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Innovation Through Collaboration Conference

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 · 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM · Student Innovation Hall · RIT Campus

Join Rochester Institute of Technology and Saunders College of Business as we strive to identify emerging trends and seek continuous improvement of business education. The collaborative one-day conference will promote information sharing, community support, and best practices for integrating business, technology and entrepreneurship into a diversity of different settings.

Join us for the opportunity to explore subjects, including:

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Session I - Please select one option
Engineering + Business - Supply Chain Management is an emerging field combining logistics, engineering and business. Learn more about this new undergraduate program at Saunders, the type of skills students will learn and the jobs opportunities available to graduates.
Integrating Soft Skills into STEM Fields - T-Shaped professional programs are popping up all over academia, and managers are increasingly looking at interpersonal skills when hiring in technical roles. Discuss ways to integrate interpersonal and team building into science, technology, engineering and math curriculum.

Session II - Please select one option
Math and Technology in Action - Complete a math and technology activity that you can use in your classrooms. Using free web-based tools, our faculty will give ideas on how to apply math and business concepts in a technology-skill building exercise.
Social Media in Business - Students live and die by their social media presence. Help students see where they could build a career in this business field and what skills are needed to be successful in a marketing and digital business programs such as New Media Marketing.