2024 TechX Program

17 – 19 April

Whether you’re looking to improve your technical skills, engage with cutting-edge technologists, prepare for your next career step, network with students and professionals from around the world, or all of the above, HKN TechX is the place to be! Save your spot today! Also don’t forget to upload your resume during registration to be a part of our resume book! Take a look, below, at the program outline and stay tuned for Keynotes and full session details.

  • 12:05 PM – 12:15 PM Welcome from Matthew Jackson, Chair of the HKN TechX SubCommittee
  • 12:15 P.M. – 1:05 P.M. The Eye of A.I. with Dr. Karen Panetta, Graduate Dean at Tufts University
  • 1:15 P.M. – 2:50 P.M. Expo Booths and Recruitment Fair
  • 3:00 P.M. – 3:50 P.M. Take Your Career to the Next Level with Qualcomm Academy
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 P.M. Special Networking Session — Resume review
  • All times shown are Eastern Daylight Time
  • 9:00 A.M. – 9:55 A.M. Networking
  • 10:00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. Welcome from Ryan Bales, IEEE-HKN 2024 President
  • 10:15 A.M. – 11:05 A.M. Innovating Responsibly: Ethical Insights into Automation within Construction Engineering – with John Deere
  • 11:15 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. KEYNOTE: “No Borders – finding your home in IEEE Technical Activities” with Fred Schindler
  • 12:15 P.M. – 1:05 P.M. SPECIAL NETWORKING SESSION: Find your Technical Home
  • 1:15 P.M. – 2:50 P.M. Expo Booths and Recruitment
  • 3:00 P.M. – 3:50 P.M. From Tech to Tech Ethics: A Professional Journey with IEEE TechEthics
  • 4:00 P.M. – 4:50 P.M. “Advancing Technology for Humanity” in Practice
  • All times shown are Eastern Daylight Time
  • 9:45 A.M. – 9:55 A.M. Welcome from Sean Bentley, IEEE-HKN 2024 President Elect
  • 10:00 A.M. – 10:50 A.M. AI, Public Policy, and You – with IEEE-USA
  • 11:00 A.M. – 11:50 A.M. AI for Good: A Framework for Building Ethical AI Solutions with the Computer Society
  • 12:00 P.M.- 12:50 P.M. KEYNOTE: X-Factor Conversation with Dr. Sandra Magnus, HKN Eminent Member and former NASA Astronaut
  • 1:00 P.M.- 1:50 P.M. Our Technical Careers and Lessons Learned with IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Along the Way – with GRSS
  • 2:00 P.M. – 2:50 P.M. 10X Your Research with IEEE DataPort
  • 3:00 P.M. – 3:50 P.M. Geoscience and Remote Sensing in the Age of AI: Career Opportunities and Growing our Community
  • All times shown are Eastern Daylight Time

“HKN TechX was a great event that made us feel privileged to be an HKN member yet again, such events should be conducted every year to enhance engagement in the community.”

– TechX 2023 Attendee from Mu Alpha Chapter

"I attended the TechX Conference and each panel was interesting and covered new information which is valuable.”

– HKN student 2023 TechX attendee

"For me, the best part of the conference was the opportunity to network and to learn industry leading research.”

– 2023 TechX attendee