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Informational Session | October 15, 2012 Fort Worth, TX November 14-18 Largest Hispanic Technical Conference in the Nation….Dont Miss it!

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1 Informational Session | October 15, 2012 Fort Worth, TX November 14-18 Largest Hispanic Technical Conference in the Nation….Dont Miss it!

2 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! Agenda

3 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 Overview

4 Friday Distinguished lecture series Workshops and information sessions National and regional meetings Academic Olympiad finale show Interview booth Saturday Career Expo Interview booths Star Awards Show (Ticket Required) Wednesday Welcome Reception Extreme Engineering Challenge Opening & Team Interviews Evening Networking Events (every night) Thursday Corporate Tours Workshops and information sessions Academic Olympiad written exam Extreme Engineering final presentations Corporate Hospitality S uites (also on Friday) Latina Lunch Tentative Schedule To view the full schedule please go to: _091012%20-%20for%20website.pdf

5 3M General Mills Goldman Sachs John Deere Toyota NASA General Electric Google Boeing Proctor and Gamble Turner Construction Many More!!!!!! Exhibitors For a complete list please visit the link provided: ors/conference-exhibitors.html

6 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: tours.html tours.html Corporate Tours

7 Written Exam: Thursday, November 15 th 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 teams 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! Academic Olympiad

8 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 Extreme Engineering Challenge

9 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 Transportation

10 Travel Itinerary DateEventDeparture TimeArrival Time 11/14RPI Horseshoe > LAG6:00 AM9:00 AM 11/14LAG > DFW12:05 PM3:10 PM 11/14DFW > Hotel3:45 PM?* 11/18Hotel > DFW?*8:00 AM 11/18DFW > LAG10:05 AM2:20 PM 11/18LAG > RPI Horseshoe3:00 PM6:00 PM *Times will be determined once SHPE Nationals dictates the location of our hotels (TBA until a week prior to Conference)

11 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.** Lodging Embassy Suites Hilton

12 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!!!!! What to Bring?

13 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 deans 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! IMPORTANT


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