Blue Collar Stem Conference

Proposed Agenda

Location: B & O Railroad Museum, Baltimore, MD

November 6, 2017

8:00 Registrations/Networking/Breakfast
8:30 Opening/Welcome
Phil Rogofsky, Maryland STEM Festival Director
Jeff Isaacson, CEO, USRA
Senator Benjamin H.Cardin
Kelly Schulz , Secretary, Department of Labor licensing and Regulation
9:00 Dr. Victor McCrary,Morgan State University/National Science Board
9:30 Maj. General Cedric T. Wins, US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
10:00 David Etzwiller, President Siemens Foundation
10:30 Break
10:45 Blue Collar STEM Education Panel:
Moderator-Stephen Alexander, Amazon Web Services
Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis, Community College of Baltimore County
Dr. Lynne Gilli, Division of Career and College Readiness, MSDE
Patrick Mullinix, Lincoln Tech
Jeffrey Smith, Ofice of Workforce Development, Department of Labor licensing and Regulation
Montez King, National Institute for Metalworking Skills
Glori Hyman Applied institute in Agriculture
12:00 Lunch-Montez King telling his life story
1:15 Blue Collar STEM Labor Panel
Moderator, Sharon Markley, Maryland Department of Commerce, Invited
JoAnne Throwe-Department of Natural Resources
Grant Shmelzer, Independent Electric Contractors
Rob Foreman Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Maryland Department of Veterans Affiars
2:00 Celeste Carter, National Science Foundation
2:30 Break
2:45 Blue Collar STEM Industry Panel:
Moderator Dr. Mike Galiazzo, President, Regional Manufacturing Institute of Md.>
Alonzie Scott, Naval Surface Warfare Center>
Marie Zwickert, CISCO>
General Motors>
Ashley, Handwerk, MedStar Union Memorial & MedStar Good Samaritan Hospitals>
3:30 Wrap-Up