World class technology giant, Microsoft, will join with The Confidence Group in Dallas, Texas to host YouthSpark Live, a special day-long event where more than 3,000 students in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area will get to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) fields — and have fun doing it. On Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.., the Irving Convention Center will be home to technical training, educational sessions, empowerment seminars, gaming sessions, music and entertainment, and giveaways. Best of all, it’s free!
The day will start with a keynote address by Stedman Graham, who will talk about the four skills of the 21st century leader. Other events include: panel discussions, hacker labs, an engineering challenge and opportunities to get to know other young tech enthusiasts. Students will learn hands-on tech skills as well as strategies for success in middle school, high school, college and beyond.