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Engineering Excellence Awards
 
Amec Foster Wheeler received the  2017 Engineering Excellence Grand Award for their environmental work on  the Porsche Cars North America Headquarters project (pictured above).
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The annual ACEC Georgia Engineering Excellence Awards competition is designed to recognize innovative projects by Georgia engineers. This is a valuable opportunity to be recognized by showcasing your talent, expertise and profession, as well as augment your firm's business development efforts.

Submit a project in one of ten categories by Friday, September 29. All winners will be honored during the 2018 Georgia Engineering Awards - Saturday, February 24 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead - which will again feature emcee Brian Moote -  actor, comedian  and co-host of Q100's The Bert Show .



Practice Area Forums
ACEC Georgia Practice Area Forums offer 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 explore how ACEC Georgia might engage to address those concerns.

Upcoming Forum Meetings:
Other Forums in Formation:
  • Aviation
  • Building Systems/MEP
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • Land Development
  • Water & Environmental
Rob Woodall Visit
ADVOCACY EFFORTS 
ACROSS THE STATE

ACEC Georgia President and CEO, Michael "Sully" Sullivan, traveled around the state this summer to visit Georgia representatives in their districts: 
  • U.S. Congressman Buddy Carter (Savannah)
  • U.S. Congressman Drew Ferguson (Newnan)
  • U.S. Congressman Tom Graves (Dalton)
  • U.S. Congressman Rob Woodall (Lawrenceville)
  • Georgia State Senator Blake Tillery (Vidalia)
  • Georgia State Senator Ben Watson (Savannah)
Photo: Seth Millican, GTA; Frank Morris, UPS; Ann Hanlon, Perimeter CIDs; Congressman Rob Woodall; Jeff Wansley, GCAA; Michael Sullivan, ACEC Georgia; and Kathleen Bowen, ACCG.
Sept. 19
MEGA MEETING

Is your firm struggling with the need to recruit new talent? Keynote Speaker Ben Hames, Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development - Workforce Division, will share what the state is doing to help one of the biggest challenges facing the A/E/C industry by encouraging young minds to engage in STEM. Industry and academia panelists will also share what other organizations and schools are doing to supplement these efforts and develop students to grow our industry.


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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
T he Ballroom at the Carlos Center
Oct. 15-18
ACEC NATIONAL ANNUAL FALL CONFERENCE

Join engineering leaders from across the country for ACEC National's annual Fall Conference, this year held close by in Orlando, Florida. Speakers include Martin Ford - a leading expert on the impact of robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as Neil Howe - world-renowned expert on generations and demography. As one of the more than 30 business management seminars available, a CEO panel will discuss the impact of technology on the business of engineering. The early registration discount ends September 14.


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Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria
October 20
GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT

Don't wait: Join the 
more than 800 people already registered for the largest transportation event in the state! This year's Summit will feature national and state transportation leaders, including all three of Georgia's Transportation and Infrastructure Congressional Delegation. Plus, stay tuned for a new way to experience this annual event... with the brand-new event app! 
This Summit is  hosted as a partnership between ACEC Georgia, GDOT, the Georgia Transportation Alliance and Georgia Chamber of Commerce.


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7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Cobb Galleria Centre
Engineering Georgia
Engineering Georgia is the official statewide magazine of Georgia's engineering industry. 

Upcoming:
  • Education & Workforce Issue
    (deadline to reserve advertising space is tomorrow, Sept. 1!)
  • Outlook Issue
  • Special Women in Engineering Issue
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