2019 Professional Engineers Conference

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August 12–16, 2020

 Onsite registration desk hours:

Wednesday, July 17 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, July 19 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20 7:00 a.m. – noon


Save the Date! Mark your calendar for the 2019 Professional Engineers Conference, July 17–21, 2019 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri. The conference is an opportunity for PEs and those on the path to licensure to connect with like-minded professionals, earn continuing education credits, and learn about the profession’s top issues.

Conference At-A-Glance

Includes information on all sessions, tours, and activities during the conference. Find out what speakers are presenting the various sessions along with professional development hours offered. Browse an overview of the daily schedule by dates, or browse by tracks.
View the 2019 Conference At-A-Glance

Full Conference

Includes: Conference Professional Development (up to 11 PDHs); Wednesday "Welcome to KC!" reception, Thursday learning lunch, and Friday Celebrate Engineering Excellence lunch.
NOTE: Optional event tickets can be purchased separately.
Conference dates: Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19

One-Day Conference: Thursday, 7/18

Includes: Conference Professional Development (up to 6 PDHs); Wednesday "Welcome to KC!" reception and Thursday learning lunch.
NOTE: Optional event tickets can be purchased separately.
Conference date: Thursday, July 18

One-Day Conference: Friday, 7/19

Includes: Conference Professional Development (up to 5 PDHs); Wednesday "Welcome to KC!" reception and Friday Celebrate Engineering Excellence lunch.
NOTE: Optional event tickets can be purchased separately.
Conference date: Friday, July 19

Get the NSPE App!

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!

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.

NSPE Education Foundation Fundraiser

NSPE will be conducting an NSPE Education Foundation fundraiser. Donate now to provide general support to the NSPE Education Foundation to fulfill its vision to be a major source of support for the educational and ethical practice needs of engineering students, engineering teachers, and practicing professionals. Six prizes are available. The more you donate, the more chances to win! Learn more and donate now.

Emerging Leader Program Application

If you’re starting your engineering career and looking toward a future of leadership, NSPE is excited to offer an opportunity for leadership training-- and discounted registration-- at the 2019 Professional Engineers Conference, July, 17–21 in Kansas City. 20 winners selected as “emerging leaders” will enjoy half-priced registration and will work through fun, challenging projects with the guidance of industry leaders. Through this unparalleled networking opportunity, winners will also get behind the scenes access to the keynote, and will attend valuable workshops in PECON’s leadership track. Learn more.

Conference Attendee Justification Toolkit

Justifying attendance at conferences can be tough. Below is a letter template you can use to help justify your attendance at 2019 PE Conference. Simply edit the document and fill in the highlighted portions into the word document or copy it into an email.
> Justification Letter
> Budget Planning Sheet

Hotel and Travel

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is conveniently located in the heart of Kansas City. Guests are just steps away from top Kansas City attractions. VERY IMPORTANT: The 2019 Professional Engineers Conference room block will be available until June 15, 2019. Reservations cannot be guaranteed after the cutoff date. Plan ahead to take advantage of this great rate! Learn more and reserve your room today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Make your presence known at the 2019 Professional Engineers Conference with the perfect match of opportunity and price point. As always, if you are looking for a unique opportunity that we have yet to think of to promote your brand, contact us to talk about it. Sponsorship opportunities are now available.
Become a Sponsor

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Visit KC

Thank You to Our Sponsors

2019 Professional Engineers Conference
Platinum Sponsors
  • Burns McDonnell
  • Bolton & Menk
Gold Sponsors



Silver Sponsors
  • Freese and Nichols
  • Black & Veatch

Jose I. Guerra, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Wilson & Company


Industry Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Lochner
  • TranSystems


  • A2V Partners
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
  • Kansas State University Global Campus
  • Mitigation Resources of North America
  • NAFE
  • Redi Rock
  • UMKC School of Computing and Engineering
  • University of Arkansas
  • The University of Kansas School of Engineering
  • Department of State
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Texas Department of Transportation

Learn about Sponsorships

Future Meetings

2020 Professional Engineers Conference
August 12–16, 2020
Philadelphia, PA

Previous Meetings

2018 Professional Engineers Conference

2017 Professional Engineers Conference