Join us for this virtual forum designed to bring together students of all ages, educators, and industry to showcase the mid-Atlantic region’s STEM opportunities and resources, and to discuss current and future talent skills and needs. This full day event is packed with content including keynote speakers, panel discussions, and opportunities to connect with the innovative companies that are creating job opportunities in the region.
Middle & High School Students: explore the many possibilities available in the world of STEM and the companies that are creating the opportunities for you.
Undergrads & Post Grads: Connect, learn about and network with the companies and individuals that are developing, commercializing and manufacturing the products of the future and consider the best options for you once you graduate.
Educators & Faculty: Learn more about the evolving talent and skills needs of today’s companies, connect and exchange ideas with peers, and learn about new resources available to you and your students.
Industry: An opportunity for companies of all sizes to educate your future workforce about your industry, your company, your products and your culture, as well as showcasing current and future internships and career opportunities.
CEO, FAME Inc
Executive Director, DESCA
New Business Development, DuPont
President, Delmarva Power & Atlantic City Electric
Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer, DuPont
Sr. Scientist, Merck Research Labs
Registered Nurse, Christiana Care
Director of Marketing and IT, The Grand & The Playhouse on Rodney Square
Student, FAME Inc and University of Delaware
Amira Idris Radovic
CEO and Founder, TheraV
Instructional Associate Professor, University of Houston
An interdisciplinary discussion on the increasing need for soft skills learning at all levels that can be transferred to the workplace.
Moderator: Susi Willis
CEO, Sangha Leadership Group
Vice President Business Development, Christiana Care
Director, Pre-College Programs, University of Delaware
Director Talent & Development, AstraZeneca
CEO, Compact Membrane Systems
DE Teacher of the Year, McKean HS, Red Clay
Elyte Universal Network
A session geared to educators on how to bring EQ into the classroom as early as possible with practical how-to’s and takeways.
Senior Lecturer, Birmingham Metropolitan College
A how-to session on resume and cover letter writing, interview prep, and getting yourself to stand out above the crowd on platforms like LinkedIn.
Associate Vice President
Is entrepreneurship for you? This group of panelists discusses what it takes to commercialize your technology and how entrepreneurial skills can be transferred to a career in industry.
Moderator: Yati Waghray
Senior Market Manager, The Kraton Corporation
First State Innovation
Founder & Partner, The Blue Collective
CEO, Thrupore Technologies
There are many ways that industry can connect to talent at a much earlier stage to build a talent pipeline. This panel discussion looks at how companies can leverage these to grow their talent pool.
Moderator: Chris Siemer
Business President, Chemours (retired)
DE Office of WBL, Delaware Technical & Community College
Workforce Development Lead, Delmarva Power & Light and Atlantic City Electric
Kimberly Pogue Reid
Philanthropy Specialist, Chemours
Lisa Stoner Torbert
Education Associate, Policy Advisor, DE Department of Education
CEO, White Dog Labs
President & Co-Founder, Tallo
HR and company execs from our region’s major companies give presentations on innovation and industry trends, company culture, and what they look for in new hires.
Hear from several leaders about the company
Hear from several leaders about the company
Moderator: Melinda Burn
Vice President Marketing, Solecta Membranes
Director of the Energy Providers Coalition for Education, Council for Adult & Experiential Learning
Vice Chancellor, Workforce Development & Economic Development, California Community Colleges
A forum for younger students to explore the many career possibilities available in the world of STEM and for older students and graduates to connect, learn about and network with the companies and individuals that are developing, commercializing and manufacturing the products of the future.
Learn more about the evolving talent and skills needs of today’s companies, connect and exchange ideas with peers, and learn about new resources available to you and your students.
An opportunity for companies of all sizes to educate their future workforce about their industry, their company, their products and their culture, as well as showcasing current and future internships and career opportunities.