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1 SHPE Conference Meeting

2 2 The Purpose of this meeting… Learn about the conference- especially the new programs To continue fundraising To help communicate the conference to Students, Professionals, Teachers, Sponsors and Advisors To get your membership registered asap To promote Workshops, Competitions, Tours, and other programs We want our community to take ADVANTAGE of this great program and all of the IMPROVEMENTS made this year.

3 3 General Information Dates: 11/12/08 to 11/16/08 Location: Phoenix, Arizona Hotel(s) for lodging plans: Students - Sheraton Downtown, the headquarters hotel and the Downtown Hyatt. Professionals – Sheraton Downtown, Downtown Hyatt. More details on

4 4 Registration/Information Registration is available via ONESHPE NOW MUST HAVE RESUME TO REGISTER!!! Deadlines for Registration: Early Registration Student and Professional - October 6, 2008 Regular Registration Student and Professional - October 13, 2008 Student Member With Lodging Wed-Sat: (Early Bird) $ ; (Regular) $ Professional Member/Advisor With Lodging Wed-Sat: Early/Regular $350 Professional Member/Advisor With Lodging Thurs-Sat: Early/Regular $300 Conference information posted at:

5 5 Undergraduate Program: Competitions Technical Paper Competition Papers for Accepted Abstract Due October 17, 2008 Academic Olympiad Register your team on site Design Competition Extreme Engineering Register your team on site

6 6 Four ways to get a job at SHPE08 Tours Consider it a very long interview Registration open to all in September Qualified students will be invited Hospitality Suites 3 hour networking sessions Where all the interview booths get booked Competitions Consider it a long technical interview Career Fair Last opportunity to obtain an interview

7 7 Companies to Date 179 Companies 30 Universities

8 8 Undergraduate Program: Tours May Register or be invited/register Raytheon Missile Systems - (Wednesday tour) Owens Corning Chevron Arizona Public Services Intel Corporation The Boeing Corporation Hamilton Sundstrand - United Technologies Candidates for the tours will be prioritized/selected based on Corporate sponsor recruitment needs Registration open by 8/15

9 9 ۞The program engages teams against each other to find out who could OUTDESIGN, OUTDEVELOP, and OUTPROMOTE the others in a race against time, talent and creativity. ۞Only the top talent will be chosen to crack the code to the new challenge where the stakes will be higher and so will the awards!!! ۞Consists of the main thing that you seek in this profession - REAL ENGINEERING IS NOT Extreme Engineering Challenge IS NOT your normal competition ۞No Step-By-Step, Feel-Good, Engineering Model Kit Building here - No buzzers, quizzes, nor the luxury of preparing in advance ۞Here, there’s is no one to warn you about the mistakes you’re about to make, nothing to memorize or recite and a distinct experience every time The MYTH-You have what it takes. The DREAM-To be chosen. The GOAL-To win it ALL!!! IS Extreme Engineering Challenge IS a non-stop 24hr competition, interview, & potential foot in the door CAN YOU HANDLE THE STRESS?! Start by getting yourself on a team on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 at 6:30PM at the Phoenix Convention Center C H A L L E N G E Extreme Engineering- Back in 2008

10 10 GRE-Grad Lab/Graduate Institute GRE-Grad Lab Target undergraduate students interested in an advanced degree Graduate Institute A two-day program hosting a series of graduate-level seminars for graduate students only *More info at

11 11 Travel Stipend Program: Bus Available for any chapter who is outside of 750mi radius from zip: Chapter must complete an application based on their registered members All registered members added to chapter application must attend the conference No substitutions allowed. Any individuals who do not show up for bus, will be billed $100 Bus distribution will be announced October 1 Buses will be distributed if 50 members (full bus) in that area have been registered via application Buses depart Wednesday evening and begin to return Sunday morning

12 12 Travel Stipend Program: Air Awards $75/student for 1-5 students $100/student for 6-10 students $125/student for students $100/student for graduate students $30K total budget. First Come, First Serve Available for any chapter who is outside of 750mi radius from zip: Travel stipend to be paid to president on-site after all listed members have been registered All registered members added to chapter application must attend the conference No substitutions allowed. ID’s required at registration

13 13 Travel Stipend Program Applications available on the web at Last day to apply: 10/1/08 Selection Announcements: Rolling

14 14 Professional Program: Courses Professional Development Series Continuous Learning Certified Courses Green Engineering for a Sustainable Environment Business Development International Track More details on

15 15 Professional Program Additions Business Proposal Competition Business/Engineering Problem from SHPE IPC Sponsor Company Use innovation and business skills to propose solution to problem in form of a Business Proposal Team with the best Solution/Proposal, wins $10,000 Cash Prize to winning team in each category (targeting minimum 3 sponsors/prizes) Final Program Posted by 8/15/08 on OneSHPE Registration Open 9/1/08

16 16 Professional Program Highlights Hands On Workshops Project Management with MS Project Solid Modeling with SolidWorks (08) Beginner and Advanced Decision Modeling with MS Excel Seminars from International PhD Eng’s Executive MBA Panel Efficient Technologies Seminars

17 17 Special Events Wednesday Wild Wild West Networking Social Thursday Opening Reception (TBD) Professional/Advisor Welcome Reception Networking Social: Dancing with the SHPE Stars Friday Professional Reception: offsite Networking Social (all): onsite Lifetime Member Reception Saturday VIP Reception (invite only) Gala Banquet Grammy Award Winning: Fulanito!!!

18 Come join us in Phoenix for access to pertinent workshops, efficacious networking activities, educational competitions hosted at this monumental event!!


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