ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference-Grove Park InnName: ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference-Grove Park InnDate: August 9, 2018 - August 12, 2018Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:
Escape to the North Carolina Mountains for this Engineering Summer Conference hosted by ACEC/NC. This annual event is the perfect opportunity to network with engineering professionals from around the state, earn professional development hours and vacation with your family.
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
New event this year!
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Member Welcome Reception, Biltmore Estate
Location : Cedric?s Loft at Biltmore?s Antler Hill Village, 1 Lodge St, Asheville, NC 28803.
When you arrive to the gate, let the attendant know you are attending an ACEC/NC event. As you approach Cedric?s Tavern, you should enter to the right of the building. This is where the private entrance to the Loft is located.
Transportation & Parking:
There will be a 55-passenger motor coach and a 36-passenger motor coach that will run from Grove Park Inn to Biltmore. If you are taking the coach, please meet the bus at the Vanderbilt Wing Atrium, 7th level sliding doors no later than 4:45PM. The coach will leave promptly at 5PM and will not wait. It will drop off in front of Antler Hill Village and pick up at the same location. The coach will depart Biltmore at 7:15PM sharp and will not return for a second pick up.
If you are driving yourself, please look for parking in the Antler Hill Village lots past the Village Hotel area.
There will be beer, wine, and light hors d?oeuvres available. Dress code is business casual.
Friday, August 10, 2018
7:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast, Roosevelt Suite
8:00 am - 8:50 am: NCBELS/NCEES Update ? Andrew Ritter, Exec Dir, NCBELS, Eisenhower Suite
9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Future Leaders Class (current Future Leaders class participants only), Hoover Suite
9:00 am - 9:50 am: Writing a Clear, Concise, and Effective Scope ? Kent Collier, ACEC BIT, Eisenhower Suite
9:50 am - 10:10 am: Break
10:10 am - 11:00 am: Leading with Emotional Intelligence ? Cindy Anderson, Thinc Strategies, Eisenhower Suite
11:10 am - 12:00 pm: ONE Solution to the 23 Most Common Engineering Firm Challenges ? Ryan Suydam, Client Savvy, Eisenhower Suite
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Time
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Cocktail Reception, Grand Ballroom A
6:30 pm: Dinner / Future Leaders Graduation / 2018-2019 Officer Installation, Grand Ballroom A
Saturday, August 11, 2018
11:10 am - 12:00 pm: Senior Leaders Roundtable ? Valoree Eikinas, CALYX Engineers & Consultants and Monty Irvin, Ramey Kemp and Associates, Eisenhower Suite
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Free Time
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm: Live Entertainment with ACEC/PAC Reception and Silent Auction, Heritage Ballroom B,C