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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time Title
1:00 pm2:00 pm Behind the Scenes: Bellagio Fountains A (Ticketed Tour)
1:00 pm2:00 pm Highroller: Behind the Scenes Tour (A) (Ticketed Tour)
1:00 pm2:00 pm Powering the Strip Tour A (Ticketed Tour)
1:30 pm2:30 pm High Roller: Behind the Scenes Tour (B) (Ticketed Tour)
3:00 pm4:00 pm Behind the Scenes: Bellagio Fountains B (Ticketed Tour)
3:00 pm4:00 pm Powering the Strip Tour B (Ticketed Tour)
5:00 pm7:00 pm Welcome to Las Vegas! Viva NSPE Reception (Ticketed Event)

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time Title Speaker PDHs Credit Type
8:30 am9:45 am Mobility Disruption Ahead: Technology is the New Asphalt Tina Quigley 1.00 PDH
9:45 am10:00 am Networking Break
10:00 am10:55 am Advancing 21st Century Solutions for Highway Construction Connie Yew, PE 1.00 NY Approval Pending
10:00 am10:55 am Examining Key Risk Factors While Navigating Project Delivery Nahom A Gebre, PE, JD 1.00 PDH
10:00 am10:55 am Winds of Changes-Electric Transmission Kyle Neidermire 1.00 NY Approval Pending
10:00 am11:00 am NSPE Professional Engineers in Industry Executive Board Meeting
10:00 am11:00 am NSPE Professional Engineers in Private Practice Executive Board Meeting
10:00 am12:00 pm NSPE Committee on Policy and Advocacy
11:00 am11:55 am Advancing Your Career: Seven Essential Principles to Set Yourself Apart August R Boschert, PE, PMP, Stephanie Buckingham, APTD, Garrett Johnston, PE, CFM, GISP 1.00 PDH
11:00 am11:55 am Cyber Security: Securing of Industrial Control Systems Joseph M Weiss, PE, CISM, CRISC 1.00 NY Approval Pending
11:00 am11:55 am Mine Subsidence Engineering Dr. Gennaro G. Marino, PE, D.GE 1.00 NY Approval Pending
11:00 am12:00 pm NSPE Professional Engineers in Construction Executive Board Meeting
12:00 pm1:30 pm Learning Lunch: Las Vegas Mobility Plan Mike Janssen PDH
1:30 pm2:25 pm Drones: The Sky's the Limit Jerrod Hogan, PLS 1.00 NY Approval Pending
1:30 pm2:25 pm Texts and Emails that Fuel Engineering Success Mr Randy P. Wall, PE 1.00 PDH
1:30 pm2:25 pm The Digital PE Ben Amaba, PE, LEED AP, PhD, CPIM, BD+C 1.00 PDH
1:30 pm2:30 pm NSPE Professional Engineers in Government Executive Board Meeting
1:30 pm3:30 pm NSPE Educational Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
2:30 pm2:55 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm3:30 pm NSPE Professional Engineers in Higher Education Executive Board Meeting
3:00 pm3:55 pm Beyond the Smart Grid John McDonald, PE 1.00 NY Approval Pending
3:00 pm3:55 pm TBA PDH
3:00 pm3:55 pm The Role of the PE in Federal Waters Rick Farmer, PE, SPEC 1.00 NY Approval Pending
5:30 pm8:30 pm Brooklyn Bowl (Ticketed Event)

Friday, July 20, 2018
Time Title Speaker PDHs Credit Type
8:00 am3:00 pm NSPE State Society Executives Meeting
8:30 am9:45 am Securing Southern Nevada's Water Peter Jauch 1.00 PDH
9:45 am10:00 am Networking Break
10:00 am10:55 am Dam Safety: Methods used to Identify Risk of Failure Pt 1 Doug Blatchford, PE 1.00 NY Approval Pending
10:00 am10:55 am Managing Risk through Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Mr Timothy R Austin, PE, FNSPE, Mr Rod Toben 1.00 PDH
10:00 am10:55 am Managing the Threats of Artificial Intelligence Mr Sidney T Burns, PE, C.B.I.E, Anthony Patch 1.00 PDH
10:00 am11:00 am NSPE Interest Group Chairs meeting
11:00 am11:55 am Avoid Being Stung by Einstellung Effect Stuart G Walesh, PE, FNSPE, PhD, Dist.M.ASCE 1.00 PDH
11:00 am11:55 am Dam Safety: Methods Used to Identify Risk of Failure Pt 2 Doug Blatchford, PE 1.00 NY Approval Pending
11:00 am11:55 am Emotional Intelligence in Consulting, Government, and the Home Mr Sean P Gleason, PE, Ms Susan Habina-Woolard, PE 1.00 PDH
12:00 pm1:20 pm NSPE Celebrate Engineering Excellence Luncheon
1:30 pm2:25 pm Ethics, Forensics, and the PE Elmer R Curtis, PE, FNSPE, DFE, FASCE, Mr Samuel G Sudler, III, PE, IntPE, DFE, MIET, CFEI, CVFI 1.00 NY Approval Pending
1:30 pm2:25 pm Hurricane Engineering Response Tom Lewis, PE, JD 1.00 NY Approval Pending
1:30 pm2:25 pm Lessons Learned from Anacortes Refinery Explosions Ron Frisard 1.00 NY Approval Pending
1:30 pm3:00 pm NSPE Past Presidents Meeting
2:30 pm2:55 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm4:30 pm Threats to Licensure and the Future of Professional Engineering 1.00 PDH
4:30 pm5:30 pm NSPE Central Region Meeting
4:30 pm5:30 pm NSPE North Central Region Meeting
4:30 pm5:30 pm NSPE Southwest Region Meeting
4:30 pm6:00 pm NSPE Southeast Region Meeting
4:30 pm6:30 pm NSPE Western & Pacific Region Meeting

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time Title Speaker
7:30 am8:00 am NSPE House of Delegates Breakfast
8:00 am8:55 am Keys to Creating a Thriving Chapter Ms Ann D. Luther, PE
9:00 am9:55 am Motivating Volunteers and Leading Effective Teams Mr William Atkinson, Sr, PE
10:00 am12:00 pm House of Delegates Assembly
12:00 pm1:45 pm NSPE Installation Lunch (Ticketed Event)
2:00 pm5:00 pm NSPE House of Delegates Assembly

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Time Title
7:30 am8:00 am Board of Directors Breakfast
8:00 am12:00 pm 2017-2018/2018-2019 Board of Directors Meeting