The conference will also feature a High School Engineering Career Outreach Program. Chicago-area high school students will become acquainted with the various facets of the chemical engineering profession. The program will take place on both days and includes a special luncheon where students can interact with practicing chemical engineers.
For young professional engineers, a workshop will be held on both days to help fine-tune interviewing skills and improve the effectiveness of resumes. Plus, there will be young professionals social events on both Thursday and Friday evenings.
The conference will be held in Herman Hall on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology.