Regional Leadership Development Conferences (RLDC)


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.  Here is a list of this year's RLDC events. 


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National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)

The National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) is exclusively designed to provide newly-elected student and professional chapter executive board members with the resources for leadership and chapter development.  Communication and strategic planning skills are essential to be successful in your SHPE chapters and along your professional career path.  The NILA committee is dedicated to strengthening your opportunities for success! 


SHPE Conference

The SHPE Conference is the major event for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics in the country.

Each year, the SHPE Conference attracts over 6,000 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. 

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Upcoming SHPE Conference Dates and Locations

Year Location Dates
2018 Cleveland, OH November 7 - November 11, 2018

Past SHPE Conference Dates and Locations

Year Location Dates
2014 Detroit, MI November 5 - November 9, 2014
2015 Baltimore, MD November 11 - November 15, 2015
2016 Seattle, WA November 2 - November 6, 2016
2017 Kansas City, MO November 1 - November 5, 2017


Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

The Executive Leadership Institute's mission is to cultivate an interactive learning environment where current and potential executives are enabled to examine and enhance their leadership and management skills. If you're looking to elevate your game to the executive level,ELI is the program for you!  ELI caters to those of you who are interested in pursuing careers at this altitude.  This set of courses focuses on developing your natural leadership talent and is perfect for those who will be competing for executive positions and wish to be viable candidates.

Registrants are selected from the pool of SHPE Professional Member applicants.  A recommendation from their employer, identifying the applicant as having executive potential, is necessary.

Management Growth Training (MGT)

This program offers five days of comprehensive training on everything from project and financial management to dealing with difficult people to interpersonal communications.  The intent is to provide our mid-level professional engineers with the critical skills that produce career advancement and elevate them to higher management levels within their companies.  Designed as the 2nd tier in SHPE's Professional Development Strategies Series, the MGT program is currently being revised to offer an even more challenging and beneficial agenda.  MGT's new curriculum even offers to provide credit hours in Project Management!



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