2009 CESASC Convention


On April 25, 2009 at Hilton Los Angeles Airport, an exciting whole day event was held for the 47th anniversary of the Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC).

The event includes a luncheon, a Technical Symposium, and a Convention dinner banquet.

Ms. Sue Van, CEO, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation will be our keynote speaker at the luncheon session. She will introduce some of their Foundation programs in the US and in China.

Technical Symposium (12:45 - 4pm) are cosponsored with four other professional associations (CAPS, SCCAEPA, CCA, and ICTPA-SC) and features more than a dozen presentations that cover a wide variety of hot topics:

  • High Tech and Space Exploration
  • Climate Changes and Environmental Challenges
  • Financial Crisis, Economic Recession and Opportunities
  • Graduate student's Poster presentations sharing their updated research results in Biology, EE, and Chemistry, etc.

The Convention Banquet has always been a highlight of the event. CESASC will recognize distinguished Chinese-Americans engineers and scientists who have made significant contributions and achievements to major US industries and world science and technology advances.

The evening will start around 5:30 for social networking and silent auction.

At 7:30pm, Wintek Chair Professor Frank Chang of UCLA EE Department, Academician of the US National Academy of Engineering, and this year CESASC Achievement Award Winner will deliver a keynote speech on Seeing A Hidden World through Tera-Hertz Imaging.

Six outstanding students will be awarded with CESASC scholarship this year. The evening also features fine entertainments including soprano solo, yangqin performance and folk dance.

The evening will be concluded with a dancing party for those you like to show your new moves you learned and how do you do exercise on the floor with nice music.

The lunch ticket is $20 (or $10 for students and those attending the dinner banquet). The afternoon seminars, panels, and press conference are free. The Convention dinner banquet ticket is $70.

The venue is Hilton Los Angeles Airport at 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Use hotel self-parking garage for parking. Pick up a parking voucher for discounted $9 per day self-parking at the CESASC event registration desks.

RSVP for lunch, afternoon sessions, and dinner banquet is available at http://www.cesasc.org/Convention2009_Registration.asp or email cesasc@gmail.com.

More up-to-date information will be available at CESASC's Web site http://www.cesasc.org.

Meet experts, learn key technologies for recovery, meet new people, and fight recession! See you on April 25.