Upcoming and Recent Events

Event 2015 Community Youth Leadeship Club (CYLC) Camp - July 20 - 25, 2015, TAMU - Commerce

The purpose of Community Youth Leadeship Club (CYLC) Camp is to give direction and guidance while building confidence through enhancing communication and team building skills in aspiring Chinese American youth. To prepare Chinese American young leaders for the main stream community and reinforce their pride in being Chinese American. The application will be open on January 12, 2015. Please visit the application website here for more information. here for more information.

Event 2015 MathComp/MathFun and Parenting Seminar - June 6, 2015, Collin College Spring Creek Campus

The Annual MathComp/MathFun and Parenting Seminar is the flagship CIE/USA-DFW youth program attracting participation of about a thousand students, parents, educators and volunteers each year. This goal of this grand math fair is composed of 3 events: (a) a math competition, (b) a math fun fair and (c) a parenting seminar. The main goal is the simulate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects within the youth at their early ages.

Event 2015 Leadership Assessment and Mentoring Program (LAMP) - March 28, 2015, University of Texas at Dallas

This event is especially designed for graduating university students and young professionals who desire to enhance their knowledge and hand-on experience on hiring process, career development, corporate culture, and leadership. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.

Event 2015 CIE/USA-DFW Skyrise Challenge - VEX Robotics Tournament - February 7, 2015, Rice Middle School, 8500 Gifford Drive, Plano, TX 75025

CIE/USA-DFW will be hosting the VEX Robotics Tournament - Skyrise Challenge at Rice Middle School for the middle school and high school categories. The VEX Robotics Competition offers teams of students that are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Tournaments are held year-round at the regional, state, and national levels; local champions go on to compete against the best in the world at the VEX Robotics World Championship each April!

Event 2015 CIE Night - Chinese New Year Celebration - January 31, 2015, Maxim Restaurant, 310 Terrace Dr, Richardson, TX 75081

Happy Chinese New Year! We have had another exciting year in serving our community. It is time to celebrate our achievements with our past, present, and prospective CIE members along with our families and friends. Come to join us in a family style party, enjoy a scrumptious 9 course Chinese dinner, watch wonderful performances, and reveal your luckiness in raffle drawings!

Event 2015 CIE Technical Workshop on Web Design for Non-Profit Organizations - Saturday, January 25, 2015, Parr Library Public Conference Room, 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093

Websites of non-profit organizations require certain common features. These features include content creation/publication, event registration, payment/fundraising, newsletter creation/distribution and membership management. Can we build and support such high demanding features by volunteers without professional IT background? This workshop will discuss on a state-of-the art cloud based content management system (CMS) and compatible plug-ins that help to achieve such a goal.

Event 2015 Technical Forum Series - Rise of a China-based Global Technology Leader - January 17, 2015, Davis Library Program Room, 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025

Huawei is one of the most successful and inspiring companies in China. It grew from its humble beginning to become a global technology leader through very tough competitions, yet it managed to win and win big. What's Huawei's secret of success? Where is it going during a time of strategic transformation? What opportunities does it present for the local technical talents here in the United States? Come and join us to learn more in this technical forum.

Event 2014 Retirement Planning for Technical Professionals Seminar - November 15, 2014, DFW Excellerator, 1201 International Pkwy #200, Richardson, TX 75081

The goal of this seminar is to discuss the retirement planning especially tailored for technical professionals. Often, technical professionals are not thinking ahead for their retirement planning, this seminar will provide effective suggestions from three aspects from the experts. The seminar will cover the professional developement, financial planning and healthcare. The seminar is not only for retired professionals, but also for professionals who would like to learn more about the planning prior the retirement.

Event 2014 Leadership and Career Development Seminar - October 11, 2014, Texas Instruments Auditorium, UT Dallas, 800 W Campbell Rd., Richardson TX 75080

The goal of the Leadership and Career Development Forum is to encourage the graduate students and young professionals to foster leadership skill development and initiate the planning of their career for their long term career path development. The event will feature 3 speakers from broad background discussing leadership and career development from different perspectives. Important skills will also be recommended. The event is free and open to public, but registration is required.

Event 2014 CIE/USA-DFW 25th Anniversary Annual Convention - August 15-17, 2014, Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

The 25th Anniversary Annual Convention is a celebration of the services that CIE/USA-DFW has delivered to the DFW community, and to affirm the partnership we have with industry, universities, government and community in which our members live and work. The theme of the convention is "Smarter Data, Smarter Energy, Smarter People", and will feature technical tour, international symposium, VIP reception, evening ceremony and technical forum.

Event 2014 CIE/USA-DFW 25th Anniversary Annual Convention International Technology Symposium - August 16, 2014, 1:00PM-5:30PM, Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

The symposium is held in conjunction with the Annual Convetion and will gather seventeen experts in the field of big data, internet of (every)things, energy systems, smart grid and leadership to discuss the current emerging technology and soft skills. The symposium will feature a keynote session, and three parallel sessions on "Smart Data", "Smart Energy" and "Leadership & Career Development". The symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The symposium will be held at Renaissance Richardson Hotel from 1:00 to 5:30 pm. [Register Here]

Event 2014 CIE/USA-DFW Young Achiever Award (YAA) - August 16, 2014, 6:30PM-9:00PM, Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel, 900 E Lookout Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

Young Achiever Award (YAA) promotes and recognizes exceptional academic excellence in STEM, and active involvement of extra-curricular activities and community services of the youths. The award is to recognize students of 10th and 11th grade with top academic achievements at school, outstanding engineering and science accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and active involvement of community services. The award will be presented at the CIE/USA-DFW 25th Anniversary Annual Convention evening banquet at Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel on August 16, 2014.