Conference Schedule of Events

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The 2021 Virtual ATE Conference will take place October 18-22, 2021 between the hours of noon and 5:00 p.m. EDT. The conference agenda in PDF format is available here. The daily conference schedule is listed below.

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 18 – PRE-CONFERENCE

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.         Workshop A – Getting Started for New Grantee
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.         Workshop B – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategies for STEM Student Populations
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.         Workshop F – Engaging Students with HTML 5 STEM Activities

Tuesday, October 19 – PRE-CONFERENCE 

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.          Workshop C– Stories Are Data – Analyzing & Reporting Qualitative Evaluation
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.          Workshop D – Universal Design for Learning – Supporting Diversity & Equity
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.          Workshop E – Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work by Implementing a Cross-Disciplinary STEM Core
3:10 – 4:00 p.m.           Ask a Program Director Roundtable: What Do You Want to Know about NSF and ATE?

Wednesday, October 20

12:00 – 1:20 p.m.        Opening Plenary Session 
1:20 – 1:30 p.m.           Break
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.           Concurrent Sessions 
2:30 – 2:45 p.m.           Coffee/Beverage Break & How to Navigate ATE Connects 
2:45 – 4:00 p.m.           ATE Connects 
4:05 – 4:10 p.m.           Break
4:10 – 5:00 p.m.     Ask a Program Director Roundtable: What Do You Want to Know about NSF and ATE?

Thursday, October 21

12:00 – 12:50 p.m.      Student Poster Session 
12:55 – 1:00 p.m.         Break
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.            Spotlight Sessions 
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.            Student/Industry Networking Session (Students Only)
1:50 – 2:00 p.m.            Break 
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.            Synergy Sessions
2:50 – 3:00 p.m.            Break
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.            Demonstration Sessions
3:30 – 3:35 p.m.            Break
3:35 – 4:05 p.m.            Demonstration Sessions 
4:05 – 4:10 p.m.            Break
4:10 – 5:00 p.m.            ATE Connects – Continuing to Build Community

Friday, October 22

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.         Plenary Session
1:00 – 1:10 p.m.            Break
1:10 – 2:00 p.m.            Spotlight Sessions
2:00 – 2:10 p.m.            Break
2:10 – 3:00 p.m.            Synergy Sessions