Thursday, February 14

3:00pm – 9:00pm
Hotel, Salon D Foyer

Registration

Come to the Irvine Marriot to sign-in, check out your room, get your welcome bag, and get ready for RLDC!

6:00pm – 6:45pm
Hotel, Salon D

RLDC Kick-Off Mixer

Network with your Region 2 Familia as we kick-off RLDC!

6:45pm – 7:45pm
Hotel, Salon D

RLDC Industry Challenge Team Introductions & Ice Breaker

Teams for the RLDC Industry Challenge will be announced! Meet your team and participate in an icebreaker to get things started.

7:45pm – 12:00am
Hotel, Hotel Lobby

RLDC Industry Challenge Work Session

Now that your teams have been announced and everyone has had the opportunity to meet each other, its time to start working on the Industry Challenge in your teams! Good luck!

Friday, February 15

7:30am – 8:30am
Irvine

Hotel-Corp Transportation

Use this time to get a Lyft from the Hotel to UCI.

8:00am – 11:30am
Leave from Student Center

Corporate Tour

Google Tour

Edwards Lifesciences Tour

UCI Campus Tour

UCI Nuclear Reactor Tour

(Please see email for details)

7:45am – 8:45am
Kevin Alexander
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

Breakfast, Networking, and Motivation

To start off RLDC, please enjoy breakfast and networking paired with a motivational speech.

8:45am – 9:00am

Room Transition

9:00am – 9:50am
Raytheon
UCI, Doheny Beach A
(Track: RED)

Career Success: Developing It On Your Own Terms

How do you measure success? What does it mean to you? How do you strategize to make it achievable for building the career of your dreams? Listen in, grab a seat, and take notes to set yourself on your path to success

9:00am – 9:50am
Ricardo Horna
UCI, Doheny Beach B
(Track: GREEN)

Public Speaking: Practice Makes Perfect

Participants will learn and exercise public speaking skills. Impromptu questions will prepare participants to think on their feet.

9:00am – 9:50am
Michael Ortega
Doheny Beach CD
(Track: Green)

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotion of others. We’ll discuss how we can leverage this skill in our own careers.

9:50am – 10:00am

Room Transition

10:00am – 10:50am
Raytheon
UCI, Doheny Beach A
(Track: Green)

Career Success: Developing It On Your Own Terms

How do you measure success? What does it mean to you? How do you strategize to make it achievable for building the career of your dreams? Listen in, grab a seat, and take notes to set yourself on your path to success

10:00am – 10:50am
Ricardo Horna
UCI, Doheny Beach B
(Track: BLUE)

Public Speaking: Practice Makes Perfect

Participants will learn and exercise public speaking skills. Impromptu questions will prepare participants to think on their feet.

10:00am – 10:50am
Michael Ortega
UCI, Doheny Beach CD
(Track: RED)

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotion of others. We’ll discuss how we can leverage this skill in our own careers.

10:50am – 11:00am

Room Transition

11:00am – 11:50am
Raytheon
UCI, Doheny Beach A
(Track: BLUE)

Career Success: Developing It On Your Own Terms

How do you measure success? What does it mean to you? How do you strategize to make it achievable for building the career of your dreams? Listen in, grab a seat, and take notes to set yourself on your path to success

11:00am – 11:50am
Ricardo Horna
UCI, Doheny Beach B
(Track: RED)

Public Speaking: Practice Makes Perfect

Participants will learn and exercise public speaking skills. Impromptu questions will prepare participants to think on their feet.

11:00am – 11:50am
Michael Ortega
UCI, Doheny Beach CD
(Track: GREEN)

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotion of others. We’ll discuss how we can leverage this skill in our own careers.

11:50am – 1:00pm
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

Lunch

(Provided)

1:00pm – 1:50pm
Cummins
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud.
(Track: 1 & 2)

SHPEtinas Panel

Q & A with Cummins executive about empowering women in STEM

1:00pm – 1:50pm
Google: Jimmy Ramirez & Esteban Morales 
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

(Track: 3 & 4)

IamRemarkable

This interactive workshop will give you insight on some of the best practices of leadership. By working with a group, you’ll develop what you think are a leaders best qualities

1:50pm – 2:00pm

Room Transition

2:00pm – 2:50pm
Cummins
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud.
(Track: 3 & 4)

SHPEtinas Panel

Q & A with Cummins executive about empowering women in STEM

2:00pm – 2:50pm
Google: Jimmy Ramirez & Esteban Morales 
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

(Track: 3 & 4)

IamRemarkable

This interactive workshop will give you insight on some of the best practices of leadership. By working with a group, you’ll develop what you think are a leaders best qualities

2:50pm – 3:00pm

Room Transition

3:00pm – 3:50pm
Raquel Tamez,
Will Davis,
Leo Soto
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud.

Legacy Panel

Come and see our SHPE legacies as they discuss how a long term commitment to SHPE will empower you and the Hispanic community to reach our fullest potential!

3:50pm – 4:00pm

Room Transition

4:00pm – 5:30pm
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud.

Talent Show

Come see how talented our Region 2 Familia is at the RLDC Talent Show!

5:30pm – 6:30pm
UCI, Crescent Bay AB

President’s Meeting

This session is for Student Chapter Presidents/Incoming Presidents.

5:30pm – 7:00pm
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

Industry Challenge Work Session

Come work on the RLDC Industry Challenge! Workspaces and pizza and will be provided! (Case studies are due tonight!)

7:00pm – 9:00pm
FLOE Lounge at Irvine Marriott

Professional Mixer – Hosted by SHPE OC

Calling all Professionals! Please join us at the FLOE Lounge at Irvine Marriott for some food, drinks and Networking!

9:00pm – 12:00am
Hotel

Industry Challenge Work Session & Submission

Get together with your teams to complete your submission for the Industry Challenge! Winners will be announced at the Banquet!

Saturday, February 16

7:30am – 8:30am
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud Lobby 

Hotel-Conf Transportation

Use this time to get a Lyft from the Hotel to UCI.

7:45am – 8:30am
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud Lobby

Coffee & Networking

Session Description – Coming Soon!

9:00am – 9:45am
Emily Ann Vargas
(Student Track 1)
UCI, Emerald Bay AB

 Self Care: Develop Your Wellness Journey Goals

Participants will leave knowing how to positively improve their mental and physical health even when faced with the various challenges of life.

9:00am – 9:45am
Llanet Gomez
(Student Track 2)
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud

Leveraging Your Strengths for Success

In this session, you’ll learn about how to uncover your strengths and leverage them to get the opportunities you need to succeed.

9:00am – 9:45am
Edwards Lifesciences
(Student Track 3)
UCI, Emerald Bay CDE 

Beyond Engineering

Come learn what opportunities lie beyond the engineering career track and how to navigate opportunities to get there.

9:00am – 9:45am
(Student Track 4)

West Courtyard Lounge

Career Fair

9:00am – 9:45am
Kevin Alexander
(Professional Track)
UCI, Crescent Bay AB

The Business Side of Engineering

Starting & running your very own business…Is it worth it?Managing and growing a successful engineering business consists of factors that go beyond the technical. Learn about business basics and how they are applied in various engineering fields 

9:45am – 9:50am

Break

9:50am – 10:35am
Emily Ann Vargas
(Student Track 2)

UCI, Emerald Bay AB

 Self Care Develop Your Wellness Journey Goals

Participants will leave knowing how to positively improve their mental and physical health even when faced with the various challenges of life.

9:50am – 10:35am
Llanet Gomez
(Student Track 3)

UCI, Crystal Cove Aud

Leveraging Your Strengths for Success

In this session, you’ll learn about how to uncover your strengths and leverage them to get the opportunities you need to succeed.

9:50am – 10:35am
Edwards Lifesciences
(Student Track 4)

UCI, Emerald Bay CDE

Beyond Engineering

Come learn what opportunities lie beyond the engineering career track and how to navigate opportunities to get there.

9:50am – 10:35am
(Student Track 1)

West Courtyard Lounge

Career Fair

9:50am – 10:35am
Ed Mendieta
(Professional Track)

UCI, Crescent Bay AB

Entrepreneurship

Starting & running your very own business… Is it worth it?

10:35am – 10:40am

Break

10:40am – 11:25am
Emily Ann Vargas
(Student Track 3)
UCI, Emerald Bay AB

Self Care: Develop Your Wellness Journey Goals

Participants will leave knowing how to positively improve their mental and physical health even when faced with the various challenges of life.

10:40am – 11:25am
Llanet Gomez
(Student Track 4)

UCI, Crystal Cove Aud

Leveraging Your Strengths for Success

In this session, you’ll learn about how to uncover your strengths and leverage them to get the opportunities you need  to succeed.

10:40am – 11:25am
Edwards Lifesciences
(Student Track 1)

UCI, Emerald Bay CDE

Beyond Engineering

Come learn what opportunities lie beyond the engineering career track and how to navigate opportunities to get there.

10:40am – 11:25am
(Student Track 2)

West Courtyard Lounge

Career Fair

10:40am – 11:25am
Will Davis
Professional Track
UCI, Crescent Bay AB

Tips, Tricks, Tools and Tenets for Leading Teams to Success

Session Description – Coming Soon!

11:25am – 11:30am

Break

11:30am – 12:15pm
Emily Ann Vargas
(Student Track 4)
UCI, Emerald Bay AB 

Self Care: Develop Your Wellness Journey Goals

Participants will leave knowing how to positively improve their mental and physical health even when faced with the various challenges of life.

11:30am – 12:15pm
Llanet Gomez
(Student Track 1)
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud

Leveraging Your Strengths for Success

In this session, you’ll learn about how to uncover your strengths and leverage them to get the opportunities you need to succeed.

11:30am – 12:15pm
Edwards Lifesciences
(Student Track 2)

UCI, Emerald Bay CDE

Beyond Engineering

Come learn what opportunities lie beyond the engineering career track and how to navigate opportunities to get there.

11:30am – 12:15pm
(Student Track 3)

West Courtyard Lounge

Career Fair

11:30am – 12:15pm
Heidy Arriola
Professional Track
UCI, Crescent Bay AB

Top 5 Qualities of a Sales Engineer

Do you have the sales knack in you? In this session, we’ll go over the top skills you need to be a successful sales engineer.

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Irvine

Lunch on your own / Free Time

1:30pm – 2:30pm
UCI, Crescent Bay CD

Community College/Professional Networking Lunch

2:30pm – 3:30pm
SHPE Staff
UCI, Crystal Cove Aud.

SHPEology

Come hear from a SHPE National representative on the current trends of Hispanics in STEM, the different programs and events that are available to SHPE members, how to get involved with SHPE at a regional or national level, as well as what resources and benefits are available to you, as a SHPE member.

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Regional Leadership
Crystal Cove Aud.

Regional Meeting/Regional Photo

Get the lastest SHPE Region 2 News at our annual Regional Meeting! Come picture ready too!

4:30pm – 6:30pm
Irvine

Free Time

6:30pm – 9:30pm
UCI, Emerald Bay ABCDE

RLDC Celebration Banquet

9:30pm – 11:30pm
UCI, Doheny Beach BCD

RLDC Fiesta