NEWS Online - October 2017



Going for the Gold at Lake Placid: 2017 Fall Conference. From September 17-19, ACEC New York held the 2017 Fall Conference in beautiful Lake Placid, NY. The conference featured a number of top-notch continuing education and networking opportunities, including curling at the Olympic Center, as well as our annual Golf Tournament. Thank you to our Golf Tournament sponsor L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P. and our tee sign sponsor WSP USA. On Monday night, our attendees were fortunate enough to hear from Chris Mazdzer, two-time Olympic luge champion. Thank you to all our attendees, and we look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 Winter Conference in January!

Vincent Sapienza Addresses Metro Members. On Tuesday, October 3, the ACEC New York Metro Region held a well-attended membership meeting at the Union League Club in NYC. The guest speaker was newly-appointed Commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection Vincent Sapienza, who discussed the department's 10-Year Capital Plan. The presentation for this session is available on the Members Only section of the website. Thank you to the program sponsors: Platinum: ARCADIS, HAKS, Risk Strategies Company, STV Group and Thornton Tomasetti;Gold: Hazen and Sawyer and SI Engineering, P.C.; Silver: AI Engineers, Inc., GZA GeoEnvironmental of New York, INGRAM and KS Engineers, P.C.

Additional DDC Training Sessions. Due to high demand, ACEC New York is once again partnering with the Department of Design and Construction with two more sessions on Water Main training. Training will take place on November 6, and December 4. These Water Main Training sessions will cover topics such as water main installation, water shutdowns, chlorination and disinfection, and sampling procedures. Each session has been approved for 5 PDHs. For more information, visit the preferred training date registration page.

Consider Donating to the 2017-18 Scholarship Fund. The ACEC New York Scholarship Fund is now accepting donations for 2017-18. The Fund awards scholarships to undergraduate engineering students in New York State to promote the consulting engineering profession. 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 12, 2018. Questions? Contact Amanda Smith at or call 518-452-8611.


Continuing Education

ACEC New York PDH Webinars

October 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | PDH Webinar #106: Emergency Preparedness (1.0 PDH).

ACEC New York in the News

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