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7 a.m.-12 p.m. Conference registration

7:30 a.m.-9 a.m. Continental breakfast in the Ballroom

8 a.m.-9 a.m. Breakfast meeting: KEEN Breakfast Meeting: For all Kern Fellows Salon A & B (Eugene)

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Breakout sessions


Assessment track Papers: (13A1) CUES-AM Online, (13A2) Correlating Student Self-Perceptions with Independent Professional Evaluation of Interprofessional Project Team Course Learning Objectives, (13A3) The Value of Participation in the TU Innovation Program, (13A4) Developing Multidisciplinary Design Courses to Foster Engineering Entrepreneurship

(Moderator: Brad Golish, University of Pittsburgh)

Salon A & B

Extracurricular Learning Opportunities track Papers: (13B1) Impact of Hotel Incubator Space and Student Seed Capital at the Undergraduate Level (13B2) An International Engineering Student and Faculty Exchange Program, (13B3) Integrating Technopreneurship into an Outreach Education Program

(Moderator: McRae C. Banks, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI))

Salon C & D

Biomedical Innovation track Papers: (13C1) Multidisciplinary Biomedical Product Development Course Incorporating Entrepreneurial Thinking, (13C2) Biomedical Engineering Portal,, (13C3) Changes in BME Senior Design at Vanderbilt University, (13C4) BMEidea Competition

(Moderator: Gary Brandenburger, Washington University)

Salon G & H
Innovative Pedagogies track Workshop: (13D) Changing Perceived Risk of Failure with a New Startup Salon I
10:30-11 a.m. Break
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Breakout sessions
Assessment track Workshop: (14A) On Teaching and Assessing Engineering Innovation Salon A & B

Extracurricular Learning Opportunities track Papers: (14B1) Initiatives to Encourage Entrepreneurship Among Students, (14B2) The KU E-ship TLC, (14B3) Innovative Ways to Enhance the Growth Orientation of Nascent Entrepreneurs in Polytechnic, (14B4) Generational Replacement Accelerator Process

(Moderator: Tom O’Neal, University of Central Florida)

Salon C & D
Creativity and Problem-Solving track Workshop: (14C) Teaching Successful Problem Finding and Problem Solving Salon G & H

Innovative Pedagogies track Papers: (14D1) A Rich Multimedia Module for Using the Elevator Pitch as a Locus for Teaching Entrepreneneurship, (14D2) Bioneering, (14D3) Developing the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Pathway and Pipeline, (14D4) Improving Entrepreneurial Education through Self-Regulatory Skills

(Moderator: Elizabeth C. Kisenwether, The Pennsylvania State University)

Salon I
12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Brown bag lunch and departure for optional afternoon activities
(details in flyers at registration desk)
Sustainable Shelter Workshop
ZIBA Design headquarters
Meet in hotel lobby and share taxis
Portland Bridges: A guided walking tour
Meet in hotel lobby
Bicycle ride in Portland: 5-10 miles, leisurely pace
Meet in hotel lobby

Flex-time: Your call!
Feel free to organize an interest group meeting or go browse Portland's bookstores, cafés, and microbrew pubs on your own this afternoon.

6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
NCIIA 10th Anniversary Party

Come and join the celebration! An elegant evening with great food, conversation, music by Boka Marimba - a high energy dance band from Zimbabwe -and a few surprises, as we look back on ten exciting and transformative years. Festive attire from all nations is encouraged, black tie optional.

In the Ballroom


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