SCBC/Bio-Link Conference January 13-14 2012

Date: 
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 9:00am - Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 5:00pm
Location
Miramar College
10440 Black Mountain Road
San Diego
92126
619-388-7490

 

SCBC/Bio-Link Conference

January 13 – 14, 2012

 

             Tentative Agenda

 

Attendance by Invitation ONLY

 

Incorporating Workforce

Development

into Your Curricula:

Hard Skills get the interview,

Soft Skills get the Job

 

 

DAY 1: Friday January 13, 2012

 

9:00 a.m. ―9:15 a.m.       Welcome/Opening Remarks―Paulette Hopkins/Sandy Slivka

 

 

Plenary Speakers

 

9:15 a.m. ―9:45 a.m.       Joe Panetta, CEO BIOCOM―Industry Trends in the New Economy

9:45 a.m. ―10:15 a.m.     Celeste Carter, ATE/ NSF―Meeting Education/Training Needs for the New Economy

10:15 a.m.―10:30 a.m.     Morning Break

 

 

Working with Industry Externship/Internship

(Moderator: Jeffrey O’Neal)

 

10:30 a.m.―11:00 a.m.     TBD, Labcorp – SCBC/Miramar MLT: Academic/Industry Partnership from the Industry Perspective

11:00 a.m.―11:30 a.m.     Karen Overklift, BIOCOM―Creating Sustainable internships: LSSI   & EDGE as Case Studies

11:30 a.m.―12:00 p.m.     Andreas Walz, Ophidion―Hosting Professional Masters Interns – Lessons Learned

12:00 p.m.―1:30 p.m.      Lunch Break – Sonia Wallman – Biomanufacturing Course in a Box Workshop

 

 

Hard Skills Resources

(Moderator: Jim DeKloe, Solano College)

 

1:30 p.m. ―1:45 p.m.       Sharon Price, SCBC Miramar College―MATSI Website Navigation Demonstrations

1:45 p.m. ―2:00 p.m.       Sandy Porter, Bio-Link, Seattle – Resources/Website Navigation Demonstration

2:00 p.m. ―2:15 p.m.       Lisa Seidman, Madison―Laboratory Math Resources

2:15 p.m. ―2:30 p.m.       Marty Ikkanda, Pierce College―WGBH Boston/Amgen Bruce Wallace

2:30 p.m. ―3:00 p.m.       Panel Discussion―Topics: Creating a Virtual Resource Sharing Community, Portability of Wet Labs, Adapting Content, Content Being Retired, New Content Under Development

3:00 p.m.―3:15 p.m.        Afternoon Break

 

 

Emerging Technologies Presentations/Demonstrations

(Moderator: Mike Fino, Mira Costa College)

 

3:15 p.m. ―3:30 p.m.       Andrea Jackson, Director of Program Development―Wireless Life Sciences Alliance

3:30 p.m. ―3:45 p.m.       Darrel Drinan, CEO, PhiloMetron―Smart Band-Aid

3:45 p.m. ―4:00 p.m.       TBD Traversa Therapeutics (Nanotech delivery siRNAs) or Life Technologies (Q-dot nano particles for medical imaging)

4:00 p.m.―4:15 p.m.        TBD, Sapphire Energy or San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology

4:15 p.m.―4:30 p.m.        Q&A

4:30 p.m.―7:00 p.m.        Networking Reception

 

 

 

DAY 2: Saturday, January 14, 2012

 

Starting and Navigating a Career

(Morning Moderator: Becca Bowers-Gentry)

 

9:00 a.m.―9:30 a.m.        Julie DeMeules, VP HR, Santarus―Hard Skills get the Interview, Soft Skills get the Job

9:30 a.m.―10:00 a.m.      Quynh Nguygen, On Assignment Lab Support – Role of Temp Agencies in Joining the Workforce

10:00 a.m. ―10:15 a.m.    Morning Break

10:30 a.m.―11:00 a.m.     Pamela Eversole-Cire, Pasadena City College, Integrating Soft skills into Lectures – an Interactive Presentation

11:00 a.m.―11:30 a.m.     Rebecca Bowers-Gentry, SD Miramar College - Integrating Soft Skills into Labs – an Interactive Presentation

11:30 a.m. ―1:10 p.m.     Break-Out Discussion Groups & Lunch Break

 

 

Starting and Navigating a Career

(Afternoon moderator - Octavio Espinosa)

 

1:10 p.m.―1:40 p.m.        Gloria Rodriguez-Banuelos, San Diego City College―Coaching Students in Creating a Professional Development Strategy

1:40 p.m.―2:10 p.m.        Sandy Slivka, SCBC―Writing Competitive Resumes/Internship Statements of Interest

2:10 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.       Afternoon Break

2:25 p.m.―3:25 p.m.        Octavio Espinosa―Beyond Basics: The “University of Industry”

3:25 p.m.―5:00 p.m.        Elaine Johnson―Bio-Link Greetings

                                      Bio-Link Website―Linnea Fletcher, Sandy Porter

 

 

Contact person: 
Sandy Slivka
phone: 
619-388-7490
email: 
sslivka@sdccd.edu

THIS IS A BY INVITATION ONLY EVENT.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, PLEASE CONTACT DR. SANDRA SLIVKA BY PHONE AT 619-388-7490 OR BY EMAIL sslivka@sdccd.edu.

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