2016 Dare 2B Digital Conference & Innovation Celebration


Southern California’s premier STEAM event
October 8, 2016
8:30am – 3:15pm | See the agenda
Downey High School, Downey, California | Map
Designed for students in grades 6-8

Registration is open for students from Doty, Griffiths, Sussman and Stauffer Middle Schools. Contact your school for registration details.

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A day of opportunity for young innovators

We’re putting together an amazing agenda packed with everything from rockets…to rock stars. Meet industry thought leaders from top global companies and young adults driving change in technology careers. It’s an extraordinary day of STEAM exploration, with fun and educational sessions on real-world challenges.

Screenshot_2016-05-23-13-52-47Innovation Challenge workshops led by industry experts

  • Space & Transportation: Disruptive technologies
  • Environment: Renewable energy and climate change
  • Health & Wellness: Wearable technology and apps
  • Cybersecurity & Law Enforcement: Social media survival and crime fighting
  • Media & Entertainment: Gaming, animation and film

Previous conference workshops have included Design Thinking; 3D Animation with Alice; Creating Mobile Apps; Hacking with Arduino; Connectivity & Networking + more.

Join the Innovation Challenge and win prizes!

Form an Innovation Challenge team for a chance to win tech gadgets and unique invitations from our Partners (stay tuned for details on how to enter online).

Educational workshops for parents, guardians and mentors

Dedicated track addresses topics such as skills and opportunities, career pathways in a digital age and nurturing teen interest in STEAM.

Informative demos and gamebooks

3D printing, drones, wearable tech, robots and more.

IMG_4557Rock on at our private rock concert

Your Dare 2B Digital conference pass includes a VIP ticket to a private concert with WJM the Band.

The Buzz

“…I made new friends, learned a lot and became more interested in a future in computer science. D2BD inspired me.” – Shruti, Egan Junior High School

99% of attendees say Dare 2B Digital maintained or increased their interest in fields that use technology

“Wonderful experience…great way of encouraging students to take interest in choosing technology as a career. Excellent sessions for parents…” –Parent

“Thank you @Dare2BDigital. It was so nice to see kids my age so passionate about technology as I am.” –Sasha Williams, Carondelet High School

“Truly realized #digitization when a 5th grader got up & asked me about keyloggers!” -Sharon @eSKPism #DeloitteD2BDteam

“Truly realized #digitization when a 5th grader got up & asked me about keyloggers!” -Sharon @eSKPism #DeloitteD2BDteam

“Packed house at the @dare2bdigital #STEAM conference talking how we can inspire young people to enter and stay in STEAM careers.” -@sheiladowd