SCTL Upcoming Events

Below are upcoming SCTL public events. To view our full event listing, please see our Trumba page or click on the calendar at right. If you're looking for a past event, check out our events archive.

Engineering Exploration Kick-Off

When: 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018
Where: Husky Union Building (HUB), University of Washington Seattle campus
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A chance at the start of fall quarter to meet members of student clubs, such as Engineers Without Borders and Society of Women Engineers. Learn about what they do and how to get involved.

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual EDGE Conference

When: September 30-October 3, 2018
Where: Gaylord Opryland in Nashville

We'll be exhibiting at Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Edge conference. From leading-edge content to cutting-edge supply chain solutions, EDGE reflects the unparalleled resources CSCMP offers today and symbolizes our unwavering commitment to supply chain in the future.

UW Science & Engineering Career Fair

When: 12-5 pm. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Where: Husky Union Building, University of Washington Seattle campus
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This annual Career Fair, hosted by the UW Science & Engineering Business Association (SEBA), brings together company recruiters looking to hire full-time, part-time & internship positions with UW students and alumni.

Tech Day Challenge 2018 :: Technological Disruption and Innovation in Last-Mile Delivery

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Where: University of Washington Seattle campus

Global logistics spending is expected to reach $10.6 trillion in 2020, with transportation accounting for the majority (70%), according to “Urban Logistics Opportunities—Last-Mile Innovation” by Frost & Sullivan." About 40% of the overall logistics costs are associated with the last mile that are forcing providers to come up with newer innovative solutions to deliver packages within cities.

Tech Day brings together emerging tech companies and innovators developing solutions to urban goods delivery problems in the final leg of delivery -- the last mile or the Final 50 Feet.

We are looking for new technologies that will:

- improve truck parking space productivity in the city’s commercial load zones,
- reduce failed first deliveries, and
- reduce dwell time for delivery vehicles.

Four finalists will be selected to pitch their solutions to a panel of senior executives in our Urban Freight Lab, potential investors, and representatives from the City of Seattle for possible inclusion in a pilot test project. 

Call for proposals coming soon.

Special Reception for Prospective Students

When: 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019
Where: UW Club, University of Washington Seattle Campus

Interested in applying to the Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Master's degree program at the University of Washington? We cordially invite you to join us for a reception.

You'll meet faculty, students, alumni, and members of our Advisory Board and learn how you can shift your supply chain career into high gear. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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