Program

Friday, 4 January 2019  
NoonRegistration Opens
2:00 pm – 6:00 pmIcebreaker Competition - TBD
Resume Building & Job Search Workshop
Carolyn Andrews (Inspired Leaders Now)
Micheal Andrews (Andrews Associates)
Linkedin Photo-booth
Free headshot taken for your linkedin profile
6:00 pm – 6:30 pmWelcome
2019 IEEE President/designee - TBD
Thomas Coughlin (2019 IEEE-USA President)
Keith Moore (2019 IEEE Region 6 Director)
Ramesh Nair (2019 IEEE Rising Stars Conference Chair)
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmKeynote Panel - Recognizing Trends and People who Influence Direction
7:30 pm – 9:00 pmNetworking Meetup & Mixer – with Food Service Sponsored by IEEE Young Professionals
Saturday, 5 January 2019
7:30am – 9amBreakfast & Registration
9:00 am – 9:45 amKeynote 2 - TBD
9:45 am – 10 amBreak and Networking
Room AssignmentRM: EFGHRM:CRM: DRM: AB
10:00 am – 10:45 am5G - The future wireless technology
Speaker TBD
Failing to Succeed
Iris Bomberlyn (Golden Seeds)
Power & cyber security
Chris Humphreys (The Anfield Group)
Project Management - Building successful teams
Rick Hefner (California Institute of Technology)
10:45 am – 11:15 amBreak and Networking
11:15 am – 12:00 pmMedical Technology & Digital Senses
Skip Rizzo (USC Institute for Creative Technologies for Medical VR)
Creating a powerful team
Kathy Murphy (Merryck & Co)
Smart Cities/IoT/Reality Modeling
Mark Scheider (Bentley Systems)
Answering your employer's "Why" - completing a powerful interview
Micheal Andrews (Andrews Associates)
12:00 pm – 01:15 pmKeynote 3 - TBD

01:15 pm – 2:00 pmBlockchain
Ramesh Ramadoss (BitCasas Inc)
Finance & wealth creation
Mathew Allred (Ameriprise Financial)
Space Discovery/Aviation
Speaker TBD
Executing a personal networking strategy
Carolyn Andrews (Inspired Leaders Now)
2:00 pm – 2:15 pmBreak and Networking
2:15 pm – 3:00 pmAutonomous Driving
Gaurav Pandey (Ford Motors)
Humanitarian Technology
Keith Moore (US Army)
Radar Electronic Warfare
Lorenzo Lo Monte (Telephonics)
Driving decisions: Relational and Rule-based ethics
Dan Schweiker (China Mist)
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmBreak and Networking
3:30 pm – 4:30 pmGraphics Artificial Intelligence
Project Management
Rick Hefner (CalTech)
Symbiotic Autonomous Systems
Thomas Coughlin (Coughlin Associates)
Communicating and making presentations that work
Terence Yeoh (The Aerospace Corporation)
5:00 pm – 5:30 pmYoung Professionals Panel Discussion
Moderator - Mario Millicevic (MaxLinear Inc)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Corporate Networking and Resume Review Lab
Sunday, 6 January 2019
7:30 am – 9:00 amBreakfastRM: EFGH
9:00 am – 9:45 amAwards Ceremony - Competition awards and IEEE Region 6 awards
9:45 am – 10:30 amKeynote 4
10:30 am – 10:45 amBreak and Networking
10:45 am – 12:15 pm“The Next Big Thing” panel discussion
12:15 pm – 12:30 pmClosing Remarks
Ramesh Nair