2015 Summit Agenda

THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2015
UF REITZ UNION GRAND BALLROOM

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Student Leaders Breakfast

Student Leadership Advisory Board and Student Organization Leaders

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Welcome

Lt. General (Retired) Franklin “Buster” Hagenbeck, Director, University of Florida Engineering Leadership Institute
Cammy Abernathy, Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Women in Engineering Leadership

President W. Kent Fuchs, University of Florida

Keynote Address

Kim Stevenson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Intel Corporation

Panel Discussion/Q&A: Leadership in Academia

Moderator
Daniel Kleinman, Mechanical Engineering Student, University of Florida

Panelists
Kim Stevenson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Intel Corporation
Dr. M. Katherine Banks, Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M University
Michele Manuel, Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida
Bill McElroy, Instructor of Engineering Leadership, University of Florida

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

My Accidental Leadership Journey

Marie Tillman, President, Pat Tillman Foundation

Panel Discussion/Q&A: Leadership in a Global Market

Moderator
Ambassador Marilyn McAfee (Retired), Career Foreign Service Officer

Panelists
Marie Tillman, President, Pat Tillman Foundation
Morgan Harding, Chemical Engineering Ph.D. Student, University of Florida
Penelope Herrera, Communications Co-Chair – Hispanic Resource Group, Harris Corporation
James Schumacher, Senior Product Developer & Global Innovation R&D Lead, Kimberly-Clark Professional, Global Headquarters

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon: Characteristics of Effective Leaders

Linda P. Hudson, Chairman and CEO, The Cardea Group

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Leadership and Scholarship Award Presentations

Presented by Cammy Abernathy, Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Mimi Drew, Leadership Awardee for Public Service
Kathy Banks, Leadership Awardee for Engineering Education

Leading as a Woman

Brigadier General Maureen K. LeBoeuf, EdD, Army (retired), Director and Head of the Department of Physical Education, United States Military Academy at West Point (1997-2004)

Panel Discussion/Q&A: Leadership in the Workplace

Moderator
Erin Winick, Mechanical Engineering Student, University of Florida

Panelists
Brigadier General Maureen K. LeBoeuf, EdD, Army (retired)
Mimi Drew, Former Secretary, Florida Department of Environmental Protection
James Perkins, Region Executive – Energy Management Business, General Electric Corporation
Abdul Salvador, Electrical & Instrumentation Supervisor and Reliability Engineer, Georgia Pacific Corporation
Andrea Swinicki, Scientist Engineer, Proctor & Gamble Corporation

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Gator Engineering Reception
with keynote speakers, alumni, panelists, student leaders, and door prizes

Hosted by Student Leadership Advisory Board