2018 Professional Engineers Conference

See you next year for #PECON19
JULY 17–21, 2019 KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

From July 18–22 in Las Vegas, at Caesars Palace, NSPE members enjoyed an exciting week full of exceptional education programs, speakers, and great networking.

Here are the conference highlights...

Education & Presentations

If you were in attendance at this year's conference, check into the 2018 PE Conference Community within the NSPE Communities for access to presentations from speakers and updates on PDH credits.

This year the following courses were approved by The Practicing Institute of Engineering, or PIE, for New York State professional development hours (PDHs):

  • Advancing 21st Century Solutions for Highway Construction (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Beyond the Smart Grid;
  • Dam Safety: Methods used to Identify Risk of Failure Pt 1;
  • Dam Safety: Methods Used to Identify Risk of Failure Pt 2 (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Drones: The Sky's the Limit (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Ethics, Forensics, and the PE (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Hurricane Engineering Response (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Lessons Learned from Anacortes Refinery Explosions (PENDING APPROVAL);
  • Mine Subsidence Engineering;
  • The Role of the PE in Federal Waters (PENDING APPROVAL); and,
  • Winds of Changes-Electric Transmission.

PDH Claimer for Conference Attendees!

Claiming your PDHs is easy when you use the PDH Claimer! There are two ways to access the PDH Claimer to verify courses you attended and print/download your certificates. This can be done from your computer or from the app.

Follow these steps to claim your PDHs:

  1. From any computer, access the PDH Claimer over the Internet. You will be prompted to log in using your NSPE login credentials..
  2. Click on “Thursday” and/or “Friday” to see all of the sessions offered on each day, as well as the PDH amount for each session.
  3. Place a checkmark next to each session you attended (one session per time slot.)
  4. When you filled out both days, or the days you attended, click the “Submit PDHs” button at the bottom of your screen.
  5. After you have submitted your PDHs, you will have links to the Print Summary (this is a summary of all sessions you attended, and the total amount of PDHs earned), or to print a certificate for individual sessions (one certificate per session, see the “print” link next to each session in your summary) details.
  6. If a session has been NY approved, the individual certificate for that session will include the PIE logo and the course number.

2018 NSPE Award Winners

NIKHIL BODHANKAR, P.E.2018 YOUNG ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
NIKHIL BODHANKAR, P.E.
IMAGE COURTESY OF NSPE AND CHRISTIE’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIOS

Congratulations to NSPE's award winners, recognized for their many years of work, service, and dedication to the profession, who this year include:

  • Young Engineer of the Year Award
  • NSPE Distinguished Service Award
  • QBS Award Winner (State Government)
    • Town of Buckland, MA
  • QBS Award Winner (Federal Government)
    • The US Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO)
  • PEPP Award Winner
    • David S. Thaler, P.E., L.S., DFE, D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.NSPE

Board of Directors, 2018–19

Michael Aitken, PE, FNSPE; Thomas Roberts, PE, FNSPELEFT TO RIGHT: MICHAEL AITKEN, P.E., F.NSPE, 2018–2019 NSPE PRESIDENT; TOM ROBERTS, P.E., F.NSPE, 2017–2018 NSPE PRESIDENT
IMAGE COURTESY OF NSPE AND CHRISTIE’S PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIOS

The new 2018–19 Board of Directors has been installed—a talented group to lead NSPE into the future.

Photo Collection and Video

Visit NSPE's Flickr account and NSPE's YouTube channel. If you plan to reproduce the photos anywhere other than personal use, please credit NSPE and Christie’s Photographic Studios.

NSPE App

NSPE has a new app! The NSPE App houses multiple conference events within one app. You only need to download one app to access an archive of conference events at the palm of your hands.

Download the NSPE App to stay up to date with the latest event news and the full conference schedule.

Explore exciting features to keep you engaged throughout the event, including interactive maps, session and speaker profiles, and much more.

Learn how to download the app!

Social Media:   Twitter,   Facebook,   Instagram, or LinkedIn

Read the conversation about all the great happenings at this year’s 2018 Professional Engineers Conference and use #PECON18 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn.

2019 Professional Engineers Conference: See you in Kansas City, Missouri!

Save the Date! Mark you calendar now and be sure to be there for the 2019 Professional Engineers Conference, July 17–21, 2019 Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

2018 Professional Engineers Conference
Platinum Sponsor:

NCEES

Gold Sponsor:

Briggs and Morgan

Silver Sponsor:

GEICO

MEA

Bronze Sponsor:

Bolton and Menk

Freese and Nichols

Supporting Sponsor:

AAA logo


Future Meetings

2019 Professional Engineers Conference, July 17–21, 2019 Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri