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Program Highlights

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

SESSION 1      

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

PANEL MEMBERS:
Joe Sussman, Chief Accreditation Officer, Chief Information Officer, ABET
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
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Engineering Technology Council Information & Strategy Dinner for all registered ETLI attendees. Please join us for dinner, wine, and conversation. ASEE Executive Director, Norman Fortenberry, will have an update from ASEE Headquarters and we will discuss issues and strategies for active participation in ETC.

MODERATOR: 
Enrique Barbieri, Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas

6:00pm – 8:00pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

REGISTRATION

7:30am - 5:00pm

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

7:30am - 8:30am

ETLI OPENING PLENARY  

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: 
Congressman Timothy Ryan, U.S. Representative

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

10:00am – 10:30am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

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 Program Director for Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology Undergraduate Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:30am – 12:00pm
LUNCH 
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 and Department Head Chair Engineering Technology, Texas A&M University

12:00pm – 1:30pm

SESSION 2 

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

3:00pm – 3:30pm

SESSION 3 

PUBLIC POLICY FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

SPEAKERS AND/OR PANELIST MEMBERS: 
To Be Determined (This panel session will include Washington, DC- based policy and advocacy experts.)

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

3:30pm – 5:00pm
BANQUET Sponsored by ABET 
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
John Williams, Dean, School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology, Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology

5:45pm – 7:45pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

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

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

SESSION 1      

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

PANEL MEMBERS:
Joe Sussman, Chief Accreditation Officer, Chief Information Officer, ABET
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
Hyatt Regency Hotel

Engineering Technology Council Information & Strategy Dinner for all registered ETLI attendees. Please join us for dinner, wine, and conversation. ASEE Executive Director, Norman Fortenberry, will have an update from ASEE Headquarters and we will discuss issues and strategies for active participation in ETC.

MODERATOR: 
Enrique Barbieri, Professor and Chair, Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas

6:00pm – 8:00pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

REGISTRATION

7:30am - 5:00pm

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

7:30am - 8:30am

ETLI OPENING PLENARY  

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: 
Congressman Timothy Ryan, U.S. Representative

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

10:00am – 10:30am

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 

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 Program Director for Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology Undergraduate Studies, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:30am – 12:00pm
LUNCH 
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 and Department Head Chair Engineering Technology, Texas A&M University

12:00pm – 1:30pm

SESSION 2 

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

3:00pm – 3:30pm

SESSION 3 

PUBLIC POLICY FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

SPEAKERS AND/OR PANELIST MEMBERS: 
To Be Determined (This panel session will include Washington, DC- based policy and advocacy experts.)

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

3:30pm – 5:00pm
BANQUET Sponsored by ABET 
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
John Williams, Dean, School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology, Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology

5:45pm – 7:45pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

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

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