CASPA 2015 Education Day


CASPA 2015 Educational Day's theme is to uncover the spark within you. The silicon valley has the highest concentration of talents. Is it true that the children of talented people must also have special talents? The world advances rapidly. What kind of talents will be needed for a successful person in the future? Would it be interesting to find out what is the new definition for "talents"?

Do you know what kind of stress the silicon valley's children are facing? If finding out that ourselves or our children are not the best in certain areas, what kind of mind set should we have? CASPA, one of the most influential Bay Area Chinese associations, would like to take this opportunity to invite students, parents and educational experts to share their thoughts to help our children through hard times and succeed by building strong self-confidences as well as social and emotional wellbeing. This event will be helpful to all Bay area parents and students:  "All roads lead to Rome!"


We also have the following educational sections. Seats are limited so please register early

1. Raspberry Pi Workshop for students from 3rd grade to 8th grade. We have only 84 seats.

2. Broadcom WICED IoT device seminar for high school students. Only 40 seats available.

Date: Saturday May 2, 2015 

Time: 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Venue: AMD Auditorium, One AMD Place, Sunnyvale, CA 94088

Registration: here


·         Registration & Networking:

12:00pm-1:00pm: Registration

5:00-6:00pm: Ice Cream Social Hour

·         Education Symposium:

1:00pm-1:10pm: Welcome from CASPA's president

1:10pm-1:25pm: Welcome from AMD, Ruth Cotter, Corporate VP, AMD.

         1:25pm-2:00pm: Topic: Social and Emotional Well-beings for K-12 Students.

                          Keynote Speaker: Ken Dauber, Board Member, Palo Alto Unified School District

          2:00pm-2:35pm: The 2nd Keynote Speaker: TBD.

          2:35pm-3:15pm: Topic: Broadcom Masters Program Introduction.

                          Keynote Speaker: Paula Golden, President and Executive Director, Broadcom Foundation.

                          Keynote Speaker: Holly Jackson, Broadcom Master Winner.

3:15pm-4:00pm: Panel Session for high school students to share their summer experience

4:00pm-4:45pm: Panel Session (Parents, students & education advisors) to discuss "What makes you special and successful"

4:45pm-5:00pm: Closure & Announce CASPA's annual ART competition for next year's Education's Day's event logo ($100 prize for the winner)

·         Hands-on Sessions for Grade 3-8 students (students only; both sessions are identical):

12:50pm-2:35pm: Raspberry Pi Workshop Session I (Limited to first 42 students);

2:35pm-3:15pm: All students are encouraged to join the Education Symposium 

3:15pm-5:00pm: Raspberry Pi Workshop Session II (Limited to first 42 students)

·         Seminar for High-School students:

1:00pm-2:00pm: Enable IoT: Introduction to Broadcom WICED (Limited to first 40 students)

Gold Sponsors

  • ibm
  • etown
  • angel
  • marvel
  • pills
  • xhtz

Silver Sponsors

  • yangpu
  • admob
  • sanyou
  • deloitte2
  • ms

Conference Sponsors

  • sina
  • alohar
  • chris
  • ddtv
  • icn
  • people
  • elMobile Inc.
  • Surdoc
  • reed
  • svbank
  • qihu
  • hsbc
  • aceq
  • svbuilder
  • ixia


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