NE Minnesota STEM Conference September 16 in Duluth

Looks like a great event…

NE Minnesota STEM Conference
“Celebrations, Barriers, and Solutions to STEM Access in NE MN”

Friday, September 16, 2016, from 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
at the Pier B Waterfront Resort in Duluth, Minnesota.
Breakfast and lunch included.

7:30 AM Registration and Check-In
8:00 AM Intro: STEM Board and Sponsor Representative, Donald Hennessy
8:15 AM Focus on Celebrations with representatives sharing their story
• Summer Camps: LSC, HCC, ICC, Camp Invention (VHS)
• In school: Jay Belcastro, Perkins Grant
• Community Outreach: Drew Jensen, Duluth Children’s Museum; Melissa Johnston, YMCA; Carrie Copperud, Duluth Public Schools
8:45 AM Duluth Mayor Emily Larson via SKYPE/Facetime
8:55 AM Keynote: Rick Nolan, Minnesota’s 8th District Representative
9:10 AM Break
9:20 AM Mary Finnegan, Deputy Commissioner IRRRB: The shortfalls to STEM Access
9:30 AM 1st Round Table Discussion — Themed Tables
• Summer Access
• Education
• Community Outreach
• Broadband or Connectivity Access
10:00 AM Break and Networking Time
10:20 AM Reflective Session – Review of information shared at 1st Round Table Discussion
10:50 AM 2nd Round Table Discussion: Focusing on Solutions
11:20 AM Wrap up – Nuggets heard throughout the morning
11:30 AM Lunch and Additional Networking Time
Please register by Tuesday, September 6th.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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