The Conference on Diversity in Engineering, (CDE), Activity Manager is responsible for the coordination of all functions and activities pertaining to the successful execution of the annual Conference on Diversity in Engineering. This position oversees the financial well-being, conference administration, public relations and any other tasks relative to the organization of the conference. The Activity Manager acts as a liaison between the National Executive and the conference organizing committee. The Activity Manager also ensures that the goals of the conference concur with the directions set by the National Executive.
CDE aims to encourage discussion and collaboration between engineering students and professionals around the theme of diversity in engineering. the goal of CDE is to develop knowledge surrounding the variety of individuals, cultures and perspectives found within engineering communities. CDE further aims to instill a notion of positivity and togetherness in creating spaces that value harnessing the differences between groups of engineering students and professionals.
Howdy. I’m Eric, one of the co-chairs of CDE2020. I have been involved in my EngSoc since my first year, and I’m excited to step outside of Calgary and be a part of the CFES team. I’m super thrilled to have CDE in Calgary this year, and I’m looking forward to seeing all your beautiful faces here!
- Run an open and inclusive CDE, where delegates can leave the conference confident in their ability to inspire meaningful change at their schools