Upcoming Webinars for SWE Collegiates and Professionals

Effective Communication
Tuesday March 17, 2015
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (EDT)

About the Webinar: 

From the workforce to academia or personal life, communication is important to every role we hold. This webinar will help you understand how to properly communicate with colleagues or other professionals in various forms. We will go in depth about how to properly write an email, when to discuss items face to face, and proper phone etiquette. It will also describe the proper ways to shake hands, manage a conference call, and leave a voice mail message for incoming and outgoing calls.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

– Convey the right message with words and body language in face-to-face communication

– Write clear and professional emails

– Make effective phone calls

Who should attend:

Professional and Collegiate Members are welcome to attend. RCRs, RCCEs, RCSs, and SWEFLs are highly encouraged to attend.

Register here:   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3501889923171261441

Speakers:   Olivia LeBlanc and Inga Bentley

Collegiate Representation Needed on Nominating Committee

We need 3-6 collegiate presidents (or someone in their section that would like to volunteer) to participate on the region nominating committee. You will be working with Carrie Ballester, our Region Nominating Committee Chair, to review region collegiate team candidates (RCR, RCCE, RCS).

The time commitment is minimal – it should be a couple of hours over the next 1 1/2 – 2 weeks. You will review the candidate applications and 2 references, and then provide feedback on qualification for the role.
Please email Carrie Ballester, Region Nominating Committee Chair, carrie.m.ballester@lmco.com, if you’re interested!

Submit your section’s bid for the 2016 Region C Conference

Completed 2016 Conference Bid packets are due in to Region C Lt. Governor Sherry Williams (swilliams@multatech.com) by January 17, 2015.  See the Annual Conference Page for instructions!

Between January 17th and February 6th (Regional Conference) sections that have turned in completed applications will work with Sherry and Dianne to make improvements.

Click HERE to download the most up-to-date Conference Toolkit with instructions on how to submit a bid and examples of previous bids

Conference Early Bird Registration Ends TONIGHT

Early Bird rates expire January 3, 2015 for the FY15 SWE Region C Conference. Please take advantage of discounted registration TONIGHT.

Registration for tours of Austin area is now open.  Tours, which take place Friday February 6, 2015 from 4-6PM, are FREE and highly encouraged for all attendees. Please register using the google form.

To find a tentative schedule, hotel information, and how your company can get involved with our conference, please visit us.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Committee.

See you in Austin!

Leslie Zhang
Region C 2015 Conference Chair

Region C Conference – Early Bird Registration Now Open

FINAL conference logo

Registration is now open for the 2015 Region C Conference. The University of Texas at Austin SWE is excited to welcome Region C to the vibrant city of Austin. You can follow the link below to take advantage of early bird rates now through January 3, 2015.

This year’s Region C Conference, themed “Engineering a Different Status Quo” will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center from February 6-8, 2015. You can find a tentative schedule and workshop details on our website.

Our awards banquet keynote speaker this year is Dr. Anita Gale, Associate Technical Fellow at The Boeing Company and SWE Distinguished Service Award recipient.

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to sign-up via registration to participate in our second annual research poster competition. Please indicate your interest on the registration form.

Space is limited, so reserve your hotel rooms now!  Find all the necessary information on our website under “Travel and Accommodations.”

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Committee.

See you in Austin!

Leslie Zhang
Region C 2015 Conference Chair

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