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Vivek Wadhwa, Executive-in-Residence/Adjunct Professor, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

3:00

Break

3:30 p.m.

Network Systems

Theodore Rappaport, William and Bettye Nowlin Chair in Engineering and Founding Director, Wireless Networking and Communications Group, University of Texas at Austin

4:00

PC manufacturing

Jason Dedrick, Co-Director, Personal Computing Industry Center, and Project Scientist, Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations, University of California, Irvine

4:30

Pharmaceuticals

Moderator: Stephen Drew, Retired Vice President of Technical Operations and Engineering, Merck & Co. Inc.

Speaker: Charles Cooney, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

5:00

Adjourn to Public Reception

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome

Wm A. Wulf, President, National Academy of Engineering

8:40 a.m.

Semiconductors

Moderator: Marie Thursby, Hal and John Smith Chair in Entrepreneurship, Georgia Institute of Technology

Speakers:

Clair Brown, Director, Center for Work, Technology, and Society, University of California, Berkeley

Robert Doering, Senior Fellow, Silicon Technology Development, Texas Instruments

9:40

Construction Engineering and Services

John Messner, Director, Computer Integrated Construction Research Program, Pennsylvania State University

Jan Tuchman, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering-News Record

10:40

Break

11:00

Implications for Engineering Management and Education

Moderator: Linda Abriola, Dean of Engineering, Tufts University

Speakers:

Anne Stevens, Chairman, President, and CEO-designate, Carpenter Technology

James Porter, Chief Engineer and Vice President, DuPont Engineering and Operations

Richard Newton, Dean of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

12:30 p.m.

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

12:40 p.m.

Adjournment



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