Women’s Luncheon at IGARSS 2016 in Beijing

Event: Luncheon on Tuesday July 12, 2016.

Keynote speakers: Prof. Qian (Jenny) Du, Editor-in- Chief of JSTARS; Dr. Mariko S. Burgin, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Prof. Qian (Jenny) Du spoke about her career and her recent appointment as the incoming editor-in- chief of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing (JSTARS) by the GRSS Administrative Committee in July 2015. She officially started her duty on 1 January 2016. For more information check out the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine featuring a highlight on her!

Dr. Mariko S. Burgin spoke about her experience attending the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) International Leadership Conference (ILC) held in May 2016 in San Jose, CA. This conference is organized on a yearly basis in San Jose, CA and consists of plenary/keynote sessions, engaging tracks on innovation, empowerment, executive leadership, disruptive technology and entrepreneurship, and workshops. The conference also has a large career fair and features exhibits by industry sponsors. If you’re interested to attend a IEEE WIE ILC in a future year, contact us or find more information on nominating yourself or a colleague here: PDF, WORD.

Organized by: Gail Skofronick Jackson

Jenny and Gail
Qian (Jenny) Du and Gail Skofronick Jackson.
Jenny, Gail, and Mariko
Qian (Jenny) Du, Gail Skofronick Jackson, and Mariko S. Burgin
The group
Women in GRSS group photo.