Event Details
National Academies Keck Center
Washington DC

Professional Engineering Societies Convocation


8:30 a.m.

Welcome from the NAE
Charles M. Vest, President, NAE

8:50 a.m. Welcome from the AAES
David Mongan, Chair, American Association of Engineering Societies
Session I Effectiveness of K-12 Outreach and Engagement Activities
9:00 a.m. Introduction to Session I
Moderator, Elizabeth T. Cady, Ph.D. Program Officer
Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education, NAE
9:10 a.m. Framework: Asking the Right K-12 Questions and How to Answer Them to Evaluate K-12 STEM Outreach and Engagement.
Carlos Rodriguez, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist
American Institutes for Research
9:50 a.m. K-12 Engineering: Integrated Strategies That Work
Elizabeth Parry, Coordinator, K-16 STEM Partnership Development
North Carolina State University College of Engineering
10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. Business in Higher Education
Brian Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Executive Director
Business in Higher Education Forum
11:25 a.m. Changing the Equation and Ensuring Accountability for Results
Linda P. Rosen, Ph.D., CEO
Change the Equation
12:05 p.m. LUNCH
Remarks by NAE President Charles M. Vest
Session II The Regulation of Engineering in the United States
1:30 p.m. Introduction to Session II
Moderator, NCEES President Dale A. Jans, P.E.,
Jans Corporation
1:45 p.m. Protecting the Public - A Brief Overview of the History of Engineering Licensure and the Process of Regulation in the United States
NCEES Past-President Jon D. Nelson, P.E., Senior Vice President
Tetra Tech, Inc.
2:30 p.m. Determining Minimum Competency: Education, Examination, and Experience
NCEES Past-President David L. Whitman, Ph.D., P.E.
University of Wyoming
3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. Ethics - Standard of Professional Behavior Required to Ensure the Public Health, Safety, and Welfare
NCEES Past-President W. Gene Corley, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.,
CTL Group
4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion - The three presenters will respond to questions and requests for additional information.
5:00 p.m. Adjourn