Media Alert: Product Innovation Chat Series for Students: OtterBox Series on Nepris Shows Students How to Take Ideas to Action

Students Learn How a Product Comes to Life Through Series of Interactive Sessions on Nepris

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — What: New Product Innovation: A series of interactive chats about creating a product from start to finish (via Nepris)

When:

  • Innovation: Nov. 4 9:15-10:00a.m. PT
  • Engineering: Nov. 7, 2016 9:15-10:00 a.m. PT
  • Marketing: Nov. 9, 2016 9:15-10:00 a.m. PT
  • Retail Sales: Nov. 10, 2016 9:15-10:00 a.m. PT

Why:

Nepris brings professionals and experts into classrooms virtually via interactive online sessions hosted at Nepris.com. In November, teachers can sign up for a series on product innovation hosted by OtterBox. Students can talk with engineers and marketing professionals from OtterBox on the product lifecycle and how to bring new products to market. Sessions are open to live student questions and interaction with the presenters.

Each session will also include information about the OtterBox uniVERSE Student Challenge, which is a contest open to students in grades 7-12, aged 13-18. Students are asked to invent a new module idea for the uniVERSE Case System for a chance to win a new iPhone, VIP trip to OtterBox in Fort Collins, CO, and 3 winning student's schools will receive grant funding towards an Innovation station. For contest details, visit http://bit.ly/uniVERSEChallenge

Register:

Note: Teachers can sign up for Nepris to create one free request, to attend one free session, and to watch unlimited archived sessions. Users with a full license can participate in unlimited sessions, including this entire series.

About Nepris
Austin-based Nepris provides an online platform to connect companies, professionals, and experts to expand education outreach to classrooms while providing teachers a way to reach out to and connect with professionals around the world. Over 65,000 students in 2,200 classrooms have been inspired through Nepris, which brings classroom learning to life in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and the Arts. The finding, connecting, and meeting occurs online through the Nepris community. Sessions include interactive Q&As with working professionals, virtual field trips, project mentorships, and even live Shark Tanks. See Nepris in action at Nepris.com/webinar or sign-up as a teacher or professional at Nepris.com.

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Media Contact: Jennifer Harrison for Nepris, 916-716-0636 or jennifer@jharrisonpr.com

Students learn about taking a product from start to finish with a series on innovation hosted by OtterBox at Nepris.com.
Middle and high school students can enter the OtterBox uniVERSE until December 1, 2016.
Interactive sessions on Nepris like this one with General Motors introduce students to the working world and bring relevance to classroom lessons.
Interactive sessions on Nepris like this one with this hospital internist introduce students to the working world and bring relevance to classroom lessons.

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