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Fly to the Future on STEM Pathways

by , posted on 9:39 AM, September 28, 2016
Please join a critical conversation about preparing our future workforce.
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Fly to the Future on STEM Pathways

Access * Innovation * Partnership

 

October 6 - 7, 2016

Minnesota Department of Education

Conference Center

Roseville, Minnesota

Register Today! Early registration discount ends on September 30

The aerospace/aviation industry is growing, creating more high-tech, high-paying jobs. With disruptive technology innovations and new entrants in the field including Google  and Facebook, new opportunities are emerging daily. 

 

Both the aerospace industry and the large infrastructure that supports it require STEM-savvy workers with a strong grounding in STEM disciplines.  Capacity in additive manufacturing, augmented reality, big data and analytics, cybersecurity and more is essential. Are we ready to supply this workforce?

 

Please join this interactive dialogue on how we can work together to design and build a strong STEM pathway that engages students throughout K-12 and beyond, connecting them with practitioners, career awareness and education and training opportunities. 

 

Convened by the Aerospace Industries Association

in partnership with AirSpace Minnesota and the Aerospace States Association

 

Featured Keynotes

 

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Dr. John Olson

Vice President & General Manager, Polaris Defense Strategic Advisor to Sierra Nevada Corporation

 

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Dale Klapmeier

Co-Founder & CEO

Cirrus Aircraft

Founding Chair

AirSpace Minnesota

 

 

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Business | Industry | Government | Higher Education | K-12 Education                 

STEM Program Providers | Workforce & STEM Program Funders

 

Are you part of our amazing supply chain? Come share the exciting work  you’re doing and what you’re seeking in the workforce of tomorrow.

 

Questions?  Contact Kristi Rollag Wangstad at krw@airspacemn.org or 612.727.1737.