Join us in commemorating a decade of innovation as Fab Lab El Paso proudly celebrates its 10th Anniversary! To mark this milestone, we’re excited to invite you to our highly anticipated community event – the Tech Frontier Summit.

This summit is a convergence of our commitment to K-12 education, workforce development, and fostering innovation. Together, we’ll explore the future of El Paso’s tech community and economic opportunities, while celebrating how far our city and Fab Lab have come.


What’s in Store?


About Our Keynote Speaker

An advocate for immersive, inclusive game-based learning, Laylah serves as the Senior Program Manager for Minecraft Education for Microsoft. She leads strategy and content development for computer science, cybersecurity, and esports, including initiatives like Minecraft’s Hour of Code.

Laylah pioneered Minecraft Esports and the Microsoft Esports Teacher Academy, fostering a global community of credentialed esports educators. Previously, she directed enterprise efforts at LEGO Education and played a key role in expanding the North America Scholastic Esports Federation internationally with the U.S. Department of State.

With 16 years of experience as a STEM educator and school administrator in Miami, and a mother of children with ASD, Laylah prioritizes equity and inclusion. She holds a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and is a University of Virginia graduate.



Event Schedule

Check-In Begins | 10:30am

Welcome Remarks and Summit Kickoff  | 11:30am

K-12: Next Gen Trends Panel Discussion | 11:50am

Workforce: New Collar Skilling Panel Discussion | 12:40pm

Innovation: Healthy Ecosystems Panel Discussion | 1:30pm

Keynote Address | 2:20pm

Closing Remarks | 2:40pm

Networking Mixer | 2:55pm


Meet the Panelists


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