Spark 2.0 Frequently Asked Questions
- What is Spark 2.0?
- Who Supports Spark 2.0?
- What Is the Time Commitment?
- What is the Application Process?
What is Spark 2.0?
Only open to graduates of the Spark 1.0 program, Spark 2.0 offers an intensive schedule of advanced seminars and presentations, lively round tables with industry movers and shakers, and career-development sessions lead by accomplished coaches.Top
Who Supports Spark 2.0?
The Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA), the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) and the Global Electronics Distributor Association (GEDA) support Spark 2.0 jointly. The organizations also support the EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas.
SPARK is also supported by all of our amazing industry sponsors:
Supplyframe, CIT Relay & Switch, Cornell Dubilier, Yageo Group, Molex, Octopart and Peerless Electronics.
What Is the Time Commitment?
The program is scheduled for 4 hours (9:00 am – 1:00 pm CST) on 11⁄9, 11⁄16, 11⁄30 and 12⁄7.Top
What is the Application Process?
Invitation to Spark 2.0 is extended only to alumni of the EDS Spark 1.0 program. With only 20 seats available, we advise you to apply early, either by nominating yourself (with approval from your manager) or by having your manager nominate you. Space will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.Top
Spark 2.0 registration:$500.