Agenda – Day Two

Thursday, 30 March 2023

Location: Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza

TimeProgram Speaker/Facilitator
8:00 – 9:30 amHub Planning BreakfastHub Leads with all participating members from the hub
9:30 – 9:45 amFull-group report outDr. Ronda Jenson
10:00 – 11:30 pmConcurrent Hands-on Workshops
Your Story Matters: How to Craft and Tell a Story with ImpactLaura Packer
Navigating and Using the SOAR Data Portal (bring your laptops)Dr. Yugi Lee, Dr. Ye Wang, Duy Ho
Managing Stress and AnxietyDr. Maya Matheis
11:45 am – 12:15 pmEmerging Technologies in Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningDr. Yugi Lee
12:15 – 1:30 pmLunch Break with Interactive Robotics DemonstrationDr. Yugi Lee
1:30 – 3:00 pmTalent Development Today for the Workforce Tomorrow
Part one: Transitioning to the workforceDarla Wilkerson, Center for Disability Inclusion, and Kelly O’Connor, Garmin International
Part two: Sustaining Inclusive Pathways for Entry Level Technology TalentDr. Marge Sendze, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
3:15 pm – 4:45 pmConcurrent Sessions
Industry Round Tables (students)Mock Interviews and Resume Reviews: Janie Failor, Burns & McDonnell; Sarah Hollenbeck, Burns & McDonnell; Wendell Cole, Blue Cross Blue Shield of KC; and Kelly O’Connor, Garmin International
Informal Informative Conversation: Darla Wilkerson, Center for Disability Inclusion
Organizational Storytelling Workshop (all non-student personnel)Laura Packer
4:45 – 5:15 pmReflections from Day TwoDr. Scott Bellman, program manager, DO-IT, University of Washington
5:15 pmAdjournment
Dinner on your own and open hangout space at the Marriott