IEEE Rising Stars Conference


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The fifth annual IEEE Rising Stars Conference will be held at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, from January 46, 2019. With a program focused on technical and professional development, Rising Stars is the place to be for students, young professionals and industry leaders in the electronics industry.

Conference highlights include the following:

  • 2 Parallel Tracks – Technical track and Professional track.
  • Competitions & Workshops – Cybersecurity competition, Resume/Job search workshop and Arduino hardware workshop by Intel.
  • Keynotes – Richard New, VP of Research, Western Digital & John Treichler, CTO of Applied Signal Technology
  • Technical Track topics include (among others) Block chain, 5G, Medical Technology, Space Discovery, Smart Cities, Reality Modeling, Autonomous Driving, Graphics AI.
  • Professional Track topics include creating a powerful team, Finance and Wealth, Project Management, Communication, Networking strategy development, a resume workshop.
  • Industry Speakers include representatives from National Instruments, NVIDIA, DARPA, Ford Motors, HP, NASA, Aerospace Corporation, Telephonics, Bentley Systems.

Meanwhile, the speaker line-up includes:

  • James Kimery – Director of Wireless Research, National Instruments  
  • Chris Humphreys – CEO/Founder, The Anfield Group 
  • Dan Schweiker – President and Founder, China Mist 
  • Kathy Murphy – Merryck & Co 
  • Rick Hefner – Program Director, California Institute of Technology 
  • Terence Yeoh – The Aerospace Corporation 
  • Skip Rizzo – Research Director, USC Institute for Creative Technologies for Medical Virtual Reality
  • Tom Coughlin – President, Coughlin Associates 
  • Carolyn Andrews – CEO, Inspired Leaders Now 
  • Keith Moore – US Army Information Systems Engineering Command 
  • Mark Schneider – Bentley Systems 
  • Ramesh Ramadoss – Bitclass Inc. 
  • Mathew Allred – Ameriprise Financial 
  • Sid Msihra – Scientist, JPL/NASA 
  • Iris Bombelyn – Managing Director, Golden Seeds 
  • Guarav Pandey – Technical Specialist, Robotics and AI, Ford Motor Company 
  • Lorenzo Lo Monte – Chief Scientist, Telephonics 
  • Rick Hefner – Program Manager, Caltech 
  • Mario Millicevic – Communications Systems Engineer, MaxLinear 
  • Michael Andrews – Managing Partner, Andrews & Associates  
  • Peter Pyun – Principal Solution Architect, NVIDIA 

Funding is also available for interested IEEE members. For more information about funding opportunities, contact Ramesh Nair at rameshnair@ieee.org.

Special thanks go to sponsors IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Industry Engagement Committee, IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, IEEE MTTS, IEEE AESS, INCOSE-LA, and IEEE GRSS.

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