7:30 - 8:15 AM Foyer & General Session Hall
Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:15 - 8:30 AM General Session Hall

Ora Hirsh Pescovitz, MD · Oakland University

8:30 - 9:00 AM General Session Hall
Morning Keynote

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

America's Strategy for STEM Education
9:00 - 9:20 AM
STEM Education and Talent Development Needs in Michigan

Garlin Gilchrist II · State of Michigan

9:20 - 10:00 AM TBD
Panel One - A Vision for STEM in Michigan - Connecting State, Regional, Local Sectors and Resources
10:00 - 10:15 AM TBD
Networking Break
10:15 - 10:55 AM TBD
Panel Two - Connecting ALL Stakeholders to a Systemic STEM Education Model Addressing Regional Talent Needs
11:00 - 11:50 AM TBD
Panel Three - The STEM Landscape in SE MI; Resource Needs, Economic Impact and Consequences

David Palmer · Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)

12:00 - 12:45 PM TBD
Lunch w/ Keynotes

Jeffery Langhout · U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC)

12:45 - 1:00 PM
Networking Break
1:00 - 1:50 PM
Panel 4 - The STEM Gender and Diversity Inclusion & Opportunity Gap; How to Close It

Nicole Scheffler

2:00 - 2:50 PM
Panel Five - Family Engagement; How Can Schools and STEM Providers Support Parents in Elevating the Critical Role of Families in STEM
3:00 - 3:15 PM
  • 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