Breakout Session Contest
Contest prizes: (Three Winners) APPLE AIRPODS
To enter for a chance to WIN, students must:
1) Select/view three breakout sessions;
2) Correctly answer the three questions that follow each session; and,
3) Submit their answers by November 14.
BREAKOUT SESSION #1: Inventing Your Future: Making Informed Decisions about Career Pathways
Presented by Jessie Tymoczko, Inventionland
What does STEAM stand for?
What are pathways into STEAM fields?
What is Jessie's advice for a successful career?
BREAKOUT SESSION #2: Jobs of the Future - How technology is changing the workplace of tomorrow
Presented by Susan Hileman, Strategic Business Advisor, NWIRC
What is the common theme and catalyst for change in the manufacturing industry today?
What are the primary educational requirements for jobs of the future?
What are some of the primary soft skills you will need going forward?
BREAKOUT SESSION #3: The Joy of Working With your Hands For a Living
Presented by Phil Kerner: The Tool and Die Guy, Industrial Sales & Mfg.
What did Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Steve Jobs have in common?
Where did the tool and die guy get his training?
What is an advantage of going through an apprenticeship program?
BREAKOUT SESSION #4: Better, Worse or just Different — Five Critical Keys for Impressing Your Future Employer Even If You're Generations Apart
Presented by Kevin Smith, President/CEO, Leaderstone Inc.
How have I added ________________ to others I engage with
Have I helped _______________ ________________ reach his or her goals?
Have I ________________ _______________ ____________ than I have made statements?
BREAKOUT SESSION #5: Robotics: Career Possibilities You Never Knew Existed
Presented by- Nadja Koehler, U.S. Robotics Business Development Manager for Education at ABB, Inc.
What year did YuMi make it’s debut?
In what ways are the robots in the Christmas display celebrating the holidays?
What is the name of ABB’s programming and simulation software?
BREAKOUT SESSION #6: What Do Vaccines, Ventilators and Artificial Organs Have in Common?
Biomedical & Bioengineering
Presented by Douglas Nelson, Ph.D., CEO of Lumis Corp.
What is biomedical and bioengineering?
What problems might a biomedical or bioengineer try to solve?
What are the typical and alternative educational pathways toward a career in biotechnology or bioengineering?