At Otronicon, you can learn directly from fascinating speakers, including industry leaders, visionaries, professors, and more. Get insight into how technology developed in the Orlando area is changing the world. From revolutionizing education to creating the latest groundbreaking entertainment, these speakers have done it all. For the future trailblazers out there, this is an invaluable opportunity to get advice from experts in technology and engineering about how to snag that coveted dream job.
Every day offers new speakers and unique learning experiences. With four unique presentations a day, there is something to captivate and interest everyone who walks through the doors. For those who would prefer to experience the speeches in Spanish, there will be a few Spanish sessions offered as well. All speakers will be presenting at the Discovery Stage on Level 4.
Here’s what you can expect from some of the speakers during Otronicon, January 18 – 21, 2019! Please note that these speakers are only presenting on select days.
Please click here for the Otronicon speaker schedule. Please note that times are subject to change.
Jaime Magnetico: Learning Newborn Care with Super Baby
Friday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Learn how Respiratory Care students at Seminole State College get hands-on experience with simulators to prepare them for working with real patients. The baby simulator has advanced technology that allows students to learn how to properly assess a newborn and treat them appropriately.
Michael Uleskie: The Sky is Not the Limit. Rise of Unmanned Aerial Systems
Saturday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unmanned aerial systems are not an evolution of aviation, but a revolution in the way we fly. Learn from the Chief Public Safety Instructor of DartDrones about the growth of the unmanned aerial systems industry, aircraft design and developments, regulation and certification requirements, and discussion on real world uses in various industries.
Jovanny Fuentes: Developing Key Skills to Build and Engineering Career
Sunday, January 20 at 2:00 p.m.
Learn directly from a Lockheed Martin professional about what is valuable to teams in the engineering industry beyond the core academic requirements, how these skills can be discovered and developed, and how to leverage these to begin a new role or career in engineering. Presentation to be delivered in English and Spanish.
Lori Huertas: The Psychology of a Tech Personality
Sunday, January 20 at 1:00 p.m.
The theory behind The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, a self-report questionnaire designed to indicate psychological preferences, is to show how people perceive the world and make decisions. Learn from a STEM professional from Florida Polytechnic University how not only can knowing your own personality type help you understand your own behaviors, it can provide you with insight into finding a career that best aligns with your preferences.
Pat Camilo: Getting Your Path To Success
Monday, January 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Spanish version to follow at 2:30 p.m.
A short story of Pat Camilo's journal getting into the engineering field. As a Latino, Pat will describe the multiple paths he went down before getting into Lockheed Martin. Pat will showcase the different resources available from technical education to college and how companies in Central Florida are working on different programs to support STEM Education. *This talk will also be presented in Spanish.
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Admission: Otronicon is free for OSC members, $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, and $14.95 for youth (ages 3-11). Click here to purchase tickets.
Otronicon Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
Science Night Live Featuring Otronicon: Taking place on Saturday, January 19 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., SNL is a 21-and-up event, and requires a separate ticket. Click here to purchase SNL tickets.
For more information, please call 407.514.2000 or visit the Otronicon website.