Professional Agenda

NOTE: this schedule is still under progress and is subject to change.

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Registration

Sheraton Grand, Chicago Loop
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Professional/Student Mixer

Sheraton Grand, Chicago Loop
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Professional Networking Welcome Reception

Off site location (TBA)
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

Intellectual Property & Patent Rights

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Roundtable Discussion: Future in Technology and Engineering Fields (Presented by Senior Executives of Technology Corporations)

11:00 AM - 12:15 AM

Climbing the Corporate Ladder: Perspectives from C-Suite Latino Leaders and Women in STEM

12:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Lunch/Break

01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

DACA Professionals in America: Success Stories and Support Resources

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Corporate Challenges in Hiring: Future of Hiring Engineers, Technologists, Experienced Professionals, What are companies searching for in 2018? (Presented by HR Specialists and Executives)

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Perspectives from Latino Business Owners on Entrepreneurship: Access to Capital and Resources

04:15 PM - 05:15 PM

SHPE Employee Resource Groups: Best Practices and Opportunities for Collaboration

05:15 PM - 06:30 PM

Break

06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Gala

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Professional Networking Closing Reception

Offsite Location (TBA)