Keynote Session

Thursday, May 25, 2017
8:30 am   -   9:30 am
Room: Grande Ballroom

KEYNOTE PANEL: CONNECTING THE DOTS: ALIGNING STEM AND THE MAKER MOVEMENT TO SMOOTH THE PIPELINE INTO “NEW COLLAR” JOBS
Dale Dougherty, Chief Executive Officer, Maker Media, Inc.; Founder, MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire
Ankur Gopal, Chief Executive Officer, Interapt
Krisztina “Z” Holly, Founder and Chief Instigator, MAKE IT IN LA; Host, “The Art of Manufacturing” podcast
Mary Hope McQuiston, Vice President, Autodesk Education Experiences
Peter Hirshberg, Founder, Maker City, Inc. (moderator)

KEYNOTE REMARKS
Ron Ottinger, Director, STEM Next, University of San Diego
Gerald Solomon, Executive Director, Samueli Foundation