2018 Annual Conference


“The Power of Partnerships: Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Present and Innovating for the Future”

“The Power of Partnerships: Celebrating the Past, Transforming the Present and Innovating for the Future”

You are cordially invited to attend the 25th Anniversary and Annual Conference of Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE).  We are celebrating 25 years of Advancing Diversity through Partnerships.  The conference will feature prominent speakers and inspiring roundtable discussions.  It will be held on Wednesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 6th at the Westin Huntsville and Alabama A&M University.

Please join us as we bring together the Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, engineering professionals and leaders from the top corporations and government agencies in the United States to develop strategies to increase diversity in the engineering workforce.  Be a part of this exciting initiative by America’s corporate/government leadership, respected engineering professionals and outstanding engineering academicians.  You can make a difference. 

Complete your registrations now for the 2018 AMIE Annual Conference.

Register by Friday, August 10th to receive the following discounted rates:

  • $500 per person
  • $475 per person when registering two or more people from the same company
  • $450 per person for AMIE member companies/universities
  • $200 per person for Spouse/Guest

All registrations received by mail or online after Friday, August 10th  is $600 per person. All payments must be received by Friday, August 31st.

Make hotel arrangements by Friday, August 10th  for a special rate of $149 per night for September 4th – 7th.  The conference hotel is:

The Westin Huntsville

6800 Governors West NW

Huntsville, AL  35806

(256) 428-2000


The following link is provided for your convenience when making your hotel reservations: 2018 Conference Hotel


Conference Agenda (tentative)

Tuesday, September 4th (The Westin Huntsville)

1:00 PM – 6:30 PM                 REGISTRATION


Wednesday, September 5th (The Westin Huntsville)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM                  REGISTRATION

9:00 AM – 11:45 AM               OPENING SESSION

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM               NETWORKING LUNCHEON

1:45 PM – 4:00 PM                 GENERAL SESSION

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM                 AMIE BUSINESS MEETING


Thursday, September 6th (Alabama A&M University)

7:45 AM – 8:15 AM                 DEPART HOTEL FOR CAMPUS           

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM               GENERAL SESSION                                                                                        

11:30 PM – 1:30 PM               LUNCHEON/GROUP PICTURE

1:45 PM – 3:45 PM                 CAMPUS & ENGR’G BLDG TOURS

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM                 DEPART CAMPUS FOR HOTEL

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM               25th ANNIVERSARY GALA AND SILENT AUCTION (The Westin Huntsville)

Friday, September 7th (The Westin Huntsville)

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM                 AMIE BOARD MEETING

Saturday, September 8th (Alabama A&M University)

STEM Community Event and AAMU Game (Tentative)

September 04, 2018 at 1pm - September 08, 2018
Alabama A & M University
4900 Meridian St N
Huntsville, AL 35810
United States
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Veronica Nelson · · 301-275-8067

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$600.00 Regular registration
Individual registration per person for all registrations made after August 10th
$500.00 Early Bird
Non-partner, individual registration per person (on/before August 10th)
$475.00 Early Bird (2+)
Non-partner, individual registration per person (when registering 2 or more individuals from the same organization at the same time on/before August 10th)
$450.00 AMIE Partners
Individual registration per person for AMIE member companies/universities (on/before August 10th)
$200.00 Guest registration
Registration for the spouse or guest of a registered attendee (on/before August 10th, limit 1 guest per registered attendee)

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