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40 Under 40


Launching in 2024 ̶ DesignCon 40 Under 40

Calling all emerging engineers and leaders!

DesignCon’s 40 Under 40 program launches in 2024 and provides an opportunity for up-and-coming engineers to further their careers through access to DesignCon’s full conference education, including 14 tracks plus DesignCon’s automotive-focused Drive World conference. 

Here’s How It Works:

Nominate yourself or a fellow engineer under 40 years old as of February 2, 2024, with this form to apply for DesignCon’s 40 Under 40 program.

Forty (40) nominees will be accepted and will receive a complimentary Education pass to DesignCon 2024, including access to all conference and theater sessions at the event, as well as the expo, Welcome Reception, and Booth Bar Crawls.

Winners also gain access to an exclusive networking breakfast with leading engineers and mentors on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at DesignCon. Watch this page for more information on the networking breakfast!

Award recipients will be recognized at the event, as well as on

» DesignCon 40 Under 40 Form

Entry Details

Nominations open November 10, 2023, close December 14, 2023, at 11:59pm pacific time, and are subject to DesignCon 40 Under 40 official rules. All nominations will be reviewed by the DesignCon event team, as well as a board of industry-leading engineers. All entrants will be notified by January 8, 2024, of their status. Regardless of acceptance, all nominees will receive a discount code for DesignCon 2025 following the 2024 event. Award recipients that have purchased a conference pass prior to being notified of acceptance will have their purchase refunded.

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