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October 30, 2020
Charlie Cook Sees Uphill Battle for GOP to Keep White House, Senate

Legendary political analyst Charlie Cook captivated a Virtual Fall Conference audience Friday with an analytical deep dive into the upcoming Presidential and Senate elections. A leading authority on U.S. political trends and publisher of The Cook Report, Cook painted a problematic task for GOP prospects in the upcoming general elections, highlighted by the race for President.

October 30, 2020
Stakeholder Panel Optimistic About Infrastructure Legislation in 2021

Stakeholder Panel Optimistic About Infrastructure Legislation in 2021A panel of leaders of key industry stakeholder organizations discussed the impact of the pandemic on their members and the opportunities and challenges they expect in 2021 at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Friday.

October 30, 2020
BST Global’s Javier Baldor and Hank Tran Look at What’s Next for AI in the AEC Industry

n a virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference educational session, BST Global CEO Javier Baldor and Director of Knowledge Management Hank Tran explained the impact of machine learning and artificial intelligence across industries and honed in on specific-use cases in the AEC space.

October 29, 2020
Congressional Panel at Fall Conference Debates Infrastructure, Stimulus Prospects

A bipartisan panel of U.S. Representatives discussed the prospects for new stimulus legislation, an infrastructure package, climate change, and working across the aisle following the election and into 2021 at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Thursday.

October 29, 2020
Fall Conference Keynote Speaker Stresses Importance of Pursuing Life’s Dreams

The path to overcoming severe depression and discovering a positive life direction has become a lifelong journey for Ben Nemtin, who delivered a keynote address at the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Thursday.

October 28, 2020
Fall Conference Panel Addresses Federal/Local Infrastructure Relationship

Elected officials and a panel of firm leaders discussed the recommendations in the recently published A Playbook for a New Infrastructure Partnership, which looks at improving how the federal government works with local governments to build the nation’s infrastructure. The Playbook was jointly produced by the ACEC Research Institute and the Accelerator for America’s New Partnership for Infrastructure.

October 28, 2020
Fall Conference Speaker Says Workplace D&I Efforts Need Courage to Succeed

Noted workforce diversity and inclusion (D&I) consultant Daisy Auger-Dominguez focused on the importance of putting workplace D&I polices into practice during the Opening General Session of the virtual 2020 ACEC Fall Conference on Wednesday.

October 22, 2020
Countdown to ACEC Fall Conference; Still Time to Register

Next Wednesday the first-ever virtual ACEC Fall Conference begins. The three-day online event, October 28-30, will feature an all-star lineup of speakers, panel discussions, education sessions, roundtables, and a virtual exhibit hall.

October 15, 2020
Get All Your PDHs at the Fall Conference...Plus Full Access for 90 Days

The virtual ACEC Fall Conference, October 28-30, offers big savings on educational content. Participants have access to 18 PDHs through the general sessions, concurrent educational sessions, and other business content. Valued at more than $1,000 during the in-person event, these virtual resources are available to ACEC members for only $449.

October 1, 2020
Discounted Fall Conference Registration Deadline Extended to October 7

ACEC has extended the early-bird registration deadline for the virtual 2020 Fall Conference through October 7. Register now to save $100.

Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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