Engineers from around the world will soon be reserving their spots at theGlobal Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Panama Canal and hear great speakers talk about Giga projects focusing on construction, financial, political, and engineering aspects. You won’t want to miss this!
SPEAKERS AND SESSIONS SNEAK PEEK Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick Chief of Engineers and Commanding General,
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Serving as the senior military officer overseeing most of the nation’s civil works infrastructure and military construction, Lieutenant General Bostick will be speaking at the Industry Leaders Forum.
Big Dig Project Including speaker, Michael Bertoulin, P.E., M.ASCE,
Vice President of Parsons Brinkerhoff Inc.
This project took place in Boston, Massachusetts with the task of turning the most congested four-lane highway in the world into a 7.8 mile, eight-to-ten lane underground highway.
What is Engineers Without Borders USA?
Participants will learn the history, mission, and model in which EWB-USA approaches and implements its projects with its partner communities utilizing both university and professional chapters in the United States.
Engineers Without Borders USA Project Presentations
Each presenter will introduce and discuss their partner community and need, project design and implementation, communication and decision-making processes, and project outcomes as well as metrics for success. The projects that will be discussed represent the diverse nature of infrastructure needs and geographic locations where EWB-USA works.
Global Leadership Program: Design Global, Engineer Local
3 College Credits. 4.5 CEUs. Course Registration is Open!
Want to take your education beyond borders? ASCE and Engineers Without Borders USA are teaming up with the University of Colorado Boulder to offer an onsite credit course on sustainable humanitarian engineering in Panama City, Panama! The course will take place October 5 – 11, 2014 at the City of Knowledge and Riu Plaza Panama Hotel. Participants will attend the sessions during the ASCE/EWB-USA Global Engineering Conference 2014 as part of their course work.