Check out a Diversity and Inclusivity Session at the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting Research shows that workplace diversity can increase creativity, innovation, enhance decision making, and boost productivity. AIChE, the global home of chemical engineers is leading the charge to have an open and inclusive dialogue at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh (October 28 - November 2, 2018) with dedicated volunteers and meeting attendees who are students, young professionals, academics, researchers and industry executives in the profession. The AIChE Foundation invites you to attend the societal impact sessions, join the discussion and expand your understanding of inclusive workplaces. Together, we as chemical engineers can ensure that the world is a better and safer place. The diversity and inclusion activities are brought to you in part by the generous support of the AIChE Foundation’s Annual Fund and Doing a World of Good campaign donors. LGBTQ+ Allies Ice Cream Social (Ticketed Event) Saturday, October 27 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center Concourse B/C Women’s Initiatives Committee’s Undergraduates Workshop (Ticketed Event) Sunday October 28 9:00am – 12:00pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center- 315 Developing Your Career for Women Graduate Students and Beyond (Ticketed Event) Sunday October 28 9:00am –1:30pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center-316 (lunch included) Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) Real Talk Speed Mentoring (Ticketed Event) Sunday, October 28 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Allegheny II, Westin Convention Center Chem.E Students with Disabilities & Allies: Expanding Opportunities & Creating Community Sunday, October 28 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Pennsylvania East, Westin Convention Center (Refreshments will be served) ChemEs with Disabilities & Allies Forum/Reception Sunday, October 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center 312 Conscious Inclusion Workshop Monday, October 29 8:30 am – 10:30 am David L. Lawrence Convention Center- 304 Women’s Initiatives Committee’s (WIC) Networking Luncheon (Ticketed Event) Monday, October 29th 11:00 am – 12:30 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh A Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) Eminent Engineers Awards Ceremony Monday, October 29 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center- 325 Women’s Initiatives Committee’s (WIC) 20th Anniversary: Celebrating Women in Chemical Engineering (Invited Talks- Ticketed Event) Tuesday, October 30 8:00 am- 6:00 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh A Catalyzing the Unique Abilties of Students with Disabilities (Invited Talks) Tuesday, October 30 12:30pm - 3:00 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center- 411 LGBTQ+ & Allies Reception hosted by AIChE Leadership Tuesday, October 30 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh B Women’s Initiatives Committee’s (WIC) 20th Anniversary Reception Tuesday, October 30 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh A Related Content: Jan 10, 2014 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting October 28 - November 2, 2018 David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Mar 11, 2012 Societal Impact Operating Council (SIOC) The Societal Impact Operating Council is leading efforts to define how chemical engineers can most effectively address societal needs. Accountabilities include outreach and public policy, diversity of the profession, and the global business environment. Mar 11, 2012 Women in Chemical Engineering (WIC) Women in Chemical Engineering (WIC) leads in promoting the entry, development, and full participation of women in the Institute and the profession by mobilizing AIChE to meet the needs of existing and potential female members of AIChE and the profession and providing a networking means for women in AIChE to use each other as resources... Mar 22, 2017 Imagine what all of us can do. The Doing a World of Good Campaign is one of the most ambitious fundraising programs in our history. AIChE expects to raise $15 million over five years that will be directed toward five transformative priorities. Learn more.