Professional Program

This Regional Conference grants new opportunities to network and gain new skills. The track's workshops offer a plethora of events from networking to advancing your carrier to even one's life style. Keeping you in the loop with information on the workforce, RLDC will help you learn how to land your opportunities and furthering your current skills.

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM


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

Region 6 Meeting

Chicago 9/10
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Professional/Student Mixer

Riverwalk A/B
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Executive Discussion - Perspective from an Accenture Executive

Mayfair Room.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

DACA Professionals in America: Success Stories and Support Resources

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

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

Mayfair Room.
12:15 PM - 01:00 PM


01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

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

Mayfair Room.
02:30 PM - 03:45 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)

Mayfair Room.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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

Mayfair Room.
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM


06:00 PM - 06:15 PM

Group Photo at Navy Pier Ferris Wheel (Mandatory)

Navy Pier
06:30 PM - 10:00 PM