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

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:15 - 8:25 AM · General Session Hall

Welcome

Ora Hirsh Pescovitz, MD · Oakland University

8:25 - 8:45 AM · General Session Hall

Opening Remarks

Garlin Gilchrist II · State of Michigan

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

Doug Baltz · SE Michigan STEM Alliance
Matt Pearce · NASA
Andrew Raupp · STEM.org

10:05 - 10:45 AM · TBD

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

Nicole Scheffler · Cisco Americas
Terry Doroshewitz · Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT)
Chris Cobus · Oakland University

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

David Palmer · Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN)

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12:00 - 1:00 PM · TBD

Lunch w/ Keynotes

Mike Stone · Public Education Foundation
Jeffery Langhout · U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC)

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #1

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 1

Integrating Digital Badging into K-12

Presented by Michigan Afterschool Partnership

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 2

MiSTAR: Developing Dispositions for STEM Professionals with Modeling Pedagogy and New Career Epilogues

Mike Gallagher, MiSTEM Network / Oakland Schools

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 3

Innovation Learning with the Henry Ford

Olivia Marsh, The Henry Ford

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 4

Computer Science for All Students; K12 Code.org Resources and Information

Kathy Surd, West Central MiSTEM Network and Regional Code.org Manager

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 5

Developing an Advanced Manufacturing Workforce: STEM Resources from Lightweight Innovations of Tomorrow

Jacqui Mieksztyn, LIFT

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 6

Why Do Girls Lose Their Passion for STEM? What Can Parents/Educators Do To Overcome These Struggles?

Michigan Council of Women in Technology

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1:00 - 1:50 PM · Room 7

Fireside Chat: Charting a Course for STEM Education in SE Michigan; Collective Stakeholder Input and Discussion

Moderators: Doug Baltz and Mike Gallagher

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2:00 - 2:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #2

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 1

Growing Tomorrows Talent Today; MI Bright Future

SE MI Workforce Intelligence Network

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 2

Let Me Try It: Integrating Making in the Student Experience Through Volkswagen eLabs

Mike Stone, Digital Fab Labs

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 3

Exploring Urban Mobility: Using Data to Solve Problems of the Future

Randy Kochevar, Director Oceans of Data Institute

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 4

Strengthen STEM with Vibrant Community Partnerships that Integrate Art and Social Studies

June Teisan, Michigan Teacher of the Year Network

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 5

A Vision for STEM in Michigan - What is the Governor's MiSTEM Council Statewide Strategy

MiSTEM Network Policy

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 6

Blockchain Secured Microcredentialing in STEM Education

Andrew Raupp, STEM.org Educational Research

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2:00 - 2:50 PM · Room 7

NASA STEM Programs and Initiatives

Matt Pierce, National Director of STEM Programs and Initiatives, National Air and Space Museum

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3:00 - 3:50 PM

Breakouts - Session #3

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3:00 - 3:50 PM

STEM - Something for Everyone - Beyond Scratch & After-school Robotics

CreationCrate; Hands-on Session

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 1

Leveraging Behavioral Science to Create a More Diverse STEM Pipeline

Rose O'Hara, Persistence Plus Network

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 2

Oakland University's STEM Outreach Program: How We Support K-12, Educators and Parents

Marianne Donoghue

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 3

K to Employment; Taking 'Career Education' to the Next Level

Brandon Turk, Woz U Education

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 4

Designing Curriculum for Secondary Education

Laura Perry, Lincoln Park High School

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 5

Progressive Program Model for Addressing Under-represented Students

Chris Rydezewski, Detroit Women of Color

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3:00 - 3:50 PM · Room 6

Closing the Gender/Diversity Gap by Empowering Girlds of Color, Ages 7-17

Angela Terrell, Black Girls Code

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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

Ida Byrd-Hill · Uplift, Inc.
Matt Williams
Marianne Donoghue · Oakland University

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

Growing Tomorrows Talent Today; MI Bright Future

Lisa Gordon, SE Mich WIN

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 2

Oakland University's STEM Outreach Program: How We Support K-12, Educators and Parents

Marianne Donaghue, Oakland University Roundtable Discussion

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 3

The Lab Drawer: Creating an Environment for Engaging STEAM Activities at Home

Motor City STEAM

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 4

LTU Digital Fabrication Lab

LTU, Monish Jirge

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Room 5

Automation Workz - Future IoT (Internet of Things) Job Trends

Ida Byrd-Hill, Uplift, Inc.

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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

Making STEM Education Affordable

Stanley Targosz III, Educational Planning Resources

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 2

Closing the Gender/Diversity Gap by Empowering Girlds of Color, Ages 7-17

Angela Terrell, Black Girls Code

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 3

Accelerating Engagement Through 'Slow Science'

Charles Gibson, Michigan Science Center

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 4

Why Do Girls Lose Their Passion for STEM? What Can Parents/Educators Do To Overcome These Struggles?

Michigan Council of Women in Technology

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 5

STEM 101: What Parents Need to Know - A Guide for Parents to Understand the Value and Opportunities in STEM

Michigan STEM Partnership

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12:45 - 1:35 PM · Room 6

TBD

1:45 - 2:50 PM · TBD

Breakouts - Session #3

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 1

STEM Careers - From Music to Fashion, It's Not Just Robotics & Rocket Ships

CreationCrate - Hands-on Session

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 2

Models for Girls in STEM

Charlotte Brown, Clinical Research Coordinator / Author

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 3

Innovation Learning with the Henry Ford

Olivia Marsh, The Henry Ford

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 4

Tech Town Programs

Paul Riser

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1:45 - 2:35 PM · Room 5

NASA STEM Programs and Initiatives

Matt Pierce, National Director of STEM Programs and Initiatives, U.S. National Air and Space Administration

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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