Spark 2.0: Sept. 13 – Oct. 11

Wednesdays from 9am – 1pm CST ◦ Virtual

Spark 2.0 Fre­quent­ly Asked Questions

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.


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.


What Is the Time Commitment?

4 hours a week for 5 weeks. Spark 2.0 will be held vir­tu­al­ly in 2023, start­ing Sep­tem­ber 13th and end­ing Octo­ber 11th. Ses­sions will be con­duct­ed every Wednes­day dur­ing this five-week peri­od and last four hours per week.


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. 

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Spark 2.0 reg­is­tra­tion:$600.


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