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Plan your CED Experience.
Check out our agenda below:

8:30 - 9:00am


9:00 - 10:00

Welcome and Opening Ceremony
Dr. Sheryl Ehrman

10:15 - 11:15

5 Hot Technologies in 2021 and Beyond
Dr. Ahmed Banafa,
College of Engineering SJSU
Autonomy and AI in Space
Bennie Lewis,
Lockheed Martin
Self-Determination to Find Your True North
Ishwakki Thakkar, Intel
Building Your Personal Brand
Kelly Masegian,
Career Center SJSU
Anne Cesa Klein,
Pure Storage

11:30 - 12:30pm

Technical Interview
Juan Garcia-Rovetta,
Belonging and Authenticity Matters (BAM)
Imposter Syndrome
Donna Aaron,
Lockheed Martin
Joshua Gutierrez, Google

12:30 - 1:30

Lunchtime Panel: "Engineering a More Diverse Silicon Valley"
Dr. Nik Tehrani, Khanh Tran, Blanca Sanchez Cruz
Diversity Discussions

1:30 - 2:30

Intel and the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers at SJSU
Black Alliance of Scientists and Engineers
Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists
Society of Women Engineers

2:30 - 3:15

Closing Keynote and Ceremony
Dr. Miri VanHoven
CED Conference Co-Chairs

3:30 - 5:00pm

Mock Interviews
Interviewing Companies:
Pure Storage, Lockheed Martin, VMWare, Valley Water
STEM Networking &
Recruiting Hour
Sponsored by:
LinkedIn, LTA, Lockheed Martin
Hosted by:
BASE & Jay Pinson STEM Center
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