Traveling to Seattle for ASEE 2015

ASEE 2015, 122nd Annual Conference & Exposition of the American Society for Engineering Education is going to be organized between 14 June 2015 and 17 June 2015 at Washington State Convention Centre in Seattle, WA.

Founded in 1893, the American Society for Engineering Education is a nonprofit organization of individuals and institutions committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. In pursuit of academic excellence, ASEE develops policies and programs that enhance professional opportunities for engineering faculty members, and promotes activities that support increased student enrollments in engineering and engineering technology colleges and universities. Strong communication and collaboration with national and international organizations further advances ASEE’s mission.

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The ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of engineering education.  It is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders such as deans, faculty members and industry and government representatives. The ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition hosts over 400 technical sessions, with peer-reviewed papers spanning all disciplines of engineering education. Attendees include deans, faculty and researchers, students, retirees, industry representatives, K-12 teachers and more. Distinguished lectures are held, and there are two Main Plenaries, one that features the Conference Best Papers. There are also a variety of division award receptions and banquets. The ever-increasing influence and rapid advance of technology demands a skilled, highly educated technical workforce. From defense to infrastructure to telecommunications to consumer gadgetry, the quality of their engineers affects the quality of their lives.

For over 25 years, the Washington State Convention Center has been the Northwest’s premier meetings and events facility. They welcome thousands of visitors from around the globe each year, offering industry-leading service, award-winning catering and a comprehensive range of services for event planners, exhibitors and guests. Located in the heart of Seattle, a city resonating with innovative minds and a vibrant arts scene, WSCC is within walking distance of world-class hotels, restaurants, entertainment and attractions.  With a longstanding commitment to sustainability, public art and modern technology, WSCC serves its surrounding community and provides visitors with a truly unique Northwest experience.

With so many travelers coming into town for this conference, it may be tough to find a good hotel option near the Washington State Convention Center. EventBlocks has put together a great list of group rates offered for the event, but if you’re willing to do a bit of searching, you can definitely find a better offer. The historic Hotel Seattle, only 0.3 miles from the convention center, can save you up to 48% off the group rate!