Young Professional Events at MS&T’10

(Times and locations are subject to change.)

Young Professionals Roundtable & Networking Sessions
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Session I
George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 342A/D
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.: Introductory Comments
8:20 a.m.: Pursuing a Career at a National Laboratory: My Path to Los Alamos National Laboratory
8:40 a.m.: The Endless Challenges of Plutonium Processing and Metallurgy
9:00 a.m.: Building a Materials Research Program at a Dept. of Defense Laboratory: Perspectives and Opportunities
9:40 a.m.: Break
10:00 a.m.: Now What?
10:20 a.m.: Break
10:40 a.m.: An Experimental Career in Industrial Research
11:00 a.m.: Break

Session II
George R. Brown Convention Center, Room 342A/D
2:00 – 3:20 PM
2:00 p.m.: Engineering in the ‘Real World’ – Avoiding the Common Pitfalls A Case Study of the Space Shuttle Columbia Accident
2:40 p.m.: 20/20 Hindsight – Some Career Insights Based on 30 Years of Technical Staff and Management Experience
3:20 p.m.: Strategy for Career Development

MS&T Young Professionals Reception
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 5 – 6 p.m.
(Open to all young professionals)
George R. Brown Convention Center
Room 342E