Coffee Chats

The OPIM Department in the School of Business offers hands-on technology oriented coffee chats on a variety of topics of interest to the UConn community.

These coffee chats provide an excellent virtual learning opportunity as well as a venue for the exchange of ideas among fellow members of the university and professionals. All coffee chats are 60-90 minutes networking sessions and are held on zoom.

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A coffee chat is an intimate, moderated conversation between a business tech professional and about 10 students who can ask any questions about career experience.

Length: 30 - 60 Minutes

Tableau

Thursday February 18th, 2021

12:00 - 1:00PM

Databases

Tuesday February 23rd, 2021

12:00 - 1:00PM

Ecommerce

Wednesday March 3rd, 2021

12:00 - 1:00PM

Augmented Reality

Monday March 8th, 2021

12:00 - 1:00PM

Google Analytics

Tuesday March 16th, 2021

7:00 - 8:00PM

Virtual Reality

Thursday March 25th, 2021

12:00 - 1:00PM

Entrepreneurship

Tuesday March 30th, 2021

7:00 - 8:00PM

Salesforce

Monday April 5th, 2021

7:00 - 8:00PM

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A coffee chat is an intimate, moderated conversation between a business tech professional and about 10 students who can ask any questions about career experience.

Length: 30 - 60 Minutes

Coffee Chat Schedule

Topic Presenter Date Time
Data Visualization Leo Pellerin Tuesday, 10/27/20
Smart Tech Angelo Morello Tuesday, 11/3/20
Cybersecurity John Doyle & Shayn Ronis Tuesday, 11/10/20
AI / Robotics Robert Buehler Tuesday, 11/17/20
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A workshop is an interactive, moderated lesson focusing on how to utilize a certain technology so students can walk away with a deeper understanding and potentially a new skill.

Length: 60 - 90 Minutes

Workshop Schedule

Topic Presenter Date Time
Data Visualization Leo Pellerin Thursday, 10/29/20
Smart Tech Angelo Morello Thursday, 11/5/20
Cybersecurity John Doyle & Shayn Ronis Thursday, 11/12/20
AI / Robotics Tomasz Siemaszko Thursday, 11/19/20

Availability

The coffee chats are open to anyone in the UConn community, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff. Space is limited so that we urge you to sign up early for a coffee chat that interests you.

Suggest a Coffee Chat

We would like to hear your ideas! If you have any coffee chat topics, professions, or companies that you would like to hear about/from please email Jon Moore at, jonathan.a.moore@uconn.edu with more information.