The next Senior Engineering Design Conference is planned for Tuesday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences on the Parkview Campus of Western Michigan University. The college sponsors the conference to showcase the work of its graduating seniors, who are required to complete a capstone project that puts into practice what they have learned. Many of the projects are sponsored by business and industry. The conference is free and open to the public. You are welcome to attend all or part of the day's events. Reservations are not necessary.