2007 Strategic Planning and Research Conference

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2007 Strategic Planning and Research Conference

January 11
-
15, 2006


Co
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Hosted by:

Houston Alumni Extension

Houston Space Chapter

Overview


Largest R5AE event of year


January 11
-
15, 2007


Pre
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Conference Mixer Thursday, Jan. 11


Outreach, Leadership, Technology, and
Entrepreneurship activities Jan. 12
-
13


Strategic Planning Session, Awards
Brunch, and Social Outing Sunday, Jan. 14


MLK Community Empowerment Seminar
Jan. 15


Theme:
“Our Time, Our Renaissance”


Conference Location


Crowne Plaza Downtown Hotel


1700 Smith Street


Parking: $10/night (other nearby lots available)


Guest Room Nightly Rates (until 12/31)


$99

Single, Double


$109

Triple, Quad


$139

Junior Suites


17% Tax


Reservations Numbers
(should open by Mon)


(713) 739
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8800 (M
-
F, 8am
-
5pm)


1
-
800
-
2CROWNE (after 5pm or weekends)

Conference Workshops

Leadership


Training provided by leadership consulting
organization
All About Talent


Tools used by many Fortune 500 companies


Clients include companies in Energy, Financial,
Oil & Gas, and others


Three
-
hour training short course for
professional leadership training


Leadership Development: INSIGHTS Discovery
to Personal Effectiveness and Enhanced
Communication


4 types of people leaders/managers must deal with


Best/worst ways to lead/manage them


Instructor: Sally Clark


Member, American Society for Training and Development


Certified in INSIGHTS assessment tool

Leadership


House of Delegates


Organization and activity of Region 5
-
AE
legislative branch


Two representatives per chapter


Friday


Delegate orientation


Election of House officers (Speaker of the
House and Clerk)


Saturday


Legislative session (RAOG amendments;
resolutions, membership orders)

Entrepreneurship


NSBE’s Entrepreneurship Development
Group’s Business Development Training
program will host Entrepreneurship Track


Six
-
hour training module for Black technology
businesses


Micro
-
Business Workshop (1.5 hr)


Enhancing Your Business Using Technology (1.5 hr)


Small Business Incubators and Set Asides (1 hr)


Panel Discussion: The Passion of Entrepreneurship
(2 hr)

Technology


Technical focus of SPRC produces
perfect match with NSBE Special
Interest Groups (SIGs)


SIG technology workshops account for
more than 50% of all conference
workshop slots (Fri/Sat workshops)


Still receiving SIG or industry
technology workshop abstracts on a
space
-
available basis

(priority given to
conference sponsors)

SIGs Scheduled (as of 12/14)

SIG

Workshop

Aerospace & Space (joint)

Aerospace Division Conference
-

Planning Session

Aerospace

Technology on Board: A Fully Digital Flight Deck

Energy

Energy SIG and Hydrogen Power with Carbon Capture and
Sequestration

Information Technology

Business Meeting

Petroleum

Petroleum Industry 101: Introduction to the Oil Patch

Petroleum

Offshore Operations: Gulf of Mexico

Space

Mars Desert Research Station
-

Expedition NSBE

Space

Tech Paper Series: Hypobaric Testing of Environmental Sensors
& Mars Exploration Rovers: Still Going…

Space

Design and Launch of NSBE Small Satellites

Structural Engineering

Organizational Meeting

Structural Engineering

Structural Steel Design and Seismic Design Based on the New
AISC 13th Edition

Transportation

The Next 50 Years: Looking to the Future

Transportation

The History and Evolution of Houston Metro’s Light Rail

Conference Catered Events

(Seeking Corporate Sponsors)

Catered Events


Opening Reception


Takes place during Friday Technology Expo


Light refreshments


Sponsorship: $3500


Mentoring Breakfast


Saturday morning


Seats conference attendees at tables with a
senior executive


Sponsorship: $2500 (or $250 per table)


Workshops Break


Saturday during am or pm (TBD) workshops


Light refreshments


Sponsorship: $1200

Catered Events


Leadership Luncheon


Saturday afternoon


Keynote: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee


Sponsorship: $2500


Innovation and Technology Brunch


Sunday morning


Includes awards recognition for attendees and
innovative companies


Sponsorship: $2500

Sheila Jackson Lee


6
th

term in US House of Representatives


18
th

Congressional District of Texas


Committee Memberships


House Judiciary


Ranking member of Subcommittee on Immigration,
Border Security, and Claims


Only female to serve as ranking member of a Judiciary
Subcommittee


House Homeland Security


House Science


Senior member on Subcommittees on Energy and
Space & Aeronautics

Catered Events


Community Empowerment Luncheon


Monday afternoon


Working luncheon


Not for all MLK attendees


Luncheon invitees: Facilitator, community leaders and
selected NSBE representatives


Each table assigned a specific local Houston
problem in areas of health, education, finance, or
science/technology


Table will brainstorm solutions that participants
commit implement to improve problems in city


Sponsorship: $2500

Other Conference Events

Technology Expo


Showcase new technologies and
advancements


Friday evening and all day Saturday


Seeking scale models, prototypes,
qualification units, production articles,
or other representations of technical
products and services.

Entertainment


Tours


Tours under consideration


Buffalo Soldier’s Museum ($5
-

Friday)


Battleship Texas ($10
-

Friday)


Sam Houston Boat Tour (free
-

Friday)


NASA
-

Mission Control Center, Space Vehicle Mockup
Facility, and Neutral Buoyancy Lab (free
-

Friday)


Galveston Day Trip (free
-

Sunday)


Nightly Entertainment


Venues TBA


Thursday pre
-
conference Mixer


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday suggested destinations


Community Service


Project
AE


Friday morning activity at Booker T. Washington
High School


Partnered with nonprofit called Discover Technology


Takes old computers and upgrades hardware and software, then
donates to organizations building their computer labs


Recently conducted upgrades in support of Katrina relief activity


Will bring Discover Technology computers to Booker
T. Washington and teach students how to upgrade
them


Enables students to learn about computers


Provides volunteer manpower for Discover Technology


Alumni members will also speak to students about
their careers

MLK Community Empowerment
Seminar


Takes place on MLK Holiday (Monday)


Primary community impact component
of 2007 SPRC


Goal is to connect and engage with the
Black community at large, with
technology
-
based focus of community
education and empowerment


Provide relevant, useful information to the
general public

MLK Community Empowerment
Seminar


One day, free to the public


Target audience is Houston community


Information workshop tracks


Health, Finance, Education, and
Science/Technology


Community Exhibits


Information and service provider booths in same
areas as MLK workshop tracks


Community Empowerment Luncheon


Gathers community leaders and creates alliances
to solve specific Houston problems


Motivational keynote speaker

MLK Community Empowerment
Seminar


Looking for other organizations to
participate


Greek organizations, Red Cross, Debt
counselors, Financial advisors, etc.


Workshop presenters or exhibitors


Most workshop slots filled; still need exhibits


Participating organizations address topics
of health, finance, education, or
science/technology


Contact sprc_community@board.nsbe.org

Tentative Agenda

Tentative Agenda

Thursday, January 11


8:00


Happy Hour


Friday, January 12


8:00
-
11:00

Community Service Event

12:00
-
4:00

Tour Events (Tentative list; attendees may choose one)


Buffalo Soldier’s Museum ($5)


Battleship Texas ($10)


Sam Houston Boat Tour (free)


NASA
-

Mission Control Center, Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, and Neutral
Buoyancy Lab (free)

5:00
-
7:00


Opening Reception/Technology Expo/SPRC Registration

7:00
-
9:00


Leadership: House of Delegates Orientation & Elections

7:00
-
7:50


SIG 1: Space
-

Mars Desert Research Station

7:00
-
7:50


SIG 2: Petroleum Industry 101: Introduction to the Oil Patch

8:00
-
8:50


SIG 3: Space
-

Hypobaric Testing of Environmental Sensors &
Mars Exploration Rovers…Still Going

8:00
-
8:50


SIG 4:
SIG Placeholder

9:00


Social Activity

Tentative Agenda

Saturday, January 13


7:00
-
11:00

SPRC Registration

7:00
-
8:00


Mentoring Breakfast (no keynote; attendees seated with executives)

8:15
-
9:15


General Session

9:15
-
9:30


Break (consider moving to 10:15
-
11:00)

9:30
-
12:30

Technology Expo

9:30
-
12:30

Leadership: House of Delegates Legislative Session

9:30
-
11:00

Information Technology Think Tank Business Meeting

9:30
-
10:20

SIG 5:
SIG Placeholder


Tentative: Michelin “Disruptive
Technologies”

9:30
-
10:20

SIG 8: Structural Engineering
-

Structural Steel Design and Seismic
Design Based on the New AISC 13th Edition

9:30
-
10:50

EDG 1: Micro
-
Business Workshop

10:30
-
11:20

SIG 6: Aerospace
-

Technology on Board: A Fully Digital Flight Deck

10:30
-
11:20

SIG 9: Transportation
-

The Next 50 Years: Looking to the Future

11:00
-
12:20

EDG 2: Enhancing Your Business Using Technology

11:30
-
12:20

SIG 7: Energy SIG and Hydrogen Power with Carbon Capture and
Sequestration

11:30
-
12:20

SIG 10: Transportation
-

The History and Evolution of Houston
Metro’s Light Rail

Tentative Agenda

Saturday, continued


12:30
-
2:00

Leadership Luncheon / Keynote: US Representative Sheila Jackson
Lee

2:00
-
4:00


Technology Expo

2:15
-
5:20


Leadership: INSIGHTS Discovery to Personal Effectiveness and
Enhanced Communication

2:15
-
3:15


SIG 11: Petroleum
-

Offshore Operations: Gulf of Mexico

2:15
-
3:15


SIG 12:
SIG Placeholder


Tentative: IBM “SecondLife”

2:15
-
3:15


EDG 3: Small Business Incubators and Set Asides

3:15
-
3:30


Break

3:30
-
5:20


EDG: The Passion of Entrepreneurship (Panel)

3:30
-
4:20


SIG 13: Space
-

Small Satellites

3:30
-
4:20


SIG 15: Structural Engineering


Organizational Meeting

4:30
-
5:20


SIG 14: Space/Aero
-

Aerospace Division Conference

4:30
-
5:20


SIG 16: Information Technology Think Tank Business Meeting

6:00
-
8:00


Dinner (on your own)

8:00


Social Activity

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, January 14


9:00
-
10:00

Regional Strategic Planning Session

11:00
-
1:00

Innovation and Technology Brunch / Keynote TBD

2:00
-
9:00


Tour Events
-

Galveston Trip

9:00


Social Activity


Monday, January 15


7:00
-
2:00


MLK Registration

9:00
-
5:00


Exhibit Area open

10:00
-
10:50

Health 1 (Youth)


HIV/AIDS in the African American
Community

10:00
-
10:50

Finance 1 (Adult)


Wealth Development Strategies

10:00
-
10:50

Education 1 (Adult)
-

Open

10:00
-
10:50

Science/Technology 1 (Adult)
-

Open

11:00
-
11:50

Health 2 (Adult)


How to Manage Stress and the Daily
Stressors of Life!

11:00
-
11:50

Finance 2 (Adult)


How to Manage Money, Invest in the
Stock Market, and Improve Your Credit Score

11:00
-
11:50

Education 2 (Adult)
-

Open

Tentative Agenda

Monday, continued

11:00
-
11:50

Science/Technology 2 (Youth)


Are You Internet Saavy?
WWW and MySpace

12:00
-
1:50

Lunch (on your own)

12:00
-
1:50

MLK Community Empowerment Luncheon




(no keynote; community leaders working session)

2:00
-
2:50


Keynote Speaker

3:00
-
3:50


Health 3 (Adult)


Defeating Diabetes

3:00
-
3:50


Finance 3 (Adult)


Your Credit Score and the Best Interest
Rates

3:00
-
3:50


Education 3 (Youth)


Robots By Youth, For Youth

3:00
-
3:50


Science/Technology 3 (Adult)


Benefits of Space for 21
st

Century Black America

4:00
-
4:50


Health 4 (Adult)


Living with HIV

4:00
-
4:50


Finance 4 (Youth)


Finance Fitness

4:00
-
4:50


Education 4 (Adult)


STEM Teachers’ Toolkit: Keys to
Making Science ‘Real’ to Students in Grades 6
-
12

4:00
-
4:50


Science/Technology 4 (Adult)
-

Open

5:00


Exhibit Area closes

Registration Information

SPRC Registration Rates

Conference Attendee


$40

Early Bird


Deadline: 12/15


$55

Regular


Deadline: 1/1


$65

Late/Onsite

https://nol.nsbe.org

(go to Events)

Direct link:
https://nol.nsbe.org/events/EV04EventDetail.aspx?eventID=2894


Tech Expo Booth

(free for event sponsors)


$400

Corporation/Government


$250

Small Business/Nonprofit


$50

Registered AE Entrepreneur

For More Information


General Conference Information or
Hotel Questions


sprc_chair@board.nsbe.org


Registration Questions


sprc_registration@board.nsbe.org


Sponsorship


sprc_finance@board.nsbe.org


Website


http://www.nsbe
-
hsc.org/sprc/