February 3-5, 2021 |  $300

Same engaging conference you know and love brought to the comfort of your own home.

A REVOLUTIONARY CONFERENCE FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATORS


This February, join hundreds of leaders, faculty, and staff from top universities. 

Enjoy inspiring presenters and keynote sessions, rich networking opportunities, and 36 interactive sessions all geared to immediately impact work on your campus.

Together, we will transform your students, department, and college with an entrepreneurial mindset!

INNOVATE.
INTEGRATE.
MOTIVATE.

This year's conference theme is Innovate. Integrate. Motivate

In today’s world, an entrepreneurial mindset has never been more important. As faculty, staff, and administrators, you are the change agents responsible for graduating engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • As Innovators, you are reinventing engineering education - both to increase your students’ impact and to adapt to the new normal caused by the pandemic. 
  • As Integrators, you are implementing and sequencing high-quality student experiences - uniting mindset and skillset to unleash your students’ potential.
  • As Motivators, you are inspiring your colleagues and students - fueling your passions and igniting the passions of those around you.

3 KEYNOTES.
4 KEEN TALKS.
90+ PRESENTERS.

 

Keynotes coming soon,

OLGA PIERRAKOS
KEEN Talker

Founding Chair
and Professor
Wake Forest University

MARGARET PINNELL
KEEN Talker

Associate Dean for Faculty
and Staff Development
University of Dayton

KRISTINA ROPELLA
KEEN Talker

Dean for
Opus College of Engineering
Marquette University

"The conference is a great place to meet 'your people' - those who have a passion for teaching engineering better and improving for the future."

-Stephany Coffman-Wolph, Ohio Northern University

"The speakers, attendees, and the sessions were amazingly good. Just an outstanding conference."
 

-Marshall Brain, North Carolina State University

"I found great value in having time to collaborate with colleagues in immersive working sessions that allowed us to walk away with actionable plans."

- Scott Shrake, Colorado State University

SCHEDULE
OF EVENTS

#KNC2021 will include a set of robust experiences designed just for you! These include access to pre-events like an asynchronous introductory course to customize your conference experience, a live virtual camp to connect you to other attendees, and a personalized set of supplies and materials to leverage throughout the interactive conference.

In the months following #KNC2021, we'll have dedicated time for you to reconnect with session presenters and expand on takeaways, best practices, and lessons learned, as well as access materials from each and every session.

Wednesday, Feb. 3 (Times are in ET)

  • 10:40 a.m.: Welcome, Support, & Overview 
  • 11 a.m.: Camp KNC - Networking Event
  • 1 p.m.: End of Camp KNC

 

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 4 (Times are in ET)

  • 10:40 a.m.: Welcome, Support, & Overview 
  • 11 a.m.: Plenary Session 1 
  • 12 p.m.: Break 
  • 12:15 p.m.: Breakout Session 1 
  • 1:45 p.m.: Break 
  • 2:15 p.m.: Breakout Session 2 
  • 3:45 p.m.: Break 
  • 4 p.m.: Plenary Session 2 
  • 5 p.m.: End of Day

Friday, Feb. 5 (Times are in ET)

  • 10:40 a.m.: Welcome, Support, & Overview 
  • 11 a.m.: Plenary Session 3 
  • 12 p.m.: Break 
  • 12:15 p.m.: Breakout Session 3  
  • 1:45 p.m.: Break
  • 2:15 p.m.: Breakout Session 4 
  • 3:45 p.m.: Break 
  • 4 p.m.: Plenary Session 4 
  • 5 p.m.: End of Conference

INVEST IN
YOUR FUTURE

In these trying times we have worked diligently to keep our costs down, while creating an experience with rich networking, inspiring presenters, relevant learning, and interactive sessions to immediately impact work on your campus. 

We are excited to announce that the Kern Family Foundation has provided a generous donation to cut registration fees in half. 

Join leaders from forward thinking, diverse, and trailblazing institutions as we grow together and transform engineering education. 

JOIN US

Join the KEEN Partner Campuses as we share, learn, grow, and co-create the next for engineering education. #KNC2021 will engage your hearts, hands, and minds as we integrate innovative programs, inspire our colleagues, and unleash the potential of the next generation of engineers!