Increasing the STEM Pipline
Whether you're a current student at the Volgenau School of Engineering, the parent of an elementary school child, or an aspiring engineer, there's a good chance that you will find interesting topics to explore through Mason Engineering's STEM Outreach Programs.
We host conferences, camps, and workshops for students of all interests and abilities. Learn how to code, build structures, or find out about the surprising connection between computer science and medicine. We're dedicated to sharing our knowledge of engineering with others.
Building Cybersecurity Talent Into the Northern Virginia Region
June 26, 2018 - 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
George Mason University SciTech Campus, Manassass, VA
At the conference you will:
Find out about career opportunities in the region ► Learn about current cyber workforce and curriculum standardization efforts ►Find out about strategies to address cyber talent needs in high schools, colleges and universities, and in veteran’s organizations ► Identify ways to support high school teachers and transitioning veterans/spouses ► Present training pathways and programs for veterans/spouses to get qualified, and high school teachers to get trained ►Identify information link(s) to cyber jobs and training curriculum(s) for veterans/spouses and high school teachers ►Develop updated plan for enhancing training and education pathways for cyber jobs from inputs at the conference.
The conference will include guest speakers, breakout sessions, networking, and more.
Bridging Government and the Tech Industry Coast to Coast
How to Grow a Stronger Tomorrow
Co-sponsored by The Donald W. Steele, sr. Memorial Chapter of the Air Force Association & The Virginia Serious Game Institute
June 28, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This conference is open to government, industry, academia and students who want to learn more about the challenges of today’s tech on America’s national security, what is being done to shape America’s future opportunities to bridge critical gaps in STEM, and what government needs from our tech industry and future workforce to deal with tomorrow’s national security concerns.