Sun, Feb 19 | Noon - 5 p.m.
Future engineers, scientists, and kids of all ages are invited to Engineering Day 2023 at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Exciting & engaging engineering activities will be provided throughout the museum by local engineering groups, who are also sponsoring general admission for this free day at the museum! All exhibitions, daytime planetarium shows and activities are free and open to the public.
The Caterpillar Visitors Center will also be open, free to the public, and will be hosting numerous engineering activities.
TechTalks (30 minutes each) | Caterpillar Visitors Center Dining Room
Caterpillar engineers will share their technical expertise in these short, yet informative sessions, providing a brief overview of their experiences, followed by Q&A.
2:00 pm | Engineer-o-Rama – Meet and Greet Different Types of Engineers
3:00 pm | It’s Electric! – A High Level Overview of the Impact of Electrification
4:00 pm | Virtual is Reality – A Quick Glance at Virtual Product Development
Enhance your Engineering Day experience and learn more about the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Caterpillar Visitors Center by participating in the scavenger hunt. Submit your hunt guide at the end of the day and qualify for a cool prize! Guides will be available at the entrances.
Thank you to our title sponsor Caterpillar. Additional sponsorship by local engineering firms & groups.
ASCE BRIDGE CONTEST
1:30 pm | Giant Screen Theater
Stop in at the Giant Screen Theater to see the Bridge Bust Competition and cheer on local students!
American Society of Civil Engineers – Central Illinois
American Society of Materials – Peoria
FIRST Robotics Competition – Fast But Not Furious
FIRST Tech Challenge
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers – Peoria
ISU Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology
OSF – Jump Simulation
River City Labs
Society of Women Engineers – Central Illinois
University of Illinois – 4-H