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Concurrent Educational Sessions

 

Education Sessions approved as of 1/16/19

 

Monday, May 6

9:45am-11am - 5 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot                

CIO Perspectives on a Successful M&A

Moderator: Jim Lofft, KCI

 

Women in Advocacy

Moderator: Gayle Roberts, ACEC Fellow

 

Managing the Legal and Practice Issues of BIM

Andrew Mendelson, Berkeley Design Group

 

Federal Market Opportunities: USACE- Priorities and Funding

         

11:45 am-1pm  - 5 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

Succession Planning: Rewarding Senior Owners & Opportunities for Younger Employees

Chris Dinot, Planning Solutions Group

 

Before Taking Flight: Know the Legal Requirements and Limitations on Drone Usage

Jonathan Schmalfeld, Husch Blackwell

 

How the Trade Agenda Impacts your International Work

 

2:45pm-4pm - 5 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

Successful Innovation in an Engineering Firm

Moderator: Andy Knauf, Mead and Hunt

 

Best Practices in Recruiting & Retaining Professional Field Staff – Panel Discussion

 Moderator: Barbara Irwin, HR Advisors Group

 

Disaster Mitigation: Resilience Planning and Investment

 

4:30pm-5:45pm  - 4 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

Climate Change and Resilient Design: Risk Management Considerations for Engineers

Patricia Gary, Donovan Hatem

 

Getting It Done! Keys to Implementing Your Firm’s Strategic Plan

Raymond Kogan, Kogan & Company

 

Tuesday, May 7

10:45am-12pm  - 4 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

IT Systems: The Driver for Engineering Cities of the Future

Moderator: Markus Weidner, Penonni

 

The Future of Transportation

Kenneth Leonard, US Department of Transportation

 

Stop Eating Your Leaders! (Get Going, Do What Works, and Ignite the Next Generation in Your Firm)

John Doehring, J. Doehring & Co.

 

1:45pm-3pm  - 3 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

Supporting Stronger Leadership Today while Developing Leaders for Tomorrow

James Bishop, JBC

 

Recession-Proof Your Firm

Chuck Roberts, Performance Management Group

 

3:30pm-4:45pm  - 3 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

More information coming soon!

 

Wednesday, May 8

8:30am-9:45am  - 2 Education Sessions will be offered during this timeslot     

Effective Contractual Risk Mitigation

Wayne Marshall, Ames & Gough                

 

Considerations for Buying and Selling Small Engineering Firms

Victor Vacarro, Dannible/McKee Associations, Ltd.

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES
1015 15th Street, 8th Floor NW, Washington DC 20005-2605 - P: 202.347.7474 - F: 202.842.2436 - E-mail: meetings@acec.org