Global E3 / AE3 Presentations & Session HighlightsAll presentations and documents linked below are in Adobe PDF format, and are no larger than 1.2 MB.
Tuesday, 21 April 2009
New Attendees Welcome Session and Orientation
Radisson Hotel, Walnut Room
Welcome by Gertrud Humily (GE4) & Peggy Blumenthal (IIE)
New Member Presentation
University of Connecticut - Reda Ammar
Arizona State University - Jeff Goss, Stefanie Bobar
Update on Numbers
IIE - Vijay Renganathan
GE4 - Gertrud Humily
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Selcuk Guceri, Drexel University (Dean)
Julie Mostov, Drexel University (Associate Vice Provost)
Plenary: Globality and Reality: Putting Theory into Practice
New Member Presentation
Working Session #1 - Concurrent Sessions
Strategies for Developing Corporate Sponsorship with Economic Development as a Filter
James Cross, Clemson University (chair)
James Crowley, INP Grenoble
Jonah Kokodyniak, IIE
Guide for Global E3/AE3 Students, Professors and Staff
Gertrud Humily, GE4 (co-chair)
Peggy Blumenthal, IIE (co-chair)
Isabella Dufour, Ecole des Mines Albi
Amy Henry, Georgia Institute of Technology
Working Session #2 - Concurrent Sessions
Coping with the Unexpected
Kay Godel-Gengenbach, Colorado School of Mines
Alexandra Robison, Universidad Pontifica Comillas
Faculty Roundtable: Integrating Study Abroad into the Engineering Curriculum (No Presentations)
Allen Greenwood, Mississippi State University (moderator)
Alberto Oleaga, Universidad del Pais Vasco
James Cunningham, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Robert Brehm, Drexel University
Kevin Scoles, Drexel University
Plenary: New Online Application Preview (No presentation)
Vijay Renganathan, IIE
Steve Sweitzer, TerraDotta
Brief introduction to the new online application system.
Throughout the rest of the conference attendees will have the opportunity to be trained on the new site and online application system in small group learning sessions. Participants will sign up for a training session after this presentation.
Poster Session and Informal Networking
Bossone Lobby wedge
Thursday, 23 April 2009Morning
Working Session #3 - Concurrent Sessions
Improving Collaboration Between Study Abroad Administrators and Engineering Faculty: Developing Programs that Work for Students
Kristine Lalley, University of Pittsburgh (chair)
Amy Conger, University of Michigan
Teresa Finis, University of Illinois Urbana
Elizabeth Mayer, University of Erlangen
Tiina Vuori, Tampere University of Technology
Faculty Roundtable: Increasing Student and Faculty Participation (No Presentations)
Lester Gerhardt, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (moderator)
Pierre de Saqui-Sannes, ISAE
Adam Fontecchio, Drexel University
Randy Collins, Clemson University
Antonios Zaviliangos, Drexel University
Working Session #4 - Concurrent Sessions
Speed dating: Semester-Long English Programs: Create Your Match! (No Presentations)
Mitchell Auditorium and Bossone 302
The Purpose of this session is for partners to sit down together to begin outlining possible semester long English programs. We will provide meeting space so that schools interested in creating, for example, a fall semester program for Chemical Engineers in a Spanish speaking location can meet.
Course Validation 101 - Bring Your Course Descriptions and Syllabi! (No Presentations)
Bossone Lobby and 3rd Floor study space
During this session partner schools will have the opportunity to sit down and look at the actual descriptions of courses/modules/classes offered by their international counterparts. Use this time to begin the course evaluation/validation process and to understand the curriculum of your international counterparts. Bring course descriptions and syllabi!
Student Panel: How Has Study Abroad Affected Your Perspective? (No Presentations)
Shawn Talucci, Architectural Engineering
Alexander J. Moseson, Mechanical Engineering
Plenary: Industry Panel Presentation: Funding, Sponsorship, etc.
"The Role of International Experiences in Developing an Engineer"
Gilles de France, 2France Marine, Vice President GE4
Daniel Eclache, CEO Phode, France
Joe Lamack, Manager of the Global CDP Program, Air Products
Rose Meshell Francis, IBM Global Technology Services
William Harlam, IBM Global Technology Services
Friday, 24 April 2009
Working Session #5 - Concurrent Sessions
Summer Programs 101 - Let's Do It!
Jim Cross, Clemson University (facilitator)
Olivia Key, HS Munich (facilitator)
This is your opportunity to sit down with partner schools to help create new summer programs that will allow engineers to get their feet wet in their possible host countries. Come with your ideas and your wish list. We will provide meeting space to facilitate the collaboration.
Helping Students Adjust to Life @ Their Host Institution
Jean Landa Pytel, Pennsylvania State University (chair)
Karin Knuttson, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
Dawn Steele, Nanyang Technical University
Speed Dating Results - Semester and Summer Sessions.
What did you Accomplish? Next Steps?
Steps to continued success, final thoughts from IIE and GE4, etc.
Announcement of 2010 Meeting - INSA Lyon
Plenary: Future Directions and Challenges/Official Closure of Meeting