Agenda | Thursday, May 6, 2021

12:00 PM ET: Entrepreneurial Mindset in the Maker Community
  • 12:00 PM ET: Welcome & Intros | Dr. Rick MacLennan, President, North Idaho College (ID) 

  • 12:05 PM ET: Cultivating Maker Entrepreneurship | Dena Thomas-Aouassou, Makerspace Director, Central New Mexico Community College (NM)

    • Q & A  

  • 12:25 PM ET: Growing a Community of Intrapreneurs | Linda Ellington, Professor of Business, SNHU Global Campus

    • Q & A 

  • 12:45 PM ET: Nitty Gritty of Entrepreneurial Mindset & CTE Education | Kimberly Freeze, Dean of Science, Art & Technology, Rogue Community College (OR)

    • Q & A 

  • 1:05 PM ET: Closing 

1:30 PM ET: Networking Activity & Discussion Session: Makerspace Tour

Grab a cup of coffee or your lunch and spend 45 minutes with us! We know virtual events often lack networking time, so we've built in time each day for small group breakouts. During this session, we will be getting a tour of Southern New Hampshire University’s Makerspace.

Speakers include:

  • Christine Keenan, Innovation Lab Coordinator, SNHU 
  • Alejandro Lopez, Laboratory Coordinator, SNHU 

This session is sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). See if your community college is a SNHU partner. Click here.

3:00 PM ET: Curriculum & Open Education Resources for Makers
  • 3:00 PM ET: Welcome & Intros | John Peros, Technical Program Manager - Education, Autodesk

  • 3:05 PM ET: Non-Credit Maker Pathways | Clare Sadnik, Art/Makerspace Faculty, Moorpark College (CA)

    • Q & A  

  • 3:25 PM ET: Why IP Education is Vital to Makers & Entrepreneurs | Rachelle Mulumba, Program Coordinator, Michelson Institute for IP, Michelson 20MM Foundation + Pamela Bogdan, IP Educator in Residence (NJ)

    • Q & A

  • 3:45 PM ET: Retooling a Makerspace to Serve the Community | Alejandro Lozano, Sr. Program Manager, Youth Entrepreneurship and Vera Von Esse, Sr. Program Coordinator, ASU Chandler Innovation Center, Arizona State University (AZ)

    • Q & A 

  • 4:05 PM ET: Closing