Archive for August, 2011

ASCE Construction Institute: 1st Annual Construction Summit

“Construction managers are the singular key individuals that lead project teams to success.  Through pre-emptive leadership, construction risks and issues are mitigated or overcome to deliver projects within cost, on time, and of the highest quality.”

KEYNOTE Speaker Jim Rispoli, P.E., F.ASCE, President of Project Time & Cost and former Assistant Secretary of Energy will present unique project examples that explore leadership techniques that led to project success.

ASCE/CI and Washington University are teaming up to present the 1st Annual CI Construction Summit – a multi-track construction engineering specialty conference for industry leaders, dedicated to in-depth discussions and providing practical solutions to the new rules and requirements of contracting and project delivery success.

Conference Sessions Include:

  • Pre-Conference Workshop on Fall Protection – covering the new ANSI/ASSE A.10 Standard on Fall Protection – October 12, 2011

Questions?  Please contact Erin Santiago or (703) 295-6076.

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Annual Kick-Off Happy Hour at Boulevard Brewery

The ASCE Kansas City Section Presents:
Annual Kick-Off Happy Hour at Boulevard Brewery

Join the Kansas City Section of ASCE for our Annual Kick Off Happy Hour at Boulevard Brewery.

Date: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Boulevard Brewery
                Brewhouse Bar
                2501 Southwest Boulevard
                Kansas City, MO 64108

Cost: $10 (Light Appetizers Provided)

RSVP: by Friday, August 19th to Charlotte Lewin at or 816-333-9400 x2379 (Space is limited so RSVP early)

We’re doing it again! Come join us at Boulevard Brewing Co. for a chance to mingle with ASCE Board Members, Committee Chairs, Younger Members, ASCE Members, and Guests. There will be a short presentation introducing the Board Members and showing ways you can be involved in ASCE. We’re always looking for volunteers to help out with our committees. Each of our committees offers an opportunity for leadership. If you are unable to attend the Happy Hour, but are interested in being more involved in ASCE, feel free to contact any of the Board Members via the Section’s website:

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54th Annual Missouri S&T Asphalt Conference

The 54th Annual Missouri S&T Asphalt Conference will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6-7, 2011 at the Missouri University of Science & Technology.

Presentations at the conference include: warm mix for streets and parking lots, porous asphalt in Missouri, liquid asphalt supply and pricing, surface leveling mixes, high float emulsions, shingle mix problems, new paving equipment controls, full depth reclamation, proper rolling, polyurethane deep injection, safety edge paving, high RAP content plants, MAPA update, new binder grade specifications, reflective cracking prevention, ride roughness measurement, and MoDOT specification and research updates.

The conference should be of interest to contractors, public agencies, consulting engineers, testing labs, aggregate producers, asphalt binder suppliers, and equipment technical reps. Personal Development Hours (PDH) will be awarded.

For conference program information you can go to or contact Dr. Dave Richardson, Conference Director (573-341-4487; and for registration information contact Distance and Continuing Education, Room 216 Centennial Hall, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, 65409-1560, (573-341-4200; If you are interested in being an exhibitor or sponsor, please contact Tonya Huskey:; 573-341-4835.

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