2016 Annual Student Conference Preview

This year the Annual Student Conference is hosted in San Francisco by the student chapters of San Jose State University, Oregon State University, UC Berkeley and UC Davis. And we expect a big turnout again this year, with registered participants from the across the US and 18 countries. Thanks to the International Student Chapter Leadership Development Travel Grant program, students representing eight of those countries will be joining the conference this year.

Below, you'll find some of the key highlights of the conference. For more details, see this listing of Annual Student Conference events. And if you need help finding a hotel, see this page for hotel information. To make the most of your stay, check out great sites, restaurants, and other attractions to visit our Discover San Francisco page.

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Graduating Senior Networking Mixer

Friday, November 11: 7:00 PM -9:00 PM

Infusion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102


Keynote & Networking Brunch

Saturday, November 12 — 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Grand Ballroom B, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Keynote Speaker: James (Jim) R. Fitterling, President & Chief Operating Officer, The Dow Chemical Company


Student Chapter & Career Workshops

Saturday, November 12: 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Best practices for successful Student Chapters, and advice to help students plan their career path run by AIChE professional members.


Student Bash

Saturday, November 12: 7:30 PM -10:00 PM

Continental Ballroom, Hilton San Francisco Union Square


Recruitment Fair

Sunday, November 13: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Parc 55 San Francisco Hotel, Cyril Magnin Ballroom and Foyer

Meet with representatives of graduate schools and companies from across the country who will describe their degree programs along with open job and internship opportunities.


Chem-E-Car Competition®

Sunday, November 13: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM

Grand Ballroom A/B, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

42 student teams compete from around the world.


Student Leadership Development Program

Monday, November 14: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Parc 55 San Francisco Hotel, Mission II & III

Sharpen and enhance leadership skills allowing students to network with one another and AIChE professionals.

Want to join us at the 2016 Annual Student Conference? Click here for Registration Information. 

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