Join us this October for HKN’s premier event for connecting with, learning from, and working beside HKN members from around the globe! This three-day event features tracks for leadership training, faculty advisor programming, technical presentations, professional development, labs, workshops, and a career and graduate school recruitment fair!

What to Expect

  • Meet and collaborate with HKN Chapters from all over the world
  • Keynote addresses, hands-on workshops, learning sessions, and a recruitment fair
  • Our Awards and Recognition Banquet will be held at the NASCAR Hall of Fame!
  • Programming begins Friday evening, 28 October, and ends mid-day Sunday, 30 October

Making Sure Your Chapter Can Attend

  • Share the news with your Chapter members, Faculty Advisor, Chapter Advisors and Department Head
  • Identify your Chapter’s point person for all communication with HKN headquarters regarding the HKN-provided hotel accommodations – please fill out this form as soon as possible
  • Confirm your Chapter’s attendance by 28 September 2022
  • Need to do some fundraising for the travel costs? Review this Funding Resource Guide.

Details for Students, Faculty Advisors, and Chapters

  • Registration is open
  • US$40 registration fee per student member or Faculty Advisor
  • US$30 Early Bird Registration fee (register by 15 September 2022) per student member or Faculty Advisor
  • Members of Key Chapters receive a US$10 discount
  • Registration fee includes all learning sessions, workshops, awards banquet, and all meals and snacks during the conference


  • HKN will cover the cost of two nights for one hotel room for each Chapter (Up to four students can stay in one room.)
  • Faculty Advisors: HKN will cover the cost of two nights for one hotel room for a Chapter Faculty Advisor (This room is in addition to the student room.)

Details for Sponsors, Recruiters, Alumni and Friends

Sponsors and Recruiters:

  • Engage and recruit our outstanding student members!
  • Review our Sponsor Packages for corporations, Graduate Schools and IEEE Technical Societies

Alumni, Professional Members, and Friends of HKN:

  • Join us for the IEEE-HKN Awards and Recognition Banquet
      • NASCAR Hall of Fame
      • 7  pm Saturday, 29 October 2022
      • Tickets are US$100 per person
  • Join us for the full conference and attend all meals, sessions, and the Awards and Recognition Banquet
      • Registration fee is US$250

Click Here to Join Us

Make Your Hotel Reservations

Follow this link to take advantage of the US$139 per night IEEE-HKN Discounted Rate for the UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The cutoff date to book your room is 7 October 2022 or until the room block is filled. We anticipate this rate will sell out. Please book early.

Thank You to the Sponsors and Partners of the 2022 Student Leadership Conference

This conference is being made possible in part by a generous grant from the Samueli Foundation. Thank you.

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