2023 Global Polytechnic Summit


Technology Talent: Advancing a Comprehensive & Global Strategy

Abstract Sub-themes

Developing Technology Talent Across the Lifespan

How can we build impactful technology talent pipelines across the lifespan?

K-12 Education; K-12 STEM Pipeline; Upskilling/Reskilling; Faculty & Staff Recruitment and Retention; Faculty & Staff Professional Development; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA); 21st Century Student; Industry Partnerships; Future of Work

Global Partnerships and Global Learning

How should we leverage global partnerships and global learning to expand and enhance technology talent?

Sustainable International Partnerships; Global Talent; International Education; Global Learning Strategies; Intercultural Competence; International Experience; Mobility; Research Partnerships; International Intellectual Property; Economic Development

Curricular and Co-curricular Talent Development

How do we optimally design curricular and co-curricular programs that maximize student career readiness?

Curriculum and Instructional Design; Learning Assessment; Engineering, Design, Technology; Graduate Education; Experiential Learning; Career Readiness; Polytechnic Academic Model; Practice-Based Learning; Online Teaching and Learning

Integrating Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences with STEM

The Fuzzy and the Techie: How do we integrate humanities, arts, and social sciences education with STEM to expand the pool of technology talent?

Creative Arts; Humanities and Social Sciences; Liberal Arts Education; Communication Skills; Critical Thinking; Professional Skills; General Education; Leadership,

Marketing and Financing

How do we market and finance polytechnic and applied science universities?

Marketing; Communication; Finance; Organizational Design; Public-Private Partnerships (P3); Strategic Enrollment Planning; Learning Spaces

Applied and Use-inspired Research

How do we institutionalize applied and use-inspired research programs that enhance learning and solve societal challenges?

Applied Research; Use-inspired Research; Innovation Ecosystem; Entrepreneurship; Research/Teaching Nexus; Industry Partnerships; Intellectual Property; Sponsored Research; Economic Development


How do we incorporate sustainability initiatives within polytechnic and applied science universities?

UN Sustainable Development Goals; Sustainable Campus Operations; Carbon Net-Zero; Sustainable Education and Research; Planning and Administration