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Saturday, January 16 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Clear Pathways from K-12 to Engineering Careers

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A recent survey indicated that there is 90% interest in STEM careers, but only 55% in the 'E' -- engineering. Engineering is seen as being for those who are good and math and science, as opposed to a career that offers the opportunity to contribute significantly to society. In this session, we are going to explore the challenge of more clearly communicating the 'E' opportunity to all K-12 students.

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Franz Newland

Assistant Lecturer, Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University
Franz has worked in the space industry in Europe and Canada for over 15 years, working on tasks from simulating spacecraft and training their operators, for missions to improve our knowledge of the space environment and to improve science on the international space station, to designing... Read More →

Saturday January 16, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
Hamilton Convention Center, Webster A (Third Floor)