7:30 - 8:15 AM · Foyer & General Session Hall

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:15 - 8:25 AM · General Session Hall

Welcome

Speaker TBA

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8:25 - 8:45 AM · General Session Hall

Opening Remarks

Gerald Solomon, Executive Director, Samueli Foundation; Co-chair, STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative

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8:45 - 9:15 AM · General Session Hall

Morning Keynote

Jeff Weld, PhD · White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

America's Strategy for STEM Education

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9:20 - 10:00 AM · TBD

Panel One - Connecting ALL Stakeholders to a Systemic STEM Education Model Addressing Regional Talent Needs

10:05 - 10:45 AM · TBD

Panel Two - The STEM Gender and Diversity Inclusion & Opportunity Gaps and How to Close Them

10:45 - 11:00 AM · TBD

Networking Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM · TBD

Panel Three - The STEM Landscape in SE MI; Resource Needs, Economic Impact and Consequences

This session includes time for audience input and questions.

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12:00 - 1:00 PM · TBD

Lunch w/ Keynote 2

Mike Stone · Digital Fab Labs

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #1

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 1

A Systems Approach to STEM Education and Talent Development

1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 2

Innovation and Problem Solving Projects and Initiatives

1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 3

Integrating Methods and Technology for Increasing Innovation Intelligence

1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 4

Digital Fab Labs

1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 5

STEM Programs and Opportunities for In & Out-of-school Programs

1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 6

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2:00 - 2:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #2

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 1

Quality Framework for High Impact Student Outcomes in STEM

2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 2

TBD

2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 3

Program/Opportunities Supporting Career Development and Transition

2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 4

Coding Curriculum Instruction and Training Options

2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 5

State and Regional STEM Landscape

2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 6

AI & VR (Artificial Intelligence & Virtual Reality): Creating New Opportunities

3:00 - 3:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #3

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 1

After / Out-of-school Program Opportunities

3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 2

Engineering for Elementary

3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 3

Developing Analytical & Critical Thinking Skills for Our Increasingly Data Intensive World

3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 4

STEM Outreach Opportunities for SE MI

3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 5

TBD

3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 6

Aligning Classroom Instruction and Projects to Regional STEM Talent Needs

4:00 - 6:00 PM · TBD

Reception

9:00 - 9:15 AM · General Session Hall

Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:15 - 9:35 AM · General Session Hall

Keynote

9:35 - 10:00 AM · General Session Hall

Panel One - Leveraging Student Interests, Family Engagement and Empowerment for a Collective STEM Impact

10:00 - 10:50 AM · TBD

Student Demonstrations (LIVE)

11:00 - 11:50 AM

Breakouts - Session #1

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 1

After and Out-of-school STEM Enhancement Opportunities

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 2

MI Bright Futures; Supporting Career Development and Transitions

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 3

Technical and Skill Trades Career and Training Opportunities

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 4

The STEM Gender Gap; What Parents Need to Know

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 5

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 6

TBD

12:00 - 1:00 PM · TBD

Lunch

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #2

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 1

STEM Opportunities Through Boy/Girl Scouts

12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 2

What Parents Need to Know about STEM Education and Talent Development

12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 3

Community-based STEM Opportunities for Youth

12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 4

TBD

12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 5

TBD

12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 6

TBD

2:00 - 2:50 PM · TBD

Breakouts - Session #3

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 1

STEM Enhancement Programs and Opportunities for Youth

1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 2

How to Find a Job in Today's STEM Market

1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 3

TBD

1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 4

TBD

1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 5

TBD

1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 6

TBD

3:00 - 3:15 PM · General Session Hall

Wrap-up

  • MI STEM Partnership

    MI STEM Partnership

    The MI STEM Partnership, a 501c3 non-profit, promotes the impact of STEM careers on economic development across the State of MI and strives to influence the career decisions of students as they prepare for their future.

    The Mission is to provide statewide connections and communications between employers, educators, students and parents, community and professional organizations, and policy-makers, providing strategic support for the development of resources and programs that provide for the effectiveness and sustainability of STEM education and talent development. Information about the Partnership can be found at http://MISTEMPartnership.com.

  • SE MI STEM Alliance

    SE MI STEM Alliance

    The MI STEM Partnership's SE MI STEM Alliance was selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems national initiative in 2017 to become one of the 70+ regional ecosystems supported by the international organization.

    The SE MI STEM Alliance was selected due to a demonstrated commitment to cross-sector collaborations in schools and beyond the classroom - in after-school and summer programs, at home, with local business and industry partners, and in science centers, libraries and other locations both virtual and physical within SE MI.

  • Mobile Technology Assn of MI

    Mobile Technology Assn of MI

    Based in Detroit and serving all of Michigan, MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan's connected technologies community; the firm's who provide the technologies and the firms - in all industries - who use them.

    The organization's Mission is facilitating collaboration between varied sectors of the connected tech eco-system and other non-tech industries to drive innovation and opportunities; to increase use of Michigan-based connected tech products/services in-state, nationally and globally; to diversify Michigan's economy thru growth of connected tech-enabled innovation in all the state's industries; to increase productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in the state via use of connected tech; to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of connected tech; and to help the communities we serve via the technologies.

    Information about MTAM can be located at http://GoMobileMichigan.org.

  • MI Afterschool Partnership

    MI Afterschool Partnership