Join us for the 2019 UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science Technology Symposium.
Thursday, April 18th, the 2019 CECS Technology Symposium will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Chattanooga Downtown Library.
Explore more than 120 research projects from UTC students and faculty at the Technology Symposium. Projects will be on display throughout the library, with students and faculty on-hand to share their work and answer questions.
UTC Students – catch a free shuttle from EMCS to the downtown library and back. It runs every 10 minutes.
Chris Cochran, Chief Operation Officer, Innovation Collective
Innovation Tsunami: Ride the Wave
ABSTRACT: There is a coming technology revolution coming that will change the way our world communicates, travels, purchases and even thinks. Chris will explore how regular people can being to ride the coming shift in innovation rather than be crushed by it simply by building communities that work together, build together and dream together. He will highlight his work in helping to build New American Dream Factories across the country.
BIO: Originally hailing from Seattle, Chris has a long relationship with North Idaho. His career has included time as an on-air radio talent, developing leadership programs for high school and middle school students, starting a new media consultancy in the early days of podcasting, and an executive in the world of IT. Chris’ passion for building inclusive community is what brought him back to Coeur d’Alene where he currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Innovation Collective. Innovation Collective is working on bringing the innovation economy to cities across America by building inclusive communities and creating new American Dream Factories.
Opportunities for 5th-12th Grade:
- Showcasing High School STEM Projects
- Interactive displays and projects
- Scavenger hunt
- Grants available for transportation