Virtual STEM Summit

Virtual STEM Summit

Virtual STEM Summit: Talking Tech



This seven-day, virtual event begins Thursday, May 28th, 2020 and continues through Friday, June 5th, 2020 with each day showcasing a 35-40 minute interactive session with a different leader in the STEM industry along with student panelists from participating districts.

Join us in an interactive, innovative, one-of-a-kind event while we feature big names in the world of tech and a diverse array of science, technology, engineering and math related careers that are available in southwestern Pennsylvania.

In this virtual model, students will begin by gaining access to seven different remarkable experiences with leaders in the STEM industry. And to add to the engagement and excitement, the students will have the unique opportunity to serve as student hosts, participate through interactive question and answer, and embark on adventures into the workings of the industry.

May 27 | *Short* STEM Summit Orientation
May 28 |
Google and Google X, Adekunle Adedayo (Ade), Partner Technology Manager and Jessica Trybus, Firestarter of Moonshots
May 29 | Duolingo, Luis Von Ahn, Co-Founder and CEO
June 1 | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Louis D. Falo, Jr, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology (Vaccines)
June 2 | Facebook Reality Labs-Pittsburgh, Chuck Hoover, General Manager
June 3 | Allegheny Health Network
June 4 | BNY Mellon, Saurabh Singh, Senior Specialist Information Security Analyst
June 5 | Uber Advanced Technologies Center, Julie Derence, Software Engineer 

• K-12 educators, administrators and guidance counselors 
• Elementary students, middle school students and high school students  
• College/University educators, students, administrators and career counselors 
• Business Leaders - Future Employers 

The webinar will begin with an introduction of the company and speaker being featured on the daily Tech Talk. 

Student hosts from participating school districts will ask:
• What was your professional pathway? (including formal training, education, prior experiences)
• What other roles and professions work within the company?
• What do you love about their job? 
• What is your greatest professional accomplishment? 
• If a student was interested in this career, what advice would you have for them?

Speaker will toss a question out to the students for them to answer using polling 3-4 times throughout the talk. This will include yes/no, true/false, and multiple choice. 

WHEN: May 28 to 29 and June 1 to 5
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Via Zoom 

1:00 PM | Tech Talk/Speaker Introduction
1:10 PM | Speaker(s) Questions & Answer
1:25 PM | Presentation/Tour
1:35 PM | Question & Answer


REGISTRATION: Click Here to Register
*Zoom Recording will be in progress at the Virtual STEM Summit. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use this recording. This might include (but is not limited to) the right to use this for online publicity including social media. Each participants camera and chat feature will be disabled during this event.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available! Contact Ashley Steckel for more information.

Have Questions? Please contact Andrea Krueger.

5/28/2020 - 5/28/2020

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