SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
     
     
Monday, November 12, 2012  
   
7.00pm WACE Board of Directors Reception & Dinner
GIT Campus
   
   
Tuesday, November 13, 2012  
   
9.30am Transportation to GIT Campus
   
10.00am-2.00pm WACE Board of Directors Meeting
Student Success Center
   
President’s Box
   
GIT Football Stadium
   
2.30-5.00pm WACE Executive Committee Meeting
Student Success Center
   
7.00pm WACE International Symposium Opening Reception
GIT Hotel & Conference Center
  FOR ALL DELEGATES
Conference Room A
   
   
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 EMPLOYER DAY
GIT Hotel & Conference Center
   
9.00-9.30am Opening & Welcome Remarks
Salon IV
   
  Dr. Paul Stonely
  CEO
  WACE
   
  Dr. Rafael L. Bras
  Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  Georgia Institute of Technology
   
  Mr. William Howard
  WACE Co-Chair
  Executive Vice President
  CDM Smith
   
9.30-10.30am Plenary Session I
Salon IV
   
  “A Dialogue with Industry Executives: Assessing the Benefits of CWIE”
   
  Panelists:
   
  Mr. Patrick Kelly
  Director of North America Recruitment
  IBM
   
  Mr. Richard Johnson
  President
  D3 Technologies
   
  Ms. Lilia Postolachi
  Director of International Services & Membership
  World Trade Center Atlanta
   
  Mr. Paul Tanguay
  Director of Talent Acquisition
  UPS
   
  Ms. Claudia Wurll
  Vice President
  Grenzebach Corporation
   
  Moderator:
  Dr. Robert K. McMahan
  President
  Kettering University
   
10.30-11.00am Coffee Break, Networking, and Posters
   
11.15am-12.15pm Concurrent Session A
   
11.15am-12.15 pm “Engaged Newcastle: A New Model for Community-Based Learning”
Salon IV Dr. Stephen Crump  Pro Vice-Chancellor-External Relations
Roundtable Discussion University of Newcastle
   
11.15-11.45 am “Employing Co-op Employer Evaluations to Assess Outcomes”
Conference D  
Paper Presentation Dr. Rocco Fondacaro  Director, Student & Faculty Relations, Co-operative Education and Career Action  
  University of Waterloo
   
11.45am-12.15pm “International Cooperative Education as a Strategy in Enhancing Thai Students Employability”  
Conference D Dr. Sunitiya Thuannadee, Deputy Director, Center of Cooperative Education and Career Development  
Paper Presentation Suranaree University of Technology
   
12.15-1.15pm Luncheon
Conference Center Dining Room
   
1.30-2.30pm Plenary Session II
Salon IV
  “Talent as a Strategic Business Priority”
   
  Keynote Speaker:
  Mr. John Brock
  CEO & Chairman
  Coca-Cola Enterprises
   
  Moderator:
  Dr. Yves H. Berthelot
  Vice-Provost for International Initiatives
  and Steven A. Denning Chair in Global Engagement
  Georgia Institute of Technology
   
2.45-3.45pm Concurrent Session B
   
2.45-3.45 pm CWIE Research Methodology Workshop
Salon IV  
Workshop Workshop Leaders:
   
  Dr. Tracey Bowen
  Internship Coordinator and Lecturer
  Institute of Communication, Culture and Information Technology
  University of Toronto (Canada)
   
  Dr. Sheri Dressler
  Director
  Office of Experiential Learning
  University of Central Florida (U.S.)
   
  Dr. Maureen Drysdale
  Associate Professor
  Psychology & Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies
  Adjunct, School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS)
  St. Jerome’s University / University of Waterloo (Canada)
   
  Dr. Rocco Fondacaro
  Director
  Student and Faculty Relations
  Cooperative Education & Career Action
  University of Waterloo (Canada)
   
  Dr. Kristina Johansson  
  Research Leader, Researcher, Senior Lecturere  
  University West (Sweden)  
     
2.45-3.15pm “One “Helluva” Program: Taking Cooperative & Work Integrated Education into the Next Millennium at Georgia Institute of Technology”  
Conference D    
Paper Presentation Dr. Patrick Antony  
  Executive Director, Division of Professional Practice  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
  Ms. Patricia Bazrod  
  Director of Graduate Cooperative Education Program & Georgia Tech Internship Program  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
  Ms. Robin Mladinich  
  Director Work Aboard Program  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
   
  Mr. Wayne Thompson
  Director, Undergraduate Cooperative Education Program
  Georgia Institute of Technology
   
3.15-3.45pm “The International Telematic University UNINETTUON: Best and New Models for CWIE”
Conference D Dr. Maria Amata Garito
Refereed Paper Rector
  University Telematic Internazionale UNINETTUNO
   
3.45-4.15pm Coffee Break, Networking, and Posters
   
4.15-5.15pm Plenary Session III
Salon IV
  “Assessment of CWIE: Developing a Corporate Feedback System for Use in Curricular Reform”
   
  Speakers:
   
  Dr. Cheryl Cates
  Director
  Center for Cooperative Education Research and Innovation
  Division of Professional Practice
  University of Cincinnati (U.S.)
   
  Dr. Kettil Cedercreutz
  Associate Provost & Director
  Division of Professional Practice
  University of Cincinnati (U.S.)
   
  Moderator:
  Dr. Ditmar Hilpert
  Professor and Chairperson of Strategic Management
  International Marketing
  University of Reutlingen
   
5.30-6.00pm GIT Student Performances
Salon IV
   
  Ramblin’ Raas
   
  Taal Tadka
   
6.15-7:15 pm Social Hour (cash bar)
Conference Center Lobby Lounge
   
7.15pm Dinner
Conference Center Dining Room
  (By invitation:  The European-WACE Network Dinner Meeting hosted by Olof Blomqvist and Paul Stonely)

Thursday, November 15, 2012   GIT Hotel & Conference Center
     
9.00-9.15am Morning Greetings & Presentation of GIT Co-op Centennial Gift Salon IV
     
 
Dr. Paul Stonely Mr. William Howard
CEO WACE Co-Chair
WACE Executive Vice President
  CDM Smith
 
     
  Presenting to:  
  Dr. Patrick Antony  
  Executive Director  
  Division of Professional Practice  
     
  Mr. Wayne Thompson  
  Director of Undergraduate Cooperative Education  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
9.15-10.30am             Plenary Session IV Salon IV
  “A Dialogue on the Future of CWIE: Five Country Perspectives”  
     
  Australia  
  Professor Ian Goulter  
  Vice-Chancellor & President Emeritus  
  Charles Stuart University  
     
  Professor Stephen Crump  
  Pro Vice-Chancellor of External Relations  
  University of Newcastle  
     
  South Africa  
  Mr. Shakeel Ori  
  Director: Co-operative Education  
  Durban University of Technology  
     
  Mr. Zukile Mvalo  
  Chief Director: WIL  
  Department of Higher Education  
     
  Sweden  
  Mr. Olof Blomqvist  
  Senior Advisor, President’s Office  
  University West  
     
  Ms. Kristina Sandstrom  
  Head of Division, Department of Engineering Science  
  University West  
     
  Thailand  
  Ms. Yhing Sawheny  
  Lecturer & International Liaison Officer  
  Siam University  
     
  Dr. Sunitiya Thuannader  
  Deputy Director: Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development  
  Suranaree University of Technology  
     
  U.S.  
  Ms. Maureen Dumas  
  Vice President, Experiential Education & Career Services  
  Johnson & Wales University  
     
  Mr. Peter Franks  
  Vice Provost for Career Education  
  Steinbright Career Development Center  
  Drexel University  
     
  Moderator:  
     
  Dr. Paul Stonely  
  CEO  
  WACE  
     
10.30-11.00am Coffee Break, Networking, and Posters  
     
11.15am-12.15pm Concurrent Session  C  
     
11.15-12.15pm “Workplace Learning and Academic Rigor at the University of Maryland University College”  
Salon IV Dr. Shawna Acker-Ball  
Workshop Director, Experiential Learning Programs  
  University of Maryland University College  
     
  Ms. Tonya Whitaker  
  Assistant Director, Experiential Learning Programs  
  University of Maryland University College  
     
11.15-11.45am “Co-op, Internships & Service Learning: Assessment Practices & Possibilities”  
Conference D Professor Michelle Clare  
Paper Presentation Assistant Professor, Division of Professional Practice  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Dr. Cheryl Cates  
  Professor and Director of Center for Cooperative Education Research & Innovation  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Dr. Kettil Cedercreutz  
  Associate Provost & Director of Division of Professional Practice & Experiential Learning  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Mr. Adrian Hall  
  Academic Researcher  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Mr. Zach Osborne  
  Manager of Academic Internships  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Mr. Michael Sharp  
  Director of Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Ms. Annie Straka  
  Manager of Academic Internships  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
12.30-1.30pm Luncheon Conference Center Dining Room
     
1.30-2.30pm Plenary Session V Salon IV
  “Engineering Deans: Engineering the Future of CWIE”  
     
  Panelists:  
  Prof. Dr. Suleyman Demokan  
  Dean of Engineering  
  Bahcesehir University (Turkey)  
     
  Dr. Joseph Hughes  
  Dean of Engineering  
  Drexel University (U.S.)  
     
  Dr. Gary May  
  Dean of Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology (U.S.)  
     
  Dr. Nagi Naganathan  
  Dean of Engineering  
  The University of Toledo (U.S.)  
     
  Moderator:  
  Mr. William Howard  
  Executive Vice President  
  CDM Smith  
     
2.45-3.45pm Concurrent Session D  
     
2.45-3.45pm Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education Research  
Salon IV Dr. Maureen Drysdale  
Roundtable Discussion Associate Professor  
  Psychology & Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies  
  Adjunct, School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS)  
  St. Jerome’s University / University of Waterloo (Canada)  
     
  WACE Research Committee Members & Other Interested Delegates  
     
2.45-3.45pm “The Academic Effects of Work Experiences: Does Co-op Make a Difference in Engineering CourseWork?”  
Conference D Dr. Jonathan Gordon  
Paper Presentation Director, Office of Assessment  
  Georgia  Institute of Technology  
     
  Dr. Caroline Noyes  
  Assistant Director, Office of Assessment  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
  Dr. Joe Ludlum  
  Coordinator of Survey Research  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
3.45pm Coffee Break, Networking, and Posters  
     
5.30-6.45pm Dinner Conference Center Dining Room
     
7.00pm Transportation to the World of Coca-Cola  
     
7.30-9.00pm Tour of the World of Coca-Cola  

Friday, November 16, 2012   GIT Hotel & Conference Center
     
9.00-9.15am Morning Greetings  
     
9.15-10.15am Plenary Session VI Salon IV
  “Young Yellow Jackets: Georgia Tech Alums Assess their Co-op Experiences”  
     
  Panelists:  
  Mr. Chris Collins  
  BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2007  
  Project Engineer  
  McKenney’s, INC.  
     
  Mr. Arthur L. Rozier, IV  
  BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2008  
  Structural Design Engineer  
  Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation  
     
  Ms. Sara Stephan  
  BS, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, 2010  
  Project Scientist  
  Kimberly-Clark Corporation  
     
  Mr. N. Clay Trammell  
  BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2003  
  MS, Mechanical Engineering, 2009  
  Staff Scientist, ISSM  
  Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)  
     
  Ms. Maya Uddin  
  BS, Biomedical Engineering, 2011  
  Product Development Engineer  
  Trimax Medical Management  
     
  Moderator:  
  Mr. Wayne Thompson  
  Director of Undergraduate Cooperative Education  
  Georgia Institute of Technology (U.S.)  
     
10.15-10.45am Coffee Break, Networking, and Posters  
     
11.00am-12.00pm Two Roundtable discussions  
Roundtable Discussion    
Salon IV Assessing CWIE: Models, Methods & Metrics  
     
  Discussion Leaders:  
  Dr. Cheryl Cates  
  Director  
  Center for Cooperative Education Research and Innovation  
  Division of Professional Practice  
  University of Cincinnati  
     
  Dr. Rocco Fondacaro  
  Director  
  Student and Faculty Relations  
  Cooperative Education & Career Action  
  University of Waterloo  
     
  Mr. Marty Ford  
  Director of Global Partnership Programs  
  WACE  
     
  Dr. Jonathan Gordon  
  Director  
  Office of Assessment  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
11.00-12.00pm Thinking Beyond the Traditional CWIE Models  
Roundtable Discussion    
Conference D Discussion Leaders:  
  Dr. Stephen Crump  
  Pro Vice-Chancellor, External Relations  
  University of Newcastle  
     
  Dr. Paul Forestell  
  Provost  
  LIU Post  
     
  Dr. Patricia Yates  
  Assistant Dean, Career Education  
  University of Massachusetts, Lowell  
     
12.00-12.30pm Reports on both Roundtable Discussions & Closing Remarks Salon IV
     
12.30pm Luncheon Conference Center Dining Room