TECHCON 2014

  • Date:
    Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, 2 p.m. — Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 10 p.m. CT
    Location:
    Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin, TX, United States
    Event ID:
    E004684
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TECHCON 2014 was a great success thanks to the SRC students, industry, faculty, and staff that attended this year's event.

Invited speakers provided exciting and varied information for all TECHCON attendees. David Berz, LinkedIn, started Sunday evening with a look at using LinkedIn to jump start the students technical careers. Dr. Nido Qubein, President of High Point University, kicked the conference into high gear on Monday morning with his opening keynote presentation on communicating and connecting with others. Ajit Manocha, Strategic Advisor to GLOBALFOUNDRIES, finished Monday evening by addressing students and sharing his experiences during his talk entitled "From Class Room to Clean Room to the Board Room".

There were also awards recognizing excellence within the SRC community. 2014 TAB and SACC Chairs and the 2014 Mahboob Khan Outstanding Liaison Awards were presented at Monday evening’s Conference Banquet.  The 2014 Technical Excellence Award was presented to Professor Ken Goodson, Stanford University.  The 2014 Aristotle Award was presented to Professor Dimitri Antoniadis, MIT.  Best in Session Awards and the URO Best Poster Awards were presented at Tuesday’s Awards Dinner, the final event of TECHCON 2014. Winners are recognized below. You can also check out the event on Facebook to see more photos. 

TECHCON attendees from SRC member companies are able to download presentations by session.