DETROIT — The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin will talk about green technology at its 27th annual convention Oct. 6 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.
More than 300 scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and corporate executives will participate in multiple, interactive sessions featuring technologists, educators and policy makers, who are leaders in green energy and technology.
Throughout the convention, ASEI will challenge attendees to help discover new efficiencies in national air, land and water quality standards, manufacturing and technology.
“Green innovation is a red hot topic right now, and sustainability is the leading factor in this new forward-thinking economy,” said Shreekant Agarwal, ASEI chairman and Boeing Technical Fellow. “Today, nearly every aspect of green technology and green energy revolves around green engineers finding new solutions to solve complex problems.”
ASEI national vice-chair Perry Mehta, president and CEO of FutureNet Group of Detroit, agreed: “Green engineering and technology are the drivers of the new green economy. So, we are focusing on ways in which green innovation and technology can impact everything from education and infrastructure to health care and advanced manufacturing.”
Boeing and FutureNet Group are platinum sponsors of this year’s conference.
Topics to be discussed include green energy generation and storage, smart grids, efficient home and office energy consumption, green IT, cloud based technologies, product lifecycle management, green automotive deign and manufacturing, and innovations in automotive electronics.
The one day convention concludes with a gala dinner celebration. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 will be presented to outstanding students who have achieved academic excellence in their field. The convention is hosted by the American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin Michigan Chapter. The ASEI is a not-for-profit organization that provides a platform for networking, career advancement, community service, mentoring and technology exchange for professionals, students and businesses in the United States and abroad. Members are guided by several objectives, including the creation of an open, inclusive, and transparent organization; providing positive role models, awarding scholarships, and remaining socially responsible. ASEI was founded in 1983 in Detroit. Today, the organization also has chapters in Southern California, Ohio, Washington, D.C. and Florida.
To register, go to: http://www.aseimi.org/aseimi.org/get2012/.