10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
6 October 2021

Welcome Remarks & Opening Plenary with Barbara Humpton and Secretary Pete Buttigieg

Barbara Humpton, CEO, Siemens Corporation, joins ASCE leadership to discuss the future of energy and sustainability, including Siemens’ contributions to microgrid and energy storage developments. The conversation will also touch on how civil engineers and the electrical industry are rethinking the country’s transmission and distribution systems to improve resiliency, and the impact of potentially historic federal levels of investment in the energy grid.

ASCE Convention will also be joined by Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg to discuss the state of infrastructure in America and encourage Congress to keep working to pass sweeping legislation.