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Student Professional Awareness Conference

SPAC logoJoin us March 23, 2019 from 8:00am - 2:30pm for workshops, speakers, prizes, lunch and more! This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Jeannie Johnson, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Political Science, former CIA analyst, and expert in national security. 

What is SPAC?

SPAC (Student Professional Awareness Conference), hosted by USU’s IEEE student branch, is an opportunity for students to develop professional and engineering skills that may not be covered in school. High School and College students will be able to participate in hands on activities depending on the workshop (as mentioned below).

This year, the workshops are:


    For workshop descriptions and the schedule, click here
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    SPAC (Student Professional Awareness Conference)

    Former SPAC attendee group

    This program exists in many forms across the nation as the scope and goals of the event are at the discretion of the host Branch. In 2013, the USU Student Branch had a vision for a conference never before seen at USU, and since 2014, this branch has hosted the largest S-PACs in the Utah section. The event has been attended by up to 170 people and featured workshops and speakers in an all-day professional conference setting. Today, the IEEE Student branch is building on the success of the past IEEE Councils to make this the best year for the organization yet.

    You can help

    SPAC Workshop

    The planning and energy needed to create a conference of this scale is an all year effort. By the end of each conference a new committee is formed, and more members join in as the event gets closer. Through this event, IEEE Members gain valuable leadership and planning skills as well as presentation and teaching opportunities. If you are interested in being involved, join our council email lists or contact USUIEEE@gmail.com.