STEM Student Participation at WM2016
Dear <<First Name>>, will you be attending Waste Management 2016? Be sure to take advantage of the opportunities to meet the next generation of scientists and engineers that will continue moving our Industry forward into the future.You will be able to meet and see these students in action throughout the WM conference: participating in the WMS Student Exhibition/Competition, working as student assistants in the various sessions and panels, participating in the Student/Industry Reception on Monday evening, representing and speaking on behalf of their generation in panel session 42, and enjoying WM16 in general.
Student Poster Exhibition/Competition – Students from colleges and universities from across the United States will be presenting their research topics during the Student Poster Exhibition/Competition on Monday afternoon (Session 031) of the conference in the Exhibit Hall. All posters will remain on display through Wednesday of the conference.
WM15 Student Poster Winner – Christine Wipfli (DOE Fellow)
Student/Industry Reception – Student/Industry Reception – WMS will be hosting a special student reception on Monday evening (6 pm – 8 pm) to promote interaction between the student attendees and industry representatives. Everyone is encouraged to attend and talk to some of the brightest and most accomplished science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students as they approach the completion of their education and look forward to starting their professional careers.
Student Panel Session 42- In panel session “Graduating Scientists and Engineers: Wants and Needs,” students have an opportunity to interact with government and industry representatives to discuss their wants and needs as they get ready to transition onto the workforce. This session is scheduled for Tuesday morning at 8:30 am. This year, the next generation will be represented by Ms. Christine Wipfli (FIU DOE Fellow).
Student Resume Job Portal – Is your company looking for new interns or employees? If so, take advantage of the WMS Student Resume Portal designed to help connect potential employers with student candidates. In this portal, you can access student resumes and information. We hope that your company has an opportunity to connect and interact with students participating in WM16.
The Waste Management Symposia provides an excellent forum for government and industry to meet and greet the next generation of scientists and engineers that will continue moving our industry forward into the 21st Century. WMS provides an excellent opportunity for the “next generation” to learn first-hand the industry’s challenges. So take the time to meet some of these great students and share your experiences, knowledge, and lessons learned. You will be amazed at the readiness and eagerness of these students to learn and find solutions to our industry’s most difficult challenges. Florida International University’s Applied Research Center is proud to join WMS in welcoming the next generation of scientist and engineers to the 2016 Waste Management Symposia.
FIU DOE Fellows at FIU booth during WM15 Exhibit Hall
Meet the "next generation"
Visit the Florida International University's booth (#409) to learn more about STEM student research fueling DOE-EM projects like the D&D KM-IT.
MARCH 6 - 10, 2016
PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER