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Friday, September 26, 2008

Centennial Reception
University of Maryland Golf Course Clubhouse, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Reconnect with classmates and professors!
Free for Alumni & Friends
RSVP Required: E-mail Ted Knight

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Centennial Forum Events & Luncheon
Jeong H. Kim Building, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Interact with leading experts in Energy, Information Systems, and Communications!
$20/person - Registration is now closed.

Centennial Forum #1: "The Future of Information Systems & Communications"
Lecture Hall, Rm. 1110, 10:00 a.m.

Moderator: Nariman Farvardin, Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost, University of Md.

Victor Bahl, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Corp.
Michael Brown (B.S., CS, ‘92), Executive VP, comScore
Douglas Himberger, VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
Rajiv Laroia, (Ph.D., EE, ‘92), CTO, Qualcomm Flarion Technologies

Centennial Luncheon
Kim Rotunda, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: William E. Kirwan, Chancellor, University System of Maryland

Centennial Forum #2: "The Future of Energy"
Lecture Hall, Rm. 1110, 1:45 p.m.

Moderator: H. Frederick Dylla, Executive Director & CEO, American Institute of Physics

David Goodstein, Professor & Former Vice Provost, Cal. Tech.
Larry Kazmerski, Director, Photovoltaics, Natl. Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
Joseph Turnage, Senior VP, Constellation Energy
Steven Cowley, Director, Culham Science Center, UK, Professor, UCLA

Robotics Demonstration
Jeong H. Kim Building Plaza, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Students from Robotics@Maryland and participants in the 2008 Autonomous Robot Speedway Competition, as well as area robotics students engaged in Dean Kamen's FIRST Foundation program, will demonstrate their robots for Centennial guests outside, directly in front of the Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building on the Kim Plaza.

Centennial Gala and Dinner
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker:
Dean Kamen, Inventor, DEKA Research & Founder, FIRST Foundation
Get inspired by visionary inventor of the Segway Transport and other fascinating technologies!
$50/person - Registration is now closed.

For more information, please contact Director of Public Relations Ted Knight at 301.405.3596 or

ECE Centennial Celebrations Sponsored by:

Centennial Partner Level Sponsor
Texas Instruments
Gold Level Sponsor
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Gold Level Sponsor
Lockheed Martin
Silver Level Sponsor
Thales Communications
Bronze Level Sponsor
Sun Microsystems
Bronze Level Sponsor

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