Already registered? Now it’s time to get involved! The Western and Mountain Districts have a long history of providing exciting student opportunities at annual meetings. Student events are scheduled throughout the conference, so make sure you don’t miss anything!
Date/Time: Saturday, June 27th, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Description: The MiteY Race is modeled after the hit television series “The Amazing Race” where teams follow clues and complete challenging but fun tasks to race for first place! Students can register in teams of two (limit two per school) before June 1st. Registration fees for the MiteY Race support the Richard T. Romer Student Endowment Fund.
More Info: For more information or to register, please visit https://westernite.org/endowment-fund/mitey-race-2020/.
James H. Kell Student Design Competition
Date/Time: Sunday, June 28th, 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Description: All students are invited to participate in this mystery design challenge created by your peers! Students will compete in a team design challenge for prize money. No registration necessary. Teams will be formed on the day of the challenge and consist of students from different schools and ITE districts. Participation and placement will help earn points for your school towards winning the Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award!
Get Acquainted Social/Fundraiser for the Student Endowment Fund
Date/Time: Sunday, June 28th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Description: The Get Acquainted Social is a great way to meet and mingle with both professionals and other students from the Western and Mountain Districts. Plus, volunteer to sell raffle tickets to raise money for the Richard T. Romer Student Endowment Fund and earn points for your school towards winning the Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award!
Student & Faculty Leadership Luncheon
Date/Time: Monday, June 29th, 11:30 – 1:00 PM
Description: All students, student chapter leaders, faculty advisors, and professional liaisons from both districts are invited to join in a discussion on best practices for student chapters, facilitated by ITE’s International Transportation Education Council Chair, Grant Schultz. Topics will include chapter activities, fundraising, and recruitment efforts. Come to share your own ideas or learn what other chapters are doing in the Western and Mountain districts – together we can help each other be the best chapters in ITE!
Student Traffic Bowl
Date/Time: Monday, June 29th (Mountain District @ 1:00 – 2:30 PM & Western District @ 3:00 – 5:00 PM) (Pre-Qual, 10:00 – 11:30 AM)
Description: The ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl is an annual competition between ITE student chapter teams using transportation planning and engineering topics for the clues, questions, and answers. The winning team will go on to compete at the Collegiate Traffic Bowl Grand Championship at the ITE International Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Western District schools must email the District’s Student Funding and Initiatives Chair (Kimberly Leung) by June 1st to register. All teams from the Western District are required to attend the Pre-Qualification round on Monday. For more information on the ITE Collegiate Traffic Bowl, please visit http://www.ite.org/trafficbowl/.
Career Guidance Track
Date: Tuesday, June 3oth
Student Resume Workshop
Time: 8:00-9:30 AM (Session 5D)
Description: Bring your resume to be professionally reviewed and earn points for your school towards winning the Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award! No advanced sign up necessary. For more information, please email the Western District Career Guidance Chair, Josh McNeill.
Young Professional’s Career Survival Guide
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM (Session 6D)
Description: Learn how to deal with some of the challenges of being a young professional in today’s workplace from transportation professionals. Earn points for your school towards winning the Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award by attending! No advanced sign up necessary. For more information, please email the Western District Career Guidance Chair, Josh McNeill.
Time: 1:30-3:00 PM (Session 7D)
Moderator: Kirsten Tynch, VHB
Description: As a student or young professional, how would you handle an emergency situation? Do you have the tools to make the necessary critical decisions? No advanced sign up is necessary. For more information, please email the Western District Career Guidance Chair, Josh McNeill.
Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award
Date/Time: Points awarded throughout the conference; the winning chapter will be announced at the States Luncheon on Wednesday, July 1st.
Description: An overall Annual Meeting Award will be presented to the student chapter who has the highest participation and performance at the annual meeting. Points will be awarded for general attendance, participation in student events, and volunteering throughout the conference. Points do not rely solely on which chapter has the most attendees! For information on volunteering, please email the Hawaii LAC Student Activities Chair.