2019 START Conference Agenda

2019 Conference Agenda

Nittany Lion Inn
Penn State
200 West Park Avenue
University Park, PA 16803

(814)865-8500

Conference Agenda for Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time Event

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Registration/Check-in, Nittany Lion Inn Atrium


9:00am - 9:45am

(Ballroom)

Breakfast with Corporate Recruiters

Students will be able to eat and network with recruiters from their company of choice (based on availability)

Altria

American Airlines

Bechtel

Boeing  

Deloitte

Dicks Sporting Good

EATON 

EY             

INROADS

Johnson & Johnson

Kohl's

Lockheed Martin

Mar's

PwC      

Siemens

Withum

9:45 a.m.- 10:15 a.m.

(Ballroom)

Welcome,

Morning Keynote Speakers: 

Portrait of President Barron.

President Eric J. Barron

President of Pennsylvania State University

Portrait of Nadia-Maria C. Matthie.

Nadia-Maria C. Matthie

CPA, Partner,  New York City office of WithumSmith+Brown, P.C

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

 

Breakout Session 1
  • EY - Politically Incorrect
  • PwC - Blind spots - Unconscious Bias Training
  • EATON - “My House – A Diversity Exercise”   
  • Mars - Cultural Fit: What do you Meme?

11:30 a.m.- 12:15 p.m

Breakout Session 2
  • Johnson & Johnson - “What does Inclusion look like?
  • Boeing- Embracing Generational Diversity in the    Workplace
  • Kohl's - Communication in the Recruiting Process 

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(Ballroom)

Lunch and Closing Remarks

Keynote Speaker:

Portrait of Anika Applewhite. 

Anika Applewhite

Director, People and Organization- Ice Cream Mars, Inc

Then the 2019 S.T.A.R.T. Diversity Award Student Presentations