ATE Project Talks: Speed networking and Industrial biomanufacturing
Event Date(s): Friday, April 26, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm EDT
Register by: Friday, April 26 2024
Welcome to the InnovATEBIO 2024 series of virtual ATE project talks. This series features leaders in biotechnology workforce education from across the US sharing their work on exciting projects funded by the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The ATE program supports the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy.
Our two speakers this week will talk about their experiences with project based learning and improving internships.
Each talk will be 20 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for questions and discussion.
Talk 1:Effective Industry & Student Engagement with Speed Networking
Description: Looking for a simple strategy to increase student retention and success? Want to develop and strengthen industry connections? Looking for an easy way for your alumni to stay connected with your program? Then, Virtual Speed Networking is for you! In this session learn how colleges from across the U.S. are implementing this strategy in their programs, the impacts and what tools are available for you to host your own speed networking event!
Speakers: Karen Leung Ph.D., City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Julie Griffin, Johnston Community College
Talk 2:Module Development for Bioindustrial Manufacturing Workforce Readiness
Description: BioMADE and member Delgado Community College recently received a National Science Foundation grant to develop pioneering new industry-driven curricula for bioindustrial manufacturing that will build the technical workforce needed to support this growing sector. This webinar will cover the modules that will be developed, the topics they will cover, and opportunities to participate in the project.
Speaker: Louise Petruzzella (BioMade), Amanda Rosenzweig and Hayley Orndorf (Delgado Community College),