Why Attend the Next Frontier Conference & Expo 2020?
You will join Next Frontier Initiative partner corporations, foundations, academic institutions and students who share a common interest in the Next Frontier Initiative mission: To empower 100,000+ students, early STEM career adults, and STEM entrepreneurs on their pathway to success in Next Frontier industries by 2030.
Powered by the highly interactive 3D platform Intrado Studio, you will have lots of opportunities to network and meet with employers and investors looking to hire and/or invest in highly skilled, diverse talent.
“STEM Career Playbook”
View exclusive life-changing Fireside Chats with marquee Next Frontier industry leaders.
Next Frontier Challenges, custom designed and powered by HeroX, will be announced from the main stage and simulcast to students at colleges nationwide. Be among the first to hear the Innovation Challenge announcements and jump in early for a chance to compete and win!
Get Inspired by Visionary Next Frontier Leaders
Astronaut; Corporate Director, BWX Technologies, Inc; National Spokesperson, Base 11
President & COO, SpaceX
Frederick M. Lowery
President, Life Sciences Solutions and Laboratory Products, Thermo Fisher Scientific
President and CEO, BWX Technologies, Inc.
VP, Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor America
Founder, Ellie Mae; Co-Founder Makena Beach Fund; Chairman, Anderman Foundation
Michael V. Drake, M.D.
President, University of California
Former Obama White House Office of Urban Affairs Official, National Deputy Director for African American Outreach for Obama for America '08, Frequent Political Commentator
CEO and Vice Chariman, Dassault Systèmes
Corporate Director, Anthem; Chairperson, UCI Foundation
Joseph Castro, Ph.D.
President, California State University, Fresno; Chancellor-Select, California State University
David Wilson, Ed.D.
President, Morgan State University
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
President, California Community Colleges
President, Olin College of Engineering
President, George Mason University
Grand Sire Archon, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, aka the Boulé
Founder and CEO, Pod
General Counsel and Managing Director, Diversified Search
Co-Founder, President & CEO, Tallo
Founder & Chairman, Base11; Co-Founder, Legacy First Partners
CEO, The Mortgage Collaborative; Past Chairman, Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
Chairman, NFL Alumni Association; Chairman, Blacks on Corporate Boards Committee, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, aka the Boulé
President & CEO, National Fair Housing Alliance
Co-Founder and CEO, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®)
Senior Vice President, Dassault Systèmes; President of the Dassault Systèmes US Foundation
Chairman of the Grand Committee on HBCUs and Postsecondary Education Access for Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, aka the Boulé
CEO, Unmdl and Founder & CEO, SocialTech.ai
Vice Chairman, Base 11
Vice President, Housing Finance Policy, Urban Institute
Paul L. Griffin Jr.
Chair, Grand Social Action Committee, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity aka the Boulé
Industry Solution Experience Senior Manager, Dassault Système
Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer at KeyBank
Base 11 Fellow & Victory Circle; graduate, Michigan State University; founder, med tech startup in NSF I-Corps Program
Head of Chase Consumer Banking, Northeast Division, JP Morgan Chase
VP Technology Delivery and Vendor Operations, Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes Company
Chairman and CEO, Overland Tandberg
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Sensata
Co-Founder and CEO, Remind
Worldwide Business Development Director at Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Brand for Digital Manufacturing
Former President, Holland America Line
Michelle Flowers Taylor, Ed.D.
CEO, Legacy First Partners
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Government Affairs, Seattle Seahawks
Regina Stanback Stroud
Corporate Director, Base 11 and President Emeritus, Skyline College
Chief Innovation Officer, UCI; Executive Director of UCI Applied Innovation
Kathy Bihr, Ed.D.
Vice President of Programs and Education for TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity
Antoine Garibaldi, Ph.D.
President, University of Detroit Mercy
Base 11 Fellow & Victory Circle; graduate, University of California, Irvine; Mechanical Project Engineer, Accudyne Engineering
Student Success Specialist, Base 11
Executive Director, Base 11
Next Frontier Initiative Partners and Sponsors
Don’t miss this opportunity to reach Base 11’s diverse pool of rising talent!
Sponsorship benefits include:
- Virtual, interactive booth experiences
- Mainstage speaking opportunities
- VIP registration packages
- Logo placements
- Custom-designed Innovation Challenge powered by HeroX