Already registered? Now it’s time to get involved! The Western District has a long history of providing exciting young member opportunities at annual meetings. Events are scheduled throughout the conference, so make sure you don’t miss anything!
Date/Time: Saturday, June 25th, 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 Student Endowment Fund.
This year, we have decided to waive the $50 registration for all student teams to celebrate our first in-person meeting in 2 years! Take advantage of this and sign up today.
More Info: More information and registration can be found here.
James H. Kell Student Design Competition
Date/Time: Sunday, June 26th, 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!
More Info: Visit the James H. Kell Award webpage, or e-mail the Western District Student Funding and Initiatives Chair, Kayla Fleskes.
Get Acquainted Social/Fundraiser for the Student Endowment Fund
Date/Time: Sunday, June 26th, 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 District. Plus, volunteer to sell raffle tickets to raise money for the Student Endowment Fund. For students, you can earn points for your school towards winning the Student Chapter Annual Meeting Award!
Student & Faculty Leadership Forum
Date/Time: Monday, June 27th, 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Description: All students, student chapter leaders, faculty advisors, and professional liaisons are invited to join in a discussion on best practices for student chapters. 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 District – together we can help each other be the best chapters in ITE!
Student Traffic Bowl
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 27th, 1:30 – 3:00 PM
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 (Kayla Fleskes) 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
MiteY Mentorship Young Member Social
Date: Monday, June 27th, 3:00 – 4:30 PM
Description: Join us for our MiteY Mentorship Annual Event. Mentors and mentees can mingle in person in this first ever Young Member Social for the program. For more information, please email the Western District Career Guidance Chair, Jenny Tapat.
Resume/Speed Interview Workshop
Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Description: Bring your resume to be professionally reviewed or have a speed interview with one of our professionals! No advanced sign up necessary. For more information, please email the Western District Career Guidance Chair, Jenny Tapat.
Young Professional’s Career Survival Guide
Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Description: Learn how to deal with some of the challenges of being a young professional in today’s workplace from transportation professionals. If you are a student, you can 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, Jenny Tapat.
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!