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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Corporate Members Council Industry Day

7:00-8:30 a.m.
CMC Networking Breakfast and Report to Members (Ticketed event: $30)

Cosponsored by the Corporate Members Council, the Engineering Deans Council, First-Year Programs, and K-12 and
Pre-College Engineering

New in 2011: All ASEE Corporate Members are invited to a networking breakfast! Connect with colleagues and friends and hear about Corporate Member Council accomplishments.

8:45-10:15 a.m.
Here Comes the Next Generation! High-Impact K-12 Academic Models

Cosponsored by the First-Year Programs and K-12 & Pre-College Engineering
This panel will explore four innovative K-12 STEM academic programs now preparing more students for STEM higher education. The Southern Regional Education Board project to develop contextual curricula in 12 states, NACME academies of engineering, the Denver School of Science and Technology, and Project Lead the Way will be featured.

The Sleeping Dragon is Waking (Distinguished Lecture)

This distinguished lecture will focus on the national and global context for K-16 STEM education. What is the projected demand for U.S. and global engineers in the future? What is happening at a national policy level with K-12 to meet the strategic workforce demand?

12:30-2:00 p.m.
Being Nimble: Anticipating Pressures and Demand on Engineering Education

How is university-level engineering education anticipating new developments in the K-12 environment and corporate needs for globally competent engineers, and positioning itself to respond to future challenges? How can engineering schools be prepared to develop new talent that is different in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, and preparation from today’s talent? How does CCSSIEE contribute to this strategic workforce development? This panel of engineering deans and insightful corporate leaders will be facilitated by Catherine Didion, senior program officer at the National Academy of Engineering.

2:30-4:00 p.m.
How Can Today’s Global Engineers Successfully Compete?

International corporations have a pressing need for well-trained engineers able to succeed in a global environment. The ASEE CMC International Engineering Education Special Interest Group has conducted a global survey of the skills and experiences needed by new and experienced engineers to be effective in international engineering environments. Join Alan Jacobs of Quanser and Lynne Brown from Boeing to discuss key findings, areas of convergence and divergence, and recommendations for engineering students, professionals, educators, employers, and policymakers.

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