2017 Convention

2017 CESASC Convention

Date and Time

Sat, April 15, 2017

11:00 AM – 9:00 PM PDT

Sponsorship Package: Please click here for more information 

 

Location

Sheraton Universal Hotel, Universal City

333 Universal Hollywood Drive

Universal City, CA

Please note that early-bird discount ends on March 15, 2017..

The 55th Annual CESASC Convention will bring leaders and top science and engineering professionals together for the annual luncheon, technical symposium and evening gala and award reception on April 15, 2017 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. This year's theme is "Building for the Future".

Distinguished speakers include

  • Dr. Yinuo Li, Young Achievement Award
  • Dr. Wilson Ho, Achievement Award
  • Dr. Lee-Lueng Fu, Achievement Award *
  • Joshua Schank, Metro Executive Officer of Extraordinary Innovations
  • John Chiang, California State Treasurer *
  • Mr. Charlie Zhang, Aseptic Solutions, LLC., Zion Enterprises LLC., founder of Pickup StiX
  • Mr. Hao Zou, CEO, Abundy Inc*

 *: Pending confirmation

Agenda and Convention Program

11:00am Check-in for Luncheon and Technical Symposium

  • 11:30 am -11:40 am  Welcome Speech
  • 11:40 am -12:45 pm  Luncheon and Keynote Speech
  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm LEAP (Leadership, Excellence, Aspiration, and Platform) Career and Leadership Development Forum with selected CESASC  Awardees and distinguished professionals.
  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm  Daytime Technical Symposium - Distinguished speakers on topics of AR, AI, VR plus others pending speaker confirmations.   
  • 1:00 - 4:00 pm STEM, Career and Leadership Development and business innovation programs for young professionals
  • 4:15 - 6:00 pm Social Networking

5:30 pm Check-in for Evening Program 

  • Evening Gala - Keynote Speech and Distinguished Achievement Award ceremony to recognize leaders in Asian American and all communities,
  • Musical performance.

The convention will feature winners of Scholarship, STEM, and Business Innovation Competitions for students. The application links and deadlines are:

  1. 2017 CESASC ScholarshipFebruary 15, 2017
  2. 2017 CESASC Student STEM Essay ContestMarch 20, 2017
  3. 2017 CESASC Business Innovation CompetitionMarch 20, 2017

Please click the above links for details.

Note: please find the sponsorship package in the attachment.

About the Location:

333 Universal Hollywood Drive

Universal City, CA 91608

Phone: (818) 980-1212

Sheraton Universal Hotel is uniquely and centrally situated in the Hollywood Hills, right next to Universal Studios Hollywood and the Universal Citywalk. It is a short drive to Universal Studios, Walt Disney, Warner Brothers, and Paramount, as well as numerous production companies. Premier Hollywood sightseeing and the Walk of Stars, a famous L.A. landmark, is less than five miles away. The hotel has premier convention and conference facilities for the CESASC Convention in 2017.

Sheraton Universal Hotel Tower

Sheraton Universal Hotel Starview Room

The Sheraton Universal Hotel Directions:

From East

  • Travel west on Interstate 10 to Highway 101 North.
  • Proceed north on Highway 101.
  • Exit onto Lankershim Boulevard.
  • Turn right and proceed 1 block to Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • Turn right onto Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • The hotel will be at the top of the hotel.

From West

  • Travel east on Highway 101.
  • Exit Lankershim Boulevard Exit.
  • Turn right onto Lankershim Boulevard.
  • Proceed 2 blocks to Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • Turn right onto Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • The hotel will be at the top of the hill.

From South

  • Travel north on Highway 101.
  • Exit onto Lankershim Boulevard and turn right.
  • Turn right on Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • The hotel will be at the top of the hill. 

From North

  • Travel south on Interstate 5 to Hollywood State Route 170.
  • Travel south on State Route 170 to Highway 101 South.
  • Exit at Lankershim Boulevard and turn right.
  • Turn right at Universal Hollywood Drive.
  • The hotel will be at the top of the hill.

Note: Parking fees at the hotel are between $28.00 and $38.00 daily.

Metro Red Line Connect at Union Station to Universal/Studio City

  • Fee: 1.50 USD per ride; 5 USD for day pass