April 21-23, 2017 Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee

E-Fest East

Be part of an immersive, electric experience that will connect and inspire a generation of change-makers.

E-Festivities

Imagine if you combined music and entertainment, yummy food and social activities with robotics, advanced manufacturing and design. Well…we’ve actually done that and created a series of global events where you can literally PARTY LIKE AN ENGINEER. E-Fests (Engineering Festivals) are three-day, two-night events that enable engineering students to expand their knowledge, test and showcase new skills and inspire innovation.



Take this engineering quiz for a chance to win a free ticket to E-Fest East!



GET HYPED

Party like an Engineer!

Get a taste of “Music City” at E-Fest East during a live performance from one of Nashville’s most electrifying bluegrass bands, Humming House, as they rock the TTU campus.

“Party-worthy roots music.”
-Mic.com

“…infectious and grin-inducing.”
-American Songwriter Magazine

GET INSPIRED

Keynote Speakers:

  • DR. EVA HAKANSSON

The world’s fastest female motorcycle rider!

  • Amy Elliott,
    Staff Researcher, Oak Ridge National Lab’s (ORNL’s) Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF), on-camera expert for Science Channel's Outrageous Acts of Science, and co-host for the new webseries, RoboNation TV

Technology & Innovation Lightning Talks:
These short, but powerful talks on the latest technologies and innovation are sure to grab your attention and even expose you to ideas or inventions that are new, surprising and even disruptive.

GO FOR THE GOLD

Participate in ASME’s exciting student competitions where creativity and innovation will be tested, ideas will come to life, new skills will be developed, relationships with teammates will be strengthened and accomplishments will be celebrated!

ASME POST-GAME

Opportunities don’t end when E-Fest is over! Dialogue with ASME all-stars about ways to get involved with innovative student programs and hear about membership opportunities that will open doors to engineering your future career.

PREP FOR SUCCESS IRL

Let’s face it: The keys to creating the most incredible resume, winning at an interview, or succeeding at your first job are often hard to nail down. You’re in luck! We have workshops and one-on-one’s with practicing engineers that will give you tips, advice and skills on how to break into the industry and accelerate your career.

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CAMPUS TOURS

Tour the scenic campus as well as the state of the art labs on the 235 acre complex in the heart of Cookeville, TN.

E-Fest Competitions



Human Powered Vehicle Challenge (HPVC)

Student teams compete to showcase the design and capabilities of their human powered vehicle through a series of real-world challenges!

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Student Design Competition (SDC)

A mechanical pentathlon in which robot competitors perform a variety of athletic challenges as commanded by their student engineers!

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017

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ASME Innovative Additive Manufacturing 3D Challenge (IAM3D)

Students utilize Additive Manufacturing to re-engineer existing products or create new designs that minimize energy consumption and/or improve energy efficiency.

Submission Deadline: March 3, 2017

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Old Guard Competitions

Oral Presentation and Technical Poster Presentation

The oral presentations allows students to showcase their technical presentation skills. The poster competition demonstrates their ability to visually convey technical information.

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017

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Program



Speakers

Meet our professionals



Dr. Eva Hakansson

Dr. Eva Hakansson

The world’s fastest female motorcycle rider!

Dr. Amy Elliott

Dr. Amy Elliott

Staff researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Noel Bakhtian

Noel Bakhtian

Sustainability, Clean Energy, and Resilience Advisor, Specializing in the Intersection of Energy and Water

Greg Haye

Greg Haye

General Manager and Materials and Process Development Project Manager, Local Motors Knoxville

Adam Kimberlin

Adam Kimberlin

Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor in the Flight Programs and Partnerships Chief Engineer Office, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center

Amip Shah

Amip Shah

Director, Internet of Things, Hewlett Packard Labs


Caleb Amy

Caleb Amy

Ph.D. Student, Georgia Institute of Technology

Rob Gorham

Rob Gorham

Director of Operations for America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute at the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining

Thomas K. Kirkpatrick

Thomas K. Kirkpatrick

Director of Products and Services, McHale & Associates, Inc.


Kevin Christopher, Esq.

Kevin Christopher, Esq.

Founder, Christopher Intellectual Property Law, PPLC

Jennifer Harrelson

Jennifer Harrelson

Component Maintenance Optimization Manager, Southern Nuclear

Ehsan Languri

Ehsan Languri

Professor, Tennessee Tech University


Lonnie Love

Lonnie Love

Corporate Fellow and Group Leader of Oak Ridge National Lab’s Manufacturing Systems Research Group

Kirk Sorensen

Kirk Sorensen

CEO, Flibe Energy

Navya Rahhoji

Navya Rahhoji

Lead Process Engineer for New Model Vehicle Launches in the Body Shop for Nissan North America


Steve Wilson

Steve Wilson

General Manager, Research & Development, Southern Company

Thom Tremblay

Thom Tremblay

Owner/Trainer/Designer - Concepts and Design

Dr. Esra Roan

Dr. Esra Roan

University of Memphis

Russ Brogden

Senior Associate in the Talent Management organization - Eastman Chemical Company

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Bring your friends to E-Fest East for a chance to win a $500 bonus for your student chapter!
We’re giving away a $500 bonus to the student section that brings the biggest group to the event. Students must be from the same school and must pay the registration fee as well as check-in onsite. Only one school will be selected and funds will be distributed post-event, pending all students’ in the group check-in onsite. This offer may not be combined with any other promotion.



Individual Registration
Early Registration
$100
  • Register by February 28, 2017 & save $50
Register
Advance Registration
$125
  • Register between March 1- April 20, 2017 & save $25
Register
On-site Registration
$150
  • Register onsite April 21 - 23, 2017
Register


HPVC Vehicle Registration
Early Registration
$50
  • Register by January 13, 2017 (11:59pm EST) and save $25
Registration Closed
Late Registration
$75
  • Jan. 14 – 20, 2017. (Registration closes Jan. 20 at 11:59pm EST)
Registration Closed

Tennessee Tech University

  • Cookeville, Tennessee 1 William L Jones Dr, Cookeville, TN 38505

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Contact Us



  • ASME Sponsorship
    Sales
  • Greg Valero
  • Sponsorship and Exhibitor Sales
  • 212.591.8356
  • valerog@asme.org