2021 ACP MetroCon Schedule

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Grand Ballroom

201: Education Forum

  • Preparing students for “Deep learning”, Zuming Feng, PhD
  • Better Parenting for Aspiring Children, Max Song,PhD

202: Career Development and Leadership

  • My Lessons Learned at Toastmasters, Minkai Wu
  • What does a consulting job look like?  Weidong Zhou

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Grand Ballroom

301: Gold Eagle Investment and Banking

  • Carbon Neutrality Investment Opportunities, Hongliang Lu
  • Empowering your business, James Wong

302: Advances of Sci-Technology

  • Current Progress and Challenges of AI, Zhilin Zhang, PhD
  • Quantum Computation and Quantum Communication, Chuanwei Zhang, PhD
  • Digital Democracy vs. Digital Dictatorship in the Era of Big Data, Hong Jiang, PhD

303: Law and Community Service

  • Legal Matters in Daily Life, Taisong (Alex) He/Joedy Thurston, Attorney / Natalie Dawson, Attorney / Jack Fan, Attorney / Eugene Chen, Attorney

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Grand Ballroom

401: Development of Sci-Tech Parks, Bin Peng

402: Past, Present and Future of Robotic Surgery, Patricio M. Polanco MD

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM Grand Ballroom

100: Keynote Speech

  • A Reflection on Youth Robotics Coaching Journey: Embrace Challenges and Grow with Kids, Fang Wang,PhD
  • Building a Company, from Startup to IPO and Beyond, Wensheng Fan

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Grand Ballroom

501: Health and Medical Services

  • Coping with depression, in the Era of COVID pandemic, Xueling (Sherry) FU, M.D
  • Coping with Anxiety, in the Era of COVID pandemic, Beverly Bo Wu, M.D

502: Flying Horse Club: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • From engineer to leadership, Jinrong Qian, PhD
  • When creativity is not enough – and how to fix it, Jian Liu



10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Garden Terrace Zone A

  • Robot Sumo Wrestling Workshop by FLL Challenge teams

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Garden Terrace Zone A

  • Robot Sumo Wrestling Competition: Bring your own Lego Robots (RCA/NXT/EV3/Spike all welcome) or use our supplied ones

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Garden Terrace Zone B

  • FLL Explore (1st-4th grade) Expo with seasonal project work
  • FLL Challenge (4th -7th) RePlay Season Mission Demo
  • FTC (7th+ grade) Robot Driving Experience
  • Team USA Recap for 2021 FIRST Global Challenges
  • American Robotech PUDU robot demonstration