Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet

This Engineers Week, the engineering societies of the Tampa Bay area will be hosting the annual Tampa Bay Engineers Week Banquet on, February 24, 2022, at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC.

This premier event brings together local leaders and engineering professionals to recognize the outstanding achievements of Engineers, Science Teachers, Math Teachers, and Students in our community.

Additionally, awards will be presented to outstanding engineers in each discipline, as well as local engineering students excelling in their engineering related studies and Young Professionals. The banquet also features the Lignell Awards. These awards, named after a former Chairman for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), are given to local High School educators who are performing outstanding work in the instruction of the STEM topics (science, technology, engineering and math). The organizers of the event recognize the important role these individuals play in encouraging students to pursue technological degrees in college.

The banquet is a combination of efforts by all the Enginering Societies of West Central Florida  This event brings together professionals in all fields from all around Tampa and Florida’s west coast.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tracy Fanara

Dr. Tracy Fanara is an environmental engineer, scientist, public speaker, and television host with a BS, ME, and Ph.D. from the University of Florida’s College of Environmental Engineering. In research, Tracy has developed water treatment technology, strategies for sustainable design, aquaponics for space travel, and citizen science programs with over 1.6 million users to obtain publicly available environmental data. Tracy has international media recognition due to her expertise and science communication efforts during the Florida Water crises. Tracy is now the Coastal Modeling Manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) where she manages US coastal ocean modeling efforts to gain a better understanding of our earth systems and threats to human lives and livelihoods in a changing world. You may have seen Tracy on Science Channel, Weather Channel, Fox, or CBS; in Marvel’s Unstoppable Wasp, or on the recent cover of Xylem YSI’s Mission Water.

Who: Engineers of Florida’s West Coast, Family and Friends

When:
February 24, 2022

Where: Bryan Glazer Family JCC
522 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Time: 
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Networking & Exhibition
            6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Dinner Program & Awards

Cost: 
Early Bird: $80 per person (pre-event price / $100 day of event)

Dress: 
Cocktail/ Evening Attire