Why Attend?

ASCE 2022 Convention will feature a variety of meaningful programming experiences whether you are a first-time attendee or a veteran convention goer: the annual ASCE members meeting, keynote presentations, invited panels, case histories, and research papers.

Top Reasons to Attend ASCE 2022

  • Compelling plenary speakers
  • Unprecedented learning opportunities: cross-cutting and innovative concurrent sessions
  • Post event on-demand content
  • Engaging networking opportunities
  • Inspiring professional sessions
  • Earn up to 26.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) to maintain your professional licensure while gaining relevant focused knowledge.  

Convince Your Boss

As a civil engineering professional, you know you can find the latest information, innovations, and technologies when you attend ASCE Convention. You also know that to be competitive, you must constantly fine-tune your skills, find new ways to cut costs, streamline processes, and drive change.

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ASCE 2022 Convention

The ASCE Convention is the Society's flagship membership event. It is the single annual opportunity that the entire Society is represented together and reflects the diversity of civil engineering that ASCE encompasses. The program for the Convention will be of an integrated, cross-cultural, technical, and educational nature.

The program will follow the convention topics listed and described below. These topics are intended to be used to define a recurring convention program that draws attendees back each year. They are intended to provide benefits to attendees and their employers on an educational and professional level.

Convention Topics

State of the Industry and Profession

The presentations on this topic will be given by recognized thought leaders, corporate leaders in engineering, corporate leaders from related fields, Institute leaders, and leaders in engineering education, leaders from cooperating industry organizations, and political leaders.

Professional Development

To help take your career to the next level, topics will provide programming based on the needs of members, engineering firms, and leadership issues to educate and enhance the individual skills and practice of attendees. Potential topics include leadership, project management, value engineering, construction management, risk analysis and management, asset management, marketing, business development, public relations, political advocacy, and ethics.

Multi-disciplinary Technical

This topic is intended to bring together the best of the best from the Institutes’ conferences, ASCE conferences and conferences from other professions, multi-discipline issues, innovation, best practices, hot issues, case studies, perspectives from allied professions affecting civil engineers, and new concepts.

Natural & Man-made Disasters

Come and explore disasters and catastrophes from a multi-disciplinary point of view. Sessions within this topic will look at the natural and/or man-made causes, prediction, present codes and standards and suggested revisions, effects, and how to mitigate effects by component or macro approaches.

Strategic Issues/Public Policy

This topic features forums to discuss the progress and direction of public policies and their effect on the profession. Sessions are intended to present current status, drill down on practicable application of policies, and explore many others areas of critical interest to the profession.

Significant Projects

Here ASCE will cover megaprojects and offer multidisciplinary views on the feasibility, planning, design, construction, costs, public process, value, innovation, environmental sustainability, and resiliency of the project discussed.

History & Heritage

Do you know the civil engineering past? Sessions are designed to cover significant civil engineering achievements within the region of the host city or of national importance having appeal for all attendees.

Committee Members

ASCE Convention Advisory Council Members

  • Andrew Herrmann, P.E., SECB, F.SEI, Pres.12.ASCE, Chair
  • Edward McGuire, P.E., F.ASCE, Vice Chair
  • Karen Kabbes, P.E., ENV SP, D.WRE, F.ASCE
  • Edward Stafford, P.E., PTOE, F.ASCE
  • Carol Haddock, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Patrick Natale, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE
  • David Odeh, P.E., S.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE
  • Sean Corcoran, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., Pres.17.ASCE
  • Jon Zufelt, Ph.D., P.E., CFM, D.WRE, M.ASCE
  • Victor Fernandez-Cuervo, P.E., F.ASCE
  • Craig Ruyle, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Kenneth H. Rosenfield, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE
  • Gregory Scott, P.E., M.ASCE

ASCE Convention Technical Program Subcommittee Members

  • Gregory Scott, P.E., M.ASCE, Chair
  • Arthur Alzamora, Jr., P.E., M.ASCE, Vice Chair
  • Timothy Alston, A.M.ASCE
  • Bernie Dennis, M.ASCE
  • Ernie Heymsfield, Ph.D., P.E.
  • Melissa Hilsabeck, EIT
  • Michelle Madzelan, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Leah Milcarek, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Nur Orak, Ph.D., Corresponding Member
  • Carla Palma, A.M.ASCE
  • Bita Sadri, P.E., A.M.ASCE
  • Reza Sheykhi, A.M.ASCE
  • Andrew Herrmann, P.E., SECB, F.SEI, Pres.12.ASCE
  • Edward McGuire, P.E., F.ASCE

ASCE Convention Local Subcommittee Members

  • Kenneth Rosenfield, P.E., F.ASCE, Chair
  • Jeff Baun
  • Jeff Berk
  • Daniel Cronquist, P.E.
  • Yazdan Emrani, P.E.
  • Melissa Hilsabeck, EIT
  • Matthew Jacobson, S.M.ASCE
  • Steven King, P.E.
  • Jeff Meiter, P.E.
  • Ravi Shah, P.E., QSD/P
  • Amber Shah, P.E.
  • Josue Vaglienty, P.E.