10 Jun

Full Slate of Speakers Announced for EVOnCampus 1.0

Full Slate of Speakers Announced for EVOnCampus 1.0

IEEE-USA’s FREE Premier Career Conference launches June 16

WASHINGTON (10 June 2021) — IEEE-USA is proud to share the full list of speakers for EVOnCampus 1.0, the first free virtual conference under the organization’s flagship EVO banner.

This groundbreaking event will bring thought leaders directly to career-minded professionals, recent grads, and college students, giving them insights into the tech trends and pathways that lead to challenging and fulfilling careers.

Natalie Panek, rocket scientist and advocate for women in tech, is the opening keynote speaker for EVOnCampus 1.0. As a Member of Technical Staff at space technology company MDA’s Robotics and Automation division, Natalie works on the next generation of Canadian space robotics and space exploration programs, including the Rosalind Franklin/ExoMars rover.

Immediately following Natalie’s keynote, Paige Kasselen will host a fireside chat with Natalie. Paige was the only American engineer to work on Solar Impulse 2, the first solar-powered airplane to circumnavigate the globe, and was recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2017.

Next up will be an exciting panel exploring Future Trends and Tech, hosted by John Yaglenski, IEEE-USA Director of Communications and IT. John will be joined by panelists Amy Peck, Founder & CEO of EndeavorVR; John Collins, Director of Engineering at Vinted, and formerly of Microsoft, Apple, and Snapchat; and Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Founder & Lead Presenter at Transport Evolved.

And the closing keynote address will feature Nate Ball, author, Emmy-winning TV host, and Co-Founder and CEO of Atlas Devices. Nate hosts the PBS Kids TV series Design Squad and Design Squad Global, and has appeared on the History Channel, MythBusters, various news networks and across the TED sphere. His company, Atlas Devices, develops advanced access and rescue equipment for the military and first responders worldwide.

Spaces are filling up; don’t miss this opportunity to get a competitive edge in your career. Register for IEEE-USA’s EVOnCampus 1.0 today!

Registration is also open for two more outstanding EVO events in 2021: EVOPro on 1 September, and EVOnCampus 2.0 on 3 November. For more information or to register for those events as well, please visit evoconference.org.

You can also get your brand involved with EVO. Sponsorship opportunities available at evoconference.org/sponsor.

About IEEE-USA:

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 Contact:

Corey Ruth
Media Relations Associate, IEEE-USA
202-530-8327
c.ruth@ieee.org

John Yaglenski
Director of Communications, IEEE-USA
202-530-8359
j.yaglenski@ieee.org

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