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Online Event: Society for Women Engineers Annual Conference


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This year's Soceity for Women Engineers annual conference (WE20) is going virtual! The event will take place as a 2-week online conference and career fair from November 2-13, 2020 with a leadership pre-conference October 26-30, 2020.

The event will feature a mixture of live, semi-live, and on-demand sessions on topics ranging from creating leadership programs for women to networking for working moms. A full schedule can be found on the conference site. The conference will also host keynotes from Laura Maxwell, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain at PepsiCo Foods North America; Sundari Mitra, Corporate Vice President, Design Engineering Group & General Manager, IP Engineering Group at Intel; Jennifer Rumsey, Vice President and President Components Business at Cummins Inc.; and Linda DuCharme, President of Upstream Business Development and Integrated Solutions at ExxonMobil.

Those interested in participating should register to attend.

Webinar: Migration to E-Learning (For Instructors)


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As the focus of education continues to shift to the online environment, educators seek the need to create impactful, interactive and engaging ways to capture a learner’s attention and focus on their learning needs. This session will focus on how to address the challenges associated with online learning and highlight some key components to create effective e-learning that lead to successful course outcomes.

The event will take place on Oct 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET. Register to attend here.

Visit ATE Central at Our PI Conference Sessions and Connects


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Like all other ATE projects and centers, ATE Central will have an ATE Connects session at this year's PI Conference. We hope you will stop by and say hello! In addition, we will host two conference sessions. See information on those sessions below:

Archiving with ATE Central

Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. EDT

Making the deliverables of your grant available through the ATE Central resource portal ensures discoverability and long-term access to your work. Adding a Creative Commons license before submission can encourage others to further share, use, and build upon a work that you created. Please join ATE Central staff as we demonstrate how to select and affix Creative Commons licenses to sample resources and how to submit those resources to ATE Central via the archive submission form. This event will be pre-recorded and delivered synchronously with live presenter chat.

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Webinar: Top Ten Tips for Teaching Student Veterans from the Classroom to Online


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Military veterans transitioning from service to community college bring experiences that can be incredible assets to a classroom along with others that can be barriers to success. Hearing loss, a commonly overlooked disability in the veteran population, is often one of these barriers. The presenters will discuss findings of focus groups conducted with student veterans with hearing loss that provide insight to the unique educational needs of these students and best practices for their success in the STEM classroom and how they can be applied in the online setting. Stay for the last half hour to have your questions answered by a panel of student veterans.

This webinar will take place on October 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT. Register to participate using this form.

Webinar: ATE Conference Orientation Webinar


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AACC will host an ATE Virtual Conference Orientation Webinar designed for all conference attendees. The webinar will provide an orientation to the 2020 Virtual ATE Conference, and an overview of the agenda, the virtual platform, and ways to network and maximize engagement in a virtual setting. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Participants are encouraged to attend the live event, if possible, in order to have the opportunity to ask questions. The webinar will also be recorded and available on this site following the live event. To register for this event, use this form.