ECEDHA Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

July 16-17, 2010 at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA


AGENDA

Friday, July 16

6:00 – 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception & Dinner
Lehigh University, Lamberton Hall, Great Room, Asa Packer Campus

Saturday, July 17

8:15 AM
Shuttle to Lehigh University, Lamberton Hall, Great Room
(Meet in Front of Hotel Bethlehem)

8:30-8:45
Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:15 AM
Introduction
Fil Bartoli, Lehigh University

9:15 – 9:45 AM
Interdepartmental programs & first year experience
Jerry Lennon, Assoc. Dean for UG Studies, Lehigh University

9:45 – 10:30 AM
Innovation and leadership development in the ECE curriculum
William R. Haller, Robert Gustafson, Lehigh University

10:30 – 10:45 AM
Break

10:45 – 11:30 AM
Redefining ECE in an increasingly interdisciplinary world
Ken Jenkins, Penn State University

11:30 – 12:00 AM
Effective techniques to improve undergraduate enrollments
Jin Kang, Johns Hopkins University

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Lunch (Lamberton Hall)

1:15 – 2:15 PM
Tour of the Center for Optical Technologies
Sinclair Lab

2:30 – 3:15PM
ECE’s role in meeting societal challenges in the 21st century
Pali Singh, Villanova University

3:15 – 3:30 PM
Break

3:30 – 4:15 PM
A pathway to graduate school; increasing the number of US doctoral students.
Lynne Molter, Swarthmore College
**If you would like a copy of this presentation, please contact Jill Hardy Todero.**

4:15 – 5:00 PM
ABET Issues and best practices.
Fong Mak, Gannon University

5:00 PM
Return Shuttle to Hotel Bethlehem
Free Time

6:30 – 9:30 PM
Cocktails & Dinner (Hotel Bethlehem, Lehigh Room)

Sunday, July 18

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Breakfast/Wrap-up meeting (Hotel Bethlehem)