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Upcoming Events

October 4

Metro Membership Breakfast, Plus BBB Seminar

October 10

Executive PDH Tour: The Javits Center

October 10

Emerging Leaders PDH Tour: The Javits Center

October 17

PDH Webinar #119: Managing Construction Phase Services

November 14

Doing Business with the NYCDDC

December 10

Metro Region Membership Meeting and Holiday Luncheon

January 26-28

2020 Winter Conference

Renaissance Hotel room block available - rooms are limited!

April 4
Engineering Excellence Gala

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TriState ACEC Conference: A Collaborative Success. ACEC NJ, along with ACEC New York and ACECPA, hosted the TriState ACEC Fall Conference on September 22-24 at the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. Over 300 engineering professionals from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania attended the conference and experienced unique networking and education opportunities. A programming track for CFOs and Business Managers, as well as programming for Emerging Leaders/Young Professionals, was offered alongside the main conference track. Thank you to all the TriState Conference sponsors for their support.


From left to right: ACEC New York Chair, Thomas Cascino; Luncheon Keynote Speaker Steve Kornacki, National Political Correspondent, NBC News; ACEC New York President & CEO Jay Simson

2020 Scholarship Application Now Available. The online application for students for the 2019-20 ACEC New York Scholarship is now available. A number of scholarships will provide a stipend of $2,500, as well as at least two scholarships of $10,000 each. Only students having completed either their third year of study (4-year program) or fourth year of study (5-year program) by June 2020 are eligible to receive the scholarship. Applications must be accompanied by a certified transcript and received at ACEC New York Headquarters by January 17, 2020.

Consider Donating to the 2019-20 Scholarship Fund. The ACEC New York Scholarship Fund is now accepting donations for 2019-20. Named scholarships reflect contributions of $2,500 or more and are awarded by the firm at an ACEC New York function. Firms can also contribute less than $2,500; these funds are combined into general ACEC New York Scholarships and used to help the Scholarship Fund grow. To donate to the Scholarship Fund, complete the online form and send payment by January 17, 2020. Questions? Contact Amanda Smith at or call 518-452-8611.

Attention! 2020 EEA Moderators Still Needed. Engineering Excellence judging is scheduled for October 30 in New York City. The Engineering Excellence Committee is seeking licensed design professionals to act as moderators for the competition. In advance of the judging, the Moderator receives copies of the entrant’s written and visual materials. Moderators prepare a presentation 5-7 minutes in length about the project to present to the judges. Each moderator receives 4-8 projects. If you would like to serve as a moderator, contact Erica Lavigne at and indicate the category you are interested in moderating: Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services, Building/Technology Systems, Structural Systems,  Waste and Storm Water, Water Resources, or Special Projects.

Still Seats Available: PDH Javits Center Tours, October 10. Two PDH tours of the Javits Center will be offered on October 10. The Executive Tour and presentation, geared towards CEOs and principals, will begin at 11:30 AM (11:00 networking session), and the Emerging Leaders tour will begin at 5:00 PM (4:30 networking). Attendees will receive 1.0 PDH. Register online today for the preferred tour - spots are limited!

Continuing Education

October 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | PDH Webinar #119: Managing Construction Phase Services (1.0 PDH)

ACEC New York in the News

October 1, 2019, "QBS: Choosing experienced firms for public projects," New York Real Estate Journal.

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