The AIChE Midwest Regional Conference (MRC) continues into its 5th year. Organized by the Chicago Local Section with support from AIChE Technical Programming and hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology, the AIChE MRC provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists in the region to learn about new technologies and network with others in the field. A particular objective of the conference is to build technical relationships between industrial practitioners and governmental / academic researchers.
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.