DETROIT – Time is running out to take advantage of FREE registration to attend the STEM Career Showcase, and the Technology Exhibition and Keynotes at the TIM Detroit event!
Register at http://TIMDetroit.com/STEM and receive a complimentary 3-day pass to the event which is being held at Cobo Center in Detroit.
The STEM Career Showcase takes place on September 7 with the exhibitors of the STEM Village available to be visited from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm. A series of STEM-focused panel discussions will take place on the hour from 1:00 – 7:00 pm. Featuring experts from across the state, STEM panel discussions will include:
- 1:00 – 1:50 pm The Importance of STEM to Michigan’s Economy
- 2:00 – 2:50 pm Solving the STEM Talent Problem Thru Diversity
- 3:00 – 3:50 pm The STEM Gender Gap and How to Close It
- 4:00 – 4:50 pm How to Find a STEM Job in Today’s Market
- 5:00 – 5:50 pm Increasing the Availability of STEM Training
- 6:00 – 6:50 pm STEM Students; Are they prepared for STEM careers?
Panel members include representatives from: Ford Motor Company, Birmingham Schools, Oakland University, Education Planning Resources, Workforce Intelligence Network, Consumers Energy, Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, Oakland Community College, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan Science Center, Society of Automotive Engineers, University of Michigan, ardentCause, New Shore LLC, Sargon Partners, GTB, Moveable Bytes, GE, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Coretek Services, Michigan Afterschool Partnership, Project Lead the Way, STEM.org, Great Lakes Bay Regional STEM Eco-system, Amy Cell Talent, Robotic Intelligence Software, RIIS and NHacks.
Exhibitors in the STEM Village will be offering interactive STEM exhibits, training and career information, and will be available to answer questions from students, parents and educators. Exhibitors will include:
- Baker College
- Boy Scouts of America (STEM Programs)
- Consumers Energy
- Coretek Services
- DASI Solutions
- Eastern Michigan University College of Technology
- Education Planning Resources
- Girl Scouts of SE Michigan (STEM Programs)
- Kettering University
- Macomb Community College
- Michigan Afterschool Partnership
- Michigan Robotics Institute
- Michigan Science Center
- Michigan STEM Partnership
- Mobile Technology Association of Michigan
- New Tech Central
- Oakland Community College
- Oakland University
- Project Lead the Way
- SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers)
- Walsh College
- Washtenaw Community College
- Wayne State University C2 Pipeline
Produced and presented by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and the Michigan STEM Partnership, the STEM Career Showcase is designed to focus on increasing awareness about STEM careers, with a goal of increasing student STEM education participation and student pursuit of STEM careers. The event also seeks to provide information to parents, who often have substantial influence on their child’s education and early career choices, and educators to enable them to understand the opportunities available to students with STEM education due to substantial business and industry demand for STEM talent.
The event will bring together those currently working in STEM careers, along with companies who utilize STEM professionals, with students, parents and educators, and will enable sharing of information through the STEM Village, expert presentations, panel discussions and hands-on experiences.
Sponsors for the STEM event include: Michigan Afterschool Partnership, Consumers Energy, Oakland Community College, Michigan Film & Digital Media Office, Washtenaw Community College, Henry Ford College.
The STEM Career Showcase is part of the larger Technology in Motion (TIM) Detroit event, a three-day event co-produced by Crain Communications and MSX International, which will serve as the intersection of automotive and technology, highlighting the rapidly-growing interest in connectivity, autonomy, mobility and the shared economy. It will highlight the future of mobility by showcasing the most advanced technology for the next generation of vehicles. TIM Detroit will also include a Hackathon, a startups Pitch Competition, product exhibitions, presentations and panel discussions featuring leading innovators in transportation and technology, as well as a unique 3-day offsite feature, Detroit Moves, from September 7 – 9th at Spirit Plaza in Downtown Detroit; details are available at http://timdetroit.com/detroit-moves/.
Register now for your complimentary pass at http://TIMDetroit.com/STEM!