• 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
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Thursday, July 25, 2019

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Member Welcome Reception, John McAdams House
    Heavy hors d'ourves 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


    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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