2017 Global Marathon Agenda
The Global Marathon For, By and About Women in Engineering and Technology.
Hear from speakers around the world who want to strengthen the involvement of women in engineering and technology.
Conference Theme: Dream Big
Creating Your Dream
Known for its awe-inspiring feats and larger-than-life spectacles, Cirque du Soleil produces some of the world's most technologically-advanced productions. Join this exciting panel session, broadcast from one of Cirque's magnificent Las Vegas theaters.
This exciting session will include engineers involved in the space industry who will discuss their personal perspectives about commercial space travel, the current market and what the future holds.
Don't look now, but robots are invading! Robots clean our homes, drive cars and deliver mail. Join us - women designing robots with purpose - as we look at current and future benefits of robotic technology. We’ll share examples of applications where robots are used in cutting–edge manufacturing and you’ll take away new knowledge about the impact robots are making in manufacturing and the world!
Take part in this facilitated, presentation-style conversation led by subject matter experts from a variety of fields in engineering and technology. You will hear from individuals working from different perspectives, but all committed to, strengthening diversity and inclusion in the engineering and technology workforce.
Jessica and a global team of collegiate collaborators created the Amparo (meaning support) socket for amputees. The socket was recently named one of 2016’s top five social innovations by Mashable. Jessica founded a new company – Amparo – and now CurioSpace, which aims to inspire children from vulnerable populations to be curious, creative, and persistent through curated problem solving kits.
A focus on millennial women who work in engineering and technology who use their skills to pursue their passions outside and inside of work.
Making Your Dream a Reality
What does it take for you, today's talent, to remain relevant and competitive or to simply survive in the increasingly dynamic work environment? Join in on the dialog with three Asia-based experts as they share their viewpoint on how STEM is growing beyond curiosity and stereotypes, as a new global language.
From the film, Dream Big, hear from an amazing engineer featured in the flm, who works on projects (via Bridges to Prosperity) that connect engineering with creating better lives for people worldwide.