Event Schedule for


Asian American Engineer of the Year



The 2008 AAEOY event will be taking place on March 1, 2008 at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel in Richardson, Texas.  The event schedule is listed as follows:


February 29, 2008  ( Friday )


4:00 pm           AAEOY 2008 Awardees Lockheed Martin Fort Worth Facility Tour

                         (  tour bus leaves Renaissance Hotel at 3:00pm )

6:00 pm           AAEOY 2008 Awardees Pre-Award Dinner ( sponsored by Lockheed       Martin )


March 1, 2008  ( Saturday )


Morning -           Awardees sightseeing Tour of Dallas


Afternoon –

3:30 – 4:30 pm   Awardees Group Pictures and Rehearsal 


4:30 – 5:20 pm   VIP Reception ( sponsored by Northrop Grumman )


Evening Banquet:

5:20 pm          Opening Video

5:30 pm          Welcome from MC

Ms. Sylvia Komatsu

Master of Ceremonies

5:35 pm          National Anthem

                                    Four Season Choir and Yuphoric Productions

5:45 pm          Award Opening Remarks

                                    Dr. Yi Zhao

                                    AAEOY Committee Chairman

5:50 pm          Message from President Bush, etc.

6:00 pm          CIE/USA Chairman’s Remarks

                                    Mr. Patrick Chang

                                    CIE/USA Chairman

6:05-6:30pm    Keynote Speech

                                    Mr. Ralph Heath

                                    Executive Vice President, Aeronautics at Lockheed Martin Corporation

6:30-7:10pm    Award Presentation – Part I

7:10–8:00pm   Dinner

7:20-7:50pm    Main Entertainment (Acrobatic Performance)

                                    The American Acrobats

8:00-8:40pm   Award Presentation – Part II

8:40-8:50pm   Musical Performance ( Harmonica )

                                    Mr. Jia-Yi He

8:50-9:20pm   Award Presentation – Part III

9:20–9:30pm  Closing Remarks

                                    Dr. Yi Zhao

                                    AAEOY Committee Chairman

9:30pm          AAEOY 2009 Announcement

                                    Mr. Patrick Chang

                                    CIE/USA Chairman

9:40pm–Midnight         Post Banquet Casino Night Party     


Banquet Dress Code: 

- Formal



Hotel Reservation


Please use the following information to book hotel rooms at Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel and make arrangements for your trip:


·         Weblink : http://marriott.com/dalrd?groupCode=cieciea&app=resvlink

·         Group Code used for online reservation: cieciea   ( group rate at USD $99/night ). The cut-off date for this special group rate is February 15, 2008.



Hotel Information


Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel

900 E. Lookout Drive

Richardson, Texas 75082, USA.

Phone: 1-972-367-2000

Fax:     1-972-367-3333



Event Contact Information


Please use aaeoy2008@cie-dfw.org to contact AAEOY event host through email.