The AAAS Community College Forum: Innovations That Prepare Students for STEM Careers

Pre-registration required
Thursday, 12 February 2015: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Room LL21AB (San Jose Convention Center)
Organized by AAAS Education & Human Resources Programs and City College of San Francisco

The AAAS Community College Forum on educational programs will highlight cutting-edge curriculum for use in biotechnology post-secondary education, as well as innovative programs that prepare students for technical careers and further education. Community college based Advanced Technological Education (ATE) programs and educators play a vital role in preparing post-secondary students for entry into the scientific workforce in emerging technology industries including research and development, diagnostics, regulatory affairs, homeland security, and sustainable energy production and management. Biotechnology education curriculum areas include laboratory techniques, industrial biotechnology, green biotechnology and agriculture, nanotechnology, homeland security, and bioenergy and biofuels. This day-long session will include plenary panels, a student poster session, and interviews with students.
Logistical Contact:
Yolanda George, AAAS
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