• 2018 Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce

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    Name: 2018 Education Symposium: Building an Effective Workforce
    Date: May 17, 2018
    Time: 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Breakfast Keynote Speaker: Paula Harris, Global Director Social Responsibility Programming, Schlumberger

    Breakout Sessions:
    FORUM A & B 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    FORUM A 
    Advancing Careers in Marketing through Transmedia

    PANELIST
    Jerry Waite, Ed.D.
    Professor of Technology, Digital Media Program Coordinator, College of Technology, University of Houston
    Phil Snyder, MFA
    Instructional Assistant Professor of Digital Media Production, Program Coordinator, College of Technology, University of Houston
    Melody Hollis
    Learning Manager, HCSS, UH Alumni

    Elvira Orozco
    Large Format and Fulfillment Manager,  Chas. P. Young Co. - An RR Donnelley Company, UH Alumni, Milby Graduate

    Faith Pineda
    Founder, MUDDGRIP Productions, LLC. & MuddGripGraphics.com, UH Alumni

    Moderator:
    Michelle Hundley
    Founder & CEO, Stratus Public Relations, LLC
    Exhibit: Green Screen Animation with Shasta

    FORUM B 
    Disruptive Technologies in Supply Chain: Implications for Workforce

    PANELIST
    Liang-Chieh (Victor) Cheng, Ph.D. 
    Associate Professor, Supply Chain & Logistics Technology, MS SCLT Program Coordinator, College of Technology - University of Houston
    Dustin Hebrank
    Chief Financial Officer, Gulf Winds International
    Cynthia Garza
    Dean, Logistics Center of Excellence Houston Community College
    Mary Henderson, Ph.D.
    Instructional Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Logistic Technology,
    College of Technology - University of Houston
    Charles Montgomery
    Vice President, Executive Council, International Longshoremen’s Organization (ILA)
    Jake Swanson, MBA
    Global Head, EPC Project Sector, DHL Global Forwarding – Industrial Projects, UH Alumni
    Derek S. Townsend, Sr.
    Central Regional Manager, Control Technologies, Inc.
    Moderator:
    John Vogt, Ph.D.

    Visiting Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, VP Global Logistics, Haliburton (Retired), President, WWBC, LLC

     


    FORUM C & D 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
    FORUM C 
    Construction 2.0: Faster, Better and Safer, Through Innovation

    PANELIST
    Lingguang Song, Ph.D.
    Chair, Construction Management Department, College of Technology - University of Houston
    Tim Martin
    Construction Management Services, ConocoPhillips
    Ira Samm
    EPC Value Integration Lead Office of the Chief Innovation Officer, Bechtel
    Collin Tsui
    Manager Performance Solutions, Construction and Fabrication Group, Fluor
    Kris Asper, P.E.
    Dean, Construction Center of Excellence, Houston Community College
    Jonathan Greene, MS
    Faculty Construction Management Technology, San Jacinto College
    Moderator:
    Scott Vlasek,
    BIM Coordinator, Marek Brothers Systems
    Exhibit:
    Kyungki Kim, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor Construction Management, College of Technology, University of Houston, Augmented Reality for Construction Management: Project schedule visualization and safety training


    FORUM D 
    Cyber Security: Adapting our Education and Workforce Pathways

    PANELIST
    Chris Bronk, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems and, Information System Security, College of Technology, University of Houston          
    Jason Rorie
    Founder, Elevated Technologies 
    Andrew Van Chau
    Founder, Quo Vadis Strategies, INFRAGARD Houston Member
    Jim Meeks
    Faculty, Computer Information Technology, San Jacinto College
    Chris Martin, MBA
    Business Relationship Manager, Workforce Training, Texas State Technical College, UH Alumni
    Moderator:
    Margaret Kidd, MA, SCPro™, CPE™
    Instructional Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Logistics Technology, College of Technology, University of Houston

    Lunch Speaker: Juan Sanchez Munoz, President, University of Houston-Downtown

    Platinum Partner: $5,000
    •Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
    •Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    •Recognition in all print materials
    •Full Page Ad (5” x 8”) in program
    •Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
    •Recognition on table centerpieces
    •Premium EXPO table
    •Verbal recognition through the entire event
    •Logo on event board at the event
    •Recognition in rolling PowerPoint
    •Optional host of VIP reception

    Gold Partner: $2,500
    •Logo recognition on event web page for 1 year
    •Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    •Recognition in all print materials
    •Half page ad (5” x 3.875”) in program
    •Premium table of 8 for breakfast & lunch
    •Recognition on table centerpieces
    •EXPO Table

    Silver Partner: $650
    •Name recognition on event web page for 1 year
    •Promotion in all event e-newsletters
    •Recognition in all print materials
    •Quarter page ad (2.375 x 3.875”) in program
    •Table of 8 for breakfast & lunch

    Table of 8: $520

    Expo Booth: $150

    •Members only
    •Includes one meal ticket for breakfast & lunch
    Individual Ticket Nonmember: $75
    Individual Ticket Member: $65
    Sponsor a Teacher/Student: $55


    If you would like to become a sponsor for the event click HERE to download a sponsorship form.
    Event Sponsors:

    Platinum Sponsor

    • JP Morgan Chase
    • Valero - Houston Refinery

    Gold Sponsor

    • Houston Community College - SE
    • KTRK-TV
    • LyondellBasell
    • Morales Funeral Home
    • Space City Credit Union
    • University of Houston--College of Technology
    • University of Houston-Downtown

    Silver Sponsor

    • AAMA
    • BakerRipley
    • Gulf Winds International, Inc
    • San Jacinto College
    • Schlumberger
    • University of Houston- Information & Logistics Tech
    • University of Houston-Construction Management
    Location:

    The Federal Reserve Bank
    1801 Allen Parkway
    Houston, TX 77019
    Date/Time Information:

    8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    Give us a call at 713.926.3305 or email the Chamber at frontdesk@eecoc.org
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