2020 Regional Leadership Development Conferences

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The SHPE National team has been closely evaluating the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on our community and has done a thorough assessment of the situation as it relates to the upcoming Regional Leadership Development Conferences (RLDC) in Regions 1, 2, 6, and 7. Having carefully considered the situation, we have decided to cancel all four remaining RLDCs. Read the announcement.

Seven regional conferences being held in Spring 2020
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Leading Hispanics in STEM

Every spring, each of SHPE’s seven regions provides an opportunity for SHPE members to enhance their leadership skills and technical knowledge through their own Regional Leadership Development Conferences (RLDC). These local two-day conferences are facilitated by experienced industry pros with sessions that equip students and young professionals to lead in their chapters at school and work.

2020 Region 1

  • Theme: Adelante! Adventure Beyond
  • Location: San Jose Marriot - San Jose, California
  • Dates: April 16-19
  • Host Chapters: San Francisco Bay Area;
    California Polytechnic State University,
    San Luis Obispo; and Santa Clara University


2020 Region 2

  • Theme: Rising to the Challenge
  • Location: Westin Los Angeles Airport - Los Angeles, California
  • Dates: April 16-19
  • Host Chapters: SHPE Los Angeles Chapter and SHPE UCLA


2020 Region 3

  • Theme: Scale to Success - Guide Your Community
  • Location: Crowne Plaza Albuquerque - Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Dates: February 27-March 1
  • Host Chapters: New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology


2020 Region 4

  • Theme: Ascend to New Heights
  • Location: NJIT & Best Western Robert Treat - Newark, New Jersey
  • Dates: March 5-7
  • Host Chapters: SHPE New Jersey and New Jersey Institute of Technology


2020 Region 5

    • Theme: Reaching New Heights
    • Location: Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Dates: February 20-23
    • Host Chapters: Louisiana State University


    2020 Region 6

    • Theme: Lift As You Climb!
    • Location: Hotel Arista & Fermilab - Batavia, IL
    • Dates: April 2-5
    • Host Chapters: Fermi-SHPE and Illinois Institute of Technology


    2020 Region 7

    • Theme: Together We Rise!
    • Location: Sheraton Atlanta Hotel - Atlanta, GA
    • Dates: March 26-29
    • Host Chapters: Atlanta Georgia Professional Chapter
      and Georgia Institute of Technology


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