Hot Topic: Region H Conference – March 6-7, 2015

ND conference logoThis year’s SWE Region H Conference will be taking place at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, on March 6 and 7, 2015. If you registered for the conference, please remember to pick your sessions and tours by the deadline of Sunday, February 15th.

The conference theme is Bringing the Brains and Beauty to Engineering. The breakout sessions include various topics on professional development, graduate school, SWE opportunities, and Notre Dame. Just a few examples of the exciting topics are nanotechnology, 3-D printing, and New Product Development. Tours of the Notre Dame campus, stadium, and university power plant are available. Nearby South Bend attractions, including the Chocolate Factory, Studebaker Museum, and Honeywell, are also available for tours.

Region H Conference is a great chance to network with various professionals. Be sure to check out the Career Fair on Saturday to talk to representatives from over 40 companies! The keynote speaker will be Tara Murphy, the Vice President and General Manager for Keurig Green Mountain, Global Brand & Product – Cold Systems. The professional session speaker will be Lori Tauber Marcus, Chief Product Officer for Keurig Cold Systems at Keurig Green Mountain.

On the night of Friday, March 6, look out for entertainment and useful SWE events. The President’s Meeting will be held from 9:30-10:30 PM. For graduating seniors, there will be a Collegiate Transition event from 8:00-9:00 PM, which will be a chance to network with professional members from Region H. Friday night’s entertainment will be Zumba, a photo booth, and DIY mani pedis, with refreshments including a dinner buffet and snacks. Saturday night’s entertainment will be Taste of South Bend and ice skating at the Compton Family Ice Arena.

Region H Conference 2015 is going to be an exciting and valuable experience! Hope to see you there!

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2 Replies to “Hot Topic: Region H Conference – March 6-7, 2015”

  1. Reblogged this on and commented:
    PSWE is very excited to be heading to Notre Dame today to attend the Region H Conference. Look forward to our Recap soon to follow!

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