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CEF Presents the 2024 Engineering Focus Luncheon

On February 20th, Chicago Engineers’ Foundation presented the Engineering Focus Luncheon.  

Engineering Focus is the annual kick-off to National Engineers Week in Chicago. This year’s luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago was an exciting opportunity for professionals, educators, and students to be inspired and celebrate the future of engineering.

Chicago Engineers’ Foundation President Michael Driscoll welcomed more than 100 guests to the event.  The focus of this year’s luncheon was the present and future of aviation in Chicago.


Keynote Speaker

Commissioner Jamie Rhee

Department of Aviation, City of Chicago

In addition to the engaging keynote presentation about the past, present, and future of aviation in Chicago, guests learned about the Department of Aviation’s programming to inspire and engage young people, and the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation student programs, plus ways to involved to help students learn about STEM and engineering career paths.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Leadership Sponsors

Presentation Sponsors

Steve & Edris Hoover

Partner With Us — The Will Group | Lighting, Manufacturing, Electrical Supply

Innovation Sponsor


Proceeds from this event benefit Chicago Engineers’ Foundation student programs.