Academic Community

The COE Annual PLM Experience provides an opportunity for the academic community to enhance their education, network with users in the industry, show their work to potential employers, and network with other students. 


By Attending the COE Annual PLM Experience, Students Can:

  • Engage with potential employers and mentors
  • Interact with fellow students in the industry
  • Spend three days learning absorbing technical industry knowledge
  • Learn about new products
  • Participate in the Vendor Solutions Fair
  • Form relationships 

Academic Professors can attend the COE Annual PLM Experience at a discounted rate of $600.00 by updating their school's roster with 5 new students.

Directions To Update Roster

Students who submit an approved ePoster session can register for the event for a discounted rate of $400.00.

Please contact COE Headquarters at or 312.321.5153 with any questions!

ePoster Session Competition

The ePoster session competition is a contest that gives students the opportunity to showcase their work to leaders within the industry, as well as gain visibility with all attendees at the conference and with the COE Board of Directors.

The winner will receive a $750 academic scholarship and the runner- up will receive a $500 scholarship. 


Submit your completed application to by February 27, 2015.