National Engineers Week 2013 is February 18-22. You can find out more about local activities on the Oregon Engineer’s Week website including school visits, site visits and the annual banquet. The banquet will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the DoubleTree Hotel, Lloyd Center in Portland, OR. You must sign up through your school’s counseling center.
We invite up to 10 sophomore or junior students from your school, who are interested in science, math, technology, engineering, design, and/or problem-solving, to attend the 2013 National Engineers Week program sponsored by the engineering communities of the Portland-Vancouver area. This program is free to students and beneficial to students interested in pursuing education and careers in science, technology, engineering, math, and design. We also invite two teachers or counselors from your school to attend the event as our guests.
For more information about this event and how to register students, please contact Joy Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration will be open from Jan 7 to Feb 7, 2013. Students must register through their schools.
Through their counseling center, students can sign up for behind-the-scenes tours of some amazing places to see engineering in action including Blount, Boeing or Daimler Trucks. See website for a complete list of tours.
Engineering Fair and Banquet:
At the conclusion of the tour, students can visit exhibitors in an engineering fair and then sit down at a banquet with engineers at their table and hear keynote speakers. This year’s keynote is Dr. Owen McCarty Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering Oregon Health & Science University, his talk is “A Sticky Situation in the Blood”.