Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops and Events
Tuesday Workshop: ETD 205 Empathy/Productive Failure in Engineering and Other Technical Areas - CANCELLED
Tuesday Workshop: ETD 215 Leveraging User Experience Mapping to Solve Problems More Effectively.
Facilitators: Megan DeGuglielmo and Melissa Symanski, SIMPSON GUMPERTZ & HEGER, 1:00 - 3:00 pm (ticketed event) .
Description: User Experience (UX) mapping, sometimes called Employee Experience (EX) or Customer Experience (CX), is a way to generate ideas and solve problems by (1) mapping the current state, (2) identifying the bright spots and pain points, (3) generating ideas to improve the bright spots and pain points, and (4) presenting recommendations for the future state. User Experience mapping can be used across industries to better understand your stakeholders and partner with them to improve their experience. This interactive workshop provides participants with a framework and templates for how to run mapping sessions with their stakeholders.
Tuesday Networking Dinner: CIEC 211 - Explore Engineering in Charleston Museum Networking Dinner (ticketed event), 6:00 – 9:30 pm including transportation time, (ticketed event).
Spend the evening learning about Charleston’s fascinating history while networking with your colleagues. Take a self-guided tour of the Charleston Museum and try your luck in the engineering-themed scavenger hunt! This event includes catered dinner, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and private bus transportation to and from the museum.
Limited to 50 people. The museum dinner is currently at capacity. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for space that may become available, please indicate your request below. You will be notified by email if space becomes available.
Friday Workshop: CEED 512 Employer Site Visit. Attendees should convene at the Hotel main entrance at 10:50 am on Friday Feb 10, for departure at 11am.**
Attendance limited to 25 people. Registrations accepted until capacity is reached (ticketed event)
CEED is offering attendees a chance at a behind the scenes tour of the Boeing facilities, information on internship/co-op and career opportunities and an insight Boeing’s impact on industry in South Carolina and across the globe. Private transportation to and from the event is included.