• Upcoming Events

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  • ACEC Georgia Newsletter In A Flash: September 2017
  • Secretary of State Candidate Forum in Macon on November 14, 2017
  • Join us for a SECRETARY OF STATE CANDIDATE FORUM in Macon, Ga. 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:

     

    • 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

    Click to view sponsorship opportunities 


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    New Team Member

     

  • 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!

     

    Click here to read Jennifer's full bio
    Connect with Jennifer via email

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    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)?
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    Email any thoughts or recommendations to Sully@acecga.org.

     

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    On the Calendar

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    2017 Georgia Transportation Summit

     

    October 20, 2017
    Cobb Galleria Centre
    Atlanta, GA

     

    Seats are going fast: Join the more than 1,100 people already registered for the largest transportation event in the state! Registration will close on Friday, October 13. 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, the Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Transportation Alliance. Click here to register or view sponsorship opportunities

     

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    2018 Georgia Engineering Awards

     

    February 24, 2018
    Grand Hyatt Atlanta
    Buckhead, Ga.

     

    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. Click here to register or view sponsorship opportunities.

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    Affiliate Member Spotlight

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    Prairie Capital Advisors

     

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    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. Interested in sponsoring or hosting an exhibit booth? Contact Jennifer Head at Jennifer.Head@acecga.org

     

    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.