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Thursday, 14 May 2015

Time

Event (Location/Room)

7:00 am Registration Booth Opens – 4th Floor
7:30 am –
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast (Crystal Ballroom)
8:30 am – 10:00 am GLBC Event Technical Paper Session I: Biomechanics and Human Factors Engineering (Wright Ballroom)
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
10:30 am –
12:00 pm
GLBC Event Technical Paper Session II: Biomedical Imaging and Modeling (Wright Ballroom)
12:00 pm –
1:30 pm
Lunch / Exhibits Open (Crystal Ballroom)
1:30 pm –
3:00 pm
GLBC Event Spotlight on Additive Manufacturing: General Technologies (Wright Ballroom)
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
3:30 pm –
5:00 pm
GLBC Event Spotlight on Additive Manufacturing: Biomedical Applications (Wright Ballroom)
5:00 pm Registration Booth Closes
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm GLBC Event Wine and Cheese Reception / Undergraduate Poster Session (Empire Ballroom)
7:00 pm

Dinner on your own or Ticketed IEEE-USA Welcome Dinner / Candidates Forum (Crystal Ballroom – included in IEEE-USA Registration)

Candidates Forum (Included in IEEE-USA Registration)

Ticketed IEEE-USA Welcome Dinner

7:45 pm IEEE President-Elect Candidates (5-minute statements)

  • Karen Bartelson
  • Fred Mintzer

8:00 pm IEEE-USA President-Elect Candidates’ Issues Forum (come prepared with questions)
Candidates for 2016 IEEE-USA President-Elect (in alphabetical order):

  • Keith D. Grzelak
  • Karen S. Pedersen

Friday, 15 May 2015

Time

Event (Location/Room)

7:00 am Registration Booth Opens – 4th Floor
7:30 am –
8:30 am
Hot Breakfast Buffet / Exhibits Open (Crystal Ballroom)
8:30 am –
9:30 am
GLBC Event GLBC Welcome (Crystal Ballroom)

9:30 am –
9:45 am
Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
8:30 am –
12:00 pm
IEEE-USA Event IEEE-USA Workshops:

9:45 –
12:00 pm
GLBC Event Invited talks: Biomedical Applications of Additive Manufacturing (Wright Ballroom)

10:00 am –
3:00 pm
IEEE-USA / GLBC Companion Tour: Milwaukee – A Great Place on a Great Lake
12:00 pm –
1:30 pm
Lunch / Exhibits Open (Crystal Ballroom)
Introduction: IEEE-USA President Jim Jefferies
Lunch Keynote: Winslow Sargeant, Former Chief Counsel for Advocacy for the Small Business Administration (SBA)
1:30 pm –
2:30 pm
GLBC Event Materialise Workshop: 3D Printing Applications in Healthcare (Wright Ballroom)
1:30 pm –
3:00 pm
IEEE-USA Event
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
2:30 pm –
5:30 pm
GLBC Event
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm IEEE-USA Event
5:00 pm Registration Booth Closes
5:30 pm Explore the City / Dinner on your own / IEEE-USA Regional Pre-arranged dinners

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Time

Event (Location/Room)

7:00 am Registration Booth Opens
7:30 am –
8:30 am
Hot Breakfast Buffet (Crystal Ballroom)
8:30 am –
10:30 am
IEEE-USA Event IEEE-USA Plenary Session (Crystal Ballroom)

  • Opening Remarks: Jim Jefferies, IEEE-USA 2015 President
  • Introduction of Plenary Speakers: Dr. Russ Meier, IEEE-USA Annual Meeting General Chair

Stemming the Tide and other Research Results

  • Speakers: Nadya Fouad and Romila Singh, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
10:30 am –
10:45 am
Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
10:00 am –
2:00 pm
IEEE-USA / GLBC Companion Tour: Progressive Ethnic Milwaukee Tour
10:45 am –
12:00 pm
IEEE-USA Event IEEE-USA Plenary Panel (Crystal Ballroom) What Makes Engineering Great: The Female Perspective

  • Moderator: Dr. Hulya Kirkici, Auburn University (article)
  • Panelists: Olga Imas (MSOE), Wilkistar Otieno (UWM), Donna Hudson (UC San Francisco), Karen Pedersen (Pedersen Power Solutions)
12:00 pm –
1:30 pm
Lunch / Exhibits Open (Crystal Ballroom)
Lunch Keynote: Future Jobs: Solving the STEM Worker Shortage
Ed Gordon, Imperial Consulting Corporation
1:30 pm –
3:00 pm
IEEE-USA Event
3:00 pm –
3:30 pm
Break / Exhibits Open (Regency Ballroom)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm IEEE-USA Event
5:00 pm Registration Booth Closes
5:00 pm Personal Time / Prepare for IEEE-USA Awards Banquet
5:30 pm

IEEE-USA Awards (Crystal Ballroom) – Dress code: professional

  • Private Reception / Award Recipient Rehearsal — 5:30 p.m. (By Invitation Only)
  • IEEE-USA Awards Ceremony and Banquet (see list of recipients hereDoors open to conference attendees at 6:45 p.m. Business Formal Attire
  • Afterglow Reception – 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Time

Event (Location/Room)

7:30 am – 12:00 pm Registration Booth Closed on Sunday
7:30 am –
8:30 am
Breakfast Buffet / Exhibits Open (Crystal Ballroom)
8:30 am –
10:30 am
IEEE-USA Event IEEE-USA Region Meetings

  • IEEE-USA Region 1 PACE Breakout (Room: Wright A)
  • IEEE-USA Region 2 PACE Breakout (Room: Wright B)
  • IEEE-USA Region 3 PACE Breakout (Room: Wright C)
  • IEEE-USA Region 4 PACE Breakout (Room: Walker)
  • IEEE-USA Region 5 PACE Breakout (Room: Mitchell)
  • IEEE-USA Region 6 PACE Breakout (Room: Juneau)
10:45 am –
12:00 pm
IEEE-USA Event IEEE-USA Closing Plenary (Crystal Ballroom)

  • IEEE-USA President Jim Jefferies
  • Regional Overview Presentations
  • Upcoming Annual Meetings
  • Comments from 2016 President, Peter Eckstein
12:00 IEEE-USA Annual Meeting Adjourns