2019 Professional Engineers Conference

Join us for #PECON20 in

Join Us for PECON20 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia

August 12–16, 2020

From July 17–21 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, Missouri, 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 2019 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):

Executive Director Karl Reid, Ed.D"WHY DIVERSITY MATTERS FROM AN ENGINEER'S PERSPECTIVE"
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR KARL REID, Ed.D
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  • A Comparison of Collaborative Delivery Methods;
  • Engineering Ethics & the Law;
  • Ghost in the Machine: A Workshop on Engineering and Emerging Technology;
  • Rainfall Runoff Modeling for Small Watersheds;
  • Replacement of the Gateway Arch Tram's MG Sets;
  • Smart Cities and their Effect on Engineers; and,
  • VR, BIM, Block Chain… What Do They Mean for Your Construction Project?

2019 NSPE Award Winners

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

David Thaler, PE, FNSPENSPE AWARD
DAVID THALER, P.E., F.NSPE
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Installation Ceremony PECON 2019INSTALLATION CEREMONY - JULY 20, 2019
IMAGE COURTESY OF CHRIS STONE, P.E., F.NSPE

Board of Directors, 2019–20

The new 2019–20 Board of Directors has been installed—a talented group to lead NSPE into the future.

Photo Collection and Video

Photos are available for downloading & sharing when you visit NSPE's Flickr account. If you plan to reproduce the photos anywhere other than personal use, please credit NSPE.

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.
Emerging Leader Program Class PECON19NSPE EMERGING LEADER PROGRAM
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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

Social Media:   Twitter,   Facebook,   Instagram, or LinkedIn

Read the conversation about all the great happenings at this year’s 2019 Professional Engineers Conference and use #PECON19 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn.

2020 Professional Engineers Conference: See you in Philadelphia!

Save the Date! Mark you calendar now and be sure to be there for the 2020 Professional Engineers Conference, August 12–16, 2020, Philadelphia, PA.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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

HEMCO

HNTB

Silver Sponsors
  • Freese and Nichols
  • Black & Veatch
  • GEICO

Jose I. Guerra, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

Wilson & Company

WPI

Industry Sponsors

KCGD

Supporting Sponsors
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Lochner
  • TranSystems

Lockton

Exhibitors
  • 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
  • NABIE
  • 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

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

2018 Professional Engineers Conference, July 18–22 held in Las Vegas, at Caesars Palace