You’re convinced that you want to attend the 2019 EVO Conference, and we really want you there; now it’s time to convince your boss! Most managers will be concerned about the return on investment—every dollar has to be justified, and so does the time away from the office. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Use the tools below to show why your organization needs to invest in EVO 2019!

The Premier Conference for Dynamic Leadership

Changing times demand an Evolution of You™. The dynamics of Leadership are shifting constantly – to stay ahead of the curve, your business skill set must evolve as well. EVO is a one-of-a-kind conference featuring insightful and inspiring keynotes, dynamic panel discussions and immersive sessions to help you advance your career while effecting change in your organization.

IEEE-USA’s two-day flagship event will challenge you to think differently while embracing innovation and creativity. You’ll develop valuable new relationships and share insights with industry peers, all while expanding your knowledge on the journey to becoming a more effective leader.

The exciting EVO19 lineup and session schedule revolves around the following themes: EVOlead, EVOinspire, EVOcareer and EVOskills. EVO19 will focus on learning and networking – but we haven’t forgotten the fun as well with an opening night Riverboat Cruise planned for Friday and an EVO3k FunRun scheduled for Saturday morning.

Meet and Learn From the Trendsetters

Our speakers, attendees, and exhibitors are at the forefront of their respective fields; they are the game-changers. And they won’t just be presenting to you; they’ll be sitting next to you, attending sessions, and having lunch with you. This is your opportunity to find out how to stay ahead of the curve!


Meet hundreds of your peers who are also passionate about developing the technologies of tomorrow. This is your chance to get up close and personal with them. You’ll walk away with a new set of contacts for collaboration and sharing best practices.

Stay Relevant

If you want to be a leader in your profession, you have to know the latest trends and how to implement them in your organization. With several sessions focused on leadership in each track, trendsetting speakers, and networking opportunities galore, there is no better place to find inspiration than EVO 2019.

Inspire Your Team

Take what you learn from EVO 2019 and share it with your team. You’ll have the tools and know-how to implement the latest talent development strategies. It’s not just about your personal development. By successfully using what you learn at EVO 2019, you’ll improve your organization’s bottom line.

Tools For Convincing*

Use the following tools to demonstrate to your manager the tangible benefits of attending EVO 2019. These tools will show your manager that you’ve done your research, built your business case, and are serious about attending.
Manager Letter - Customize this letter to help your manager understand why EVO 2019 is one of the most cost-effective and valuable conferences for you.
Investment Worksheet - Fill out this worksheet to estimate the financial investment required for you to attend.
Flyer - Print this flyer to provide an overview of what this event is all about.
  • Students: These tools can also be easily modified to assist you in obtaining funding from your school/faculty advisor

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