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FALL-CONFERENCE Results
October 16, 2019
ACEC Sets Bold New Course With Strategic Plan Promoting the Essential Value of Engineering to Society

ACEC adopted an aggressive new strategic plan this week that will support the industry’s critical role in addressing climate change, transportation safety, sustainable energy and other priorities in the built environment. The plan puts greater emphasis on research to drive thought leadership and proactive advocacy to assist policymakers and the industry to develop innovative solutions to these challenges>

October 15, 2019
Inspirational Speaker Sekou Andrews Calls on Fall Conference Attendees to "Humanize Yourself"

Sekou Andrews brought his high-energy, genre-bending blend of public speaking to the ACEC Fall Conference, at various times discomforting and inspiring the audience.

October 15, 2019
Economist Basu Forecasts Recession Due to Uncertainty Over 2020 Election

Economist Anirban Basu told attendees at the ACEC Fall Conference today that even though the U.S. economy is strong, he is forecasting a recession by the third or fourth quarter of 2020.

October 14, 2019
Rinaudo Tells Fall Conference About Cutting-Edge Autonomous Drone Medial Supply Delivery System

Zipline CEO Keller Rinaudo thrilled the ACEC Fall Conference audience with how his company has developed cutting-edge drone technology to instantly deliver medical supplies to underserved populations in Africa.

October 14, 2019
Washington Post’s Costa Says Capitol Hill in "All-Out Political War"

Robert Costa, a top political reporter for the Washington Post told Fall Conference attendees on Monday that the nation is witnessing history regarding the ongoing impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and the potential impact on the upcoming presidential elections.

October 13, 2019
Watch the Video Introducing New ACEC Strategic Plan

Click here to watch the video introducing the new ACEC Strategic Plan, which was approved unanimously by the ACEC Board of Directors today.

October 4, 2019
Latest Engineering Influence Podcast--Chairman's Corner with Mitch Simpler

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler talks about the reasons for attending the upcoming ACEC Fall Conference, including the unveiling of the new ACEC strategic plan, and his recent participation in the annual FIDIC Infrastructure Conference in Mexico City.

September 24, 2019
Celebrated Washington Post Reporter Robert Costa to Keynote Fall Conference

Robert Costa, the noted national political reporter for The Washington Post, will provide his unique perspectives for 2019 ACEC Fall Conference attendees on the nation’s politics today all the way through to the 2020 elections.

The Fall Conference will be held October 13-16 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

Costa, who covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns, also the moderator of Washington Week, an award-winning reporter’s roundtable series on PBS, and is a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. 

September 17, 2019
Sekou Andrews Set to Wow Fall Conference Attendees

For over 15 years, Sekou Andrews has been helping the world’s largest organizations deliver relevant information with riveting inspiration through an innovative, unconventional category of speaking called “Poetic Voice.”

Andrews will discuss D.I.Y. innovation at the ACEC Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 15 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago, as part of the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference.

September 12, 2019
Today is the Deadline for 2019 Fall Conference Early Bird Registration! Register Now to Save

Sign up for the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference today and save $100 on your registration. Additional registrants from your firm—and first-time member attendees—can save an additional $145.

Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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