IT Summit Agenda

Written by Brianna Rockenstire on April 20, 2021


The Center of Excellence is looking forward to welcoming faculty to this year’s IT Summit on May 20 and 21.

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 10am-12pm

  • Welcome & Announcements
  • Keynote Presentation: “Product Inclusion: Why We Should Build With, Not For”
    Ramcess Jean-Louis, Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Verizon Media
    Cindy Joung, Head of Product Inclusion – Verizon Media
    Malcolm Jones, Senior Product Manager – Verizon Media

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 1:30pm-3:30pm

  • Industry Panel
    Know the Code: Get Hired for a Tech Job in WA
  • Breakout Rooms (choose one):
    Critical IT Skills and Identifying the New Fundamentals
    Best Practices for Supporting Underrepresented Students In Technology Programs
    Intro to Salesforce for Educators
    Preparing Students for the Technical Interview

Friday, May 21st, 2021 | 10am-12pm

  • Resource Flash Talks
    Tech jobs and skills update – EMSI
    CompTIA resources
    ColorStack
    5G Open Innovation Lab
    Riipen experiential learning for IT students
  • Faculty collaboration

The IT Summit is a free event but registration is required. Please fill out the registration form.

The IT Summit will take place virtually at the following dates and times: 

Session 1: Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 10am-12pm  add to your calendar
Session 2: Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 1:30pm-3:30pm  add to your calendar
Session 3: Friday, May 21st, 2021 | 10am-12pm  add to your calendar