2018 CAST-UT Annual Conference
Science, Technology and Future
Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, 2:30pm-9:00pm
Fort Douglas Ballroom at University Guest House
(110 South Fort Douglas Blvd. Building 801)
Salt Lake City, Utah

Registration starts from 2:30pm

Scientific Symposium parallel sessions (Afternoon 3:00pm-6:00pm)

I: Outstanding Graduate Research Report 1 (3:00pm-4:00pm, Room 1)

  • Chair: Rujie Sun
  • Student 1 (TBD)
  • “presentation title” (TBD)
  • Student 2 (TBD)
  • “presentation title” (TBD)
  • Student 3(TBD)
  • “presentation title” (TBD)

II: Financial Panning for Your Family (4:00pm-6:00pm, Room 1)

  • Chair: Sheng Xiao, Associate Professor of Economics & Finance, Westminster College
  • Douglas Hansen, Tax Partner, Price Hansen Gray & Associates PLLC, “How the New Tax Laws May Affect You and Your Business”
  • Alexander Chang, “How Crypto Currency Merges from Virtual Currency and How Crypto Currency Affects the World”
  • Mike Bookout, Management Partner of New York Life Insurance Company, Utah General Office, “Investment, Education Funding and Retirement”

II: AI (3:00pm-5:00pm, Room 2)

  • Chair: Ming Xin, Secretary General, CAST-UT
  • Feifei Li, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Utah,
  • title: “To be determined”
  • Xianfeng Yang, Assistant Professor, Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • “Next generation of intelligent Transportation Systems”
  • Jackie Wang, Advanced Engineering Manager, Customer Technical Manager, Autoliv ASP. Inc
  • “Saving More Lives – Promoting Automotive Safety  System for Real World Safety”

Banquet (Evening 6:00pm-9:00pm)

Location: Ballroom

6:15pm Opening Remarks

  • Welcome and Introducing VIP Guests, Xiaoming Dong, President of BOD, CAST-UT 

6:20pm Guest Remarks

  • (TBD) Stuart Adams, Majority Whip, Utah State Senate…
  • Congratulation letters from the Chinese Embassy in USA

6:40pm CAST-UT Annual Report

  • Jianwei Leng, President, CAST-UT

7:00pm Keynote Speech

  • Speaker: Peter J. Stang, Ph.D.
  • Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah
  • Academician of NAS and AAAS
  • Foreign Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Title: Self-Assembly of Organic Molecules
  • Introduction: Jaimee Yang, Research Scientist, Nano institute of Utah, University of Utah; Vice President of CAST-USA

8:15pm Presentation of Certificates

  • Outstanding High School Students Awards
  • Outstanding Graduate Awards
  • New Lifetime Members and Corporate Members
  • Service Awards 

8:30pm CAST-UT BOD Election Results

  • Victor Wang, VP of membership, CAST-UT

8:35pm Closing Remarks

  • Chris Jianwei Leng, President, CAST-UT 

8:40pm Members and Guests Group Picture

2018 CAST-UT Conference Committee