COEP CONNECT 2017
Date: Sat, September 23, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM PDT
Venue: Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino, CA
COEP Foundation is delighted to announce our second COEP CONNECT – with an ambition of setting a new tradition of an annual gathering of COEPians, coming together with a common purpose of sharing and learning from our experiences, and building a vibrant alumni community. Our common roots nurtured us and gave each one of us the wings to traverse our unique journeys. We all have exciting stories to tell - let's connect, get inspired and transform tomorrow.
So, friends from and outside the SF Bay Area – let’s come together to make this event a success. This is our event - Our enthusiasm and participation will ensure it’s a splash! Please RSVP at your earliest as it will help us with the event logistics!
10:30 - 11:00 am: Registration & Networking
11:00 - 11:05 am: Welcome & Agenda
11:05 - 11:10 am: Announcement: Icebreaker challenge
11:10 - 11:20 am: Overview of Alumni Association & Activities
11:20 - 12:05 pm: COEP Explorers - Journeys that Inspire Nitin Salunke, Abhi Gholap, Sylvia Ratnasamy, Avadhoot Bhambre chat with Ketan Joshi about their unique journeys after COEP.
12:05 - 1:35 pm: Sumptuous lunch catered by Jalsa Catering and networking
1:35 - 2:15 pm: COEP: Education Entrepreneurship Impact - Dr. Ramesh Raskar hosts a fireside chat with Dr Narendra Kale.
2:15 - 2:55 pm: Fun Team Activities - Brush up those engineering skills!
2:55 - 3:25 pm: Chai with your favorite Snacks (keep guessing!)
3:25 - 4:25pm: संगीत रस सुरस - A soulful music/poetry performance by Manoj Tamhankar with Abhay Avachat, Milind Kulkarni, Sudarshan Siddhaye, Preeti and Sharwaree Tamhankar
4:25 - 4:55 pm: Open Forum: Reflections
4:55 - 5:00 pm: Concluding Remarks
Octane Racing's (SUPRA) Limited Slip Differential (LSD) design, which was a Mechanical Department's B.Tech project won two awards at Inter-Collegiate project competition organized by SAEINDIA Western section:
1. Best innovation award
2. 1st Runner up in project presentation award
Dr. Kailath Gets Lifetime Achievement Award!
Great news friends! Our very own COEP alumnus, Dr. Thomas Kailath has been honored by The Marconi Society with Lifetime Achievement Award. It has been only It is only the sixth time in the society’s 43-year history that the award has been given.