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November General Branch Meeting (2014) PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 27 October 2014 19:33

ASCE invites you to attend our November General Branch Meeting.

General Meeting – Section 404 Permitting

The presentation will focus on the Section 404 permitting process with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fort Worth District. Section 404 permits are required when construction is planned within jurisdictional waters of the United States. Examples of jurisdictional waters of the United States in Bexar County will be discussed as well as the regulatory framework to obtain coverage. Scenarios for automatic coverage will be presented as well as when notification to the Corps would be necessary. At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees should understand the Section 404 regulatory framework and legal basis for why permits are required.

Technical Session – Madison High Solar Car

When: Monday November 10, 2014
Where: Anne Maries at Devonshire - 12475 Starcrest

Time: Technical Session: 10:30am-11:30am
General Meeting: 11:30am-1:00pm

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014 19:35
 
October Meeting Held, 2014-2015 Officers Installed PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 13 October 2014 15:50

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The San Antonio Branch of ASCE held its general and technical sessions for October on Monday, October 13th, 2014. Mr. Curtis Beitel, P.E., CFM of HDR was the General Session Speaker and Andrew Hunt, P.E., CFM of Raba Kistner was the Technical Session Speaker. Mr. Beitel, also the ASCE Texas Section Director, installed the Branch Officers for the 2014-2015 year.

Pictured from the left, Front Row: Amy Stone, P.E. – VP Programs; Deepa Thankavel, P.E. – VP Membership; Ryan Plagens, P.E. – Secretary; Priya Lad, EIT – Younger Member President. Back Row: Curtis Beitel, P.E. – Texas Section Director; Ty Turner, P.E. – President; Curt Campbell, P.E. – President Elect; Luke Reed, P.E. – Treasurer;  Steve Gonzales, P.E. – Past-President; Jose Cantu, P.E. – Younger Member Social Chair; Mike Bratten, P.E. – Younger Member Treasurer/Secretary. Officers unable to attend the meeting were Kara Heasley, P.E. – San Antonio Director and Andres Munoz – Younger Member VP.

 

Upcoming ASCE Events:

-October 15th – Younger Member Technical Session: Forensic Engineering, 12-1pm

-October 22nd  – Younger Member Social, Brick House Tavern+Tap, 5:30pm

-October 24th – Outreach, Career Fair – Linton Elementary

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 13 October 2014 15:55
 
State of Regional MultiModal Transportation PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:54

ACEC San Antonio Presents
The State of Regional MultiModal Transportation: Present and Future "Developing Solutions through Conversations and Communication"

A transportation summit with area leaders, public agencies, and stakeholders

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Norris Conference Center, San Antonio, TX
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (including lunch)
Registration- 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Preliminary Session: 7:30 a.m.


Elected leaders and experts from area public and private entities will present updates and discussion about current and future transportation issues.

Highlights of the Agenda include:

Luncheon speaker: The Hon. Joe Pickett, Texas Rep., D-El Paso, Chair, House Select Committee on Transportation Funding

  • Opening Remarks: The Hon. Ivy Taylor, Mayor, City of San Antonio, "The need for a Long-Term Transportation Plan"
  • Lunch Remarks: The Hon. Nelson Wolff, Bexar County Judge, "County Transportation Needs"
  • "An Update on the Alamo Area MPO" by Commissioner Kevin Wolff , Vice Chair AAMPO and Board members
  • Breakout Sessions including: "Local/Regional Initiatives with City of San Antonio, Bexar County, ARMA" and "Non-Traditional Transportation Overview from the private community and firms."
  • Multimodal Perspective and Funding - Panel and Q&A – Including VIA, CoSA Aviation Dept. and others
  • Update on Proposition 1, Legislative Update, and related activities – by Steve Stagner, President ACEC Texas, and others

More Details

 
Structures Congress 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 05 May 2014 13:11

SEI SCSave the Date
STRUCTURES CONGRESS 2015
DoubleTree Portland Hotel and
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon - U.S.A
April 23 - 25, 2015


CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Submit your abstract and/or full session proposal today for Structures Congress 2015.

We are currently accepting proposals for complete sessions and abstracts for individual papers to be presented at Structures Congress 2015. 

The Congress provides a forum to advance the art, science, and practice of structural engineering. 

All proposals are due June 11, 2014.


Visit the conference website for all the details www.structurescongress.org

Top 5 Reasons to Attend this Congress

  • Network and make connections with leaders in your profession
  • Gain Knowledge by attending outstanding technical sessions - over 110 from which to choose
  • Earn Professional Development Hours (PDH's) in technical sessions
  • Interface with students and young professionals
  • Visit Portland for roses, parks, museums, outdoor adventure, great food, and so much more.
 
ASCE Section/Branch/Liaison Workshop/ICSI 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 02 May 2014 10:41

In January 2014, the Committee on Sustainability (COS) emailed ASCE Section and Branch Presidents asking them to identify local Sustainability Leaders. These individuals along with already established Section, Branch and ASCE Sustainability Committee Liaisons met in Atlanta in February. It was a very productive and engaging workshop with over 20 representatives from all over the country. Each participant presented their local experiences and ideas with the larger COS group. Participants provided a written report and a PowerPoint presentation that has been compiled into a report. This information will feed into a major task of developing  program content for a subsequent workshop on "Engineers as Sustainability Leaders at the Community Level" to be held at the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, (ISCI 2014) November 6-8, 2014 in Long Beach, California.

The COS Working Group members and other ASCE sustainability leadership attendees who met in Atlanta are encouraged to participate in the ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) in Long Beach, California. As part of the ASCE COS plan, the Strategic Communications Committee of the COS is establishing a National Sustainability Strategy Working Group for Sections, Branches, and Institutes.

The ASCE Committee on Sustainability (COS) will hold a face-to-face meeting in Long Beach on Wednesday, November 5, 2014; Working Group members are welcome to attend. Working Group members and ASCE sustainability leadership individuals are required to register for and participate in the ICSI 2014 Conference. Interactions and enhanced understanding from ICSI technical sessions will help Working Group members and ASCE sustainability leaders facilitate a workshop on the afternoon of November 8th immediately following the conference.

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General Branch Meeting (November 2014)
11-10-2014 12:30 PM

General Branch Meeting (December 2014)
12-08-2014 12:30 PM