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Join us for a SECRETARY OF STATE CANDIDATE FORUM in Macon 
during our November General Membership Meeting!

All four Republican candidates running for Georgia Secretary of State are confirmed to participate in this November 14th forum:
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Georgia State Representative Buzz Brockway
Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle
Georgia State Senator Josh McKoon
Georgia State Representative Brad Raffensperger, P.E.
 
Click to register or learn more

Call for Proposals
To raise the bar on the business-focused content for the 2018 Georgia Engineers Summer Conference, 
we want your input!

 

SPEAKERS: Have you heard a great speaker, someone who got you thinking differently about business strategy, the future of our industry or impact of technology on engineering? 
 

TOPICS: What do you wish you - or your top talent - knew more about? What do you think is the number one concern facing Georgia engineering firms (or the industry as a whole)?  

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: If you have a business-oriented topic you'd like to propose as a session, click the button below to submit it for consideration. Deadline: Next Friday, October 6

 

Email any thoughts or recommendations to Sully at Sully@acecga.org

We are excited to welcome a new face to the ACEC Georgia team: 
Jennifer Winkler will be serving as our Director of Government Affairs!

In this role, Jennifer will be responsible for ACEC Georgia's political advocacy efforts at the federal, state and local government levels. She has extensive experience representing clients' legislative agendas on both the state and local level, and was recently named a "Rising Star" in  James Magazine 's "2017 Top Lobbyists" rankings. 

With a proven track record of results, diverse knowledge and experience, Jennifer is a valuable resource for all ACEC Georgia member firms at the Capitol and at the local government level around our state. 

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer!

October 3
GEOTECHNICAL 
FORUM 
MEETING

Join fellow Geotechnical engineering leaders for this bi-monthly meeting, chaired by Randall Bagwell of NOVA Engineering & Environmental. As with all ACEC Georgia Practice Area Forums, this Geotechnical Forum offers an opportunity for professionals from the same engineering disciplines to get together to discuss the business issues and common challenges unique to their specific practice area, as well as ideas about how ACEC Georgia might engage to address those concerns.

Click to RSVP
(free for members)
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11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
ACEC Georgia
October 20

GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT

Today is the last day to secure a sponsorship!

Seats are going fast: Join the more than 1,000 people already registered for the largest transportation event in the state! This year's Summit features national, state and local leaders who will provide updates on transportation and infrastructure projects, plans and priorities. Plus, look for the official, brand-new event app coming out next week! Registration closes on October 13.  

  
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6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cobb Galleria Centre
February 24
GEORGIA 
ENGINEERING 
AWARDS

Make plans to attend this black-tie event - cocktail reception, dinner and after-party - celebrating exceptional engineers, engineering projects and the achievements of the industry as a whole. Winners of ACEC Georgia's Engineering Excellence Awards and GSPE's Engineer of the Year Awards will be recognized. Plus, back by popular demand is Brian Moote - actor, comedian and co-host of Q100's The Bert Show - who will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the evening.


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6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Grand Hyatt Atlanta
Be on the Lookout
INTRODUCE A GIRL TO ENGINEERING
Look for this STEM program to return in March 2018! This half-day event is designed to introduce upper elementary and middle school-age girls to engineering through interactive activities, booths and speakers. In terested in sponsoring or hosting an exhibit booth? Contact Jennifer Head .

ENGINEERING
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Launching in 2018, this graduate-level program is designed to provide the higher level leadership development training and mentoring necessary to bridge the gap between being a manager of people and projects to being a leader, principal or officer in a firm and in the engineering industry.
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WANT TO LEARN MORE?
Contact Michael McGinley at mmcginley@prairiecap.com, visit www.prairiecap.com or connect with them on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.