• ACEC/NC Summer Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration

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    Name: ACEC/NC Summer Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration
    Date: July 25, 2019 - July 27, 2019
    Event Description:

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Member Welcome Reception, John McAdams House
    Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. 
    Please stop by and enjoy!

    *Shuttle service will be provided to/from the Holiday Inn and John McAdams house.  There is NO parking on site, so please take the shuttle.


    Friday, July 26, 2019

    7:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
    8:00 am - 12:00 am: Sessions   


    8:00am to 8:50am Introduction to ACEC Coalitions
    Heather Talbert, ACEC, and an ACEC Life/Health, Business Insurance, and Retirement Trust Introduction
    9:00am to 9:50am: Disruptive Change: Preparing for a New Era of Engineering - Douglas Reed, PE, Foster Growth
    9:50am to 10:10am Break                                               
    10:10am to 11:00am Lessons from Outside the Industry: Utilizing Talent to be Disruption Proof
    Chandra Storrusten,  Visible Value
    11:10am to 12:00pm Panel Discussion, Lessons from Inside the Industry - Utilizing talent within the industry to become disruption proof. Chandra Storrusten, moderator; Panelists: Linda Bauer Darr, ACEC Washington, Stephanie Hachem, Kimley-Horn, Valoree Eikinas, NV5, and Iona Thomas, McAdams

    9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Future Leaders Class (current Future Leaders class participants only)
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Time

    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Live Entertainment with ACEC/PAC Reception and Silent Auction


    Saturday, July 27, 2019

    7:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm:  Sessions

    8:00am to 8:50am Indemnification/Duty to Defend Legislation Update
    David Ferrell, Jim Smith and Stephanie Hachem
    9:00am to 9:50am: State Legislative Panel with Reps. Dean Arp, Rep. Holly Grange, and Scott Stone (candidate for Lt. Gov.)  
    9:50am to 10:10am Break                                               
    10:10am to 11:00am Federal Legislative Update with Steve Hall, ACEC Washington
    11:10am to 12:00pm  Senior Leaders Roundtable
    Valoree Eikinas and Monty Irvin, moderators

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch
    1:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Free Time
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Cocktail Reception
    6:30 pm: Dinner featuring ACEC President Linda Bauer Darr / Future Leaders Graduation / 2019-2020 Officer Installation

    Parents! We have reserved the KidSpree staff for our Saturday night event (6pm to 10pm).  This is for children ages 4-12 years old and includes dinner.  To enroll your child, please fill out the Enrollment Form and return it to Jessica Mills no later than Friday, July 12th.

    Sponsorship of the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference provides your firm the ability to enhance its image with engineering professionals from across the state. 

    Here is a list of sponsorship opportunities that will demonstrate your support and affiliate your firm with the ACEC/NC Annual Summer Conference.

    The Holiday Inn Resort
    Wrightsville Beach, NC

    Group block rates are from 7/25 - 7/27 and are based on availability. 
    Oceanfront $269.00
    Standard $249.00
    Reservations should be made directly with the hotel by calling 1-877-330-5050 or by CLICKING HERE for the special group code ACE.

    The cut off date for these rooms is Tuesday, June 25, 2019This room block will sell out!

    Date/Time Information:
    July 25 - 27, 2019
    Early-bird Member registration (Before June 1st): $350.00
    Member Registration (after June 1st): $400.00
    Spouse/Guest: $250.00 
    (Includes breakfast, lunch, receptions and Saturday dinner)
    Children 10 and above: $60.00
    (Includes breakfast, lunch, receptions and kids meal at Saturday dinner)

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