An Invitation to the 2015 Techsplorer Events
You are invited to the 2015 Techsplorer Events; a highlight of the innovative Techsploration Program. Three conferences are held to accommodate all participants, who include: sponsors, school teams, teachers, role models, and invited guests to share in the excitement of the program.
Techsploration provides young women in grades 9-12 with opportunities to explore science, trades, and technology occupations. Grade nine girls are the primary participants at the Techsplorer Events.
What are the dates & locations of the three Techsplorer Events?
1. Techsplorer Event NSCC Strait Area Campus, Port Hawkesbury
Thursday, April 9 & Friday, April 10
2. Techsplorer Event Saint Mary’s University, Halifax
Thursday, May 7 & Friday, May 8
3. Techsplorer Event NSCC Truro Campus, Truro
Thursday, May 21 & Friday, May 22
What are the best times to join us?
You are welcome to attend any portion of the event, which begins in the evening with a banquet. The next morning, school teams deliver presentations on their assigned careers from 9:00am –12:00pm. It would be great if you could arrive early, to watch some of the student presentations prior to joining us for the Sponsor Recognition Luncheonfrom 12:00 –1:30 pm. You are also welcome to observe the afternoon round robin workshops where the students meet role models at their stations.
For further details, please refer to the agenda included at the end of this memo.
How can you RSVP: Banquet and/or Sponsors Recognition Luncheon?
Although there is no cost, we would greatly appreciate it if you RSVP your intention to join us at either the evening Banquet and/or the Sponsor Recognition Luncheon. For further details or to RSVP please contact Donna Woolley at:
Following is an outline of the event agenda. We hope to see you there!
The goal of Techsploration is to increase the number of women working in science, trades and technology occupations by assisting young women from diverse backgrounds to explorea wide range ofcareer options.
Techsplorer Event:NSCC Strait Area Campus, April9& 10
5:30 pm– 6:00 pm Registration, welcome, meet & greet
6:00 pm–7:00 pm Banquet (RSVP please)
7:00 pm –8:30 pm Techsplore This! Fun & learning
9:00am–10:30 am School Team Presentations
10:30am–11:00 am Nutrition Break
11:00 am–12:00 pm School Team Presentations
Sponsor Recognition Luncheon (RSVP please)
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
1:30 pm–3:00 pm Round Robin Stations - meet the role models
3:00 pm–3:30 pm Closing Ceremony
Techsplorer Event: Saint Mary’s University, May 7&8 (same agenda as above)
The Banquet and Luncheon will be held in the Loyola Building Conference Hall.
The School Team Presentations will be held in the McNally building theatre room.
Techsplorer Event – NSCC Truro Campus, May 21&22 (same agenda as above)
The Banquet and Luncheon will be held in Soloan Hall.
The School Team Presentations will be held in the Sports Centre.