Schedule

Friday, January 27th

TIME EVENT LOCATION
5:30 – 8:00 PM Welcome Reception Illini Union Room 104

Saturday, January 28th

TIME EVENT LOCATION
9:30 – 10:15 AM Registration Lobby outside Illini Ballroom
10:20 – 11:00 AM Welcome and Brunch Illini Ballroom
11:00 – 11:45 AM Opening Keynote
America’s Most Wanted: Women Innovators in Tech
Lakecia Gunter
Illini Ballroom
12:00 – 12:45 PM Dual Track Session 1 Illini Union Rooms
Measures of Success: Recalibrating the Scale of Achievement
Amelia Patrick
210
A Journey of Learning, Traveling & Mentoring Sparked by Research
Mohan Sankaran
407
1:00 – 1:50 PM Dual Track Panel Discussions Illini Union Rooms
Benefits of Diverse Knowledge & Expertise
Angela Dremann
Colleen Layman
Cheryl Verbeke
210
Risks & Rewards of the Academic Life
Rashid Bashir
Chandra Chekuri
Tara Deans
Karen Thole
407
1:50 – 2:30 PM Coffee/Tea Break Illini Ballroom
2:30 – 3:50 PM Breakout Sessions Illini Ballroom
4:00 – 4:45 PM Dual Track Session 2 Illini Union Rooms
No Project Too Big, No Detail Too Small
Aprille Ericsson
210
Combining Skills & Passion to Enable Innovation
Ayanna Howard
407
5:00 – 5:30 PM Banquet Dinner Illini Ballroom
5:30 – 6:20 PM Concluding Keynote
Choosing to Make a Difference, My Engineering Story
Jill Hruby
Illini Ballroom
6:20 – 6:30 PM Closing Remarks Illini Ballroom