In celebration of Colorado Engineers Week, ACEC Colorado annually plans events for you and your colleagues. In 2023, these opportunities included an in-person reception with legislators, a volunteer orientation and a Fireside Chat.

Click here to read the 2023 Colorado Engineers Week proclamation from Gov. Jared Polis. And, be sure to stay connected to ACEC Colorado’s social media accounts and watch a series of videos featuring Colorado consulting engineers talking about their careers in the industry. Also, you can learn more about projects by Colorado consulting engineering firms that received 2023 Engineering Excellence Awards, as well as the 2022 Orley O. Phillips Honor Award recipient.


ACEC Colorado Reception

With Legislators

Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 5-7:30 p.m.

University Club of Denver

Join your colleagues for appetizers and beverages while meeting with state legislators and key policymakers. ACEC Colorado's lobbying team is inviting legislators and reporting to them who from their districts will be attending the reception. Therefore, you will be asked to identify your home address's state senator and representative during registration. Also, remember to review and bookmark this link to 2023 tracked bills and ACEC Colorado's current position on each.

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Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers & Scientists (CABPES) Math Enrichment Program (MEP) Volunteer Orientation & Luncheon

Hosted by ACEC Colorado

Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

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Companies and their employees play a crucial role in securing the academic success of CABPES students by providing volunteers to support MEP. This opportunity creates a partnership among ACEC Colorado, its members and CABPES to provide math tutoring to underrepresented students requiring help developing math skills to pursue STEM education and careers. CABPES serves a diverse group of students in the 5th-12th grades, primarily from Denver Public Schools, Aurora Public Schools and Cherry Creek School District. Your firm's support will help reduce the MEP student-tutor ratio from a 5:1 to 2:1, which provides better service to students struggling in math courses. During this event, CABPES President and Executive director, Dewey F. Brigham, Jr., Ph.D., for a volunteer orientation to kick off the new volunteering partnership. Luncheon provided for in-person attendees.

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174 Capitalization Rule Changes:

How Capitalization of R&E Expenses

Will Affect Taxpayers

Sponsored by Tri-Merit

Thursday, Feb. 23 | Noon-1 p.m.

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This ACEC Colorado Fireside Chat, presented by

Barry Devine and Leslie Osborne of Sustaining Member Tri-Merit, will review how recent legislation impacts the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and how it will affect a company’s bottom line. The Latest Updates on Sec. 174. Amortization of Research & Experimental expenditures:

  • Interplay with the R&D Credit
  • Additional Guidance
  • Tax Planning Considerations for AEC firms

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Colorado High School Bridge

Building Competition

Saturday, March 4

Denver Federal Center

ACEC Colorado Foundation is a co-sponsor of the competition with National Society of Professional Engineers--Colorado and Bureau of Reclamation. The Foundation will present a check for $500 to the Region 2 winner with the option for the recipient to receive an additional $1,500 contingent upon future enrollment at a university-level, Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology program.

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