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American Society for Engineering EducationFEBRUARY 2008Volume 17 | Number 6 2008 Annual Conference PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
2008 Annual Conference
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HERE WE GO, PITTSBURGH, HERE WE GO!
CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
INDUSTRY DAY
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
Main Plenary
Distinguished Lectures
Greet the Stars
2008 ASEE Picnic: A ’Burgh Block Party
Meet the Board Forum
ASEE Annual Awards Reception and Banquet
EXPOSITION HIGHLIGHTS
Exhibit Hours
“Focus on Exhibits” Events
Schedule
Emerging Trends in Engineering Education Poster Session
List of Exhibitors
EXHIBIT HALL FLOOR PLAN (PDF: 231KB)
ASEE SPONSORS
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
HOTEL RESERVATIONS & INFORMATION
HOTEL & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORMS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS/CONFERENCE STAFF
FUTURE ANNUAL CONFERENCES
SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE: February 2008 PRISM


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REGISTER ONLINE: www.asee.org/annual2008  
INDUSTRY DAY  

Below are the sessions requested by Corporate Members Council (CMC) for the 2008 Annual Conference.

INDUSTRY DAY - Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Collaborations to Meet the Global Future in Engineering
  • What do we need to prepare our companies to remain competitive in the global economy?
  • What skills do graduates need to be “global engineers”?
  • What can we do together to anticipate the issues and plan for answers?
  • What are the consequences if we don’t?
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Sustainable Gains in K-12 Formal and Informal Education
  • The level of activity in K-12 formal and informal education is at an all-time high.
  • How can a collaborative approach lead to a better understanding of measuring outcomes and program effectiveness?
  • How can industry, educators and non-profits engaged in formal and informal engineering education work together to ensure high levels of impact over time?
  • This session will pull in several educators and the Society of Women Engineers Assessing Women and Men in Engineering (SWE-AWE) Project.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
CMC/CIP Joint Business Meeting Luncheon Tuesday, June, 24 2008
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Next Steps—EDI 2007 Diversity
  • How can industry and deans and their leadership teams collaborate to achieve sustainable gains in engineering diversity?
  • There is broad agreement about the need for increased diversity in engineering education—for many reasons.
  • What tools, training, incentives and rewards are central to the objective of increasing diversity in engineering?
  • What best, promising and experimental practices can deans and their leadership teams implement in the education setting?
  • What barriers exist and how can they be lifted?
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
2:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Hearing Student Voices
  • What feedback do we have about the student experience in engineering?
  • What changes in climate, instruction and community would result if student voices were fully heard?
  • How can an enriched understanding of student experiences contribute to improvement in engineering education?
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
EDC/Engineering Technology/CMC Reception (Ticketed)
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
EDC/Engineering Technology Deans/CMC Dinner (By Invitation) Tuesday, June 24, 2008
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

2008 ASEE ANNUAL CONFERENCE - JUNE 22-25 - PITTSBURGH, PA

For most current program please visit: www.asee.org/annual2008

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