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  • 2015 ASME Student Leadership Conference

    Student Leader Conference 2015

    In support of regional events, the Committee on Volunteer Training and Development (CVTD) is offering advanced training for select student section representatives.

    This training will include critical skills needed to plan a local event for multiple universities. The training will be provided during a 2-day conference taking place at the 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE) in Houston, Texas (USA) on November 13th -15th.

    Student Leader Conference - Student Sections desiring to attend the face-to-face conference are encouraged to apply, and you need not be attending IMECE. In addition to the training for volunteer leadership, ASME Student Members will have the opportunity to network with friends and meet other conference attendees.

    How do I attend the conference?

    • Apply - Complete the attendance application, being sure to indicate at the end of the form whether you need $0 or up to the limit in financial reimbursement.  (Non-funded students, please see note below.)  There is a limited number of spaces available for this event.
    • Confirm - If you get word you are invited (you will hear back from us, either way) you must confirm that you will definitely attend by registering for the conference as noted in your invitation letter.  Don’t delay—this event may fill up quickly!
    • Inform –if you need to cancel let us know right away – we want to make sure to replace you with someone else if you cannot make it.  Email LeaderTraining@asme.org

    Applying for the Conference

    All ASME student section leaders who want to attend must complete an application and be invited to participate at the SLTC in Houston, TX.

    Funding requests for those selected will be considered based on application submissions, project plan milestone completion, and available funding. Milestones will consist of two planning tasks given posted on the CVTD ASME page. Selected student section representatives will be notified of available funding prior to the conference. 

    Funding application deadline: September 15, 2015

    Apply here!

    EVENT:   Student Leader Conference
    WHEN:    November 13-15, 2015
    WHERE: The ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition
                    George R. Brown Convention Center
                    1001 Avenida de las Americas
                    Houston, Texas USA 77010             

    Funding offers will be announced by September 22, 2015

    Non-funded Applicants

    Student leaders who do not need or did not request funding assistance from CVTD are still encouraged to apply and to attend. Please fill out the application normally and indicate you are not in need of funding but putting 0 in the requested funding amount. Your application will also be considered on merit and space available at the conference. Apply now as space fills up quickly!

     

    Student Leader Training Conference 2015 Participant Information

    Assignment One & Two:

    SLTC preparation assignments AVAILABLE LATER

    Agenda: 

    PDF AVAILABLE ONCE PARTICIPANTS ARE SELECTED

    Reimbursement information:

    Please fill out the reimbursement form found here.

    International electronic wire transfer form is necessary for non-US participants and can be found here.


    Related Programs

    In addition the ASME Student Leader Training Module Series is available online, containing planning activities directly related to your regional event.

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  • Webinar 2: Effective Leadership for Student Sections

    Webinar 2: Effective Leadership for Student Sections

    Oct 13 and Oct 27 at 10am-12pm PST (1-3pm EST)

    Welcome! This is the first of a new line of webinar training programs for student leaders. You can log in through the web client or install the LiveMeeting applet. To ensure you get the most out of the meeting, please explore the First Time Users instructions and test your system prior to attending. Also, note that you will need to call into the teleconference number in addition to joining the web session. Below is a little more information about the activities for the day and how to log on. Simply use your university name when it asks for your company.

    Agenda

    1:00PM EST: Welcome-Volunteer Training and Development Committee Member

    1:05PM EST: Presentation 1- Event Planning/Hosting – Derek Stack

    1:30PM EST: Presentation 1-Q&A + Transition

    1:35PM EST: Presentation 2- Delegation/ Setting Priorities – Andrea Rios

    2:00PM EST: Presentation 2-Q&A+ Transition

    2:05PM EST: Presentation 3- Advanced Communication – Mark Lazzaro

    2:30PM EST: Presentation 3-Q&A+ Transition

    2:35PM EST: Presentation 4- Leadership Styles – Steven Cerri

    3:00PM EST: Presentation 4-Q&A+ Transition

    3:05PM EST: Conclusion-Volunteer Training and Development Committee Member

     

    LiveMeeting information for ATTENDEES

    Join the meeting. 
    Audio Information 
    Telephone conferencing
    Information available after you sign into the LiveMeeting site. You must call into the conferencing line for audio connection.

    Please keep your phone muted during the meeting to prevent background noise from distracting the presenters. Thank you!

    First Time Users: 
    To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting. 
    Notes 


    Troubleshooting
    Unable to join the meeting? Follow these steps:

    1. Copy this address and paste it into your web browser: 
      https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/asme/join
    2. Copy and paste the required information: 
      Meeting ID: SLTWeb2 

    Location: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/asme

    If you still cannot enter the meeting, contact support


    Notice 
    Microsoft Office Live Meeting can be used to record meetings. By participating in this meeting, you agree that your communications may be monitored or recorded at any time during the meeting.

     

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  • Webinar 1: Fundamentals for Student Leaders

    Oct 5 at 10am-12pm PST (1-3pm EST)

    Welcome! This is the first of a new line of webinar training programs for student leaders. You can log in through the web client or install the LiveMeeting applet. To ensure you get the most out of the meeting, please explore the First Time Users instructions and test your system prior to attending. Also, note that you will need to call into the teleconference number in addition to joining the web session. Below is a little more information about the activities for the day and how to log on. Simply use your university name when it asks for your company.

    Agenda

    1:00PM EST: Welcome-Volunteer Training and Development Committee Member

    1:05PM EST: Presentation 1- Communication is the Key

    1:30PM EST: Presentation 1-Q&A

    1:35PM EST: Presentation 2- Engaging Volunteers

    2:00PM EST: Presentation 2-Q&A

    2:05PM EST: Presentation 3- The Structure of Organizations

    2:30PM EST: Presentation 3-Q&A

    2:35PM EST: Presentation 4- Student Section Best Practices

    3:00PM EST: Presentation 4-Q&A

    3:05PM EST: Conclusion-Volunteer Training and Development Committee Member

     

    LiveMeeting information for ATTENDEES

    Join the meeting. 
    Audio Information 
    Telephone conferencing
    Please note you must call the toll-free number and use the participant code in order to join the audio portion of the meeting. Also, if you are asked to enter a something for credit, simply press #. If you are asked a second time, press # a second time. The number and code are available on the left-hand side panel in the LiveMeeting interface.
    First Time Users: 
    To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting. 
    Notes 


    Troubleshooting
    Unable to join the meeting? Follow these steps:

    1. Copy this address and paste it into your web browser: 
      https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/asme/join
    2. Copy and paste the required information: 
      Meeting ID: SLTWeb1 
      Location: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/asme

    If you still cannot enter the meeting, contact support


    Notice 
    Microsoft Office Live Meeting can be used to record meetings. By participating in this meeting, you agree that your communications may be monitored or recorded at any time during the meeting.

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  • Student Leadership Training Conference: New & Improved

    WHAT: Student Leadership Training Conference

    A two-part training program designed for students that focuses on leadership and organizational management skills. Students will receive training from subject experts on skills needed for success as a leader in ASME and beyond.

    Part 1: Online webinar series

    Webinar 1: Communication & Involvement
    Dates: October 5th or October 19th
    Time: 10am PT to 12pm PT (1pm to 3pm EST)

    Webinar 2: Effective Leadership
    Dates October 13th or October 27th
    Time: 10am PT to 12pm PT (1pm to 3pm EST)

    Register here: https://studentleadershipasme.eventbrite.com/

    Webinar sign-in link will be distributed in September.

    Part 2: ASME Student Leader Training Conference

    November 16-18, 2013

    Location: San Diego, California.

                    See application requirements below

    WHEN/WHERE:

    ASME Student Leadership Training Conference

    November 16-18, 2013

    Location: San Diego, California.

    WHO?:

    ASME Student members interested in developing marketable career-relevant skills. Current and aspiring ASME Student Section leaders from U.S.A. and Canada. Select engineering students will be funded to attend the two-day session to develop leadership strategies.  Students will also be briefed on networking, career development, outreach, and educational opportunities offered by ASME.

    WHY should I attend?:

    Employers, investors, and team captains look for people with the necessary skills and personalities to contribute to their endeavors. Whether your interests are in business, engineering industry, or academia, transferable interpersonal skills are needed.

    ASME seeks to provide its member base with the appropriate training to develop the next generation of leaders and enable success in their individual careers. This conference provides training in skills that have been selected for improvement by the engineering profession.  

    HOW do I get accepted?

    Students seeking funding from ASME to attend should apply. Up to 100 students will be funded to attend. All are welcome through pre-registration only. 

    REQUIREMENTS

    1) Students are required attend a 2 part webinar series in October (more details to come): 

    Webinar 1: Communication & Involvement (Dates: October 5th or October 19th)

    Webinar 2: Effective Leadership (Dates October 13th or October 27th)

    Register here: https://studentleadershipasme.eventbrite.com/

    2) Student must be a dues paid member or student member of ASME

    3) Have at least one academic year left in undergraduate studies.

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    Students will be chosen based on their previous experience in ASME, and their future aspiration in the engineer field.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 16th, 2013

    The application has been extended to October 4th. 

    Application: http://tinyurl.com/mpwazm7

    Applicants will be notified of results by email by October 14th.

    FUNDING:

    Selected attendees will be offered limited funding ($600 per student maximum) to assist in their participation. Funding will include a capped travel allotment, and supplementary per diem support to cover hotel and incidentals. Further, students will be offered matching assistance to promote shared accommodation in an effort to reduce expense.

    Questions? Post on our forum!: 

    https://community.asme.org/student_training_and_development/f/6249/t/623.aspx

    If you are not chosen for funding and choose to fund yourself, there will be a $150 registration fee to be paid at a later date. Webinar attendance will be strongly encouraging seeing as this information will be vital to what will be taught at the face-to-face conference.
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