Automation & Digital Transformation

Nearly every industry is going through a transformation. The internet, automation, mobile apps, virtual reality, drones, and other technological advances are changing how we do our jobs. The best bet is to be ahead of the curve so that you are a part of the change and not left in the dust. These activities and panels will help you understand how to prepare for your future career.

  • Automation Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Software Developer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • PLC Programmer
  • Continuous Improvement Director
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Mechatronics
  • Web Designer
  • VR Programmer
  • Online Marketer
  • And More!

VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES

EXPLORE THE INDUSTRY THROUGH VIRTUAL TOURS, PANELS, AND DEMONSTRATIONS.

Demonstration & Discussion:

AUTOMATION AND THE CAREERS OF THE FUTURE

with Blentech Corporation

The jobs of tomorrow will look different from the jobs of today. Automation is becoming more prevalent but there are ways to get ahead of the curve and prepare for the careers of future.

Panel Discussion:

INTRO TO ENGINEERING CAREERS

with SWE Golden Gate Section and Community WISE

An all-female panel of engineers from different backgrounds – including biomedical, agricultural, and electronics – discuss what it means to be an engineer and what kind of education you need to enter an engineering career. Brought to you by SWE (Society of Women Engineers) Golden Gate Section and Community WISE (Women Investing in Stem Equity).

Manufacturing Demonstration:

SMALL DEVICES THAT MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

with Labcon

Let’s go behind the scenes at a medical device manufacturer in Petaluma, CA. We take a video tour and get a demonstration of an assembly line that cost over $2,000,000 and produces 300,000-400,000 medical pipets every day used for COVID testing.

Panel Discussion:

HOW COVID WILL CHANGE FUTURE CAREERS

with Keysight Technologies

Two executives from Keysight Technologies discuss how the company has adjusted to COVID and how it will change future careers. Learn about the new sets of skills necessary to succeed in your career.

STEMspiration Series:

KATIE HENRY

Micro:Bit Educational Foundation

Katie presented a fun and dynamic session with coding and craft demonstrations as well as stories from her education and career journey.

Panel Discussion:

HOW SENSORS ARE USED IN MANUFACTURING

with Straus Family Creamery, Keysight Technologies, and Vinify Wine Services

What do a creamery, a tech company, and a wine company all have in common? Sensors! Straus Family Creamery, Keysight Technologies, and Vinifiy Wine Services discuss how their company uses sensors every day in their manufacturing process.