IEEE PI2 Austin, August 2014, Tech Meeting, "Engineering Ethics"


IEEE (PI)^2 Austin, August 2014, Tech Meeting, "Engineering Ethics"

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  • 2910 S Congress
  • Austin, Texas
  • United States 78704
  • Building: El Gallo Mexican Restaurant
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  • If you plan to attend, please RSVP via e-mail to "". Cash required for food and beverage purchase.
  • Starts 01 August 2014 12:00 AM
  • Ends 26 August 2014 06:00 PM
  • All times are US/Central
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Leslie Martinich


"Engineering Ethics"

In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the dynamics of an ethical dilemma, and learn techniques and tools to help them think through and address the challenges they face.

Biography: Leslie Martinich, 2012 IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow, served as Science and Technology Policy Advisor in the Office of U.S. Representative Steve Israel (NY 02). As Founder and Principal Consultant at Competitive Focus, she provides education and consulting services in leadership, professional ethics and innovation management. With more than 25 years of experience as a software professional, she led teams at IBM, Compaq, Novell, Vignette and several startup companies, where she was given increasing levels of responsibility. She serves as the lead faculty member at the Engineering Leadership Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the past VP Publications for the IEEE Technology Management Council.

IEEE Activities (M 1997 SM 2003) AWARDS: IEEE-USA Congressional Fellow 2012; Engineering Management Society, Dallas Chapter, Volunteer of the Year Award, 2008. COMMITTEES/BOARDS: IEEE Awards Board, Presentation and Publicity Committee, 2012-2014; Central Texas Section, Vice-Chair (Austin), 2014, IEEE-USA Annual Meeting 2011 Planning Committee, Engineering Management Society (now the Technology Management Council) Board of Governors, 2005-2009, VP Publications 2006-2009, Chapter Chair 2004-2009, 2013-2014. Women in Engineering, Chapter Chair, 2011, 2013. Education Society, Chapter Webmaster, 2009, Chapter Chair 2013. CONFERENCES: International Engineering Management Conference, 2007, Vice Chair.

Other Volunteer and Community Activities. Board of Directors, Spredfast, 2008-2011. Engineering Leadership Institute, Founder, 2005. Ethics in Business Award Selection Committee, 2005, 2006. Austin Software Executives’ Group, Co-Founder, 2001. Southwest Texas State University, Computer Science Industrial Advisory Board, 1989-2001, Hospice Austin, Volunteer, 2008-present.

Address:Austin, Texas, United States

Leslie Martinich


"Engineering Ethics"


Address:Austin, Texas, United States



6:00 to 6:30 PM Social

6:30 to 7:00 PM Dinner

7:00 to 7:30 PM Business Meeting

7:30 to 8:30 PM Program

9:00 PM room closes for the benefit of long distance drivers and early risers


El Gallo Mexican Restaurant, 512-444-2205

2910 S Congress (directions below)

Austin, Texas


Choose from a select menu of soups, salads and dinner plates.


• IEEE Members and accompanying spouses: $11 to $17 for dinners ($2 non-meal participants)

• Visitors (non-IEEE members): $14 to $20 for dinners ($5 non-meal participants)

• IEEE Student Members: $3 for dinner (no charge for non-meal participants)

• Student Visitors (non-IEEE members): $6 to $10 for dinners ($2 non-meal participants)

• All: $2 for non-alcoholic beverages

• A bar is available for those who care to purchase a beer or other alcoholic beverage


If you plan on attending, please RSVP by sending an e-mail to


There is a large parking lot in front and on the south side of the restaurant. The meeting will be held in the party room to the left of the cashier’s counter.


See the map linked from our website:

From I–35: Exit at Oltorf and drive west. At S. Congress, turn left (south). El Gallo is about 500 feet past the next traffic light (Cumberland), on the right (west) side of Congress, directly across from the entrance to St. Edward’s University.

From Ben White Blvd. (US290/SH71): Exit at S. Congress Avenue and drive north. El Gallo is about 600 feet past the next traffic light (Woodward), on the left (west) side of Congress directly across from the entrance to St. Edward’s University.