SHPE’s Professionals in STEM Conference delivers sessions and workshops to benefit our professional members from entry-level engineers to those transitioning to be mid-level managers. SHPE seeks to provide an innovative learning approach to ensure that attendees leave the convention feeling empowered with effective strategies that target communication, workplace integration and style, and career mapping to take their career to the next level.
GENERAL TRACK SESSIONS INCLUDE:
Trending Topics Panel: Corporate Diversity Equity and Inclusion - A Time of Self-Reflection
Trending Topics Panel: How to Leverage Transferable Skills
Trending Topics Fireside Chat: Collaborating in a Virtual World
Trending Topics Panel: The Art of Self-Promotion and Visibility
MySHPEStory: Authenticity and Conformity in the Workplace
NextGen ERGs: Towards Greater Alignment with Talent Management and Social Justice
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SUMMIT
NEW FOR 2020! Experts from the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) will present two workshops exploring opportunities for STEM professionals in the legal system:
Join us to learn more about using your STEM expertise to become a patent practitioner or an expert witness.
The Entrepreneurship track is offering two sessions this year:
How to Launch Your Side Hustle
Whether you are trying to choose the right business idea or balance work and a side gig, this workshop can help you get started. Listen to powerhouse executives and startup coaches share their experiences and provide expert advice on how to succeed as an entrepreneur to launch your ideas.
How to Become an Angel Investor
The best way to build up Hispanic innovators is by investing in them. The best way to build wealth is to take calculated risks in ways that ensure a return on the investment.Learn from experienced investors how to become SEC certified as an angel investor, alternatives to investing that do not require certification, how to select a company to invest in, and where to go for support and information.
Your most pressing questions about launching and investing in startups are answered, and we point you to the right resources to take the next steps!