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December 3, 2020

Online Classes Next Week Offer Firm Management Tips, Orlando "Smart City" Master Plan Development

ACEC will offer two online classes next week.

50 Ways to Improve Your Engineering Firm
Wednesday, December 9, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

To set the stage for managed, profitable growth, engineering firm leaders need to deal with a number of critical challenges, including:

  • Managing the sustainable use of the firm’s resources— particularly the staff.
  • Consistently delivering great value and a terrific experience to clients that appreciate and pay for what the firm provides.
  • Making enough money to pay for today and invest in tomorrow.

Join Mark Goodale of Morrissey Goodale as he provides a non-stop series of innovative strategies and methodologies that will illuminate your mind and create new possibilities for your firm. Topics range from learning and growth and business process to market position and financial performance.

Click here to register

Developing a Smart City Masterplan and Roadmap for the City of Orlando
Thursday, December 10, 1:30-2:30 PM (Eastern)

A panel of presenters will discuss how Orlando is developing a Smart City master plan, which includes the city's mission, vision, goals, and high-level strategies associated with being a Smart City, and a roadmap for how the city can achieve the plan, with project areas, timelines and potential business models.

Panelists include  Bill Bradford, SVP/Principal-Energy, Sustainability & Resiliency, Hanson Professional Services; Mike Hess, Director of Future Ready, City of Orlando; and Dave Mulholland, SVP/Southeast Regional Manager, VHB.

Attendees will:

  • Learn how community engagement can be more important than technology when it comes to smart city planning.
  • Understand common themes that can occur while undergoing a smart city master planning process.
  • Learn about innovative approaches the City of Orlando us using to help bridge the digital divide, provide more equitable resilience, and improve the mobility experience for all.
  • Learn about digital twins, and how cities can use these models to improve services.

Click here to register.

 


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