Session Chart and Registration Instructions

MIAMI-DADE High School NAF ACADEMY Students,

Two STUDENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS are scheduled during the conference, May 14th.

YOU WILL ATTEND ONE “A” SESSION at 10:40am AND ONE “B” SESSION at 11:40am during the conference.

Registration by selecting session is CLOSED!

Students will be assigned to sessions based on academy theme and seats available. Tickets for those sessions will be in school academy registration TEACHER packets at the conference.

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LIST OF BREAKOUT SESSIONS FOR  “A” at 10:40am

SESSION – Select one  AAcademy Area of InterestSession NameSpeaker NameRoom Number
A – 10:40 amITAKAMAI Technologies The Threat LandscapeLisa Beegle and Jonathan Respeto114
A – 10:40 amHospitality & TourismAn Array of Career Pathways under the Hospitality Umbrella by Bethmune-CookmanArlene Garrick and Dr. Desmond Brown115
A – 10:40 amIT,  EngineeringAR, AI (Microsoft Hands-on) plus diversity and inclusion – how would you handle it?Dwight Goins and Solanch Busto, MicrosoftMACC 2
A – 10:40 amEntrepreneurshipFULL Becoming more than a Chef, becoming more than an AthleteChef Richard Ingraham and Ricky Jean Francois215
A – 10:40 amEngineeringBreakdown by the Pro’s for Careers in EngineeringMarie-Elsie DowellMACC4
A – 10:40 amAllBudgeting, Savings, & Compound InterestCarlos Blanco218
A – 10:40 amFinanceCareers in Financial ServicesJohn Curran, CFP109
A – 10:40 amHospitality & TourismCareers in the Online Travel Agency World – By ExpediaShawn Rush222
A – 10:40 amITCyber Threat LandscapeSA Daisy Guell-Hester210
A – 10:40 amIT and EngineeringDecision Making in High Technology EnvironmentsRobert Gordon, Mary Murphy, Adam Mack101
A – 10:40 amEntrepreneurshipDo it Now or Do it Later, but Get it Done! Your Path to EntrepeneurshipSusy Alvarez-Diaz214
A – 10:40 amHealth Science FULL –Dr. Disney: Human-Centric Skills in Healthcare FULL Jason Bell104
A – 10:40 amIT and EngineeringFULL eSports: Turn Your Hobby Playing Games Into a Career FULL Richard Chance113
A – 10:40 amAllFinancial Literacy & Understanding CreditJohn Bowen217
A – 10:40 amHealth ScienceFuture Medical Careers – Miami Dade College Medical CampusMary Worsley and MDC Medical FacultyMACC3
A – 10:40 amHealth ScienceHealth Sciences  – College to Career(s) Barry UniversityElba Rosa105
A – 10:40 amAllHow to Become an Ultimate Networker in 5 Easy Steps!George Dubec and Jennifer Gutschmidt112
A – 10:40 amFinanceHow to Start a Career in ConsultingGerald Metzeger221
A – 10:40 amITHow to Start a Career in Information TechnologyChristopher Perez211
A – 10:40 amAllI Got the Internship Now What? Must Do’s for Internship SuccessSaliha Nelson108
A – 10:40 amAllImportance of Education and Being Open to Various OpportunitiesDan DiFilippo220
A – 10:40 amIT, Engineering, and Health ScienceMedical Device Industry: The Intersection of Healthcare and EngineeringJoshua Liebowitz102
A – 10:40 amITOn the Road to ITKrista Mikaele Theodore, MSIS212
A – 10:40 amHealth SciencePrimary Care HaitiDr. Kissinger Goldman213
A – 10:40 amFinanceShow me the MoneyShaneca Adams103
A – 10:40 amHospitality & TourismThe Path to a Successful Career and Leadership in Hospitality IndustryFlorida Restaurant & Lodging Assoc. Exec. Board216
A – 10:40 amEngineeringThe SMART Routes to School – EngineeringAileen Boucle, AICP107
A – 10:40 amALLUnderstanding College Costs and Financial AidGisela Colon106
A – 10:40 amALLVolunteerism: It’s Good for EverybodyMahlia Lindquist219
A – 10:40 amITFULL — VR & AR Simulations and Games — FULLMauricio Ferrazza202

LIST OF BREAKOUT SESSIONS FOR  “B”

SESSION – Select one  BAcademy Area of InterestSession NameSpeaker NameRoom Number
B – 11:40 amALLA Future in Media: How to Navigate through the Many New Opportunities in the Media LandscapeVanessa James222
B – 11:40 amITAKAMAI Technologies The Threat LandscapeLisa Beegle and Jonathan Respeto114
B – 11:40 amIT and EngineeringAR, AI (Microsoft Hands-on)plus diversity and inclusion – how would you handle it?Dwight Goins and Solanch Busto, MicrosoftMACC 2
B – 11:40 amEngineeringBreakdown by the Pro’s for Careers in EngineeringMarie-Elsie DowellMACC4
B – 11:40 amITCoral Gables: Smart City InitiativesMark Hebert115
B – 11:40 amFinanceCreative Problem Solving: Why Case Interviewing is an Important Life SkillClaudia Perez Pellicer, PwC219
B – 11:40 amEngineeringEngineering – Guarantee Your SuccessSilvia Beltre107
B – 11:40 amITeSports: Turn Your Hobby Playing Games Into a CareerRichard Chance113
B – 11:40 amHospitality & TourismExploring your path to a successful hospitality career.Patty Sabates212
B – 11:40 amFinanceFinancial Wellness and InvestingJessica Miller Osteen108
B – 11:40 amHealth ScienceFuture Medical Careers – Miami Dade College Medical CampusMary Worsley and MDC Medical FacultyMACC3
B – 11:40 amHealth ScienceHealth Sciences  – College to Career(s) Barry UniversityElba Rosa105
B – 11:40 amALLImportance of EducationHaroldo Ale Filho and Demi Hernandez, PwC218
B – 11:40 amFINANCE & ALLImportance of Education and Being Open to Various OpportunitiesDan DiFilippo, PwC220
B – 11:40 amFINANCE & ALLImportance of RelationshipsAdeel Sobani, PwC221
B – 11:40 amEntrepreneurshipLaunching a Startup: Entrepreneur PathwayCarlos Vazquez112
B – 11:40 amIT, Engineering, and Health ScienceMedical Device Industry: The Intersection of Healthcare and EngineeringJoshua Liebowitz102
B – 11:40 amIT and EngineeringMixed Reality – The Future of STEM CareersMaria de Pena214
B – 11:40 amHospitality & TourismNetworking and Personal Branding in Hospitality and TourismDeAnne Connolly Graham216
B – 11:40 amALLParks and Recreation is an Ecosystem of Career ChoicesNoreen Legault Mendoza104
B – 11:40 amALLPersonal Branding 101…..What Does Your Sign Say?JESSE VAZQUEZ211
B – 11:40 amALLPersonal Branding In the Age of Social MediaPatricia Monica Ojeda215
B – 11:40 amFINANCEShow me the MoneyShaneca Adams103
B – 11:40 amIT and EngineeringTechnology Leadership and OpportunitiesRobert Gordon and Ana Bar-Chen101
B – 11:40 amHospitality & TourismThe Harsh but Exciting Reality of Scuba IndustryLaura Parke217
B – 11:40 amALLThe NAF AdvantageDr. Jeanne Friedman213
B – 11:40 amALLUnderstanding College Costs and Financial AidGisela Colon106
B – 11:40 amIT and EngineeringFULL — VR & AR Simulations and Games — FULLMauricio Ferrazza202
B – 11:40 amTrade & LogisticsWhy Pursue a Future in the Trade & Logistics Industry?Stanley Rigaud and Gabriel Rodriguez210

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