2016 Younger Member Leadership Symposium

From 5th to 7th August, the annual Young Member Leadership Symposium was organized at the ASCE headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Rajan Jha from our region was one of the 42 young members from all across the United States that participated in this  symposium. The two day workshop was focused on gaining leadership development and professional development training and also understanding the significance of personal vision in everyone's career. By attending this event, ASCE young members were able to gain 10 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)and also had an opportunity to network with yo...

Virginia’s Student Conference 2016

  On 31st March - 2nd April 2016, fourteen schools from West Virginia, Virginia, and the District of Columbia traveled to George Washington University's (GW’s) Foggy Bottom campus to participate in the annual Virginia's Student Conference and Competitions.  On Friday, April 1st, 12 teams competed in the AISC Steel Bridge competition at the GW Health and Wellness Center with three outstanding teams advancing to nationals in May. On April 2nd, the Concrete Canoe Competition was held at the Georgetown Waterfront where 10 schools tested their nautical abilities in less-than-conventi...

ASCE Convention 2016

Call for Presentations is open. Registration begins in June 2016 Civil engineers from across the country and around the world will converge on Oregon Convention Center, Portland from September 28th till October 1st. Explore the state of the industry and profession via a thought-provoking, multidisciplinary program that can earn you as many as 24 PDHs. Submit your presentations here . Get details on the inaugural ASCE Convention.  

2016 Virginia Engineers Conference

  This annual, statewide educational conference is directed towards all engineers and principals of engineering firms in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is jointly sponsored by the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers (VSPE) and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Virginia (ACEC Virginia). The Associate Sponsor for 2016 is ASCE/VA Section. The tracks include professional, technical, business, structural/geotechnical, civil and Project Management. You can sign up for seminars in one track or mix them up – the choice is yours. A total of 12 professional developm...

Virginia’s Student Conference 2015

On a mild, overcast April weekend, the screams and chants of students took over the Town of Lexington, VA.  Bewildered and intrigued looks came from rescue divers, tourists and locals as concrete canoes were launched and steel bridges erected.  The 2015 ASCE Virginia Student Conference was held on April 9-11 at the campus of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. All fourteen schools were in attendance.  There was an overwhelming attendance in the national AISC Steel Bridge and the National Concrete Canoe Competitions.  Steel Bridge has 12 bridges entered into competition, while only...