#STEMTalks, powered by Florida Poly, is a series of conversations with some of the foremost thought leaders in STEM fields today. Through both in-person and virtual events, we’re exploring hot topics like cyber security, autonomous vehicles, machine intelligence and more. Join our conversation by registering for the next event or taking a look at some of the featured #STEMTalks below.


Drones are no longer just high-tech toys and military machines.

Today, they’re delivering medicine to inaccessible, war-torn regions of the world and supplying critical resources to areas affected by natural disasters. But their potential will take them so much further.

Discover more about these uses and learn what the future holds for drones. This virtual event includes Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Dean Bushey, as well as experts from FlyMotion Unmanned Systems, a company specializing in the use of drone technology.

Learn more about the event here.


#STEMTalks – Virtual Reality: A World of Immersion

Check out previous conversations from the #STEMTalks archive. Most #STEMTalks, powered by Florida Poly, are hosted virtually via Google+ Hangout, enabling viewers to join the conversation live from anywhere in the world.

This featured update highlights the last #STEMTalks virtual event hosted on February 21, 2017. The event featured a virtual panel of VR experts, including Tyler Hopf, Creative Director at Iris VR, along with Russ Shepard, Director of Business Development, and Dr. James J. Friey, an expert on Business Development and Marketing and a former Navy search and rescue pilot, from Aero Simulation, Inc.

Click here to view previous #STEMTalks powered by Florida Poly.


Interested in participating in #STEMTalks, powered by Florida Poly, or have a topic you’d like us to explore? Tweet us using #STEMTalks or email clauderdale@flpoly.org.