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October 22—25, 2009, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames, Iowa

2009 Program

Organized by Iowa State University’s College of Engineering and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the University of Rhode Island
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Venue: Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Thursday, October 22, 2009

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration (Gallery Lobby)

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops

1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop

  • GlobalHUB – An Online Community for Advancing Global Engineering – Mourad Ouzzani and E. Dan Hirleman, Purdue University (Meadow Room)

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration (Outside Garden Room)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 Social (Garden Room)

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner and Speaker (Garden Room)

  • Jonathan Wickert, Dean, College of Engineering, Iowa State University. Introduction by James Bernard, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Iowa State University.
Friday, October 23, 2009

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Gallery Lobby)

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration (Gallery Lobby)

8:30 a.m – 10:00 a.m. Session I
Panel - Moving Forward on the Newport Declaration – Beyond the 2008 National Summit Meeting on the Globalization of Engineering Education
      Session chair – John Grandin, University of Rhode Island. (Garden Room)

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session II (in parallel)
Panel - Technology Support for the Global Workforce
     Session Chair: Anthony Townsend, Iowa State University (Garden Room)

Panel - World Languages and Cultures in Engineering Education     Session Chair: Mark Rectanus, Iowa State University (Meadow Room)

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote (North Prairie Room)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session III (in parallel)
Panel – Student Engagement    
Session Chair: Frank Peters, Iowa State University (Garden Room)

Panel – Global Entrepreneurship     Session chair: Tom Brumm, Iowa State University (Meadow Room)

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Grand Information Fair & Poster Session     Session co-chairs: Shannon Miner and Cliff Cessna (Gallery Lobby and South Prairie Room) Refer to Poster Presentation Schedule.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Keynote (Garden Room)

Venue: Howe Hall, Iowa State University

Saturday, October 24, 2009

7:45 – 9:15 a.m.  Shuttle from The Gateway to Howe Hall

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Howe Hall Atrium

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session IV
Live Telepresentation – The Globalization of Higher Education     Session chair: Jim Bernard, Iowa State University. (Alliant Energy/Lee Liu Auditorium)

Keynote Address
James J. Duderstadt, President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering, University of Michigan. Introduction by James Bernard, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Iowa State University

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Session V
Panel – Sustainability and International Development– Joint Session with Midwest Regional Workshop—EWB-Engineers Without Borders     Session chair: Diane Rover, Iowa State University (Alliant Energy/Lee Liu Auditorium)

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Session chair – Chad Gasta, Iowa State University  (The Atrium)

Panel: Sheida Danesh and Jeff Bernard, University of Rhode Island; Chet Sanders, Georgia Institute of Technology; Tyler Stillings, University of Cincinnati; Amy Bergerud, Iowa State University

1:45 pm – 3:30 p.m. Session VI
Panel - Developing Best Practices to Increase Diversity in the International Engineering and STEM Academic, Research and Professional Communities     Session chair: Orlando Taylor, Howard University (Alliant Energy/Lee Liu Auditorium)

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Session VII – World Café (Dynamic conversation process)    Session co-chairs:  Diane Rover, College of Engineering, and Mark Rectanus, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (The Atrium)

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Dinner at White Oak Vineyards.

Venue: Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Sunday, October 25, 2009

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Post Conference Workshop (Includes Continental Breakfast.)  


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