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Conference program board update

Conference Program Board Update

Strategic Workshop Overview

Upcoming SWE Conferences


Conference program board

Conference Program Board

  • The Conference Program Board (CPB) is a new board established in 2003 to oversee the planning, organization and implementation of the National Conference.

  • CPB members include representatives from Headquarters, Professional Members, Student Members, Corporate Partnership Council and Local Section Hosts

  • The CPB works closely with Headquarters on the many planning phases of the conference.


Cpb core processes

CPB Core Processes

  • Strategic Planning

  • Conference Program Planning

    • Includes conference session sourcing and selection

  • Conference Assessment and Measurement


Cpb big audacious goal

CPB Big Audacious Goal

  • Provide “Gold Standard” Conference


Cpb strategic goals

CPB Strategic Goals

  • By 2008, Recognized as the Gold Standard of Conferences

  • Increase Conference Attendance to 6000 by 2009

  • Develop Programming Strategy that Supports 4-Year Attendance Growth

  • Increase # of Return Attendees by X% in 4 Years

  • Increase Conference Budget Overage by 5% Annually


2005 swe conference

2005 SWE Conference

  • Format

    • The Conference will include many different formats to enable interaction among the participants, provide continued growth for attendees, and engage in dialogue with SWE’s corporate partners

      • Presentations

      • Workshops and seminars

      • Technical papers

      • Career Enhancement Series training (CEU)

      • Panel presentations

      • Tours

      • Local community outreach events

  • Audience

    • Conference elements will be tailored to a diverse set of attendees

      Students and recent graduates

      Emerging technical leaders

      Experienced technical professionals

      Technical leaders, managers and educators

      Executives and entrepreneurs


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2005 SWE Conference

  • Student Tracks

    SWEWriting

    Personal GrowthOral Communication

  • Professional Tracks

    SWE Education

    Personal GrowthGlobal Diversity

    Technical Awareness Leadership


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2005 SWE Conference

  • Anaheim, CA, 3-5 November 2005

    Women Engineers Leading Global Diversity

  • Keynote Speaker

    Sherri Stuewer

    Vice President - Safety, Health and Environment

    Exxon Mobil Corporation

  • Welcome to Anaheim Ice Cream Social

    Wednesday, 2 November 2005

    8 p.m. – 10 p.m.


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2005 SWE Conference

  • Mega Issues Discussion – Thursday, 3 November 2005

    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    COR attendance required

    All other members invited

  • Region Meetings – Thursday, 3 November 2005

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

  • COR Meeting – Saturday, 5 November 2005

    1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    COR attendance required

    All other members invited

    Agenda Items

    Mega Issues Motions

    Bylaws Amendment Proposals – currently 7


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2005 SWE Conference

  • Airports and Ground Transportation

    • John Wayne/Orange County (SNA)

      • Green Van – www.greenvan.net

      • Super Shuttle – www.supershuttle.com

    • Long Beach (LGB)

      • Karmel Shuttle – www.karmel.com

    • Los Angeles International (LAX)

      • Super Shuttle – www.supershuttle.com

      • Xpress Shuttle – www.xpressshuttle.com

        * Rental car service also available

  • Hotel

    • Marriott Anaheim (700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA)

    • 1-800-228-9290 or 1-714-750-8000

    • $179 per night (single/double)

    • $13 daily on-site parking fee


Future swe conferences

Future SWE Conferences

  • Kansas City, MO, 12-14 October 2006

  • Nashville, TN, 25-27 October 2007

  • Baltimore, MD, 6-8 November 2008


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