Conference

IEEE Rising Stars Conference


The IEEE Rising Stars Conference, organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers The Institute of Ele will take place from 6th January to 8th January 2018 at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Nevada, United States Of America.

Visitors Attending

Amy McCallister

Amy McCallister

Freelancer, Student, Brand Ambassador, Cannabis Ac ..Las Vegas, United States
Hye-kyung Ku

Hye-kyung Ku

선임연구원 at INMD 아이엔엠디Seoul, South Korea
Peter Kingsley

Peter Kingsley

Hypnotist/Keynote Speaker at Kingsley EnterpriseSan Antonio, United States
Valentine Aigbogun

Valentine Aigbogun

Technical and Operations Engineer at VPS Energy Solutions LimitedLagos, Nigeria
Adeyeri Folahanmi Omogbolahan

Adeyeri Folahanmi Omogbolahan

IndividualLagos, Nigeria
Valentine Aigbogun

Valentine Aigbogun

IndividualLagos, Nigeria
Catherine Ogunniyi

Catherine Ogunniyi

IndividualOndo, Nigeria

Speakers (past edition)

Speaker
Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson

Assistant Professor at Arizona State UniversityPhoenix, United States
Speaker
NATALIA BAKLITSKAYA

NATALIA BAKLITSKAYA

QualcommCalifornia, United States
Speaker
Michael Junge

Michael Junge

Writer / Recruiter / Doer of Useful Stuff at TGS ManagementNorth Tustin, United States

Schedule & Agenda

Fri, 02 Jan03:00 PM - 06:00 PMRegistration
Fri, 02 Jan06:00 PM - 08:00 PMLinking Today to TomorrowOpening Address - Tom Coughlin, Mike Andrews
Sat, 03 Jan08:00 AM - 09:00 AMBreakfast/ Registration
Sat, 03 Jan09:00 AM - 10:00 AMKeynote Address
Sat, 03 Jan10:00 AM - 11:00 AMUnleashing Your Inner EntrepreneurStartups arenu2019t easy, and hardware startups even less so. u201cRealu201d businesses from an engineeru2019s perspective often require competencies and expenditures in R&D, fab, and even failure/fracture analysis, intertwining materials science and industrial design on top of the standard software startup table stakes of business, product, legal, and so on. Weu2019ll talk about what it means to be an entrepreneur in its many different guises, from simply being a u201cstartup of oneu201d and managing your own brand as you progress through your career, to spinning off your own project and product line as the worldu2019s newest creator. - Dr. Kate Jenkins
Sat, 03 Jan10:00 AM - 11:00 AMVisualization Part IWe will host guest speakers from the u201cbig-gunsu201d in digital animation and visualization. From Hollywood hits to video games, the art and cutting edge nature of the field will be showcased and discussed. u2013 Andrew Corney
Sat, 03 Jan11:00 AM - 12:00 PMInternet of Things: Dynamics, Evolution, ExplosionThe Internet of Things, like other technology trends in the past, is a wave that appears to be swelling on the horizon. This session will cover hot topics on IoT, applications, and how it could be poised to change the world. u2013 Dr. Aakanksha Chowdhery
Sat, 03 Jan11:00 AM - 12:00 PMVisualization Part IIThis second visualization track will cover another side to the visualization and image-processing fields. Industry representatives from the hi-tech realms of defense and cutting edge avionics will provide insight on the technical challenges and opportunities out there in the world. u2013 Jim Graham
Sat, 03 Jan12:00 PM - 01:30 PMJobs of the Future
Sat, 03 Jan01:30 PM - 02:15 PMCareer Success: Mentor-Mentee RelationshipsMentorship is one of the few issues that is absolutely essential for a young professional. In fact, often your outside mentors can provide other networks in which to grow your career, not to mention the critical advice they can offer. These sessions will cover the ways you can find mentors, be a mentee and what doors it may open. u2013 Brian Kalina, Robert Johnson
Sat, 03 Jan01:30 PM - 02:15 PMCreating Your Personal BrandCreating a dynamic personal brand opens professional opportunities. From cover letters and resumes, to social media and networking, etc., having a clear and consistent u201cbrandu201d distinguishes who you are and what value you bring to the professional world. u2013 Michael Junge
Sat, 03 Jan01:30 PM - 01:30 PMLunch and Keynote Speaker - Nathalie Gosset
Sat, 03 Jan02:15 PM - 03:00 PMDiversity of Corporate CultureFor the young professional, workplace culture can often be an intimidating u201cbeastu201d to come to terms with. When you are working with people from different walks of life, geographies and time zones, it pays to understand the role diversity plays in your environment. u2013 Natalia Baklitskaya
Sat, 03 Jan02:15 PM - 03:00 PMNetworking to Make a Dynamic ImpactJoin us for a session on how to best take advantage of professional networking. u2013 Carolyn Andrews
Sat, 03 Jan03:00 PM - 03:30 PMAfternoon Break u2013 Posters and Presentations
Sat, 03 Jan03:30 PM - 05:00 PMEngineering Excitement: Creative, Agile, PassionateThe heart of engineering is to harness the creativity of a truly inventive person with strong fundamental knowledge of how real things work. With the rise of maker culture and the growing prominence u2014 almost respectability u2014 of geekdom, more people than ever are being exposed to the learning by doing approach of the best engineers throughout history. Only engineers have the background and spark to innovate and bring to life the technologies of the future, from 3D-printed airplane parts to biologically inspired medical devices to sustainable u201cgreenu201d cement for construction in the developing world. There has never been a better time to be a creative engineer, whatever engineering means to you and your organization. In this session we will hear from professional engineers who are inspiring the world around them with their projects. u2013 Dr. Pramod Abichandani, William Hurley
Sat, 03 Jan05:30 PM - 08:00 PMCorporate Mixer
Sun, 04 Jan08:00 AM - 09:00 AMBreakfast/Registration
Sun, 04 Jan09:00 AM - 10:30 AMThe Next Big ThingLooking to the future, it pays to know what paths could lie ahead. We have brought in a few outstanding young engineers who will share their story and how they got there with some Q&A. This session will also include presenters on the future of technology and trends that are on the near horizon. u2013 Pat Griffis, Nate Johnson, Joe Decuir
Sun, 04 Jan10:30 AM - 11:30 AMClosing Ceremonies/Awards u2013 Michael Andrews
Sun, 04 Jan10:30 AM - 11:30 AMYour Outbound Challenge
Sun, 04 Jan12:00 PM - 12:00 PMDepart
Sun, 04 Jan12:00 PM - 05:00 PMKu00c0 show by Cirque du Soleil Backstage Engineering Tour
Sun, 04 Jan06:00 PM - 08:00 PM2015 Storage Visions Reception
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Entry Fees & Tickets

399 USDNon-IEEE MemberRegistration
249 USDIEEE MemberRegistration
99 USDIEEE Student MemberRegistration
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