LECTURES & CONFERENCES
We invite renowned scholars, industry leaders, competition world champions, top university students etc. to give lectures and conferences to share valuable experiences with our club members.
All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind – Martin Fisher
Jason Huang, Jaida Gao, Etai Miller
2023 MIT APPATHON 2nd place of Youth team
Embark on a transformative learning journey with the September Skills Workshop!.The workshop commences with an engaging introductory session outlining the tasks and challenges, followed by an exclusive masterclass with the distinguished finalists of the MIT Summer Appathon 2023.Here, attendees will have the golden opportunity to absorb invaluable insights, tips, and experiences that promise to sharpen their app development skills.
📅** When?** **10/01** (Sunday) at **1 PM PST or 4 PM EST**
***RSVP Now and Gain Insights from Appathon Winners ***
20+ Debate Awards
Dartmouth College Student
NY Parliamentary Debate Champion
Debate is more than just arguments. It’s about problem-solving, pitching ideas, and collaborating with teams - all crucial skills for app creation. As the tech industry grows, being an effective communicator and thinker stands out more than ever. Whether your passion is debate or app development, this session promises valuable insights for both domains!
📅** When?** **9/16** (Saturday) at **1 PM PST or 4 PM EST**
***RSVP Now and harness the alchemy of words and tech! ***
An advisor to our club, a visionary researcher, and an entrepreneur at the intersection of computer science and AI. As a co-founder of Ember, a Visiting Researcher at Northeastern University, and an Undergraduate Researcher at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Kevin's revolutionary work in creating novel algorithms and machine learning frameworks shows his passion for advancing AI and data usage. [https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmeng01]
An accomplished authority in big data analytics and cybersecurity. He serves as the head of platform products at Sumo Logic, enhancing digital system dependability and security. Aside from his professional accolades, Chung is a dedicated volunteer in education-focused initiatives, underscoring his commitment to nurturing growth within the tech industry.
Unlock the Secrets to App Success
August 13th 2023
Speaker: Dr. Jingwei Meng
Dive into this amazing opportunity with Dr. Jingwei Meng, who combines the business knowledge from his MBA at Indiana Kelley School of Business with the rigor of his PhD research background. This lecture will equip you with the tools to craft app presentations that not only inform but truly captivate.
Whether you've launched multiple apps or are gearing up for your first, this lecture will deepen your understanding of how to present and pitch in the app space. Seize this opportunity to learn from a communicator who stands at the confluence of business acumen and academic rigor.
App-In Twilight Tech Talks: Connect & Collaborate
Jun 10, 2023
Speaker: Kevin Meng (MIT), Chung Wu
Renowned industry pioneers delivering keynote speeches, imparting their views on the future of app development. Engaging panel discussions, featuring experts deliberating on the most relevant topics in our field. Insightful tips for high school students planning to make the best of their summer, with special attention towards preparation for competitive stages like ISEF. No matter if you are a seasoned professional, an emerging developer, a tech-curious high school student, or just someone intrigued by AI and app development, we promise an enriching experience for all.
Meet with FIRST Robotic Team USA
July 9th, 2022
Speaker: Champers Fu, John Dunbar, Anthony Wang
and Dr. Fang Wang (Coach), Mr. Parvel Gu
Team USA for 2022 FIRST Global Challenge was selected based on the 2021-2022 FIRST Tech Challenge world champion team - FTC 8565 from Plano, TX. The team has achieved several impressive feats, such as breaking the FTC world record score in 2022, winning the Grand Prize of "Discover and Recover Award" as Team USA 2021, and winning the Inspire Award of FTC World Championship in 2022. They were selected to represent the US for the 2021 and 2022 FIRST Global Challenge for two years in a row.
Meet with MIT Hackathon Champions
July 19th, 2022
Speaker: Kevin Meng (MIT) and Catherine Su (Yale)
We have invited top award-winner hackathon contestants to analyze the themes of MIT Appathon 2022, answer pre-submitted questions from the audience, and interact with participating students.
A Mini Training on Ingenious Thinking
July 17th, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Tiejun Xia
Dr. Tiejun Xia is a recognized expert of optical communications working at Verizon. Dr Xia is an OSA Fellow, and was Chief Innovation Officer of IEEE Dallas Section. He has published more than 150 technical papers, and has been granted more than 100 US patents. To promote the innovation method, he has published three books, How to Inspire Outstanding Ideas and Can You Solve It? in English, and One hundred Lectures on Innovation in Chinese.
“Ingenious thinking” is the essence of creative thinking. Its focus is not only on being creative, but also on being clever. This small training class gives a quick lesson on how to use a set of ingenious-thinking approaches to solve tough problems, make significant improvements and create something new and valuable.