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2017 Conference Schedule

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Agricultural & Business Building, Courtyard

Reception featuring the Prairie View A&M Drum Line

Thursday, May 25, 2017

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Agricultural & Business Building, First Floor Auditorium Atrium

Networking Breakfast
8:30 a.m.  – 10:15 a.m.
Agricultural & Business Building, Auditorium

Welcoming Remarks

Dr. George C. Wright, President, Prairie View A&M University

Dr. M. Katherine Banks, TEES Director, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M Engineering

Opening Plenary with Invited Speakers

Dr. Seungchan Kim, Chief Scientist & Executive Professor, College of Engineering, Prairie View A&M University

Dr. Victor B. Lawrence, Distinguished Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology and Technical Advisor, Cybersecurity & Information Communication Systems Research Center, Prairie View A&M University

Dr. Zhijian Pei, Professor; Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University

Mr. Anthony C. Smith Sr., Director, Department of Navy’s HBCU/MI Program

Mr. David Terry, Executive Director, National Association of State Energy Officials & American State Energy Research & Technology Transfer Institutions

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Thematic Workgroup Sessions
All sessions focused on forming collaborative teams that met a given criteria to receive incentive funds in order to pursue extramural funding in the coming year

Cybersecurity, Room 111 — Dr. Jim Wall

Energy, Room 120 — Dr. Bill Worek

Healthcare, Room 113 — Dr. Don Peterson

Information Systems & Sensors, Room 119 — Dr. LD Chen

Materials & Manufacturing, Room 114 — Dr. Lefteris Iakovou

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Agricultural & Business Building, Room 432
Regional Division Heads Meeting, Room 121
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.  

Lunch and Speakers from TEES and TTI

1:15 p.m. – 3 p.m. Thematic Workgroup Sessions
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Networking Break
3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m. 'New Ventures-Style' Pitches for the Research Collaborations Created in the Workgroup Sessions

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