This conference is sponsored by the Rochester Institute of Technology and the National Science Foundation. Funding for this workshop has been provided by the National Science Foundation under Award No. ECCS‐1129185

Workshop Call

We are soliciting proposed presentations (extended abstracts or full papers) from interested academics, industry practitioners, consultants, and government officials. We expect topics to run the gamut of managerial and policy issues including, but not limited to :

•  Cross border management of engineering resources;

•  Engineering site selection;

•  Intellectual property rights and management;

•  R&D management;

•  Engineering education globalization

•  International student flows

•  University globalization

•  Export control

•  Supply chain management and logistics;

•  Government incentives and investments;

•  Start-ups and entrepreneurship; and,

•  Engineering & production co-location.

Please submit a 400 word summary of your proposed presentation or a full paper if appropriate. This can be work that has been published, in-progress, or something that you propose to do.

Funding Support

Travel support will be provided to participants whose proposals have been accepted.

Timeline and Details

Proposals should be emailed to

Scientific/Industry Review Committee

John E. Ettlie, Ph.D., RIT; Don Siegel, Ph.D., SUNY Albany; Ron Hira, Ph.D., P.E., RIT; Rafiq Dossani, Stanford University; Martin Kenney, UC Davis; and, Joan Penner-Hahn, Ph.D., University of Michigan.