Offshoring Engineering: Facts, Myths, Unknowns, and Implications

Workshop - Offshoring of Engineering: Facts, Myths, Unknowns, and Implications

Event Details
October
24
2006
08
30
AM
to
October
25
2006
12
30
PM
National Academies
2101 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington DC
Contact
Tom Arrison, study director
Contact Tom Arrison, study director
Phone202.334.3755
tarrison@nas.edu

Workshop on the Offshoring of Engineering: Facts, Myths, Unknowns, and Implications

TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2006

8:30am Welcome
William Spencer, Chairman Emeritus, SEMATECH
 
8:40am Keynote Talks: The Globalization of Engineering
  An Academic Perspective on the Globalization of Engineering
  Charles Vest, President Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  Robert Galvin, Chairman Emeritus, Motorola Inc.
 
9:50am Software Engineering
 
11:15am

Autos

 
  • John Cohoon, Executive Director, Global Engineering Processes, General Motors Corporation
    Offshoring Automotive Engineering: Globalization and Footprint Strategy in the Motor Vehicle Industry (PowerPoint presentation in pdf 336KB) (Paper in pdf 936KB)
  • John Moavenzadeh, Executive Director, International Motor Vehicle Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1:30pm Panel: Implications for the Engineering Workforce and Profession
 
3:30pm Network Systems
 
  • Network Systems (PowerPoint presentation in pdf 252KB)
    Theodore Rappaport, William and Bettye Nowlin Chair in Engineering, and Founding Director, Wireless Networking and Communications Group, University of Texas at Austin
4:00pm Personal Computing Industry
 
4:30pm Offshoring in the Pharmaceutical Industry
 
  • Charles Cooney, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
5:00pm

Adjourn
 


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2006 

8:30am

Welcome
Wm. A. Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering
 

8:40am Semiconductors
 
9:40am Construction Engineering and Services
 
11:00am

Implications for Engineering Management and Education

 
  • Anne Stevens, Chairman, President, and CEO-designate, Carpenter Technology
  • Richard Newton, Dean of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • Offshoring Engineering: A Glocalization Conundrum??? (PowerPoint presentation in pdf 436KB)

    James Porter, Chief Engineer and Vice President, Dupont Engineering and Operations
12:30pm

Chairman's Closing Remarks
 

12:40pm Adjourn