National Events

May 2012 » Events

Following are national events sponsored by associations, public agencies, and private organizations that may be of interest to civil engineers and surveyors. Each listing includes the event date, event name, sponsor, event location, and a website URL to obtain additional information. In addition to these national education and networking opportunities, many organizations offer regional and online training courses and seminars. Submit information about civil engineering and surveying events to Editor Bob Drake at


June 3-6
WindPower 2012
American Wind Energy Association, Atlanta

June 3-8
11th International & 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides
Canadian Geotechnical Society/Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, Banff, Alberta, Canada

June 4-7
Hexagon 2012
Hexagon AB, Las Vegas

June 6-7
AEC Technology Strategies
ZweigWhite, Cambridge, Mass.

June 10-13
International Bridge Conference
Engineer's Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

June 10-14
AWWA Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE12)
American Water Works Association, Dallas

June 19-20
21st Century Asphalt Pavements
National Asphalt Pavement Association/Federal Highway Administration, Cincinnati

June 24-27
4th Urban Street Symposium
Institute of Transportation Engineers-Midwestern District/Transportation Research Board, Chicago

June 25-27
Sustainability in Public Works
American Public Works Association, Pittsburgh

July 8-12
10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements
International Society for Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

July 11-13
Build Business
Society for Marketing Professional Services, San Francisco

July 18-20
Stormwater Symposium 2012
Water Environment Federation, Baltimore

July 21-24
Survey Summit
Esri, San Diego

July 23-27
Esri International User Conference
Esri, San Diego

July (Dates TBA)
Best Firms To Work For Summit
ZweigWhite, Location TBA

Aug. 14-15
The Use of Deep Foundations for Landslides/Slope Stabilization
Deep Foundations Institute, Nashville, Tenn.

Aug. 14-16
Solid Waste Association of North America, Washington, D.C.

Aug. 19-23
Forester Media Inc., Denver

Aug. 26-29
APWA Congress
American Public Works Association, Anaheim, Calif.

Aug. 29-Sept. 1
NAWIC Annual Convention
National Association of Women in Construction, Denver

Sept. 11-14
ARTBA National Convention
American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Memphis, Tenn.

Sept. 12-14
13th National Conference on Transportation Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Communities
Transportation Research Board, Big Sky, Mont.

Sept. 16-20
IHEEP 2012
International Highway Engineering Exchange Program, Montgomery, Ala.

Sept. 16-20
Dam Safety 2012
Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Denver

Sept. 17-19
Newforma User Conference
Newforma, Fort Worth, Texas

Sept. 28-Oct. 1
ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo
American Society of Landscape Architects, Phoenix

Sept. 29-Oct. 3
Water Environment Federation, New Orleans

Sept. 30-Oct. 4
GIS-Pro 2012
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association, Portland, Ore.

Oct. 7-11
ACE 2012 Conference
Association of Conservation Engineers, Chesterton, Ind.

Oct. 9-11
Offshore WindPower 2012
American Wind Energy Association, Virginia Beach, Va.

Oct. 14-17
ACEC Fall Conference
American Council of Engineering Companies, Boca Raton. Fla.

Oct. 16-19
ULI Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo
Urban Land Institute, Denver

Oct. 18-20
ASCE 142nd Annual Civil Engineering Conference
American Society of Civil Engineers, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Oct. 19-21
ESW Annual National Conference
Engineers for a Sustainable World, San Diego

Oct. 21-25
ACI Fall Convention
America75 Concrete Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Oct. 24-25
The Zweig Letter Hot Firm Conference
ZweigWhite, Location TBA

Nov. 5-7
Trimble Dimensions
Trimble, Las Vegas

Nov. 7-9
Design-Build Conference & Expo
Design-Build Institute of America, New Orleans

Nov. 7-9
2nd International Conference for Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction
American Society of Civil Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas

Nov. 11-13
12th National Light Rail Conference
Transportation Research Board, Salt Lake City

Nov. 14-16
U.S. Green Building Council, San Francisco

Nov. 27-29
Autodesk University
Autodesk, Las Vegas

Dec. 3-7
Ecobuild America
AEC Science & Technology, Ecobuild, Washington, D.C.


Jan. 13-17
TRB 92nd Annual Meeting
Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.

Jan. 24-25
Geodesign Summit
Esri, Redlands, Calif.

Feb. 10-13
Environmental Connection 2013
International Erosion Control Association, San Diego

Feb. 11-15
U.S. Society on Dams Annual Meeting
U.S. Society on Dams, Phoenix

March 3-6
2013 Geo-Congress
American Society of Civil Engineers, San Diego

March 18-20
Design-Build in Transportation Conference
Design-Build Institute of America, Orlando, Fla.

March 20-22
Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference
Design-Build Institute of America, Orlando, Fla.

March 23-26
40th Annual Convention
National Demolition Association, San Diego

April 1-4
Geosynthetics 2013
Industrial Fabrics Association International, Long Beach, Calif.

April 13-17
National Planning Conference
American Planning Association, Chicago

April 14-18
ACI Spring Convention
American Concrete Institute, Minneapolis

April 21-24
ACEC Annual Convention
American Council of Engineering Companies, Washington, D.C.

April 21-25
NACE Annual Conference
National Association of County Engineers, Des Moines, Iowa

April (Dates TBA)
SPAR International
SPAR Point Research LLC, The Woodlands, Texas

April (Dates TBA)
4th Carlson Software User Conference
Carlson Software, Cincinnati

May 13-17
ULI Spring Meeting
Urban Land Institute, San Diego

May 15-17
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta

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