Frontiers of Engineering Education

2012 FOEE Agenda

October 14, 2012
06:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Fairmont Newport Beach – Orchid Terrace
Welcoming Reception
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Opening remarks
Larry Shuman , University of Pittsburgh
October 15, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman Center
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
Welcome
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Welcome from Lance Davis
Auditorium
Lance A. Davis, National Academy of Engineering
Steve Director opening remarks/Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Auditorium
09:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Keynote
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Keynote Speech
Auditorium
Eric Ducharme, GE Transportation
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Auditorium
Panel 1
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2 speakers, last 30 minutes for discussion
David DiBiasio, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chris Swan, Tufts University
Alice Agogino, University of California at Berkeley
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Dining Room
Lunch/Informal networking
12:30 PM – 01:00 PM
Small Group Coaching
2 attendees/Coach
01:00 PM
Bus leaves for Fairmont
01:30 PM – 02:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Attendees set up posters
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
All attendees walk around all posters and then begin moving posters into affinity groups
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Refinement of groups to make 8-9 breakout groups of no more than 10/group
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Breakout discussions - set of questions to cover
Committee/Speakers moderate discussions
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Informal networking session/cocktail hour
Minute cards – what is/is not working, topics to discuss on Tuesday night
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Dinner
October 16, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Breakout session in affinity group
Create synthesis poster of question answers
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Auditorium
Panel 2
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2 presenters, last 30 minutes for discussion
Ann McKenna, Arizona State University
Mary Boyce, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kevin Dahm, Rowan University
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Auditorium
Put up post-it posters
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Dining Room
Lunch and informal networking
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Auditorium
Panel 3
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2 presenters, last 30 minutes for discussion
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Auditorium
Poster read and comment
Read other groups’ posters, add comments via small post-its
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM
Break
03:15 PM – 04:15 PM
How Learning Works
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How Learning Works Speech
Susan Ambrose, Northeastern University
04:30 PM – 05:30 PM
Any available space
Small group coaching
2 attendees/coach; 2 30-minute sessions.
05:30 PM
Bus departs for hotel
06:30 PM
Local dining option; self-selection sign-up based on mentor, topic, or restaurant
October 17, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
National initiatives
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10 minutes each.
James Tien, University of Miami
Karl Smith, University of Minnesota/Purdue University
Mary Besterfield-Sacre, University of Pittsburgh
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Evaluation
10:30 AM
Bus departs for airport or hotel