2021 RLDC 5 & 7

  • Virtual | Early Bird Rates Deadline: February 16

RLDC 5 & 7 Agenda

*The agenda is subject to change.

Thursday, March 18

  • 4pm ET | RLDC Opening Program Overview

    RLDC Opening Program Overview

    3:00 PM -3:30 PM CST | 4:00 PM -4:30 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Join us for a warm Familia welcome to the 2021 RLDC 5 & 7 and get the inside scoop on the conference line-up and what to expect.

  • 4:30pm ET | It's All About Networking

    It's All About Networking

    3:30 PM -4:15 PM CST | 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM EST

    Audience: Students

    Take part in our interactive networking activities to learn how to effectively network and why it's so important to your career.

  • 5:30pm ET | Lockheed Martin Info Session or SHPE LM Aero Chapter

    Lockheed Martin Info Session or SHPE LM Aero Chapter

    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM CST | 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM EST

    Audience: Students

    Hear about the experiences and opportunities with IPC Lockheed Martin.

  • 5:30pm ET | Effective Team Development / Myers-Briggs or Any Other Personality Test

    Effective Team Development / Myers-Briggs or Any Other Personality Test

    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM CST | 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM EST

    Audience: Students

    Everyone leads differently. Learn how to create and participate in an effective, dynamic engineering environment that cultivates the skills and abilities of each member towards unified team goals. Learn about different stages of team development as well as industry tips for each stage.

  • 5:30 pm ET | The World of Certifications: The Key to Get Ahead

    The World of Certifications: The Key to Get Ahead

    4:30 PM - 5:15 PM CST | 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM EST

    Audience: Professionals

    Learn about the importance of professional certifications to enhancing and progressing your career, and the different online courses that are available for all career levels.

  • 6:30pm ET | Emotional Intelligence

    Emotional Intelligence

    5:30 PM - 6:15 PM CST | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM EST

    Audience: Students

    Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand, and manage your emotions and others’ emotions effectively. Join us for this session to learn how to remain calm under stressful situations and be able to use empathy to resolve conflicts with coworkers.

  • 6:30pm ET | White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 1

    White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 1

    5:30 PM - 6:15 PM CST | 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM EST

    Audience: Professionals

    Obtain a professional certification to enhance and progress your career. Part 1 of 4.

  • 7:30pm ET | Virtual Salsa Networking Social

    Virtual Salsa Networking Social

    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Network in a fun, informal matter with other attendees from Region 5 & 7.

Friday, March 19

  • 9:00am ET | Morning Motivation

    Morning Motivation

    8:00 AM - 8:15 AM | 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM EST

    Audience: All attendees

  • 9:30am ET | Toastmasters - Effective Public Speaking / Power of Communication

    Toastmasters - Effective Public Speaking / Power of Communication

    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM CST | 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM EST

    Audience: Students

    Communication goes a long way because it’s essential to present ideas and expressing to managers, team members, customers, and many more individuals. This session will provide you with the confidence and tools to help you think on your feet and deliver an effective elevator speech.

  • 9:30am ET | White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 2

    White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 2

    8:30 AM - 9:15 AM CST | 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM EST

    Audience: Professionals

    Obtain a professional certification to enhance and progress your career. Part 2 of 4.

  • 10:30am ET | Conflict Management

    Conflict Management

    9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CST | 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EST

    Audience: Students

    Do you ever have disagreements with people you encounter in your daily life or at work? Learn how to give constructive feedback to the person you have a disagreement with, employing respectful and clear techniques, so you can diffuse and manage conflict in an effective way.

  • 10:30am ET | SHPEtina Leadership Panel Session

    SHPEtina Leadership Panel Session

    9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CST | 10:30 AM- 11:15 AM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Latina leaders share their journey in leadership development, including their involvement in leadership within SHPE while in college, their communities, and their companies.

  • 10:30am ET | White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 3

    White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 3

    9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CST | 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM EST

    Audience: Professionals

    Obtain a professional certification to enhance and progress your career. Part 3 of 4.

  • 11:30am ET | Speed Mentoring Networking Session

    Speed Mentoring Networking Session

    10:30 AM - 11:30PM CST | 11:30 AM - 12:30PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Connect with individuals with similar career and industry interests in this fast-moving, interactive networking activity. Make meaningful, lifetime connections in a matter of minutes!

  • 11:30am ET | Graduate School Expo

    Graduate School Expo

    10:30 AM - 11:30 PM CST | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST

    Audience: Graduate students

    Thinking about graduate school? This is your opportunity to connect with universities and find out more about their programs and what's involved in earning that secondary degree.

  • 12:45pm ET | Career Fair Fire Up!

    Career Fair Fire Up!

    11:30 PM - 11:45 PM CST | 12:45 PM - 1:00 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Get motivated and inspired in preparation for the high-energy career fair!

  • 1:00pm ET | Career Fair

    Career Fair

    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CST | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Looking for your next career move? This is your chance to connect with recruiters about internships and full-time opportunities.

  • 5:30pm ET | Post-Career Fair Networking

    Post-Career Fair Networking

    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM CST | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Relax, network, and debrief after the career fair in an informal setting.

Saturday, March 20

  • 9:00am ET | SHPEtina Cafecito

    SHPEtina Cafecito

    8:00 AM - 8:45 AM CST | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    Start your day at the SHPEtinas cafe and grow your network!

  • 10:00am ET | Diversity & Inclusion Session

    Diversity & Inclusion Session

    9:00 AM - 9:45 AM CST | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EST

    Audience: Students

  • 11:00am ET | Graduate School Session

    Graduate School Session

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CST | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST

    Audience: Students

    Get valuable resources and inside information about what's involved in pursuing graduate school.

  • 11:00am ET | Accenture Workshop

    Accenture Workshop

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CST | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST

    Audience: All attendees

  • 11:00am ET | White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 4

    White Belt Certification Workshop: Part 4

    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM CST | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST

    Audience: Professionals

    Obtain a professional certification to enhance and progress your career. Part 4 of 4.

  • 12:00pm ET | Designing for a VUCA World Competition - Regional Finals

    Designing for a VUCA World Competition - Regional Finals

    11:00 PM - 11:45 PM CST | 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    The Designing for a VUCA World Competition is a challenge where participants Innovate, Impact, and Build products and/or services that directly address social problems within their respective communities. During this event, teams of Builders, Programmers, Creators, Project Managers and Engineers (all types welcome) along with technologists will meet virtually and create new product or service solutions to address current challenges that are specific to their geographic region.

    Watch the Regional Finals as teams showcase their technical skills and impressive designs!

  • 1:00pm ET | Region 5 Meeting

    Region 5 Meeting

    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CST | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM EST

    Audience: Region 5 members

    Region five. Changing lives! Region 5 chapters meet up to share status, questions, and accomplishments with one another.

  • 1:00pm ET | Region 7 Meeting

    Region 7 Meeting

    12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CST | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM EST

    Audience: Region 7 members

    Con la Region Siete. Nadie se mete! Region 7 chapters meet up to share status, questions, and accomplishments with one another.

  • 2:00pm ET | Closing Ceremony & Awards

    Closing Ceremony & Awards

    1:00 PM - 1:45 PM CST | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EST

    Audience: All attendees

    We did it! Another RLDC in the books. Join us for a celebration of RLDC 5 & 7 where we'll recognize award recipients, sponsors, and volunteers.

On Demand

  • Virtual Yellow Jacket Tours

    Virtual Yellow Jacket Tours

    Audience: All attendees

    Virtually experience the daily life of a SHPE Yellow Jacket member through a narrated panoramic tour.

  • Virtual Aggie Tours

    Virtual Aggie Tours

    Audience: All attendees

    Virtually experience the daily life of an Aggie SHPE member through a narrated panoramic tour.