Connect to Your Future - November 2         

Instructors and teachers can register a class by emailing rosters to career@bcc.ctc.edu . Please specify session.

 

Title

Section and Time

Scheduled Speakers

9:30 – 10:20

 

Keynote:  “Jobs of the Future: Find your Passion”

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 Carlson Theatre

Arrive early - overflow seating in N201 via video feed.

Rick Stephens, Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company,

President, Shared Services

10:30 – 12:20

 

 

PANEL 1 - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Software creates the value-add in every product we buy today. Computer skills are part of any job and will continue to grow in the future. Learn how you can grow with it.

BCC Faculty Moderator: Sylvia Unwin, Chair, Programming

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Carlson

Section A

10:30 to 11:20

Dave Kasik , Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company

Abigail Cooke, Principal, Value Chain Integration, Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Carlson

Section B

11:30 to 12:20

Dr. William Erdly, Associate Professor of Computer and Software Systems, University of Washington - Bothell 

Jeanette Jarvis, Chief Virus Fighter, The Boeing Company

10:30 – 12:20

 

 

 

PANEL 2 - WOMEN, FROM CEO TO ASTRONAUT

You can be what you want to be. Learn about the journey from successful women in exciting and demanding careers. Open to all men and women!

Faculty Moderator:  Dr. Judy Woo

 

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N 201

Section A

10:30 to 11:20

Ann Bassetti, Associate Technical Fellow

Elizabeth Lund, Director, Interior Responsibility Center, The Boeing Company

Kristin Rhodes, Account Executive, Microsoft 

N 201

Section B

11:30 to 12:20

Joye Jepson, Director, The Boeing Company


Wister Kay, Business Development Manager, Office of Trade and Economic Development, State of Washington

10:30 – 12:20

 

 

PANEL 3 - ENGINEERING: FROM TOASTERS TO SPACE STATIONS

Technology is part of every aspect of our lives today. Come learn how you can help create the future.

Faculty Moderator: Frank Lee, Chair, Engineering Program

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C 130

Section A

10:30 to 11:20

Paul Hutton, President, Thought Engineering

Kay Blohowiak, Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company

C 130

Section B

11:30 to 12:20

Dr. John McMasters, Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company


Susan Baker, President, Aedilis Corporation

12:30 – 2:20

 

 

 

PANEL 4 - FIELD SCIENCE IN THE REAL WORLD

Science in the real world: Get your feet wet and your hands dirty with science in the real world. Forests, oceans, deserts, mountains and urban environments can be laboratories too. Learn about opportunities to work in the great outdoors.

Faculty Moderator: Dr. Rob Viens, Chair, Life Sciences Program

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N201

Section A

12:30 to 1:20

Mark Koehn, Deputy Director, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA

Laurie Devereaux, Bellevue Stream Team Coordinator, City of Bellevue Utilities

N201

Section B

1:30 to 2:20

Doug Myers, Wetlands and Habitat Specialist, Puget Sound Action Team

Brian Sherrod, Research Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey & Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Earth and Space Sciences

 

12:30 - 2:20 pm 

 

 

 

 

PANEL 5 - BIOTECHNOLOGY

The human genome has been mapped; what wonders will now be created? Cancers are being cured. Learn how you can be part of the exciting discoveries to come.

Faculty Moderator: Dr. Jim Ellinger

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C130

Section A

12:30 to 1:20

Dr. Carl March, President, Carl March and Associates (formerly Immunex)

Dr. Sandra Porter, Director of Educator and Co-Director, Geospiza, Inc.
 

C130

Section B

1:30 to 2:20

Stephanie Tatem Murphy

Dr. Bob DuBose, Director of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology , Amgen

12:30  - 2:20 pm 

 

 

PANEL 6 – VALUE OF DIVERSITY IN BUSINESS

Diverse people foster diverse ideas. Diversity of ideas fosters innovation, which generates growth. You can be part of the future with a career in technology, science, or business.

Faculty Moderator: Leslie Lum, Chair, Business Transfer Program

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Carlson

Section A

12:30 to 1:20

Jim Wigfall, Vice President, Business Solution Services, The Boeing Company

Wendy Chisholm, W3C
 

Carlson

Section B

1:30 to 2:20

Diana Pressley, Director, The Boeing Company
 

Muckleshoot Tribe

Earl Overstreet, CEO and Founder, General Microsystems

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

 

 

PANEL 7 – BUSINESS: LOCAL TO GLOBAL

Local to Global. Good business practices are the foundation of every endeavor and are part of a skill base required for any technical solution. Learn why good ethical behavior is not only the right thing to do, it’s also the smart thing to do. Be part of creating the future economy.

Faculty Moderator: Judith Paquette

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N201

Section A

2:30 to 3:20

Tara Van Vleet, Manager Community and Business Development, Port of Seattle

David Driftmier, Microsoft

N201

Section B

3:30 to 4:20

Art Jackson, Vice President, General Administration, Costco

Julie Rorabaugh, Regional Manager, Intellectual Property Licensing, The Boeing Company

John Zielonka, Global Intel Alliance Leader for Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young

2:30 pm - 4:20 pm

 

 

 

PANEL 8 - SCIENCE INTERSECTIONS

Exciting things happen when different science disciplines work together. Careers in such areas as bioengineering, bioinformatics, and alternative energy development are at the intersection of diverse fields. You can be part of this future. Movies like Spiderman combine art, engineering and computer science. Work can be fun, do you want to play?

Faculty Moderator: Dr. Melodye Gold

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C130

Section B

2:30 to 3:20

Dr. Carl March, President, Carl March and Associates (formerly Immunex)


Dr. Dan Cook,
Research Professor of Physiology & Biophysics at the UW School of Medicine
 

C130

Section B

3:30 to 4:20

Jerry Bunce, University Relations, The Boeing Company

Kristi deGrys, Project Engineer, Aerojet


Dr. Bob DuBose,
Director of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Amgen

 Last updated: 10/28/04