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Concurrent Sessions

Planning your ASCE 2018 experience? Technical session topics and descriptions are listed below.

This page will be updated as the program is finalized, so is subject to change.

Convention Topic Legend

  • HH – History & Heritage
  • MDT – Multi-Discipline Technical
  • NMD – Natural & Man-Made Disasters
  • PD – Professional Development
  • SI – Strategic Issues / Public Policy
  • SP – Significant Projects
  • STI – State of the Industry / Profession

Saturday, October 13

10:30 — 11:30 a.m

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.0 PDH*

STI — Age of Electronic Applications - Electronic Preliminary Engineering Report - ePER

HH — Building the Eads Bridge

MDT — Developing Facilities Master and Sustainable Infrastructure Plans

PD — How to Interview to Win Project

SP — Ikitelli City Hospital

2:00 — 3:30 p.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.5 PDHs*

Civil Engineering Magazine Presents — Ready for Today - and Tomorrow

PD — Canon 8: Ethics of Diversity & Inclusion

4:00 — 5:30 p.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.5 PDHs*

NMD — Resilient Coastal Design in an Uncertain Future

STI — Improved Productivity Using Virtual Design and Construction

MDT — Utilizing UAS to Improve Bridge Inspections

SI — What's Up Washington? - Infrastructure Legislation Update

Sunday, October 14

10:00 — 11:30 a.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.5 PDHs*

ASCE Presents: Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievements

NMD — Mitigating Expansive Soils in Residential Construction

SI — Global Perspective: Civil Engineering Practice

MDT — Volunteers Bring Infrastructure Improvements to Under-served Communities

1:00 — 2:00 p.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1 PDH*

NMD — Resiliency: an Integral Part of Projects

Distinguished Lecture Series

SI — Advancing Educational and Professional Standards for CEs

MDT — Design, Construction and Performance DOE Solar Decathlon

SP — Project Neon: Nevada's Largest Public Works Project

PD — Tools Ensuring Effective Preparation/Testimony as an Engineer

4:15 — 5:15 p.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1 PDH*

HH — Fight To The Finish: The Transcontinental Railroad

Younger Member Session

SP — 5-Mile, $750M Belt Parkway Project, Brooklyn, NY

NMD — Engineering Climate Adaptation to Caribbean Hurricanes

Monday, October 15

8:00 — 9:30 a.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.5 PDHs*

SI — Engineering: How do We Compare to Other Professions?

STI — Building a Smart City

SI — CAVs: Impacts to Engineers, Infrastructure and Policy

9:45 — 11:15 a.m.

*Sessions during this time will earn 1.5 PDHs*

NMD — JCSE-ASCE International Research on Infrastructure Resilience

PD — Leadership Today: Building Your Path and Your Personal Brand

STI — Collaboration Model Between Practicing Professionals and University

SP — Leveraging City Assets with Green Infrastructure

SI — Perspectives on the Public-Private Partnership Financing Model

MDT — We Won the Bid: Managing Litigation Risk

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