First, we hear from Meli James about the upcoming HVCA Luncheon on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Then we talk to Brook Conner, the Chief Information Officer at the Dept of Education to learn about their 2018 Technology Strategic Plan and key IT initiatives.
We’ll kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Nader Haghighipour an astronomer from the Institute for Astronomy will tell us about an Extreme Solar System Conference happening this weekend. Then Rachel Hoerman is here to tell us about an American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarship for women going into STEM fields. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend the rest of the hour talking with Hawaii Dept of Education Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Sen Donovan Dela Cruz about a regional approach to STEM called “Live, Learn, Work & Play.”
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Nader Haghighipour, Rachel Hoerman, Kathy Matayoshi, Donovan Dela Cruz, Ryan Ozawa
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First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Matt Lynch from TEDxHonolulu to tell us about the upcoming TEDxHonoluluSalon. Finally, we learn about the Dept of Education’s Common Core Standards with Stephanie Shipton and Petra Schatz and find out what it means for technology and media literacy. (Also in photo is Donalyn Dela Cruz)
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Karl Fooks from the Hawaii Strategic Development Corp. to tell us about the upcoming Hawaii Venture Capital Summit. Finally, we’ll talk to DOE representatives Keith Hayashi, Principal at Waipahu High School and Derek Minakami Vice Principal at Kahalu’u Elementary about STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in the schools and what the State plans to do to coordinate the effort.