Preliminary Agenda (Word) (PDF)
|Encouraging Students Towards STEM and IT Careers - April 1, 2008|
|8:30 am||Registration and light breakfast|
|9:00 am||Welcome - Beth McGrath, Director, Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)|
Why Are Women and Minorities Still Underrepresented in STEM Careers?
Susan Staffin Metz, Past President, Women in Engineering Proactive Network
Student Panel, moderated by Lynn Insley, Director, Career Development
Why We Decided to Study Engineering and How We Not Only Survive, but Thrive!
STEM and IT Professionals Change the World: But What Do They Really Do?
Strategies to Interest Students in STEM and IT
Keynote: Virginia Ruesterholz, President, Verizon Telecom
Career Opportunities in Technology: Outlook for the Future?
|2:00 pm||Wrap Up/Next Steps - Beth McGrath, Director, CIESE|