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nettday 2017

NETT DAY 8

wednesday, november 15, 2017

150 careers for the Future: Using Technology Across the Disciplines

What is NETT DAY?

Established in 2010, Nett Day at Northeastern Illinois University is an event that celebrates technology, the way in which we interact with it and how we use it to improve society. On this day we have keynote speakers and workshops that make us think about human interaction with technology, as well as give us hands-on experience with new ways of using technology to interact with the world. Nett Day also features vendors that help promote new technology to our students.

Keynote Speakers 

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Alumni Hall

Randi Brill, Creative Director/President/Motivational Speaker/Author
Creative WOWs for Business
Randi Brill will talk about her approach to creative entrepreneurship.
 

7-8 p.m.
LWH 1002

Author Eric Garton will share his views on the skills needed for the entrepreneurs of the future.

Workshop Schedule

1-2 p.m.
 

Student Union Room 214
Public Education for the Future
Joseph Hailpern (District 112) and Hamed Flores (CPS) will discuss the introduction of technology in schools, as well as the challenges they face.

Student Union Room 216
The Power of Music Therapy
Estelle Killingsworth will share the history and future applications of Music Therapy in an increasingly scientific and technologically advanced world.
 
Student Union Room 217
Careers in Search Engine Optimization
Justin McIntyreDirector, SEO & Content at Perfect Search Media, will talk about the multidisciplinary approach to marketing via search engines.
 

2-3 p.m.
 

Student Union Room 214
Data Science
Francisco Iacobelli, NEIU Professor of Computer Science, will give a hands-on workshop on data science.
 
Student Union Room 216
Technology in our Classrooms
The case of Poll Everywhere. Dr. Brian Vivona, NEIU Professor of HRD, will talk about the correct use of technology in the classroom, exemplifying it with the use of Poll Everywhere.
 
Student Union Room 217
Incorporating Computational Thinking into Science and Mathematics Classrooms for Educators
Dr. Rachel Adler, NEIU Professor of Computer Science, will describe the collaborative and interdisciplinary development of computational thinking modules for education.
 

3-4 p.m.

 
Student Union Room 214
Levering Data in Making Change Happen
George Vukotich, from the incubator FinTank will talk about data and its pervasiveness in the careers of the future.
 
Student Union Room 216
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Care
Dr. Betina Yanez (NU) will discuss the multidisciplinary nature of her career in health care research.
 
Student Union Room 217
CONNECT the Classroom
Emmanuel Josue from McGraw Hill and the NEIU team explain the benefits of its platform and a smooth integration with D2L to educate the students of the future.

5-6 p.m.
 

Golden Eagles

Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag & Unleash Your Team's Productive Power
A student-led discussion on the book by Eric Garton.
 

SPONSORED BY: NEIU 150, OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT, COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, OFFICE OF CULTURAL EVENTS, DANIEL L. GOODWIN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND THE NEIU FOUNDATION.

Arts and Sciences

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