UTEP
Building Partnerships and Pathways to Address Engineering Grand Challenges Conference
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Program

February 8, 2010
  3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.   Registration at Hilton Garden Inn
  6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.   Reception at El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center (EPNG),
  hosted by Dr. Diana Natalicio, UTEP President
  8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.   Deans’ Meeting at EPNG
February 9, 2010
  7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.   Registration
  7:00 a.m.- 8:00 a.m.   Breakfast
  8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.   Opening Remarks and Plenary Session I
  Speaker: Dr. Diana Natalicio, President, UTEP
  9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.   Technical Session I
  Energy Sustainability in a Carbon Constrained World
  11:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion
  12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.   Lunch
  Speaker: Dr. Ray Orbach, Director, Energy Institute, The University of Texas at Austin
  2:00 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.   Technical Session II
  Engineering and Manufacturing Tools for Biomedical Discovery and Innovation
  3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.   Panel Discussion
  5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.   Break
  6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.   Reception
  7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.   Dinner
  8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.   Show
February 10, 2010
  7:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.   Registration
  7:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.   Breakfast
  8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.   Plenary Session II
  Speaker: Mr. Victor Mendez, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration
  9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.   Technical Session III
  Assessment and Management of Decaying Urban Infrastructure
  11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.   Coffee Break and Poster Session
  11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion
  12:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.   Lunch and meeting with Federal Program Directors/Managers
  5:00 p.m.   Adjourn

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