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Invest in your firm's up-and-coming engineers with our nine-month Future Leaders Program (FLP). Now more than two decades running, FLP trains talented individuals and sets them on a track for leadership. Sessions are focused on DISC assessments, presentation skills, industry-related political advocacy efforts, accounting and risk management. Being a part of FLP is more than gaining PDHs or industry knowledge; it transforms the way engineers think, positioning firms - like yours - for success!

 The class is limited to the first 50 registrants, so don't wait - register today! Deadline to register is August 31; program kicks-off at SunTrust Park on September 18.


GPTQ Awards Now Open
THE 2018 GPTQ PRECONSTRUCTION DESIGN AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN

What you need to know...
  • Innovative transportation projects in Georgia must be nominated by the Owner and will be awarded to the primary engineer/engineering firm
  • Nine categories to choose from
  • First phase submission requires completion of this free, short form by August 13
  • If selected as a top three finalist, submit additional information by October 1
  • Winner of each category, plus one Grand Award Winner, will be announced during the 2018 Georgia Transportation Summit on November 9 in Athens, Ga.
Engineering Georgia
THE NEWEST MAY/JUNE ISSUE OF ENGINEERING GEORGIA IS OUT!

Read more about...
  • The new Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters facility
  • How Coca-Cola's water replenishment efforts give back in Georgia and across the country
  • Who won Engineering Georgia's inaugural Photo Contest
  • Atlanta's ambitious Westside Park at Bellwood Quarry project
  • The engineering industry's efforts to address the threat of rising sea levels
  • Industry news, photos and events


June 14
STRUCTURAL FORUM PROGRAM: DIGITAL DESIGN MINI-SYMPOSIUM (PART 2)

Hosted in partnership with AIA Atlanta and the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, the second part of this Digital Design Mini-Symposium will feature a case study presentation on SunTrust Park and the future of digital design, as well as a demonstration of Georgia Tech's Digital Fabrication Lab. Then, stick around for a panel discussion and social hour with drinks and refreshments.

(event is free)

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4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Georgia Tech Digital Fabrication Lab
September 21
3RD ANNUAL 
ACEC GEORGIA PAC GOLF TOURNAMENT

Spend the day on the golf course with colleagues, clients, elected/appointed officials and Georgia legislators - all while raising money for the ACEC Georgia State Political Action Committee (PAC). This fun day on the green begins with breakfast and a shotgun start and concludes with lunch and an awards ceremony. Make sure to order a Sulligan Package in advance for drink tickets, a red tee, "Sulligans" and raffle tickets.


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7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bear's Best Golf Club
November 9
GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT

Mark your calendar for the largest transportation event in Georgia, hosted in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Transportation Alliance.  Back in Athens this year, the Summit will feature a "State of Transportation" - from roads and bridges, to trains, ports and airports.  Sponsorship opportunities are available now - look for registration to open in July!


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7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Classic Center
Legislative Roundup
THE GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY completed its 2018 legislative session late in the night on Thursday, March 29. When Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) opened their chamber doors to simultaneously gavel out on Sine Die, the lawmakers of Georgia did not just end this year's session, they also concluded the biennial legislative session. 

After Sine Die, Governor Nathan Deal had some decisions to make. The Governor has 40 calendar days (which ended this year on May 8) to sign or veto all legislation passed by the General Assembly. This year saw some very important pieces of legislation passed into law... 

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