Conference at a Glance


The Program begins Thursday afternoon with a number of interactive workshops that will set the stage for the Friday presentations. The Friday technical program will offer a number of sessions, presented in parallel tracks. The presentations will be a series of best practice descriptions from the conference attendees. The presentations will include the description of completed work and additional presentations describing preliminary developments of ongoing, cutting-edge projects. Approximately 100 presentations are expected.

A complete schedule of technical sessions, is available by clicking here


Daily Schedule

Thursday, August 9

Noon – 8:00 p.m. Registration in the thrid floor common area until 5:00pm, then at the University Club
Thursday morning Networking Activity on your own - tour the area
1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Welcome and Focus Session Workshops A and B
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Welcome and Focus Session Workshops C and D
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tours of Swanson School of Engineering facilities
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday night Reception
Thursday and/or Friday Evening Networking Activity on your own with conference attendees

Friday, August 10

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Welcoming Coffee/Tea and Juice
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Conference Sessions (F1)
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break of Coffee/Tea and Juice
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 am Conference Sessions (F2)
11:45 p.m. – Noon Role of engineering education within undergraduate-focused institutions and graduate-focused institutions
By: Eric T. Baumgartner
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Keynote Lunch at The University Club
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Engaging first-year engineering students
Key Note by Matthew Ohland
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Conference Sessions (F3)
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break Coffee/Tea and Soft Drinks
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Conference Sessions (F4)
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference Summary Session
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Free Time
5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Bus leaves for Dinner and social activities at PNC Park

Conference Topic Areas

Listed below is the topic Areas from the Call for Papers. Below each topic is a list of the papers in the various sessions that fall into these track.