The Global School Virtual Event Series is a year long celebration of The Global School at WPI and aims to highlight and grow the projects, research, and collaborations WPI has all over the world while focusing on global grand challenge themes.
|8:00 - 8:15 am||Welcome Remarks
President Laurie Leshin , WPI
|8:15 – 9:00 am||
Keynote Presentation: Perspective on the Future of Work
Dean Kamen ‘73 discussed the importance of STEM education globally and how as we continue to innovate, we help young people build skills that will give them opportunities to solve the world’s great problems.
|9:00 – 9:05 am||Break|
|9:05 – 10:15 am||
The Role of New Technologies in the Future of Work
Moderator: Kent Rissmiller, WPI
Panelists: Martin Burt, WPI and Fundacion Paraguaya, Greg Fischer, WPI, Joe Quinlivan, '95, Amazon Robotics, Patricia Suomala, Worcester Technical High School, Dan Weagle, WPI, and Wes Wheeler, '78, UPS Healthcare
|10:15 – 10:30 am||The Way Forward
Wole Soboyejo, WPI