Thursday, 01 Oct 2020
Greenlee School Futures Forum
"10 Powerful Ways to Catch Employers' Attention & Launch a Strong Career," Drew Harden, president and co-founder of Blue Compass. Become more interesting to potential employers and gain more traction as you start your new career. Learn networking, interviewing and social media practices to help you stand out, as well as on-the-job behavior to enable you to add great value and impress your manager. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.
Documentary screening and panel discussion: Picture A Scientist
Screening of the 2020 film is followed by a panel discussion of ADVANCE leaders from the four institutions of the ADVANCE Midwest Partnership: Iowa State, North Dakota State, Western Michigan and Michigan Tech.
Friday, 02 Oct 2020
Innovators Forum: Tony Sardella
A live, moderated conversation with Tony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in big data, predictive analytics and strategic decision-making. Sardella also holds an adjunct professor position in the Olin Business School at Washington University, St. Louis, and was inducted as a Laureate of the Smithsonian Institute for his social and economic impact in the field of science and technology. Registration required.
Friday, 09 Oct 2020
Innovators Forum: Thomas Stuermer
A live, moderated conversation with Thomas Stuermer, global managing director of the Google Business Group at Accenture. The alum has 25+ years of experience at the global professional services company, now focusing on digital marketing, cloud solutions, AI/Data, and industry vertical solutions. Registration required.
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020
Professional and Scientific Council seminar series
Engage in dialogue with representatives from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Equal Opportunity, and the Iowa Civil Rights Commission as they share their thoughts, insights, and experiences with engaging in diversity, equity, and inclusion work on campus.
Friday, 16 Oct 2020
Innovators Forum: Alaina Money-Garman
A live, moderated conversation with Alaina Money-Garman, CEO of Garman Homes and Fresh Paint at Garman Homes. The homebuilder and speaker also authors the award-winning blog, "Build Like a Girl." Registration required.
Friday, 23 Oct 2020
Innovators Forum: Dennis Muilenburg
A live, moderated conversation with Dennis Muilenburg, owner, president and CEO of DAM CyFly Consulting. As Iowa State's inaugural Innovator-in-Residence, the ISU alum will work to create industry collaborations that will help students lead, create and succeed. He will draw on more than 30 years of experience at the Boeing Company. Registration required.
Friday, 30 Oct 2020
Innovators Forum: Bill Christiansen
A live, moderated conversation with Bill Christiansen, COO of PIC Genus Pork, a world leader in pig genetics and animal biotechnology. Christiansen has been with the company since 1993, serving in roles overseeing research, development and operations. Registration required.
Performance: Science comedian Brian Malow
"Rational Comedy for an Irrational Planet," science comedian Brian Malow. Preregistration required; participation is limited.