Canton, Michigan – American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is hosting the 33rd Annual National Convention focusing on Global Engineering & Technologies (GET-2020). This virtual convention will be held on December 5th and 6th, 2020. The objective of this event is to provide a forum to promote and share advancements related to latest cutting-edge innovations and technologies across various engineering disciplines. The convention is expected to be virtually attended by over 1000 professionals including scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders across the USA. This two-day event will feature keynotes and multiple interactive sessions with prominent business and technology leaders, scientists, media personalities, educators, policy makers, and investment bankers. This event will be covered by the local and national media including leading social media outlets.
The convention will have multiple interactive sessions led by deep subject matter experts providing information and insight on many topics related to the convention theme. Following speakers are confirmed for this virtual convention:
Naveen Jain, CEO – Viome, Founder/ Chairman, Moon Express
Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Palo Alto Networks
Prof. Solomon Darwin – Director, UC Berkeley-Haas Center for Corporate Innovation, Executive Director, Center for Growth Markets
Dr Satyam Priyadarshy – Managing Director, India Center+Technology Fellow+Chief Data Scientist-Halliburton
Dilip Saraf – Author, Speaker, Career & Life Coach
Surbhi Kaul – GM and Head of Product, Cloud Networking and Automation. Juniper Networks, Former Product Lead at YouTube, Google Home & Assistant
Dr Sreeja Nag – Space & Robotics Scientist, NASA & Nuro
Matthew Rosenquist – Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Eclipz
Manoj Prasad, Vice President and Global CTO, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Prakash Kota – Chief Information Officer, Autodesk
Rama Akkiraju – IBM Fellow & Master Inventor, IBM
Deval Desai – VP and Country Head, India – Executive Director, Business Development, Magna International
Jeffrey Hannah – Director, North America at SBD Automotive
Akshay Desai – Associate Partner | McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Dr Robert Sutor – Vice President Quantum Computing, Blockchain & AI, IBM Research
There will be a Youth Technology Exposition (YTE) for young scientists and students from High School to Undergrad engineering during this virtual ASEI National Convention. The objective of the YTE is to provide a forum for young engineers, students and budding scientists to showcase their projects in science, engineering and technology topics that can have an impact on our world. Each participant will get a chance to speak while showing their work for a total of 4 minutes. The top 5 entries will be shortlisted as finalists for a live virtual presentation at ASEI National Convention on December 5th. More details of the convention are provided at www.aseiusa.org.
The convention will end with a finale session on December 6th where those who have made outstanding achievements in engineering and technology and those who have contributed to society at large and to ASEI organization will be recognized. The annual ASEI awards will be presented to several individuals for following categories:
ASEI Lifetime Achievement (Open to everyone)
ASEI Entrepreneur of the Year (Open to everyone)
ASEI Engineers/Scientists of Year (Open to individuals in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Computer, Civil, Architect, Industrial, Minerals/Materials, Biomedical, Telecommunication and Information Technology)
ASEI Service Excellence (Open to an ASEI member who has done service to community
at large or served as an officer/volunteer for more than 10 years)
ASEI Founder’s Award sponsored by ASEI Founder Hari Bindal (Open to those who
have provided dedicated services to ASEI in the immediate past year). Award includes a
plaque and $1,000 to the charity of the award recipient’s choice.
Nominations are invited for these awards, visit http://www.aseiusa.org/NC/Awards.
The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, mentoring and technology exchange for professionals, students and businesses in the United States and abroad. Members are guided by several objectives, including the creation of an open, inclusive, and transparent organization; providing positive role models, awarding scholarships, and remaining socially responsible. ASEI was founded in 1983 in Detroit, Michigan by a handful of visionaries. Today, the organization also has chapters in Michigan, Southern California, Silicon Valley, Seattle, and Washington, DC. For more information, visit: https://aseiusa.org/