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2018 WiSE Agenda

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Conference Agenda & Schedule of Events


7:30 am  (LBJSC Ballroom - hallway)
Registration Check-in opens

8:00 am - 9:00 am (LBJSC Ballroom)
Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am (LBJSC Ballroom)
WiSE Welcome & Icebreaker
Susan Holtz, Chair, 2018 WiSE Conference

9:15 am - 9:50 am (LBJSC Ballroom)
Opening Speaker
Katie Gonzalez, Propulsion Analyst, Space Launch System Program, Boeing

9:50 am - 10:00 am

10:00 am - 11:35 am (LBJSC Ballroom)
Boeing in the Spotlight, team of panelists
Michelle Barber, ‎Electrical Design and Integration Technical Lead
Helen Biller, Engineering Manager, Propulsion Technology Team
Sheila Sharp, Director of Mission Assurance, Defense, Space & Security Division
Diana Talley, Project Engineer, Boeing 737 Airplane Integration Office
Casey Thompson, Integrated Planning and Scheduling Manager, Boeing GMD
...panel will be followed by Q&A open forum!

11:35 am - 1:15 pm (LBJSC Ballroom)
Luncheon, WiSE Scholarship Awards, Keynote Address
Ginny Catania - Research Scientist at the Institute for Geophysics and Associate Professor, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions
WiSE Research Poster Session (LBJSC Ballroom)
WiSE EXPO (LBJSC Rooms #3-3.1; 3-5.1; 3-9.1; 3-10.1; 3-12.1)

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm & 2:15 - 3:00 (LBJSC Room #3-13.1)
WiSE Workshop for high school students
“Be Fearless – Shaping Your Future Self ”
Susan Romanella, Director, NSF H-LSAMP Scholars Program, College of Science and Engineering
Texas State Undergraduate Students: Ananda Diener (chemistry); Laura Godinez (computer science); Ivianne Tompkins (industrial engineering)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (LBJSC Ballroom)
WiSE Communication & Negotiation Skills Seminar
Kelly Nash, Associate Professor of Physics, University of Texas at San Antonio

4:00pm - 4:15 pm (LBJSC Ballroom)
Announcement of People’s Choice Award Winners for the WiSE Poster Session, WiSE EXPO, and WiSE Selfie Celebration