. Effect.
Speaker Bio C. Ken Williams, M.S., J.D.
Assistant Laboratory Director, NJSP North Regional Laboratory
The Exquisite Joy of Creating Amazing Code
8:00 PM EDT
Most programmers would be programming even if it paid minimum wage. Why? David will dive into what makes creating software so compelling. In this talk he will dive into the collaborative nature of software development, the power in working with others who are as talented and driven, and the many facets of the job.
Speaker Bio David Thielen
CTO – Windward
From Test Tubes to Fiber Optics
9:00 PM EDT
Without a doubt, the hottest jobs of the future haven't even been invented yet. Life as we know it today includes only a fragment of the pharmaceutics, artificial intelligence, and automation that will be driving our world 20 years from now. In this talk, Irene will discuss why STEM disciplines are at the forefront of our future and how graduating with a degree in a STEM field also opens the door for a job in any other STEM field. This is because employers know that you can transfer STEM skills to nearly any domain. Indeed, beyond a degree, versatility and adaptability are going to be top requirements for any resume to have an edge.
Speaker Bio Irene Hukkelhoven
Network Engineer – Verizon
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