Schedule

As of 8/8/22.  Schedule is tentative and may change. Check back for more information and updates.

 

Saturday, October 15

12:00 pm-5:00 pm

Registration

2:00 pm-4:30 pm

NAECE Meeting I

5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Planning Cabinet Committee

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

ACEC/NAECE Staff Reception

 

Sunday, October 16

7:00 am-6:15 pm

Registration

7:30 am-8:45 am

Leadership Breakfasts

9:00 am-12:00 pm

ACEC Board of Directors Meeting

12:30 pm-1:30 pm

ACEC Board & New Attendee Lunch

12:30 pm-2:00 pm

CAMEE Executive Committee

CASE Executive Committee

GEO Executive Committee

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

CEO Roundtables - Join CEOs and other A/E executives for an interactive discussion of best practices, business management concerns, and other industry issues.

Small Firm (1-50 employees) - Moderated by SFC

Medium Firm (51-200 employees)

Large Firm (201-500 employees) 

Very Large Firm (501+ employees) - Moderated by DPC

NAECE Meeting II

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Engineering Excellence Awards Committee

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Chair Emeritus Reception

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Business Resources & Education Committee

COPS Executive Committee

SFC Executive Committee

4:15 pm-5:45 pm

DPC Reception

4:15 pm-6:00 pm

Risk Management Committee

5:00 pm-6:00 pm

SEI/Pathways Reception

5:15 pm-6:15 pm

Women in Leadership Reception

6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Open to all registered attendees and guests

 

Monday, October 17

7:00 am-4:45 pm

Registration

7:00 am-6:45 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

7:00 am-7:45 am

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

Fellows Breakfast

8:00 am-9:30 am

Opening General Session 

A View from the Top: What Lies Ahead

  • Joe Bates, Research Consultant, ACEC Research Institute
  • Jon Gray, Chief Economist, ACEC Research Institute 
  • John Carrato, Chair, ACEC Research Institute & Chair, Benesch
  • Alyson Watson, CEO, Woodard & Curran Inc.
  • Keith Foxx, Principal, FOXXSTEM
  • Mitch Simpler, Partner, Managing Partner Emeritus, Jaros, Baum & Bolles

Join ACEC Research Institute’s economic research team as they unveil the latest data on how engineering and design services is performing in terms of revenue and our industry’s contribution to GDP, jobs, wages, and taxes, as well as a look forward at the latest annual industry forecast to help you prepare for the coming years. Following the economic update, John Carrato, Chair of Institute, will moderate a lively discussion with firm leaders about their views on the current and future trends facing the industry.

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Legal Counsel Forum In-House Roundtable

9:30 am-10:30 am

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations 

10:30 am-11:30 am

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

Diversity, Inlcusion and Belonging Committee

Fellows Committee

Water, Engergy & Environment Committee

11:45 am-1:15 pm

General Session Luncheon

Never Give Up

Travis Mills, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant (retired) and Founder of the Travis Mills Foundation for Veterans

One of only five quadruple amputees from the Iraq War, Travis epitomizes resilience, and redefines human capability and the remarkable power attitude has upon outcome.  Learn more about Travis Mills.

1:15 pm-2:00 pm

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Legal Counsel Forum I

2:00 pm-3:00 pm

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

Chair Emeritus Committee

Federal Agencies & Procurement Advocacy Committee 

Management Practices Committee

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Legal Counsel Forum I

3:00 pm-3:45 pm

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations

Ice Cream Social sponsored by the ACEC Coalitions and ACEC Business Insurance Trust

3:45 pm-4:45 pm

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

CASE-CAMEE Roundtable

GEO-COPS Roundtable

Government Advocacy Committee

NAECE Education Session

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

ACEC Trusts Reception

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Fellows Reception

4:45 pm-5:45 pm

Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Open to all registered attendees and guests

5:30 pm-6:45 pm

ACEC/PAC Pinewood Rally in the exhibit hall

7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Local Color Night - Rocky Mountain High

Enjoy incredible views and a reception/dinner at Broadmoor’s Cheyenne Lodge with music by John Denver cover band, Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon.  Additional ticket purchase required.  

 

Tuesday, October 18

6:15 am-7:30 am

 Fellows Charity Walk

7:00 am-5:15 pm

Registration

7:00 am-6:15 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

7:00 am-7:45 am

Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 am-9:30 am

General Session & PAC Sweepstakes Drawing

Emerging Tech Trends

Amy Webb, Futurist, Founder & CEO of The Future Today Institute

Which tech trends should we be monitoring? How can businesses distinguish between “trend” and “trendy?” And most importantly, how can you prepare yourself and your firm for what’s next in a world where constant disruption is the norm? Futurist Amy Webb will tap into the AE industry and link it to curated, data-driven longitudinal tech trends to reveal the forces shaping the future of our business. She will connect trends from within and outside of our industry to illustrate a chain reaction of events, the potential outcomes of those events, and the ways they might shake up the AE industry, as well as provide tools and strategies for adapting.  Learn more about Amy Webb.

ACEC/PAC Sweepstakes Drawing

Tickets are $200 each, with a limit of 5 per person.  Click here for more details.

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Legal Counsel Forum II

9:30 am-10:30 am

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations

LDC Executive Committee

10:30 am-11:30 am

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

ACEC/PAC Champions Committee

Coalition Leaders Committee

Women in Leadership Steering Committee

10:45 am-11:45 am

ACEC Three Trusts Meeting

11:45 am-1:45 pm

Awards Luncheon 

Awards Program

  • New College of Fellows Inductees

  • 2022 Scholarship Winners

  • Young Professional of the Year Awards

  • Community Service Awards

  • Coalitions Distinguished Service Award

  • QBS Award

  • 2022 Chair Emeritus Award

Think Big and Then Go Big: Turning Innovation into Action

Sue Desmond-Hellman, Former CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Throughout her unique 30+ year career in biotechnology, academia, and philanthropy, Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann has been an advocate for embracing innovation to create impact. From developing numerous breakthrough medicines at Genentech and being named one of the world’s seven most “powerful innovators” by Forbes, to leading the creation of the first nonprofit biotech organization at the Gates Foundation, she continues to be at the forefront of innovative thinking to change the world for the better. In this engaging presentation, Dr. Desmond-Hellmann uses examples from her personal career journey to share battle-tested insights on how to rethink the status quo, inspire teams to think outside-the-box, manage risks against rewards, and remain relentless when pursuing change.  Learn more about Susan Desmond-Hellman.

1:45 pm-2:30 pm

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations

2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

Affiliate Advisory Committee

LDC Roundtable

Tax & Regulatory Affairs Committee

Transportation Committee

3:30 pm-4:15 pm

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall & Solutions Center Presentations

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

Committee & Coalition Meetings

5:15 pm-6:15 pm

Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Open to all registered attendees and guests

 
Wednesday, October 19

7:30 am-8:30 am

Conference Continental Breakfast

8:30am-9:30am

Concurrent Education Sessions - View Sessions

9:00 am-3:00 pm

ACEC/PAC Golf Tournament

 

As of 8/8/22. Schedule is temporary and may change. Check back for more information and updates.