Student Leadership Conference 2017: Worldwide Engineering

The annual IEEE-HKN Student Leadership Conference will be hosted by Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana USA from March 31 to April 2, 2017.

This web page will be updated with additional information as the details are finalized.


Registration is now open!

Register soon as capacity is limited!

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Category Fee
Students $45 ($55 starting March 1)
Alumni $100


The IEEE-HKN Student Leadership Conference 2017 is sponsored by private donors and the following companies. Beta Chapter extends a gracious thank you to all who are sponsoring and those attending.


We look forward to working with anyone who is interested in sponsoring the conference. The event represents a unique opportunity to support the absolute best future leaders in the electrical and computer engineering and computer science fields.

Sponsorship Contact

Example Sponsorship Packages

Hotel & Travel

Multiple Hotels can be booked through the group rate. State that you are with the Eta Kappa Nu Student Leadership Conference.

Realtime Updated list of hotels

Purdue University and West Lafayette are centrally located in the Midwest state of Indiana in the USA. The nearest airport is Indianapolis International Airport. Shuttles are available to travel to and from the airport.

Purdue Visitor Information Site


Program Highlights

As the program evolves and finalizes, more details will be added. Program is subject to change.

Time Activity
Friday, March 31
TBD Check-in and Registration
6:00pm Keynote: EPICS in IEEE
Saturday, April 1
9:10am - 3:00pm Breakout Sessions
Entrepreneurship Panel HKN Leadership and Scholarship Discussion Artificial Intelligence and Ethically Aligned Design
Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE) Student Advisory Council Intersectionality in Engineering
Why Academia? Panel Chapter Best Practices Professional Communication Skills
TBD TBD IEEE Academic Program
4:30pm - 7:30pm Keynote: Global Communications
Key Chapter Awards
Sunday, April 2
9:00am - 1:00pm Campus Tours

Food (The Best Part!)

More info coming soon ⏱

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