Friday, 2 August 2019


7:30 AM – 3rd Floor, Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh

Pre-Conference Programming/Activities

Professional Headshot Session
Free- Signup for a spot now
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Armstrong

Discover Yourself and Your Unique Brand
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sreekar Gedde
Room: Fayette

Engineering Licensure: From Point A to PE
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Glenn Parker
Room: Fayette

Exploring the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

How Does Congress Really Work?
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Featuring former Congressman Philip English
along with members of the IEEE-USA Government Relations Team:
  • Russell Harrison, Director of Government Relations &
  • Brendan Godfrey, VP of Government Relations
2 professional development hours (2 PDHs/.2 CEUs)
available for attending this session

Room: Somerset
Come Fly With Me - A Hands-on Drone Piloting Experience
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Vince Socci
Room: Allegheny 3
(On your own or limited box lunches available)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Westmoreland

Main Conference

11 professional development hours (1.1 CEUs) available for attendance of main conference programming (Friday afternoon and all day Saturday)

Conference Chair: Chan Wong

1:00 PMOpening Keynote
Bran Ferren, Applied Minds
Room: Allegheny I and II
2:00 PMKeynote: How to Become an Exceptional Leader: Invest Your Time in What Matters
Mark Busine & Katy Campbell, DDI
Room: Allegheny I and II
2:50 PMBreak
3:00Coffee and the Meaning of "Why" - An Interactive Q&A on life choices, career progression, and personal development
Maxim Jago, Maxim Limited & GameFace Labs
Room: Fayette
Diversity and Inclusion: Why it is Important to YOU!
Moderator: Candy Robinson - Lockheed Martin
Panelists: Mark Busine - DDI, Deidre Diamond - CyberSN. Aisha Yousuf - Eaton
Room: Somerset
4:00Soft Skills That Have an Immediate Impact on Careers
Deidre Diamond, CyberSN
Room: Fayette
Order Out of Chaos - Group Management Techniques
Jacky Wu, Driven Brands
Room: Somerset
Evening Activities
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMGateway Clipper Riverboat Dinner Cruise & Networking
10:00 PMEVO Madness - Networking, games, fun
Room: Fayette


Saturday, 3 August 2019

7:00 AM
(Meet in hotel lobby at 6:45 AM)
EVO 3K Fun Run
7:30 AM - 9:00 AMBreakfast
Room: Westmoreland
9:00 AMDay 2 Opening Keynote
Audrey Russo, Pittsburgh Technology Council
Room: Allegheny I and II
10:00 AMKeynote: The Power of Influence
Caroline Stokes, FORWARD
Room: Allegheny I and II
11:00 AMPanel: The Future of Work – AI, AR, VR, Robotics and More
Moderator: Maxim Jago - Maxim LTD
Panelists: James Finlay - Adobe, Danny Isserles - TEMI USA, Amy Peck - Endeavor VR
Room: Allegheny I and II
12:00 - 1:30 PMLunch
Room: Westmoreland
1:30 PMFireside Chat with Sonita Lontoh, HP
Room: Allegheny I and II
2:15 PMBreak
2:30Embracing Change
Frank Szczerba, Google
Room: Fayette
Everything You Know about Innovation is Wrong
Amy Peck, EndeavorVR
Room: Somerset
3:30Organizational Beasts and How to Fight Them
James Finlay, Adobe
Room: Fayette
Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Leadership
David Pope, SAS
Room: Somerset
4:30 PMKeynote: Closing Presentation
Myles Kovacs, DUB Magazine
Room: Allegheny I and II
5:30 PMAdjourn
6:30 PM - 8:30 PMHappily EVO After
Sponsored by IEEE Region 2 Young Professionals
Bakersfield Penn Avenue


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