Spring 2005 Schedule

Date Speaker Topic
1/14 Erin Fletcher, Tomax
Mary Anne Berzins, UofU HR
Lisa Christensen, UofU HR
Job searches, resumes, and interviewing
1/21 Eric Smith, CTO, Control4 Turning Ideas Into Companies - The Good and Bad
1/28 Todd Rytting, VP of Engineering, emWare What Employers What Potential Employees to Know
2/4 Dan Cookson, CEO, iAssessment Business 101 for Engineers
2/11 Harold Carr, SUN Microsystems Is Worse Better... or Worse?
2/18 Tom Ngo, CTO, NextPage How Virtual Creatures Can Learn to Walk and Jump by Artificial Evolution - and Other Fun Topics
2/25 Panel from GE Health Care - OEC
- Vern Jensen, Adv Apps Eng Mgr
- Richard Lepartmentier, VP Engineering
- Mark Hillard, Engineering HR
- Viennay Battle, Adv Apps Eng
- Lekan Odesanya, Adv Apps Eng
- Dimitri Yasenko, Adv App Eng

Panel overview
Attributes of a "Code 1" employee
Resume and Interview Red Flags
The IP Reality
GE Global Research
Continuing Education (on and off the job)
3/4 Shawn Schwegman, VP of Technology, Overstock.com Managing Technology in a High Growth Internet Company
3/11 Dan Allen, Microsoft/Apple (retired) Postponed due to illness
3/18 Spring Break No class
3/25 David Fletcher, Deputy Director,
Dept of Administrative Services, State of Utah
Government and Technology
4/1 Kiri Wagstaff, NASA-JPL Machine Learning and Data Analysis for Spacecraft
4/8 Jim Livingston Director, Data Resource Center
University of Utah Health Sciences Center ITS
Building a Mission Critical IT Infrastructure to Support Patient Care
4/15 Steve ZoBell, President
IndieBuilt Games (now part of Take2 Interactive)
Work Isn't Always Fun and Games... Sometimes It's Just Games
4/22 Jed Marti, Chief Scientist, Artis LLC TBA