San Diego County Engineering Council (SDCEC)


ENGINEERS WEEK SAN DIEGO AWARDS BANQUET:.

The 69th annual Engineers Week Awards Banquet, hosted by the San Diego County Engineering Council (SDCEC), will be on Friday, Feb 21, 2020. The event will begin with a student network training session (for college and high school students) followed by a full reception with display tables, photo booth and music supported by our partner organizations. Afterwards Jim Tucker, master of ceremonies, will kick-off the formal awards program. Our keynote "Engineering a Healthier Tomorrow Through Genomics" is by a pioneer of progress, Susan Tousi, Senior Vice President of Illumina. Check out the full details on the Banquet Program page here. Make sure your engineering organization is ready and has reserved their table.

Key Dates:
- Engineering Organization Table Reservation / RSVP Deadline: Feb 7, 2020. Has your organization sponsored a 
banquet table yet? Check our Sponsorship Page. Wondering who to contact in your organization to follow up? Check out our SDCEC Liaisons here. Or, send your leadership a request to sponsor (here is an example company sponsorship letter).
- Purchase your Tables / Individual Tickets on-line here
- Engineers Week Banquet: February 21, 2020

The goal for the 2020 banquet is to be inspired by local engineering achievements, opportunities and networks and to keep pace with our 2019 record attendance. We had 300 attendees (30% were college and high school students) and we had over 30 table sponsors. Would you like to get more involved? You are welcome to attend the SDCEC quarterly council meeting (see below). Or, consider volunteering or joining our banquet planning committee. For more information, contact RSVP@SanDiegoEngineers.org.  Remember to share your council and banquet memories with hashtag #SanDiegoEngineers. 

SDCEC QUARTERLY COUNCIL MEETINGS -
The next meeting is:
  • Winter Council Mtg - Mon, Jan 27, 2020 
  • Location:  White Labs Tasting Room, 9495 Candida Street
  • Agenda: (5:30 pm - 8:00 pm)
    • 5:30 pm - Society networking (bring updates to share with attendees). 
    • 6:30 pm - Brief Banquet Updates
  • RSVP@SanDiegoEngineers.org to get onto the calendar.

MORE ABOUT THE SDCEC COUNCIL MEETINGS:
  • Representatives from each of the engineering societies  (president, liaison, or other leaders), engineering schools, and STEM non-profits are invited to attend. 
  • Meetings allow time for networking and an update from your organization that you would like to share with the group (a public networking or professional development event, outreach activities or volunteer needs).
  • The agenda includes committee updates to advance the mission and objectives of the SDCEC. Here is more information on prior council meetings.
BANQUET COMMITTEE PLANNING MEETINGS -
The next meetings are:
  • Banquet Overall Planning Mtgs: - Jan 22, Feb 10, 2020 
  • Banquet Hospitality Mtgs:  Jan 14, Feb 4, Feb 18, 2020
  • Banquet Volunteer Dry Run Mtg: Feb 18, 2020
ENGINEERING SOCIETY ANNOUNCEMENTS -
ENGINEERING OUTREACH & ADVOCACY -
MORE EVENTS & HOW TO POST / SIGN UP -
  • [SDCEC Event News] "San Diego Engineers" Newsletter - To add your items, send event news to "Communications@SanDiegoEngineers.org" by the first of the month. Be sure to "join our mail list" to stay up to date. 
  • San Diego STEM Ecosystem - Please support the local ecosystem by signing up your organization as a PARTNER. Then login to post your public "engineering outreach events" or "professional development/ conferences" OPPORTUNITIES. Don't forget to sign up for their monthly newsletter too.