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Tech Savvy 2020

Tech Savvy 2020 is a one-day workshop for girls in grades 6 to 9 and their parents or mentors, designed to inspire and encourage them in STEM fields and careers.

The girls who attend Tech Savvy will experience exciting hands-on activities led by professional women in STEM fields. There will be a parallel program for adults to learn more about careers in the STEM fields, encouraging their daughters in STEM, and helping their daughters to prepare for college, technical school, and other opportunities.

This workshop is available to girls in 6-9th grade and their parents. 

Registration limited to 120 students and 120 parents.

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020; 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Register Online Opens Soon!

Registrations accepted online until noon on 3/10/20. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if space is available.  Walk-up registration details available here after the online registration closes.

Student Fee: $10

Parent Fee: $10

Fees Include

The student fee includes hands-on workshop, lunch, a drawstring bag, a t-shirt (if registered by 2/21/20) and insurance. The parent fee includes parent program and lunch.

Refunds

No refunds will be given for this event.

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in such case, all fees paid will be refunded.

Registering with a sponsorship?

For those participants who will be receiving a sponsorship to attend this event: Register and use the promo code your sponsor gave you. The sponsorship will be deducted from your invoice.  Any remaining balance remains the participant's responsibility. Any cancellations will result in the sponsorship funds being returned to the supporting organization.

Any qualifying discounts given by the event will not be applied after you have paid in full. Be sure to use the promo code at check out to receive your discount. You will be charged if you do not qualify for requested discount at the start of event.

A processing fee will be assessed if a refund is issued due to overpayment on your account.

Questions? Please call Continuing Education Services at 262-472-3165 or email cesevents@uww.edu.

Want to Sponsor a Registrant?

You can sponsor a registrant and cover all or partial fees. We have received requests in the past from schools, companies, organizations, friends and family members that would like to send their chosen registrant to a specific event. If you would like to sponsor a registrant, you can request a promo code that you may give to your chosen registrant. Click here for more details.

Check In

Participants should plan on arriving at 8:00 a.m to check in at Upham Hall in the Atrium.

Confirmation Emails

Once you register a confirmation email will be sent to your email account. Contact cesevents@uww.edu if you do not receive this confirmation email. Historically email accounts used from centurytel.net and wi.rr.com are blocked from receiving notifiactions from us or may end up in your spam folder. You are able to register using these accounts; however, you will not receive emails from us. Please make sure you have a working email address on file with us to be able to receive important announcements and updates about this event.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.

Parking

Parking permits are required on all vehicles parked on campus at all times, with the exception of 5 p.m. Fridays to 11:00 p.m. Sundays.  More information on parking is on the Visitor Center website.

Registration Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we advise you to leave all non-essential, portable electronic devices at home but ultimately it is your decision.  We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Downloadable schedule available here soon!

Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Check in - Upham Hall Atrium
8:30 - 12:00 p.m. Hands-on workshop sessions (for girls and presentations for parents)
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45- 3:00 p.m. Keynote Address, Session and Science of the stage (for girls & parents/mentors)

*All times are subject to change.


Insurance

Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

By registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.  Any media shared with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on social media or use of its hashtags grants the University use to media for any purpose.