Preliminary Program

TACKLING THE ENGINEERING RESOURCES SHORTAGE:
Creating New Paradigms for Developing and Retaining Women Engineers

July 14-18, 1998
Club Tremblant
121, rue Cuttle
Mont-Tremblant (Quebec) Canada
1-819-425-2731 - F: 1-819-425-9903

Conference Chairs

Barbara Bogue
The Pennsylvania State University

Priscilla Guthrie
TRW

Steve Hadden
Texaco

Barbara Lazarus
Carnegie Mellon University

Engineering Foundation Conferences
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New York, NY 10017
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Sponsors

The Texaco Foundation
TRW
Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network
Society of Women Engineers
The International Society for Optical Engineering

International Conference Organizing Committee

Industry:
United States
Michael A. Brunner, AT&T Federal Systems Ann Bynum, Intel Mary Anne Gale, Procter & Gamble Worldwide Peggy Layne, P.E., SWE and ABB Environmental Services Joyce Lingousky, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies Karen Meyer-Cain, TRW Ted Olsen, Corning Asahi Video Products Marcia Reeves Simpson, Mobil Exploration & Production U.S.
Europe
Dr. Jean-Paul Berhault, EURESIS Professor Dr. Mary Osborn, Max Planck Institute
Asia
Dr. Miwako Doi, TOSHIBA Corporation

Education:
United States
Dr. Susan Ambrose, Carnegie Mellon Dr. Carol J. Burger, Virginia Tech Dr. Taft Broome, Howard University Dr. Denice Denton, University of Washington Dr. Allan Fischer, Carnegie Mellon Dr. Indira Nair, Carnegie Mellon Dr. Mary Jane Irwin, The Pennsylvania State University J.J. Jackson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dr. Tom Litzinger, The Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education Dr. Sue McNeil, Carnegie Mellon Susan Metz, WEPAN and Stevens Institute of Technology Dr. Carol Muller, Executive Director, MentorNet Patricia Sweeney, SPIE Dr. David N. Wormley, The Pennsylvania State University
Europe
Dr. Tragott Klöse, Free University of Berlin Marie Noel-Barton, Engineering Council-UK Dr. Annie Canel, Ecole Nationale des Ponts de Chaussees, France
Asia
Dr. Kaoru Arakawa, Meiji University

TUESDAY, JULY 14, 1998

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Opening Reception

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner

STATING THE PROBLEM: SETTING GOALS

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Introduction: The Issues
Dr. Denice Denton
Dean, University of Washington

Setting the Stage: The Sound of Glass Breaking
Claire Farley
President, Texaco North America

The Challenge
Dr. Allan Fisher
Associate Dean, School of Computer Science,
Carnegie Mellon University

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 1998

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

CHANGING EMPLOYMENT EXPECTATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

8:30 am -10:00 am New Employment Contract Issues: Changing Employment Expectations
Exploring the mismatch between traditional workplace values and new employee values, with an emphasis on women's issues in the workplace. Students and younger workers have different values and value different things in employment package. Today, the workplace has to be prepared to change to fit the worker as opposed to the individual molding to industry expectations.

Speakers:
Steve Hadden
Vice President North American Production West, Texaco

Dr. Paula Rayman
Director, Radcliffe Public Policy Institute

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Priscilla Guthrie
Deputy General Manager, TRW Systems Integration Group

10:00 am - 11:00 am Quantifying the Problem

Distribution of Questionnaire:
Dr. Sue McNeil
Professor, CMU

Speakers:
Dr. Jane Daniels
Director, Women in Engineering Programs,
Purdue University

Dr. Mary Frank Fox
Professor, Georgia Tech

Facilitator for the Discussion:
J.J. Jackson
Assistant to the President, MIT

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Industry Involvement at the Student and Curricular Level: Combining Resources for Cost Effective Results

Speakers:
Dr. Annie Canel
Provost, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees

Ted Olsen
Engineering Facilities Manager, Corning Ashai

Dr. Laura L. Sullivan
Industrial & Manufacturing Systems, Kettering University

Dr. David N. Wormley
Dean, Penn State College of Engineering

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Anita Todd
Director, Engineering Cooperative Education Program,
Penn State

11:00 am - 12:30 pm Preparation and Training at the University and in Industry: Developing a Model of Mutual Benefit

Speakers:
Marcia Simpson
Technology Leader, Mobil Exploration and Production, US

Dr. Jean Paul Berhault
President, Euresis

Dr. Monique Frize
Chair in Women in Science and Engineering, Carleton University and University of Ottawa

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Pat Laughlin
Associate Dean, Carnegie Institute of Technology

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Assessing the Impact of Changing Workplace Environment and Demands

Speakers:
Priscilla Guthrie
Deputy General Manager, TRW Systems Integration Group

Dr. Mary Osborne
Professor, Max Planck Institute

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Karen Meyer-Cain
Director, Human Resource, TRW, Systems Integration Group

3:00 pm - 5:45pm Ad hoc sessions/leisure

5:45 pm - 7:15 pm Dinner

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm How Did We Get Where We Are and Where are We Going?

Speakers:
Dr. Thelma Estrin
Professor Emeritus in Computer Science, UCLA

Dr. William Streett
Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering Emeritus, Cornell University

Dr. Taft Broome
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Howard University

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Carol Burger, Program Coordinator, Science and
Gender Equity Program, Virginia Tech and Editor, Journal
of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm Working Sessions

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Evening Reception

THURSDAY, JULY 16,1998

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

PREPARATION FOR REWARDING CAREERS IN THE
ENGINEERING PROFESSION IN INDUSTRY AND UNIVERSITIES

8:30 am - 10:00 am Preparing for Long-Term Growth in the Profession

Speakers:
Carmie Maloney
R&D Engineer, New Innovation Projects, Procter & Gamble

Dr. Sue Rosser
Director, Center for Women's Studies and Gender,
University of Florida

Dr. Sheila Humphreys
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Joyce Lingousky
Distinguished Senior Engineer, Bell Labs, Lucent

10:00 am - 11:30 am New Ways of Working: Life cycles, Access and Equity in
Professional Work

Speakers:
Ann Bynum
Collateral Diffusion Manager, Intel Corporation

Lynn E. Bertuglia, P.E.
Chair, National Society of Professional Engineers Glass Ceiling Task Force, Black & Veatch

Patricia L. Eng, P.E.
Branch Chief, Spent Fuel Project Office, Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Dr. Paula G. Leventman
Dean & Director of Women in Engineering, Northeastern University

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Sue McNeil
Professor of Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

11:30 am -12:30 pm Evaluating and Assessing Programs at All Levels

Speakers:
Dr. Rob Pangborn
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, Penn State

Debbie A. Taylor
Program Director, Graduate Experience Project
University of Michigan

Cinda-Sue Davis
Director, Women in Science and Engineering Program, University of Michigan

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Rose Marra
Director, Engineering Instructional Services, Penn State

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Ad hoc sessions/Leisure

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm The Role of Professional Organizations

Speakers:
Mary Jane Irwin
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Penn State
Vice President, The Association for Computing Machinery

Peggy Layne
ABB and Immediate Past President, Society of Women Engineers

Carolyn Meyer
Vice President, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Susan Metz
Stevens Institute of Technology and President, WEPAN

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Working Sessions

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Evening Reception

FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1998

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE LONG-TERM RETENTION POLICIES AND
PRACTICES IN UNIVERSITIES AND INDUSTRY: PARALLELS AND DIVERGENCES

8:30 am - 10:00 am Developing Effective Long-Term Retention Policies

Corporate and University Retention Strategies

Speakers:
Janet Stoner
Vice President Human Resources, Texaco

Dr. Denice Denton
Dean of Engineering, University of Washington

Panel:
Dr. Karan Watson,
Associate Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M University

Linda Dembowski
Director, Electronic Wire and Cable Business Unit, Lucent

Arthur L. Glenn
Consultant, Former President and COO, AWT, Inc., Retired VP,

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Annie Canel
Provost, Ecole Nationale des Ponts de Chausies

10:00 am - 11:30 am Fostering and Sustaining Global Equity in the Engineering

Professions

Speakers:
Dr. Kaoru Arakawa
Professor of Computer Science, Meiji University

Peggy Blumenthal
VP for International Education, International Institute of Education

Debra Fowler
Workforce Planning Manager, Dow Chemical

TBA
Hitachi Corporation

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Suzanne Brainard
Director, Women in Engineering
University of Washington

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Ad hoc sessions/Leisure

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Thinking Outside the Box

Speakers:
Dr. Mary Jane Irwin
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Penn State

Dr. Anita Borg
Member of Research Staff, Xerox

Dr. Mary J. Sansalone
Professor of Structural Engineering, Cornell University

Facilitator for the Discussion:
Dr. Carol Muller
Executive Director, MentorNet

8:30 pm -10:00 pm Working Session

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Evening Reception, Sponsored by the EF

SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1998

7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 noon Wrap Up

Conference Planning Committee and all interested participants

12:00 noon Boxed Lunches and Departure

POSTER SESSIONS AND DISPLAYS
(THROUGHOUT CONFERENCE)

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