ACEC/MD 31st Annual Conference
ACEC/MD’s program this year will once again provide the right mix of educational opportunities, networking with colleagues and friends in the profession, and time to relax and enjoy the tranquil ambience of our destination resort. Following Wednesday afternoon’s ACEC/MD Executive Committee Meeting, conference attendees will enjoy a Welcome Reception, and the opportunity to experience dinner at one of Nemacolin’s fine dining establishments. After Thursday morning’s breakfast, conference attendees will take a bus to Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece Fallingwater. Also, at this time, golfers may choose to participate in an optional golf tournament at the challenging Pete Dye designed Sheppard’s Rock golf course, located right on the resort. Thursday evening will feature delectable cuisine and open bar at the beautiful lakeside venue of Mulligans.
Following Friday morning’s breakfast, our program will feature a discussion on business opportunities and doing business with important Pennsylvania client agencies.Presenters include:Jennie Granger, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Deputy Secretary for Multi-Modal Transportation (all modes other than highway/bridge), andBradley Heigel, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s Chief Engineer. At the General Membership Meeting Luncheon, we will be joined by ACEC/MD member firm representative ACEC Vice Chair Art Barrett, who will bring you up to date on national initiatives impacting your firm. In the afternoon, ACEC/MD’s Leadership Class will hear from a panel of contemporary leaders of ACEC/MD’s member firms, who will share their experience in rising to the top of their respective organizations. The rest of the attendees will have the opportunity to network and take in all this spectacular resort has to offer. The culminating event of this year’s conference will be an informal gala banquet featuring recognition of both ACEC/MD’s outgoing Executive Committee and the graduates of this year’s Leadership Program, and the induction of Executive Committee members for the upcoming fiscal year. Dress throughout the conference is resort casual attire. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ACEC/MD 31st Annual Conference Schedule of Activities Wednesday, June 26 3:00 - 4:30 PM – ACEC/MD Executive Committee Meeting All conference attendees are welcome to attend this open meeting. 6:00 – 8:00 PM – Welcome Reception Thursday, June 27 7:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet 9:00 AM – Golf – Shepherd’s Rock course. 9:30 AM – Tour – Fallingwater, lunch at the historic Stone House, and the “Wine & Beauty” Nemacolin Art Tour 6:00 PM – Reception & Dinner Friday, June 28 7:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet 9:00 AM – Sessions: Jennie Granger (PADOT) Bradley Heigel (PA Turnpike Commission) 11:30 AM – Reception and General Membership Luncheon featuring ACEC Vice Chair Art Barrett. 2:00 PM – Leadership Program “Lessons In Leadership” - This is the final session of the Leadership Program. Participants of the program are expected to attend this always popular discussion by contemporary leaders of ACEC/MD firms. 6:00 PM – Reception 7:00 PM – Banquet The festivities will be casual as ACEC/MD member firm representatives have the opportunity to witness their new Executive Committee being inducted into office. Also, join us as we acknowledge this year’s participants of the Leadership Program, and thank past Executive Committee members for their efforts on behalf of the profession. It is guaranteed to be a fun evening for all. ### .