You own your employability. Technology is developing at a fast pace and so are the new skills required in the job market. Continuous learning is best path for career development. Participating in continuing education is becoming more popular and there are many options. CASPA and Intel ACI bring you a symposium with many continuing education options presented by local universities as well as a panel discussion with professionals who benefited from continuing education. Learn from them how to take initiatives and how to balance work and school.

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” ? Malcolm X.

Join us to get educated in continuing education to improve your career!

Time: 13:00 - 17:00,Saturday, July 8, 2017

Intel SC12 Auditorium, 3600 Juliette Ln, Santa Clara, CA 95054



  • 12:00 - 13:00: Registration & Networking.
  • 13:00 - 13:05: Symposium Opening Remarks.
    Yang Zhang, MC of the event; Executive Director of Publication, CASPA
  • 13:15 - 13:40: Continuing Education – Best Path for Career Development.
    Stanford University Continuing Studies Program Introduction.

    Kern Peng, Ph.D., Executive Director of Symposium, CASPA;
    Career Advisor, Intel Career Advisor Network.
  • 13:40 - 14:05: University of San Francisco Graduate Program Introduction.
    Aija Gamburg, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions,
    University of San Francisco School of Management
  • 14:05 - 14:30: Santa Clara University Graduate Program Introduction.
    Frank Barone, Chair, Engineering Management,
    Santa Clara University School of Engineering
  • 14:30 - 14:55: University of California Santa Cruz Program Introduction.
    Therese Ammiro, Director, Business Communications, UCSC Silicon Valley Extension
  • 14:55 - 15:05: Break.
  • 15:05 - 15:30: San Jose State University Program Introduction.
    Alan Wong, Ph.D., Director of Business Development and External Relations,
    San Jose State University
  • 15:30 - 15:55: University of Pennsylvania Warton School Program Introduction.
    Bernadette Birt,Executive Director, Wharton MBA Program for Executives SF at
    University of Pennsylvania.
  • 16:00 - 16:55: Panel Discussion: Balance Work, Life, and School.
    Moderator: Dr. Connie Miao
    Nitu Parimi, Sr. Director, Oracle Corporation
    Dr. Keita Broadwater, CFO and Board Member, PV Tech Inc
    Abby Shen, PM Manager, Quadrant
    Tiffany Chu, Sr. Investor Relations Manager, Intel Corporation
  • 16:55 - 17:00: Closing Remark and Prize Drawing.