HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference HI-TEC: High Impact Technology Exchange Conference
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce
HI-TEC: Educating America's Technical Workforce

2019 Photos, Video, and PowerPoints

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Video

Thursday Keynote

Cultivating and Leading Change in Big Data, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence: Empowering and Advancing Women and Underrepresented Groups in STEM
Moderator: Ann Beheler, PI, National Convergence Technology Center (CTC). Panelists: Aaron Burciaga, Chief Technology Officer, Analytics2Go; JC Caesar, Chief Operations Officer, Addx, Retired Rear Admiral US Navy; Polly Mitchell-Guthrie, Vice President of Industry Outreach and Thought Leadership, Kinaxis


PowerPoints

Preconference Workshops

Using Arduino Uno and LabView to Learn MEMS Concepts
Andrew Bell, Matt Pleil, Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), Albuquerque, NM


Micro Nano Technology Education Special Interest Group (MNTeSIG) 2019

Micro Pressure Sensors
Matt Pleil, Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), Albuquerque, NM

In Quest of Universal Nanotechnology Standards
Ahmed S. Khan, Fulbright Specialist Scholar (2017–2020), World Learning, Washington, DC

Online Visualization and Simulation Tools for Nanotechnology Education
Ahmed S. Khan, Fulbright Specialist Scholar (2017–2020), World Learning, Washington, DC; Salahuddin Qazi, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, NY


Main Conference Sessions

Building Partnerships with Industry: Providing Students with Industry Consulting Experience
Michael Lund, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

The Circle of the Center: Outreach, Programs, and Research Can Strengthen Each Other
Elizabeth Boedeker, Lee Douangkeomany, St. Louis Community College Center for Plant and Life Sciences, St. Louis, MO

Creating Effective Professional Development Activities
Greg Kepner, Frank Reed, Midwest Photonics Education Center (MPEC), Ottumwa, IA; Chrys Panayiotou, LASER-TEC, Fort Pierce, FL; Anca Sala, Baker College, Flint, MI

Cybersecurity Curriculum Development: Integrating Hands-on Experience and Industry Certifications
Diego Tibaquira, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL

Educational Raman Spectrometer Demo by Central Carolina Community College (CCCC); LASER-TEC
Gary Beasley, LASER-TEC, Lillington, NC; Chrys Panayiotou, LASER-TEC, Fort Pierce, FL

Embedded AI in Smart Robots, Drones, and IoT Devices: Teaching Emerging Technologies in the Classroom
Debasis Bhattacharya, University of Hawaii Maui College, Kahului, HI; Rajiv Malkan, LoneStar College Montgomery, Conroe, TX

Enhancing Biotech and Advanced Manufacturing Programs by Infusing Cutting-Edge Laser and Optics Curricula
Chrys Panayiotou, LASER-TEC, Fort Pierce, FL; Gary Beasley, LASER-TEC, Lillington, NC

Free Tools for Recruiting, Training, and Retaining the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals
Nancy Limauro, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Washington, DC

Immuno-biotechnology and Bioinformatics in Community Colleges
Sandra Porter, Todd Smith, Digital World Biology LLC, Seattle, WA

Increase Your Social Media Presence to Improve Recruitment and Retention
Susanne Helms, Tracy Niday, Misty Wehling, Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE

K-12 Teacher Engagement: Successful Outreach Approaches
Mary Ann Nickloy, Kelly Fahrenkopf, Elaine Garrett, Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center (NEATEC), Albany, NY

Pathways into Medical Device Networking and Cybersecurity for Biomedical Engineering Technicians
Brian Bell, Laura Malave, St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Springs, FL

Recruiting and Retaining Students: How Flexible Scheduling Meets Student Needs
Christie Linger-Hunt, BridgeValley Community and Technical College, South Charleston, WV

Remote Delivery of Hands-on Networking Courses Using Zoom
Rick Williams, Laura Berry, North Arkansas College, Harrison, AR

Short Modules Targeting Job Growth and Demand
Gary Beasley, LASER-TEC, Lillington, NC; Chrys Panayiotou, LASER-TEC, Fort Pierce, FL

Soft Skills: What Should Have Been Learned in Kindergarten
Erik Christensen, South Florida State College, Avon Park, FL (HANDOUT)

Student Engagement Through Active Learning
Jim Sullivan, Rachael Tipton, Skilled Workers Get Jobs, Asheville, NC

Teaching IoT Concepts with the Raspberry Pi
Brian Nelson, Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI; Bill Saichek, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

Transitioning Veterans to Engineering-Related Careers
Ashok Agrawal, American Society of Engineering Education, Washington, DC

Using Solidworks to Visualize MEMS Design Concepts
Andrew Bell, Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne, IN

Web-Based Visualization and Simulation Tools for Nanotechnology Education
Ahmed S. Khan, Fulbright Specialist Scholar (2017–2020), World Learning, Washington, DC; Salahuddin Qazi, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, NY