DOME Spring 2010 Symposium: Developing the Green STEM Pipeline

Co-sponsored by The DOME Foundation, Bunker Hill Community College, the Latino STEM Alliance, BATEC (Boston-area Advanced Technological Education Connections), and the Metro Boston Secondary Postsecondary CVTE Linkage Consortium

BATECLatino STEM AllianceBunker Hill Community College

Friday, May 14, 2010
8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Bunker Hill Community College

Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Welcome Jesse Thompson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bunker Hill Community College

Larisa Schelkin, CEO and Executive Director, DOME Foundation

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Opening Speakers

Marybeth Campbell, Workforce Development Program Director, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Barnas G. Monteith, Advance Diamond Solutions, Inc.; MA Governor STEM Council appointee; MA State Science and Engineering Fair, Chairman of the Board

Richard Harris, Director of Multicultural Engineering, Northeastern University

Questions & Answers

9:10 am - 10:10 am
Break 10:10 am – 10:20 am
Speakers Introductions by Bogusia Wojciechowska, Ph.D., Dean of Professional Studies, Bunker Hill Community College:

BHCC Hydroponic Green House and “Living Campus” Initiative

Joe Steffano, Director of Facilities Management and Engineering Services, Bunker Hill Community College

George Kelley, Assistant Professor, Hospitality Department, Bunker Hill Community College

Alice Leung, Founder and CEO, Top Sprouts, Inc.

Akshay Kolte, Director, Business Development and Finance, Top Sprouts, Inc.

Introductions by Marybeth Campbell:

Cape Cod Regional Technical High School Renewable Energy and Conservation Initiatives

Don Bein, Renewable Energy Grant Coordinator

Lynn Fleischer, Science Instructor

An Award Winning College Sustainability Program

Paul Wolff, Director of Sustainability and Energy Management, Mt. Wachusett Community College

Questions and Answers

10:20 am - 11:20 am
Lunch 11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Reports from Breakout Sessions

Closing Remarks by Larisa Schelkin and Bogusia Wojciechowska.

1:05 pm – 1:30 pm
Tour of Bunker Hill Community College’s new Health and Wellness Center

Joe Steffano, Director, Facilities Management and Engineering Services

1:30 pm