St. Lawrence Section

of the American Society for Engineering Education
       

New York Cyber Security and Engineering Technology Association


Joint Conference of the St. Lawrence Section of the American Society for Engineering Education and the New York State Cyber Secturity and Engineering Technlogy Association

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
April 21 & 22, 2017



Conference Documents
Registration Form

Conference Hightlights

          Acccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) / Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) Panel
This year's conference will include an ABET/CAB Panel. The panel will consist of evaluators from both ABET and CEAB who will talk about the accredition process and the future direction the accreditation process. Conference attendies will have an opportunity to interact with the panel with a question and answer session.

        Tour of the Structural Engineering & Earthquake Simulation Laboratory at the University at Buffalo
The Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory (SEESL) at the University at Buffalo is the premier facility for earthquake-engineering experimentation in the United States, supporting agency and industry-sponsored research in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (CSEE) at the University, and services for a wide range of industry clients. The facility includes two high-performance earthquake simulators, a geotechnical laminar box, hybrid-simulation capabilities, and a wide range of high capacity actuators. Professor Andrew Whittaker, a licensed structural engineer in the State of California, will lead the tour and describe the capabilties of the Laboratory.

        Banquet Speaker
Monica Pellegrino FAix, AICP, is the Executive Director for the Richardson Ohmsted Complex. Since 2007 she has worked with the not for profit board overseeing the reuse and rehabilitation of this National Historic Landmark in Buffalo, NY. Monica holds a Masters of Urban Planning degree from the University at Buffalo. Monical will present on her insights, challenges, and construction on the rehabilitation of this Buffalo treasure.

Conference Hotel

        The conference hotel is the Salvatore's Garden Place Hotel located at 6615 Transit Road, Williamswille, NY 14221. ASEE/NYSETA has blocked rooms with special rates for Friday evening, April 21st. The special rates are in effect through March 31st. Check in is at 3:00 PM with an 11:00 check out time. There are several amenities including a complimentary hot breakfast, complimentary parking, and a complimentary shuttle service (0.5 miles) to and from the banquet facility. The shuttle service is on demand and runs all evening. Please call (716) 635-9000 (option 3) and book your reservations today! Please let the receptionist know that you are part of the ASEE/NYSETA conference.

Room Rates are:
  • Standard King: $113.90
  • Jacuzzi King: $122.40
  • Double Queen: $122.40
Tentative Schedule
All events except for the networking hour and banquet on Friday are held at the University at Buffalo. Poster judging will take place on Saturday. Poster presenters do not need to have their poster setup on Friday to be eligible for an award.

Friday
1:00 - 5:00 Registration
2:00 - 5:00 Poster Session
3:00 - 4:00 Tour of the Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory (SEESL) at the University at Buffalo
6:00 - 7:00 Networking Hour
7:00 - 9:00 Dinner & Speaker
Saturday
8:00 - 8:45 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00 - 10:30 ABET Workshop
10:45 - 11:50 Technical Session #1 / Lunch / Vendor Exhibits / Poster Session
12:00 - 1:05 Technical Session #2 / Lunch / Vendor Exhibits / Poster Session
1:15 - 2:20 Technical Session #3 / Lunch / Vendor Exhibits / Poster Session
2:30 - 3:35 Technical Session #4 / Vendor Exhibits / Poster Session
3:45 - 4:45 Ice Cream Social / Awards
5:00 - 6:00 ASEE & NYSETA Board Meetings