02/12/2011: CIE/USA-SF 2011 Annual Conference & Dinner Banquet Inivitation02/12/2011 - 02/12/2011

Chinese Institue of Engineers/USA San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (CIE/USA) cordially invite you to attend:

32nd CIE/USA-SF Annual Conference Program

Date:  February 12, 2011 (Saturday)

Venue:  DoubleTree Hotel, 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, CA


1:00 p.m.        Registration (Ground Level Poolside Foyer)

1:45 p.m.        Opening Ceremony

2:00 p.m.        Concurrent Sessions (Free admission)

                                 Session I: Emerging Technologies 

                                         Moderator: Dr. William Kao

                                1.      Engineering Your Way Through Biotechnology

                                         Dr. Eli Loots, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

                                2.      Clean Technology and Biotechnology: An Intersection

                                         Dr. William Kao, UC Santa Cruz - Silicon Valley Extension

                                3.      Next Generation WiFi: 802.11ac

                                          Mr. William McFarland, Atheros Communications

                                4.      Reflection on Cloud Computing: Impact of Social Network and Mobile Applications

                                         Dr. Jason Yao, ASUS Computer International

                                 Session II: Business & Laws –

                                 1.      I have a DREAM! : Case Presentation

                                          Dr. Joe Tai, an Entrepreneur

                                 2.       The Entrepreneur Apprentice : From Dream to Reality 

                                           Moderator: Dr. Kelley Liu, Farmar Int’l Patent and Law & Foothill College

                                 3.       Fireside Chats on Surviving the Turbulence of Creating Ventures

                                            Moderator:  Dr. Larry Wang, ASTRI & FormFactor

                                 Guests :
                                            Dr. Jeng Her, KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc & Protevo  Biotech

                                            Dr. Limin Hu, Ellie Mae, Inc

                                            Dr. Joe Tai, Haverstock and Owens, LLP & Tainnovation, LLC

                                            Mr. Ling Wu, Broadvision
                                            Mr. Edwin Yeh, USDMF & St. John’s Capital Group
                                            Dr. Wei Zhou, Centrillion BioSciences, Inc
                                Session III: Humanities and Social Sciences

                                             Moderator: Prof. Frederick  Hsia 

                                1.   Four No’s and One No-No

                                             Professor S. K. Chang, University of Pittsburg

                               2.     Opposition, Collaboration, or Going Separately On Their Own Ways? 

                                        -- Analysis on Sino-American Economical Relationship

                                             Professor Linda Lee  

                               3.      Biography as Testimony for the Changes in Society—

                                         A Brief Discussion on the Biographies of Lin Hai-yin, He Fan and Chi Pang-yuan

                                             Ms. Julie Chang
                               4.   No subject
                                             Professor Frederick Hsia

5:00 p.m.             Evening Program Registration (Second Level Gateway Foyer)

6:30 p.m.             Dinner Banquet (Dinner ticket $50/person. Pre-Registration  Required.)                         

7:00 p.m.             CIE/USA-SF General Business and Announcements

7:30 p.m.             CIE/USA-SF Technology and Humanity Award                   

7:45 p.m.             Keynote Speech: Upcoming Opportunities for Asian Americans                           

                                   Gary Wang, Care Max Capital                   

8:30 p.m.             Student Scholastic and Special Achievement Awards

8:45 p.m.             Entertainment

9:30 p.m.             Closing



Wen C. Wang, Ph.D., P.E.
President, CIE/USA-SF
Email: wen_c_wang@yahoo.com

Joe Tai, Ph.D., J.D.
Annual Conference Chair
Email: joecctai@gmail.com

Please visit:  www.cie-sf.org