One Day of Powerful Talks & an additional year of on-demand sessions
08 May 2021
COMPES PDC 2021 Features a 3-Track Summit of Live Sessions that Includes:
Exciting Technical Topics
Soft Skill Development
How to Thrive Through Transitions
Attendees Will Benefit From:
On-demand access to career and personal growth resources
Virtual networking with our target attendance of 200+ professionals
Attend breakout sessions on technical and personal growth topics
Access to our resources to aid in career planning and development
COMPES PDC is a one-day conference that will take place from 8:30 am to 2:45 pm. The detailed agenda and speakers will be announced as we get closer to the day of the conference.
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
8:45 AM - 9:40 AM
Keynote Speaker: Sonia Rief, Vice President, Program Management Office
9:50 AM - 11:00 AM
Motivational Speaker: Chip Eichelberger
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
Breakout Session 1
3 Career Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Be Heard Even When You Whisper
Excelling Through Overseas Assignments
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Lunch and Networking
12:30 PM - 1:25 PM
Breakout Session 2
Your Career is a Jungle Gym, Not a Ladder
Coffee Chat - Moving Through the Spectrum (TBD)
EV Battery Technology
1:50 PM - 2:35 PM
Breakout Session 3
Panel: Navigating Your Career - Risks and Pivots
Mindset Matters | Security Without a Safety Net - Creating Opportunities in the COVID-19 Era
Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles - Future and Challenges | Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles and Generative Design
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM
Any Time AM/PM
Vice President, Program Management Office & Vehicle Connected Services, Nissan North America, Inc.
Sonia Rief is currently Vice President, Vehicle Connected Services and Program Management Office for...
What is COMPES?
The Coalition of Minority Professional Engineering Societies (COMPES) was formed in 2000 as an initiative between the NSBE, SHPE, and SWE Detroit sections. The goal of this partnership is to strengthen and build each other up to better reach each individual society's goals.
Society Mission Statements
NSBE Mission Statement
To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
SHPE Mission Statement
Changing lives in Detroit by inspiring and motivating young Hispanic students to achieve educational excellence in STEM fields through mentoring and community presence; as well as enhancing career opportunities for Hispanics by providing a strong professional network.
SWE Mission Statement
The Society of Women Engineers stimulates women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expands the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrates the value of diversity.
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