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Program Highlights

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

REGISTRATION 
Washington A Foyer 

Starting at 3:30pm 

SESSION 1 
Conference Theater Room 

ABET ACCREDITATION PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS – AN ABET ACADEMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL PARTICIPATION AND LISTENING SESSION

SPEAKER:
Jeff Ray, Dean and Professor, College of Engineering and Technology, Western Carolina University

MODERATOR:
Robert WeissbachAssociate Professor and Chair, Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

4:00pm – 5:30pm

OPENING DINNER
Potomac I & II 

Engineering Technology Council Information & Strategy Dinner for all registered ETLI attendees. Please join us for dinner and conversation with Norman Fortenberry, ASEE Executive Director, and Major General (Ret.) Jocelyn Seng. Dr. Fortenberry will have an update from ASEE Headquarters and we will discuss issues and strategies for active participation in ETC.

GUEST SPEAKER: 
Major General (Ret.) Jocelyn Seng 

MODERATORS: 
Enrique Barbieri, Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas
Martin E. Gordon, Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

6:00pm – 8:00pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

REGISTRATION 
Washington A Foyer 

Starting at 7:30am 

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 
Washington A Foyer 

7:30am - 8:30am

ETLI OPENING PLENARY  
Washington Room 

WELCOME
Elaine Cooney,
Chair of Engineering Technology Leaders Institute (ETLI) and Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER: 
Carol Lamb, Director School of Engineering Technology, Youngstown State University

GUEST SPEAKER: 
U.S. Rep. Timothy Ryan (D-Ohio)

MODERATORS:
Carol Lamb, Director, School of Engineering Technology, Youngstown State University
James Otter, Director, School of Construction, Pittsburg State University

8:30am – 10:00am

REFRESHMENT BREAK  
Washington A Foyer 

10:00am – 10:30am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 
Washington Room 

INTRODUCTION: 
Pat Fox, Engineering Technology Council Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 
Bevlee Watford, ASEE President, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Director, Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity, Virginia Tech

MODERATORS:
Gary Steffen, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology, Purdue University, Fort Wayne 
Martin E. Gordon, Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:30am – 12:00pm
LUNCH  
Potomac I & II 

ABET–ETAC CRITERIA 3 AND 5 PROPOSED CHANGES 
ETAC is proposing changes in General Criteria 3 and 5 and in Program Criteria.  These changes are designed to reduce the assessment burden for engineering technology programs, better align the criteria with the Sydney and Dublin Accords, and eliminate the confusion over assessment of Program Criteria.  Proposed changes will be presented and discussed.

SPEAKER: 
Tom Hall, Professor Emeritus, Northwestern State University and Vice Chair, Operations, Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

MODERATOR: 
Reza Langari, Professor, JR Thompson Chair and Department Head, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Department, Texas A&M University

12:00pm – 1:30pm

SESSION 2  
Washington Room 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL ISSUES – WHAT’S NEXT?

MODERATORS: 
Ron Land, Professor Emeritus, College of Engineering, Penn State University and Chair of ETNF 
Vassilios Tzouanas, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, College of Science and Technology, University of Houston-Downtown

1:30pm – 3:00pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK   
Washington A Foyer 

3:00pm – 3:30pm

SESSION 3   
Washington Room 

PUBLIC POLICY FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

SPEAKERS: 
Lindsey Gardner, Director of External Relations, STEM Education Coalition 
Miriam Quintal, Senior Consultant, Lewis-Burke Associates
Said Jahanmir, Senior Legislative Fellow, Office of Congressman Tim Ryan, OH-13

MODERATORS: 
Alok Verma, Professor, Engineering Technology Department, Old Dominion University 
Scott Dunning, Professor and Director, School of Engineering Technology, University of Maine

3:30pm – 5:00pm
BANQUET Sponsored by ABET  
Potomac I & II 

SUMMARY OF THE INSTITUTE’S SESSIONS AND TAKEAWAYS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS

MODERATORS:
Ron Land, Professor Emeritus, College of Engineering, Penn State University and Chair of ETNF
Gary Steffen, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology, Purdue University, Fort Wayne 

5:45pm – 7:45pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

ETC EXECUTIVE BOARD and ETLI 2018 PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
(Breakfast Meeting)   

Potomac IV

For all ETC Executive Board Members, ETNF members, ETLI Chair, ETLI Past Chair, ETLI planning committee, and anyone else who would like to attend, please join us.

8:00am – 9:30am

ETLI @016 Banner

Program Highlights

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

REGISTRATION 
Washington A Foyer 

Starting at 3:30pm 

SESSION 1 
Conference Theater Room 

ABET ACCREDITATION PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS – AN ABET ACADEMIC ADVISORY COUNCIL PARTICIPATION AND LISTENING SESSION

SPEAKER:
Jeff Ray, Dean and Professor, College of Engineering and Technology, Western Carolina University

MODERATOR:
Robert WeissbachAssociate Professor and Chair, Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

4:00pm – 5:30pm

OPENING DINNER
Potomac I & II 

Engineering Technology Council Information & Strategy Dinner for all registered ETLI attendees. Please join us for dinner and conversation with Norman Fortenberry, ASEE Executive Director, and Major General (Ret.) Jocelyn Seng. Dr. Fortenberry will have an update from ASEE Headquarters and we will discuss issues and strategies for active participation in ETC.

GUEST SPEAKER: 
Major General (Ret.) Jocelyn Seng 

MODERATORS: 
Enrique Barbieri, Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas
Martin E. Gordon, Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

6:00pm – 8:00pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

REGISTRATION 
Washington A Foyer 

Starting at 7:30am 

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 
Washington A Foyer 

7:30am - 8:30am

ETLI OPENING PLENARY  
Washington Room 

WELCOME
Elaine Cooney,
Chair of Engineering Technology Leaders Institute (ETLI) and Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER: 
Carol Lamb, Director School of Engineering Technology, Youngstown State University

GUEST SPEAKER: 
U.S. Rep. Timothy Ryan (D-Ohio)

MODERATORS:
Carol Lamb, Director, School of Engineering Technology, Youngstown State University
James Otter, Director, School of Construction, Pittsburg State University

8:30am – 10:00am

REFRESHMENT BREAK  
Washington A Foyer 

10:00am – 10:30am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 
Washington Room 

INTRODUCTION: 
Pat Fox, Engineering Technology Council Chair, Clinical Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 
Bevlee Watford, ASEE President, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Director, Center for Enhancement of Engineering Diversity, Virginia Tech

MODERATORS:
Gary Steffen, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology, Purdue University, Fort Wayne 
Martin E. Gordon, Professor and Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:30am – 12:00pm
LUNCH  
Potomac I & II 

ABET–ETAC CRITERIA 3 AND 5 PROPOSED CHANGES 
ETAC is proposing changes in General Criteria 3 and 5 and in Program Criteria.  These changes are designed to reduce the assessment burden for engineering technology programs, better align the criteria with the Sydney and Dublin Accords, and eliminate the confusion over assessment of Program Criteria.  Proposed changes will be presented and discussed.

SPEAKER: 
Tom Hall, Professor Emeritus, Northwestern State University and Vice Chair, Operations, Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

MODERATOR: 
Reza Langari, Professor, JR Thompson Chair and Department Head, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution Department, Texas A&M University

12:00pm – 1:30pm

SESSION 2  
Washington Room 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY NATIONAL ISSUES – WHAT’S NEXT?

MODERATORS: 
Ron Land, Professor Emeritus, College of Engineering, Penn State University and Chair of ETNF 
Vassilios Tzouanas, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair, College of Science and Technology, University of Houston-Downtown

1:30pm – 3:00pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK   
Washington A Foyer 

3:00pm – 3:30pm

SESSION 3   
Washington Room 

PUBLIC POLICY FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

SPEAKERS: 
Lindsey Gardner, Director of External Relations, STEM Education Coalition 
Miriam Quintal, Senior Consultant, Lewis-Burke Associates
Said Jahanmir, Senior Legislative Fellow, Office of Congressman Tim Ryan, OH-13

MODERATORS: 
Alok Verma, Professor, Engineering Technology Department, Old Dominion University 
Scott Dunning, Professor and Director, School of Engineering Technology, University of Maine

3:30pm – 5:00pm
BANQUET Sponsored by ABET  
Potomac I & II 

SUMMARY OF THE INSTITUTE’S SESSIONS AND TAKEAWAYS FOR FUTURE MEETINGS

MODERATORS:
Ron Land, Professor Emeritus, College of Engineering, Penn State University and Chair of ETNF
Gary Steffen, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computer, Electrical, and Information Technology, Purdue University, Fort Wayne 

5:45pm – 7:45pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

ETC EXECUTIVE BOARD and ETLI 2018 PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING
(Breakfast Meeting)   

Potomac IV

For all ETC Executive Board Members, ETNF members, ETLI Chair, ETLI Past Chair, ETLI planning committee, and anyone else who would like to attend, please join us.

8:00am – 9:30am