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The deadline to submit Tutorials, Workshops, Panels, Roundtables and Special Sessions proposals at the International Annual Conference (IAC) is Monday February 15, 2016.
The Technical Program Committee invites submissions for present-to-publish papers, presentations only, or student posters, for the 2016 IAC of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM). The ASEM International Annual Conference is a peer-reviewed conference. Membership in ASEM is not mandatory, and nonmembers are cordially invited to submit contributions. Abstracts are published in the conference book; papers are published on the conference CD and are indexed in ProQuest; presentations and posters are not published. Papers, presentations and student posters are requested in traditional and emerging areas of engineering management.
Some other upcoming important dates are:
February 15, 2016
Tutorials, Workshops, Panels, Roundtables and Special Sessions proposal submission
February 29, 2016
Abstract submissions (up to 250 words) for full paper, presentation only, or student poster
ETM’s course Lean Agility was mentioned in a WSU News article Wednesday February 3 after student uses course concepts to cut turnaround time for forensic DNA. Kristina Hoffman incorporated lean principles into various aspects of the workflow, from DNA case assignment to sample analysis to sample result reporting.
The Office of the Registrar is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Credentials Solutions to provide online transcript ordering services. This partnership will decrease processing time, provide an electronic transcript sending capability that makes delivery virtually instantaneous, and allow alumni easier access to online transcript ordering.
The Global Case Competition brings students together to develop innovative, interdisciplinary solutions to complex global issues using local resources. This is a great opportunity for student engagement, travel, and scholarships. Teams of students work together under a strict timeline to develop an innovative solution to the selected case. Each team submits a two-page written solution. Expert judges evaluate each solution and select the top five teams as finalists. Each of the finalist teams presents a solution in a public forum. Judges will be present at the competition. They will have an opportunity to ask questions of each team before selecting a winner.
Registration opens February 1, and closes February 19.
WSU Global Campus and ASWSU Global invite students, families and guests to the annual Tacoma Rendezvous on Saturday March 12. This long-standing event includes one-credit courses, a resource fair, photo booth, free tickets to a local museum, and a hosted lunch, all at the Tacoma Courtyard Marriott. Watch for additional Rendezvous information coming soon!
A drink that built the nation, posted by WSU News quoted ETM student Marcus Robert, a Tieton Cider Works employee. Tieton Cider Works has recently been highlighted as a cidery that’s leading the way in modern cider apple orchard management, and partnering with Washington State University researchers to meet the demand for the current cider boom. Tieton Cider Works began as a two-acre test and is now a 30-acre orchard, becoming one of the largest in the country. Robert is enrolled in our ETM certificate Program through the Make it in Washington initiative along with student Robert McCurdy. Robert is part of the Manufacturing Leadership program while McCurdy is part of the Six Sigma Quality Management program.
Make plans now to attend the upcoming ASEM 2016 IAC entitled “Energizing Engineering Management” October 26-29, 2016 at the Charlotte-Concord Golf Resort and Spa, Concord NC, USA. The 2016 IAC is hosted be the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.