By Jeff Murphy, September 8, 2017
WARRENSBURG, MO – Techweek Kansas City is planned for Sept. 11-15, providing an opportunity
for programs across the metropolitan area dealing with innovation, startups, leadership
and talent in technology industries and education. The University of Central Missouri-Lee’s
Summit is joining in these activities by hosting the free Technology in Education
Demonstration 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at The Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101
N.W. Innovation Parkway in Lee’s Summit. This is in addition to UCM faculty and staff
participation in other organized metro area events.
The Technology in Education Demonstration is free and open to anyone who is interested in technology used by educators and students. It features demonstrations of technology in the classroom conducted by educators, entrepreneurs and students. Those attending will learn more about exciting new technological applications that will impact student learning, including use of virtual reality in the classroom, gigabit application, distance learning, gaming, and more.
Individuals planning to attend are encouraged to register at techedudemo.eventbrite.com. They also can contact Joe Mullins, firstname.lastname@example.org, to learn more.
In other events across the Kansas City area, UCM Workforce Development will be represented by Scott Boyce, who serves as a panelist for a Techweek panel discussion conducted by the Full Employment Council. This invitation-only event is from11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12, at Central City, 1740 Paseo Ave., in Kansas City.
Representatives from UCM, the University of Kansas, and Kansas State University are collaborating with Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City staff to conduct a two-hour session designed to assist college faculty in understanding the scope of this year’s KC Fed Code-A-Thon and best practices for mentoring and motivating students to participate. Closed to the public, this invitation-only event is from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at Federal Reserve Bank, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City.