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2018 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)

The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel

New Orleans, LA

April 8-11, 2018

 

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Program Highlights

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018 (Day 1)

11:00am – 3:00pm

EDI Registration

11:30am – 1:30pm

EDC Executive Board Meeting (Invitation Only)

1:30pm – 2:30am

EDC Public Policy Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

2:30pm – 4:30pm

New Deans’ Forum
 

COORDINATOR:
Molly M. Gribb, Dean of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Data Collection Committee Meeting
(Invitation Only)

5:30pm – 6:00pm

Transportation from The Roosevelt Hotel to The National WWII Museum

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

The National WWII Museum (945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130) 

 

WELCOME BY
Gilda A. Barabino, Dean of Engineering, The City College of New York, 2018 EDI Co-Chair

8:00pm

Transportation to The Roosevelt Hotel

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 (Day 2)

7:00am – 5:00pm

EDI Registration

7:30am – 9:00am

Breakfast, Welcome, and Keynote Address

 

(8:10 am) Welcome by EDC Chair and 2018 EDI Co-Chair

9:00am – 10:15am

Initial Session: Flood Protection*| followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 1)

 

COORDINATOR:
Ehab Meselhe, VP for Engineering, The Water Institute of the Gulf

 

* we organize this session in relation to one of the tours presented to attendees on Wednesday – please see the program on Wednesday for details on a tour

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 1)
COORDINATOR:
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

10:15am – 11:00am

Refreshment and Networking Break

11:00am – 12:30pm

2nd Session/Panel: Educating the Engineer of 2020: Best Practices 

COORDINATOR: 
Ron Harichandran, Dean of Engineering, University of New Haven

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Luncheon

2:00pm – 3:30pm

3rd Session: Diversity 

 

COORDINATORS: 
Emily L. Allen, Dean of Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles 
Patrick T. Mather, Dean of Engineering, Bucknell University

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Refreshment and Networking Break

4:30pm – 6:00pm

4th Session: P12 and Outreach | followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 2)

 

COORDINATORS: 
Hisham Hegab, Dean of Engineering, Louisiana Tech University 
Jean May-Brett, STEM Partnership Coordinator, Louisiana Department of Education (ret.) 
Stacy Klein-Gardner, Associate Dean, Vanderbilt University, Director of the Center for STEM Education 
Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 2) 
COORDINATOR: 
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

7:00pm – 7:30pm

EDI Reception

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Banquet

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018 (Day 3)

7:30am – 5:00pm

EDI Registration

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast and Keynote Address

8:30am – 9:45am

5th Session: The Mars Mission**|followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 3) 

 

COORDINATOR: 
Emir J. Macari, Dean of Engineering, University of New Orleans 

 

** we organize this session in relation to one of the tours presented to attendees on Wednesday – please see the program on Wednesday for details on a tour

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 3) 
COORDINATOR: 
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

9:45am – 10:30am

Refreshment and Networking Break

10:30am – 11:30am

6th Session: ABET 

 

COORDINATOR: 
Jeff L. Ray, Dean of Engineering and Technology, Western Carolina University

11:30am – 12:30pm

EDC Business Meeting

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Luncheon

2:00pm – 3:30pm

7th Session: Corporate Member Council (CMC) Session | followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 4)

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Refreshment and Networking Break

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Parallel Sessions

 

1. Mentoring Connections

 

COORDINATOR
Gregory Washington, Dean of Engineering, University of California, Irvine 


2. Women Deans Networking Meeting 

 

COORDINATORS: 
Gilda A. Barabino, Dean of Engineering, The City College of New York 
Molly M. Gribb, Dean of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, University of Wisconsin-Platteville


3. Challenging Issues on Campus

 

COORDINATOR: TBD

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Closing Reception

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 (Day 4)

We are pleased to present to attendees two events at the conclusion of EDI (you will need to choose one event and register for it)***:

 

Flood Protection Tour

 

COORDINATORS: 
Nicholas J. Altiero, (Former) Dean of Engineering, Tulane University 
Michael Herman, Dean of Engineering, Tulane University

ORGANIZER: 
Ehab Meselhe, VP for Engineering, The Water Institute of the Gulf


Michoud Assembly Facility Tour | NASA

ORGANIZER: 
Emir J. Macari, Dean of Engineering, University of New Orleans

 

*** Please note: The planning is still ongoing and we will announce the details around the beginning of January. This opportunity will be open for a limited number of participants and pre-registration will be required.

2018 EDI Banner

2018 Engineering Deans Institute (EDI)

The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel

New Orleans, LA

April 8-11, 2018

 

2018 EDI Program Grid PDF icon

2018 EDI Program (tentative) PDF icon

Program Highlights

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018 (Day 1)

11:00am – 3:00pm

EDI Registration

11:30am – 1:30pm

EDC Executive Board Meeting (Invitation Only)

1:30pm – 2:30am

EDC Public Policy Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

2:30pm – 4:30pm

New Deans’ Forum
 

COORDINATOR:
Molly M. Gribb, Dean of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Data Collection Committee Meeting
(Invitation Only)

5:30pm – 6:00pm

Transportation from The Roosevelt Hotel to The National WWII Museum

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

The National WWII Museum (945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130) 

 

WELCOME BY
Gilda A. Barabino, Dean of Engineering, The City College of New York, 2018 EDI Co-Chair

8:00pm

Transportation to The Roosevelt Hotel

MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 (Day 2)

7:00am – 5:00pm

EDI Registration

7:30am – 9:00am

Breakfast, Welcome, and Keynote Address

 

(8:10 am) Welcome by EDC Chair and 2018 EDI Co-Chair

9:00am – 10:15am

Initial Session: Flood Protection*| followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 1)

 

COORDINATOR:
Ehab Meselhe, VP for Engineering, The Water Institute of the Gulf

 

* we organize this session in relation to one of the tours presented to attendees on Wednesday – please see the program on Wednesday for details on a tour

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 1)
COORDINATOR:
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

10:15am – 11:00am

Refreshment and Networking Break

11:00am – 12:30pm

2nd Session/Panel: Educating the Engineer of 2020: Best Practices 

COORDINATOR: 
Ron Harichandran, Dean of Engineering, University of New Haven

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Luncheon

2:00pm – 3:30pm

3rd Session: Diversity 

 

COORDINATORS: 
Emily L. Allen, Dean of Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles 
Patrick T. Mather, Dean of Engineering, Bucknell University

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Refreshment and Networking Break

4:30pm – 6:00pm

4th Session: P12 and Outreach | followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 2)

 

COORDINATORS: 
Hisham Hegab, Dean of Engineering, Louisiana Tech University 
Jean May-Brett, STEM Partnership Coordinator, Louisiana Department of Education (ret.) 
Stacy Klein-Gardner, Associate Dean, Vanderbilt University, Director of the Center for STEM Education 
Darryll Pines, Dean of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 2) 
COORDINATOR: 
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

7:00pm – 7:30pm

EDI Reception

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Banquet

TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018 (Day 3)

7:30am – 5:00pm

EDI Registration

7:30am – 8:30am

Breakfast and Keynote Address

8:30am – 9:45am

5th Session: The Mars Mission**|followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 3) 

 

COORDINATOR: 
Emir J. Macari, Dean of Engineering, University of New Orleans 

 

** we organize this session in relation to one of the tours presented to attendees on Wednesday – please see the program on Wednesday for details on a tour

 

Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 3) 
COORDINATOR: 
Larry A. Stauffer, Dean of Engineering, University of Idaho

9:45am – 10:30am

Refreshment and Networking Break

10:30am – 11:30am

6th Session: ABET 

 

COORDINATOR: 
Jeff L. Ray, Dean of Engineering and Technology, Western Carolina University

11:30am – 12:30pm

EDC Business Meeting

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Luncheon

2:00pm – 3:30pm

7th Session: Corporate Member Council (CMC) Session | followed by Cool Ideas – Lightning Round (Part 4)

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Refreshment and Networking Break

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Parallel Sessions

 

1. Mentoring Connections

 

COORDINATOR
Gregory Washington, Dean of Engineering, University of California, Irvine 


2. Women Deans Networking Meeting 

 

COORDINATORS: 
Gilda A. Barabino, Dean of Engineering, The City College of New York 
Molly M. Gribb, Dean of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, University of Wisconsin-Platteville


3. Challenging Issues on Campus

 

COORDINATOR: TBD

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Closing Reception

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2018 (Day 4)

We are pleased to present to attendees two events at the conclusion of EDI (you will need to choose one event and register for it)***:

 

Flood Protection Tour

 

COORDINATORS: 
Nicholas J. Altiero, (Former) Dean of Engineering, Tulane University 
Michael Herman, Dean of Engineering, Tulane University

ORGANIZER: 
Ehab Meselhe, VP for Engineering, The Water Institute of the Gulf


Michoud Assembly Facility Tour | NASA

ORGANIZER: 
Emir J. Macari, Dean of Engineering, University of New Orleans

 

*** Please note: The planning is still ongoing and we will announce the details around the beginning of January. This opportunity will be open for a limited number of participants and pre-registration will be required.