UACTE 2017 has ended
Orem High School is located at 175 S. 400 E., Orem, UT 84097

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Saturday, February 4

9:05am MST

Applying for Funding and Awards

This hands-on session will provide information for applying for STEM funding towards a CS pathway for your school, as well as for how to help your students present themselves better when applying for awards like the NCWIT Aspirations Award.


Saturday February 4, 2017 9:05am - 10:15am MST
Little Theater

11:25am MST

Making Computer Science for All a Reality in Utah
The proposed K-16 computing initiative pathway will be discussed and include how code.org, the CREATE Lab projects and other projects are providing the foundation and resources for Local Education Agencies to address their computing needs for students and educators.


Dr. Tamara L Goetz

Executive Director, Utah STEM Action Center
Dr. Tami Goetz is the Executive Director of the Utah STEM Action Center in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.
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Brandon Jacobson

IT Education Specialist, Utah State Board of Education
Brandon Jacobson is the IT Education Specialist for the Utah State Board of Education. He is passionate for CTE courses that explore students propensities within careers.For this Breakout Session please go to:https://goo.gl/forms/BwgOyPCLYBDKL6mn1Thanks

Saturday February 4, 2017 11:25am - 12:25pm MST

1:30pm MST

Cyber Security Education
This presentation will discuss the importance of introducing Cyber Security into your curriculum, resources that are available and events you can participate in and prepare for.


Spencer DeGraw

Technology Department Chair, LDS Business College

Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm MST
2115 Computer Lab

1:30pm MST

The Future of Work: Why every student MUST understand virtual reality
What was once saved for Sci-Fi thrillers, is now becoming part of our everyday lives. Virtual reality is quickly changing how we create things, interact with each other, learn, work and live. It has been dubbed "the next computing platform". No matter the industry, VR will play a role in its future. (VR/AR/HR)   

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Brian Nelson

Founder, ExTech Ventures
My mission is to inspire, educate and empower individuals and organizations to become exponentially more valuable to the world by leveraging emerging technologies and ideologies. It has been said that viewing the earth from space shows no borders. Technologies such as virtual reality... Read More →

Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm MST

1:30pm MST

Utah's Cyber Threat Landscape
The presentation would cover some of the cyber threats that are out there that affect both the individual and small businesses as well as what to do about it.

Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm MST