NEWS Online - May 2018

 

Highlights

Annual Meeting Online Registration Now Available: 4.5 Possible PDHs! Online registration for the 2018 Annual Meeting: Growing Professionally. On June 5, a tour of the Moynihan Train Hall will be held, which has been approved for 1.5 PDHs. The June 6 morning education program will feature three PDH sessions (PDHs pending), for a total of 4.5 possible PDHs. At the luncheon, ACEC New York will recognize the 2018 graduates of the Leadership Institute, as well as swear in the 2018-19 board members and recognize the year-end award winners. Congratulations to both Andrew J. Ciancia, PE, LEED AP, D.GE, F.ASCE (Chairman of the Board | Langan Engineering) and Linda M. Shumaker, PE (President/Managing Principal | Shumaker Consulting Engineering) on being named Engineer of the Year; Brian T. Towers, PE, LEED AP (Associate Partner | Jaros, Baum & Bolles) on being named New Principal of the Year; and Rick Cotton (Executive Director | PANYNJ) on earning the Chairman's Award. Rick Cotton will also be the keynote speaker. For more information, and to register online, visit the event website. Sponsorship is available. Thank you to current Silver Sponsor, AI Engineers and Tour Sponsor, WSP USA.

Updates to Membership Listing Due May 25. We have updated our membership renewal process to accommodate changes in both our print and electronic directories through our website. The main contact for each firm should review their firm’s listing in our online directory, and any changes should be submitted via each firm's online directory login by May 25. An email with detailed instructions will be sent to all main contacts. Reminder: ONLY the main contact for each firm/branch can make changes to directory entries - other logins do not have this feature. On May 25, your listing will be considered current and will be printed in the directory as is.

Reminder: Committee Participation Form Due May 25. The electronic Committee Participation Form has been issued to the ACEC New York main contact for each firm. Each firm should submit only ONE form for committee nominations. Assignments are made by the Chair-elect and are announced in July (term is August 1-July 30). To view the current 2017-18 Committees, visit our website. Requests received after May 25 may not be accommodated for the 2018-2019 operating year.

Advertise in the 2018-19 ACEC New York Printed Directory. Ad space is now available for reservation in the 2018-19 ACEC New York printed directory, which will be produced and released in the summer of 2018. This directory is distributed not only to members but also to state, city and local government leaders. There are several advertising opportunities available, including purchasing advertising space on the directory covers, tabbed pages, and an "enhanced" directory listing. Advertising space is first come, first serve. To reserve space, complete the form and return to Natasha Burns at natasha@acecny.org. Deadline for reserving space and submitting art is June 8, 2018.

ACEC New York Project Wins National Grand Conceptor. Congratulations to all ACEC National Engineering Excellence Award Winners, and a special congratulations to HDR and WSP USA on earning the Grand Conceptor Award for Bayonne Bridge Raise the Roadway Milestone 1 Completion. The following ACEC New York projects also won grand awards: AECOM/Arup JV (Second Avenue Subway) and Syska Hennessy Group (Lotte World Tower).

 

Continuing Education

ACEC New York PDH Webinars


May 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | PDH Webinar #111: It's a Matter of Ethics (1.0 PDH)

Call for Submissions! ACEC New York is looking for both technical and business programs to present as webinars. PDH webinars should be about one hour and should be technical in nature. Presenters earn 3 PDHs per 1-hour technical class the first time they present. Business webinars should also be about 1 hour and should provide information relevant to our membership (no sales pitches). Contact Erica Lavigne at erica@acecny.org.
 

ACEC New York in the News

May 1, 2018, "ACEC New York Presents 51st Engineering Excellence Awards,” New York Real Estate Journal.

May 8, 2018, "ACEC New York awards scholarships to 19 New York engineering students," Press Release.
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