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Program Schedule


 

Tuesday, June 21: Day 1


1:00 pm CT

Welcome Remarks

1:15 pm CT

Keynote Presentation

2:00 pm CT

Roundtable Sessions (2 parallel sessions)

 

Session 1- Preparing the Workforce of the Future

What does it mean to create self-starting engineers? Take part in a roundtable to discuss preparing students to adapt to changes in the field. 

 

Session 2- Expanding Access to Technology & Tools

Many Minority- Serving institutions lack access to the latest technology and tools. What are strategies to increase access? How can Industry and academia move forward to expand access?

3:15 pm CT

Recap/Closing Remarks

 

Thursday, June 23: Day 2


1:00 pm CT

Welcome Remarks

1:15 pm CT

Student Plenary Panel Presentation

This panel will feature students from IEC Sustaining Member Institutions. The panel will be focused the students’ experiences as minority students in engineering. They will discuss their perceptions of the tech ecosystem and its diversity efforts.

2:00 pm CT

Roundtable Sessions (2 parallel sessions)

 

Session 1- Mentoring: Lessons Learned and Best Practices

Mentoring is critical to the development of future engineers. What are the best practices you have seen? What have been your positive and negative experiences?

 

Session 2- Equitable Research Partnerships

Share your experience with forming Equitable Research Partnerships. Consider examples of successful relationships with both industry and academic partners.  What have you seen are key elements leading to successful partnerships?

3:15 pm CT

Recap/Closing Remarks

 

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