Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, July 28th 2019

12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sponsor Workshops
Innovations in First-Year Design
Penn State’s School for Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
Growth & Grit: Encouraging a growth mindset and grit for first-year students
Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education
4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Workshops
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Conference Tailgate Reception and Dinner

Welcome by Tom Litzinger, Director of the Leonhard Center
Keynote by PSU Dean of Engineering Justin Schwartz

Monday, July 29th, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. GIFTS and WIP poster session
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Networking Time
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Technical Session
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote by Dr. Walter Lee from Virginia Tech
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Networking Time
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Technical Session
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Workshops
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dinner – Conference photograph

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Technical Session
9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Networking Time
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Technical Session
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closing Session and Lunch