Day one will enrich those currently working in our technology community with insightful presentations on a variety of technical and communication-oriented topics. Sessions will be 50min. Example topics include:
- Technology in Industry (Food Science, Logistics / Retail, Startups, etc.)
- Open Source Technology (What / Where / Why)
- DevOps / Web Development / Data Science
- Career Skills / Stories
Day two will empower students and attendees with knowledge of their local community, including how to further educational, employment, and charitable opportunities in NWA. The focus will be on what it’s like to work in STEM careers and hands-on activities. Sessions will be 30min and should be designed to include students. References to additional post-presentation content and/or learning opportunities would beneficial. Example topics include:
- Technology in Industry (Aspirational/Game Developer)
- Technology Labs (Interactive Classes/Exhibitions)
- Opportunities (Local Work / Remote Work / Open Source / Education
Speakers may submit multiple presentations.
NWA Techfest 2020’s speaker list is expected in March 2020.