Informational Session | October 15, 2012 Fort Worth, TX November 14-18 Largest Hispanic Technical Conference in the Nation….Don’t Miss it! Agenda I. Overview II. Tentative Schedule III. Exhibitors IV. Corporate Tours V. Competitions I. Academic Olympiad II. Extreme Engineering VI. Transportation VII. Lodging VIII.What to Bring? IX. IMPORTANT: Requirements! Overview Fort Worth Convention Center 1201 Houston Street Fort Worth, TX Dates: Wednesday, November 14 th through Sunday, November 18 th Total Attending: 13 Members + E-Board Members =19 people Tentative Schedule Wednesday Friday • Welcome Reception • Distinguished lecture series • Extreme Engineering Challenge Opening & Team Interviews • Workshops and information sessions • Evening Networking Events (every night) • National and regional meetings • Academic Olympiad finale show • Interview booth Thursday • Corporate Tours • Workshops and information sessions Saturday • Academic Olympiad written exam • Career Expo • Extreme Engineering final presentations • Interview booths • Corporate Hospitality S uites (also on • Star Awards Show (Ticket Required) Friday) • Latina Lunch To view the full schedule please go to: http://conference.shpe.org/shpe2012/images/docs/master%20agenda _091012%20-%20for%20website.pdf Exhibitors • 3M • General Mills • Goldman Sachs • John Deere • Toyota • NASA • General Electric • Google • Boeing • Proctor and Gamble • Turner Construction • Many More!!!!!! For a complete list please visit the link provided: http://conference.shpe.org/shpe2012/index.php/spons ors/conference-exhibitors.html Corporate Tours • Thursday, November 15, 2012 • Exelon Corporation Tour | 7:00AM-2:00PM • Please be sure to wear long pants and a shoe or boot with a firm toe, leather or composite sole, and defined heel. Business casual. • Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation | 8:00Am-2:00PM • Business Casual • Bell Helicopter | 9:00AM • Must have closed toes shoes and heels. Business attire. • For more information and sign up, visit: http://conference.shpe.org/shpe2012/index.php/programs/corporatetours.html Academic Olympiad • Written Exam: Thursday, November 15th • Game show: (feat. Top 7 winners from Written Exam) Friday, November 16 th • Team Consists of (3) contestants and (1) alternate • Technical areas to be covered: Engineering, Chemistry, General Science (trivia), Physics, Statistics, etc… • The winning teams will receive scholarship awards for each of the team’s individual participating member as follows: First Place ‐ $1,000 | Second Place ‐ $750 | Third Place ‐ $500 • Pre-exam will be administered to those interested. Exam will be held after this presentation! Those selected will receive a partial reimbursement! Extreme Engineering Challenge Non stop 24-hour competition that engages teams against each other to find out who can out-design, out-develop, and out-promote the others in a race against time, talent, and creativity. • Requirements: Open to all undergraduate SHPE members • When to register: Wednesday, Nov 14 th 3pm @ On-site Registration Area • Prizes: • Winning Team- $4000 • Extreme Engineer (One Winner)- $2000 • Top Engineer (4 winners)- $ 1000 Transportation • Flying FROM: LaGuardia International Airport Departure time: 12:05pm Landing time: 3:10pm We will be taking a bus at approximately 6am leaving from the Union Horseshoe. The bus will take us to the airport. CARRY ONS ARE FREE HOWEVER CHECKED BAGS COST $25 EACH WAY! • TO: Dallas / Fort Worth Departure time: 10:05am Landing time: 2:20pm AS A GROUP WE WILL BE TAKING SUPER SHUTTLE FROM/ TO AIRPORT ****** Leaving: Wednesday, Nov 14 th | Returning: Sunday, Nov 18 th Travel Itinerary Date Event Departure Time Arrival Time 11/14 RPI Horseshoe > LAG 6:00 AM 9:00 AM 11/14 LAG > DFW 12:05 PM 3:10 PM 11/14 DFW > Hotel 3:45 PM ?* 11/18 Hotel > DFW ?* 8:00 AM 11/18 DFW > LAG 10:05 AM 2:20 PM 11/18 LAG > RPI Horseshoe 3:00 PM 6:00 PM *Times will be determined once SHPE Nationals dictates the location of our hotels (TBA until a week prior to Conference) Lodging • All housing confirmation information will be made available at a later date once rooming list are completed. This is done by SHPE National. **4 people to a double room. (two full size beds, same gender). Room confirmations will be sent one week prior to the conference.** Embassy Suites Hilton What to Bring? • Resume! OF COURSE!!! • 3-4 business casual outfits • 1 suit for the career expo • Formal wear for banquet • Casual wear for day/evening • Heels/sneakers/ dress shoes • Pajamas, teddy bear? • Toiletries • State ID/ Passport!!!!! IMPORTANT • You must sign the contract in order to attend. READ CAREFULLY AND SIGN. • We will be taking you to dinner one night and every must attend. • Excused absences have been arranged. Be on the lookout for an email from the dean’s office. • At conference you will be required to attend a minimum of 3 workshops/events per day. An E-Board member will be assigned to you to make sure you are doing what you need to do. • Pay Chapter Dues ($5.00) to Irene! • Continue to show support at SHPE Events throughout the month. Get those points!!! • Be sure that you are going to the conference!! There will be a PENALTY for backing out last minute. • Be sure to pay attention to your emails for any further actions required!