Aerotek Sponsors Annual BEYA STEM Conference
Conference Features Aerotek Speakers and Award Recipients
HANOVER, Md., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aerotek® Inc., a leading provider of scientific, technical and engineering recruiting and staffing services, today announced its sponsorship of the 28th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference celebrates the achievements of diverse STEM professionals during three days of networking, workshops, seminars and collaborative learning.
For the ninth consecutive year, Aerotek will be serving as a key sponsor of the event. Highlights include:
- Science Spectrum Trailblazers – Two Aerotek contractors will be recognized during the Trailblazers and Emerald Honors Dinner. Dwayne Armbrister, electrical engineer, and Rafael Valdez, systems engineer, will receive honors as Science Spectrum Trailblazers in their field. This award recognizes women and men who are actively creating new paths for others in science, research, technology and development.
- Modern Day Technology Leaders – Two additional contractors will be recognized at the Modern Day Technology Luncheon. David Tran, electrical engineer, and Marcus Rugger, software engineer, will be recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders. This award recognizes bright women and men who are shaping the future of engineering, science and technology.
- Navigating the Complexities of Today's STEM Workforce – Aerotek will host a Signature Seminar titled Navigating the Complexities of Today's STEM Workforce, featuring a panel of industry subject matter experts.
"Aerotek has been a proud sponsor of BEYA for almost a decade," said Executive Director of Human Resources Shelton Guinn, who will be giving opening remarks at the Student Leadership Awards and the BEYA Gala. "BEYA is a forum where leaders in the public and private sector come together to inspire and develop current and future generations of STEM professionals — an area that is critical to our success as we continue to lead the industry in placing engineering, technical and scientific personnel."
The Annual BEYA STEM conference will take place in Washington, D.C., February 6 – 8, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park. To learn more about Aerotek's strategic alliances, visit Aerotek.com.
Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. Aerotek operates a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.aerotek.com.