LA Summit

The Leadership Academy Summit is an outstanding opportunity to launch, or rejuvenate, your journey as a leader. Though COVID-19 necessitates that our event be delivered virtually this year, we have been hard at work to bring you a top-notch event, with an inspiring keynote, engaging breakout sessions, and opportunities to personally connect with engineering alumni and industry leaders. This event is open to ALL engineering students, engineering alumni, industry partners, and COE staff & faculty.

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Keynote address:

JJ Cadiz, Group Program Manager for Outlook for Windows, Microsoft

Breakout session speakers:

Colette Gaona, Associate, Landau Associates, Inc.

Rob Grover, Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) Systems Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Kalan Guiley, Manager, 787 Airplane Program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Shivali Kadam, Process Engineer, SSOE Group

Lauren Lippman, Vice President of Events, Engineering Student Council

Jeff Nakashima, Preconstruction, Fortis Construction

Lauren Wallace, Application Development Engineer, Momentive

Grant Yoshihara, Senior Vice President & Chief Engineer, NW Natural (retired) 

Agenda at a Glance

10 am - Welcome and Opening Keynote

11 am - Breakouts Session 1

12 pm - Breakouts Session 2

1-1:30 pm - Virtual Networking

Information about how to access the Virtual Summit will be provided to all registrants closer to the event.

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