Past Events

Student Success Networking Event

January 3, 2019

CEF award recipients/alumni and engineering professionals will gather for this networking event

2019 Incentive Award Application Opens

January 1, 2019

The 2019 Incentive Award cycle opens January 1, 2019.

Completed applications must be submitted by April 1, 2019 via CEF’s online application portal.

Additional information about the CEF Incentive Awards is available here.

November 2018 Board of Directors Meeting

November 16, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:00 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Building Brews: Craft Beer Tasting

October 18, 2018

Exploring the engineering behind craft brewing at a tasting event featuring area breweries.

2018 Annual Meeting

September 20, 2018

The leadership of the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation invites guests to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting.

A World of Innovation: Exploring the 1893 World’s Fair

August 9, 2018

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presents a look at the innovations and engineering of the 1893 World’s Fair.

July 2018 Board Meeting

July 27, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

May 2018 Board Meeting

May 18, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

March 2018 Board Meeting

March 23, 2018

The CEF Board meets bi-monthly at 12 pm – 1:30 pm at the Union League Club. The meeting is a luncheon. Attendees include Board members, advisors and interested parties.

For information contact Debbie Birrell, Executive Director at [email protected].

Cocktails and Casino

March 1, 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Cocktails & Casino! 

It was a wonderful evening in support of the 2018 CEF Incentive Awards.  

National Engineers Week Panel Discussion

February 20, 2018

Celebrate National Engineers Week at a luncheon and panel discussion focused on the importance of STEM education for the Chicago economy.

Student Success Workshop

January 3, 2018

On January 3, 2018 Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented the inaugural Student Success Workshop. More than 20 CEF Scholars joined professional volunteers for a workshop focused on resume essentials and interview skill development. The afternoon featured facilitated presentation by professional volunteers and CEF leaders, as well as resume evaluations and mock interview sessions.

Thank you to the 2017 CEF award recipients and volunteers who participated in this exciting new initiative.