IEEE Brant Rock Milestone

Program Schedule

Schedule for the milestone event that took place on September 13, 2008:


8:30: Registration & coffee

9:00: Welcoming remarks by Lori Jeromin, Boston Section Chair

9:20: Previous milestones by Gilmore Cooke

9:35: Introduction of keynote speaker by Valencia Joyner

9:40: Keynote speaker, "Fessenden at Brant Rock" by Dr. John S. Belrose

10:40: Introduction of IEEE President, Dr. Lewis Terman by Dr. Karen Panetta

10:45: Milestone award ceremony, presided by Dr. Lewis Terman

11:00: Acceptance ceremony

11:20: Recognition of local guests by John Kaczorowski

11:35: Group photographs


12:00 to 12:45: Buffet lunch for registered attendees 

12:30 to 12:45: "Brant Rock Then and Now: A Visual Rendering" by Michael Thompson

12:30 to 1:30: Tour to Brant Rock tower and return to Courtney's

1:00 to 4:00: Crystal sets built and demonstrated for boys and girls (10-12)

2:00: Short presentations

Valencia M. Joyner, Women In Engineering Society chair person

Paul Zorfass, Chair of Communications Society Chapter

Eric R. Wandel, Broadcast Technology Society

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, a history narrated by Walter Cronkite

NE Steam & Wireless Museum, Fessenden artifacts by Michael Thompson