2004 Section Conference Schedule


8:30am-Noon Workshop:  Leadership Issues: Trust & Conflict
1:30-3:30pm Workshop: Model Eliciting Activities: Engineering Open-Ended Problems for Greater Student Engagement in Learning
1:30-5:00pm     (exact time TBA) Industrial Tour: Caterpillar Product Division and Proving Ground

Buffet Dinner at Illinois Central College

Guest Speaker: Dr. Tarsem Jutla, Manager of innovation and new technology at the Caterpillar Inc. Technical Center and a leader in Peoria NEXT (biotechnology collaborative).  The focus of his talk will be on nanotechnology in engineering education.

8:00pm-??? After Hours Social

There will be a social gathering at Jonah's Seafood House 2601 N. Main, East Peoria (Rte. 116), 694-0946.  This is next door to the official conference hotel: Stoney Creek Inn.



Track I

Track II

Track III

8:00 am

Continental Breakfast & Welcome

9-10:15 am

Teaching Tech. 

Ed. Resources


10:30-11:45 am

Teaching Tech. 


Open forum on K-12 & engineering

12:00-1:15 pm

Lunch & Business Meeting

1:15-2:00 pm

Student Poster Competition

2:00-3:15 pm


Course Design


3:30-4:45 pm


Engr. Research


5:00-6:30 pm

Awards Reception (Light Dinner)


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