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11th Northwest US-Korea Regional Conference

The 11th KSEA Northwest Regional Conference (NWRC) is one of the largest regional conferences in support with KSEA HQ. As a joint conference between US NW Region KSEA chapters, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, and Utah, the conference will pursue the following objectives:

 

  • Contribute to advancement in emerging technology, science and engineering for US and Korea
  • Exchange information in science and engineering amongst US and Korea
  • Promote networking among Korean-American Scientists and Engineers
  • Assist professional career development for young scientists and engineers
  • Promote collaboration among KSEA and young generation KSEA
  • Affiliated Professional Society (APS) organizations including education, health, policy, and entrepreneurship.
  • Promote and Collaborate Startup/ Entrepreneurship development for scientists and engineers and entrepreneurs

 

Program Agenda (Subject to change)
Residence inn by Marriott San Jose Airport, San Jose, CA
October 29 Saturday-October 30 Sunday, 2016
Saturday, October 29
08:00am-4:00 Pre-conference event (YG Activities, Golf outing, 17 Mile Excursion trip, etc)
4:30pm Registration (Front Desk) at Residence inn by Marriott San Jose Airport
5:00-5:15pm Welcome remark (Silicon Valley Room at Residence inn by Marriott)
5:00pm Welcome remark/Message from the KSEA 45th President
5:05pm Welcome message from the Consul General of Republic of Korea in SF
5:10pm Welcome message from NWRC 2015 Conference Chair
5:15pm Welcome message from Mayor, City of San Jose
5:30pm KSEA organization/activities/membership/UKC from HQ, President Elect (Eunsook Suh)
5:45pm NWRC local chapters by CPs/Silicon Valley Chapter/NWRC Committee
6:00pm Keynote Speakers: Entrepreneurship from Ike Song, Vice President of Northrop Grumann
6:30pm Group Photo and Break
6:45pm-8:15pm Welcome reception/Award (appreciation award)/ Presentation/Video or introduction from Sponsor Companies including Startup
8:30pm-9:45pm Group Talk / Poster
Sunday, October 30
07:30-8:30am Continental Breakfast and Registration (Silicon Valley Room at Residence inn by Marriott)
8:30-9:00am Plenary session speaker (CEO of Tesla or Linked in, TBD)
9:00-9:15am Group Photo and Break
9:15-10:30am Technical Sessions I
  • Internet Technology and Future Living (ITT) Chair by JH Apple (Silicon Valley)
  • Civil Infrastructure and Transportation (CIT) Chair by SW Lim, Caltran (Sacramento)
  • Water Resources and Environment (WRE) Chair by JS Lee, SSU (Silicon Valley)
  • Bioengineering and Medical Science (BMS) Chaired by DH Kim, UW (Seattle)
  • Mechanical Engineering and Material Science (MEM) Chaired by CK Choi, MSU
  • Startup /Entrepreneurship(SES) Chaired by Steve Moon (Silicon Valley)
9:15-10:30am YG Forum/Poster presentation instruction (YGT from HQ and local YG members)
10:30-10:45am Networking Break
10:45-12:00pm Technical Sessions II (When additional session is created and/or more speakers are secured for each session)
Internet Technology and Future Living (ITT) Chair by TBD Apple (Silicon Valley)
Civil Infrastructure and Transportation (CIT) Chair by SW Lim, Caltran (Sacramento)
WG Shin
Water Resources and Environment (WRE) Chair by JS Lee, SSU (Silicon Valley)
Frncisco Chung, HJ, Jang (Portland), JS Lee (San Jose), SK Nam (SDSM), JH Park (USACE, Sacramento)
Bioengineering and Medical Science (BMS) Chaired by DH Kim, UW (Seattle)
Mechanical Engineering and Material Science (MEM) Chaired by CK Choi, MSU (Boise, Idaho)
10:45-12:00pm Student poster sessions (Undergraduate/Graduate)
12:00-12:30pm closing remark (award/appreciation/announcement for KSEA 12nd NWRC Venue)/Lunch box

 



 

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