Engineers Week Events Near You

The countdown to E-Week has begun! Are you looking for Engineers Week events to get involved with locally? We’ve compiled a list of options in a few major cities to kick-start your search.


PITTSBURGH

ASCE Awards Banquet
Date(s): February 18
Location: Engineering Society of Western PA

Honoring the best of our profession in Western PA. Featuring Keynote speaker David Todd, Afternoon Sports Talk Show Host – ESPN Pittsburgh.

Engineer the Future
Date(s): February 23–25
Location: Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development

This two-day event features presentations, hands-on activities, and science demonstrations that are designed to inspire young people to explore engineering.

Pittsburgh Professional Engineers Banquet
Date(s): February 25
Location: Sheraton Station Square

Join us for an evening of fellowship, great food, and the presentation of the 2017 Engineers Week Chapter Awards.


ORLANDO

Orlando Science Center
Date(s): February 18–25
Location:  Orlando Science Center

This week, guests get to try their hand at being an engineer as the Science Center offers special demos—and on Saturday and Sunday, engineering experiments in Dr. Dare’s Lab and STEM challenges throughout the building.

UCF Engineers Week 2017
Date(s): February 20–25
Location: University of Central Florida (UCF) Main Campus

Join the UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science as we celebrate Engineers Week with a variety of free events on UCF’s main campus to showcase that just about every modern convenience is possible because of engineers.


RICHMOND

ACEC Awards Banquet
Date(s): February 23
Location: The Jefferson Hotel

The ACEC Awards Banquet (same as the RJEC Banquet) features Cocktails and Formal Dinner, and awards presentation for Engineer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Rodney J. Hanneman Community Service Award, and The RJEC Chairs Cup.

ASM E-Week Activities
Date(s): February 21-27
Location: Various Locations

We have many things going on this month during Engineers Week, now rebranded as E-WEEK, including Celebrating Engineering Ingenuity Day, Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) Engineers Week Banquet, Peninsula Engineers Council (PEC) Engineering Career Day, and the PEC Engineer of the Year Banquet.


INDIANAPOLIS/FT WAYNE

ACEC E-Week
Date(s): February 20–24
Location: Various locations throughout Indiana

ACEC is coordinating with Citizens Energy Group, Indianapolis DPW, and INDOT to reach out to students and classrooms during National Engineers School Feb. 20-24, 2017.  Therefore, we are asking for 50 ACEC Indiana members to volunteer to be paired up with CEG, DPW or INDOT staff and make a presentation at an Indianapolis area middle or high school; we ask that you share with students real world perspectives about your career and engineering, answer any questions from students, and engage with the students on their current work projects.

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis – Engineers Day
Date(s): February 25
Location: Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Local engineers will lead activities and demonstrate how engineering has contributed to our health and safety.

High School Bridge Building Contest
Date(s): February 25
Location: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), Lobby of ETCS Building

This is a Bridge building contest for High School students, hosted by the IPFW College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (ETCS).


CHARLESTON

WVU E-Week
Date(s): February 18–25
Location: Various Locations

Planned events include: TEAMS Competition, KeyLogic Trivia Night, Statler College Career Closet Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the Katherine Johnson Conference Room, Williams Resume Review Workshop, Engineer Appreciation Day, Pancake Breakfast, Leidos Jeopardy, ASCE Blood Drive, Student Org Pride Day, Student Org Breakfast, ASEE Bake Sale, Benefits/Job Offer Comparison, Triad Movie Night, and SWE Formal.


TAMPA

Engineer Your Future at MOSI
Date(s): February 18
Location: Museum of Science and Industry

It’s National Engineers Week and we want you to find the inspiration that will take you on a fulfilling journey as an engineer who makes a difference in our world. Meet professional engineers inside Idea Zone® at MOSI and join them in cool hands-on activities to design, build, and see what your imagination can create!

Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet
Date(s): February 23
Location: TPepin’s Hospitality Centre

This premier event brings together local leaders and engineering professionals to recognize the outstanding achievements of engineers, science teachers, math teachers, and students in our community.

7th Annual STEM Professional Association Event
Date(s): March 30
Location: Middleton High School

Middleton High School, a Pre-Collegiate STEM Academy, invites you to our 7th annual “STEM Professional Association Event” from 6:00-7:30 PM on Thursday, March 30. This STEM Professional Association Event is held on an annual basis to connect Tampa Bay area students, parents, educators, and professionals in order to promote student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.


HOUSTON

Children’s Museum of Houston
Date(s): Feb. 23–March 1
Location: Children’s Museum of Houston

Engineering embraces curiosity, tinkering, and imagination. Take your creativity to the next level by exploring the industry that shapes the world around us.


CHICAGO

Engineering Fest
Date(s): February 18–19
Location: Chicago Architecture Foundation

On February 18 and 19 from 10am to 3pm, celebrate National Engineers Week with our annual Engineering Fest. In 2017, we will explore Chicago’s iconic movable bridges with FREE activities for ages 5–12. Join over 1,500 visitors for a weekend full of family-friendly engineering explorations.

Illinois Institute of Technology STEM Expo
Date(s): February 25
Location: IIT Rice Campus

Join us at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formerly known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering, and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home, and activities for school-age children, grades K – 6. The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with national Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM fields.


For more information on Engineers Week events and activities, visit the DiscoverE website.

Programs planned in association with E-Week include screenings of “Dream Big: Engineering Our World” (various dates), Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (2.23.17), Global Day of the Engineer (4.5.17), and more. To learn more about E-Week and how to get involved, visit the program’s official website.

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