One of the great benefits of being a member of SHPE is the eligibility to register and partake in the conferences held by SHPE National. Conferences
are a great way to network, grow as a leader, grow as a professional, and search for employment.
SHPE National Conference
The SHPE Conference is the major event for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc. and the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics in the country. Each year, the SHPE Conference attracts over 5,000 engineering professionals, students and corporate representatives. The conference is an opportunity for engineering companies and corporations to recruit top talent from SHPE membership. It also provides educational, technical and career opportunities for professional and student engineers.
This year, the 2011 SHPE Conference will take place in Anaheim, CA, from October 26 to October 30, 2011.
National Institute for Leadership Advancement
This event is exclusively designed to provide newly-elected student and professional chapter presidents with the resources for enhancing
leadership and communication skills that are required for effectively managing your professional and personal lives. Personal management and
strategic planning skills are essential to be successful in your SHPE chapters. Therefore, the NILA committee is dedicated to providing you with
some of the integral tools to achieve success in your chapter, academia, and SHPE. The SHPE experience can strengthen your opportunities for
This year, the NILA will take place in Denver, CO, from August 3 to August 7, 2011.
Regional Leadership Development Conference
SHPE stages regional leadership development conferences on a yearly basis for the leadership of the SHPE student chapters to improve their
organizational, managerial, and technical skills. They take place in all of the seven SHPE regions. This program helps college students develop
and improve their pre-college outreach programs and improve the infrastructure of SHPE student chapters. Student leaders learn how to interact
and network with SHPE's corporate supporters.
This year, the Region 4 RLDC will take place in Orlando, FL, from March 17 to March 19, 2011.