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annual conference
Don’t Miss the ASEE Annual Conference - June 18-21 in Chicago - For the most current program, please visit www.asee.org/annual2006Don’t Miss the ASEE Annual Conference - June 18-21 in Chicago - For the most current program, please visit www.asee.org/annual2006.

Conference at a Glance

Saturday, June 17, 2006
Noon - 5:00 p.m. Registration
Sunday, June 18, 2006
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Registration
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Workshops & Business Meetings
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Greet the Stars
(First Timers Orientation)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 2006 ASEE Picnic –
Roar Into the ’20s!
presented by Dassault Systemes
Monday, June 19, 2006
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Pre-Plenary Breakfast/Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Main Plenary
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exposition
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Focus on Exhibits Happy Hour
Emerging Trends in Engineering
Education Poster Session
6:00 p.m. Business Meetings/Banquets
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Meet the Board Breakfast
Technical Sessions
Business Meetings
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Industry Day
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exposition
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Distinguished Lectures
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Focus on Exhibits Ice Cream Social
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
6:00 p.m. Business Meetings/Banquets
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Business Meetings/Technical Sessions
8:00 a.m. - Noon Registration
8:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Focus on Exhibits Brunch
9:00 a.m. - Noon Exposition
10:30 a.m. - Noon Distinguished Lectures
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Technical Sessions/Business Meetings
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 2006 ASEE Annual Awards Reception
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 2006 ASEE Annual Awards Banquet

Exhibitors

Booth # Company
302 Agilent Technologies
521 AIAA
128 American Society of Civil Engineers
121 Anita Borg Institute for Women & Technology
622 Anystream
303 Armfield
105 ASM International
200 Autodesk
101 Axis Analytical
1006 Bentley Systems, Inc.
1003 Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc.
524 Cambridge University Press
109 CD-adapco
1100 Challenge X: Crossover to Sustainable Mobility
1012 Clarkson University
207 CleveMed
713 CNC Software Inc./Mastercam
308 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC)
425 CSA
323 Dassault Systemes
623 DesignSoft
711 Dimension 3D Printing
1002 Duke University - Engineering World Health
529 Elsevier Engineering Information
201 Emona Instruments
120 EngineeringFirst
209 EPICS® National
816 Famic Technologies Inc.
215 Feedback
402 Flashcut CNC
723 Fluent Inc.
1010 Freescale Semiconductor
417 Frontiers in Education - University of Kansas
330 Gears Educational Systems LLC
1107 Georgia Tech - Lorraine
322 Granta Design Ltd
1007 Great Lakes Press, Inc.
815 Hampden Engineering Corp.
602 Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau
1306 Heliocentris
121 Hewlett Packard
800 IAESTE United States/AIPT
608 IEE/Inspec, Inc.
629 IEEE
203 Independent Publishers Group
523 Infinity Science Press
625 JETS
115 John Wiley & Sons
421 Kaplan AEC
117 Kids in Danger
812 Knovel Corporation
131 Laboratory for Innovative Technology & Engineering Education - LITEE
620 Lab-Volt Systems
724 Lockheed Martin
205 Mackichan Software
130 Maplesoft
518 MathSoft Engineering & Education, Inc.
307 McGraw - Hill
121 MentorNet
802 Microchip Technology, Inc.
516 Minitab
627 Model A Technology/Fischertechnik
616 Morgan & Claypool Publishers
803 MSC.Software
332 Museum of Science, Boston
601 National Instruments
103 National Science Foundation
416 NCEES - National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying
1013 NCI Logic Analyzers
1102 NCIIA - National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance 
331 now Publishers
121 NSBE
825 NSF Resource Centers
324 Orchid Educational Enterprises, Inc.
519 Oxford University Press
718 P.A. Hilton Ltd.
707 PASCO scientific
807 Prentice Hall Publishing
618 Printed Circuits Corp.
520 Professional Publications, Inc.
606 PTC
211 Purdue University Engineering Education
701 Quanser Inc.
106 Quixote
132 Schroff Development Corporation
121 SHPE
326 Society of Women Engineers
717 SolidWorks Corporation
310 Sonic Foundry
525 SPIE Digital Library
429 Strand7 Software
822 Sun Equipment Corp.
223 Synplicity, Inc.
315 Taylor & Francis Group LLC - CRC Press
617 The MathWorks
301 Thomson Delmar Learning
526 Thomson Engineering 
218 TurboCAD
1108 Two Year College Division - National Design Competition
610 UGS
517 US Didactic
225 VA Tech Dept. of Engineering Education
705 Vernier Software & Technology
219 Visbox, Inc.
823 Vital Source Technology
121 WEPAN
221 Xilinx Inc.
1004 Z Corporation

 

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