Global Engineering Conference 2014 October 7 – 11 | Panama City, Panama

 

ASCE Global Engineering Conference 2014
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.

Student Course

Global Leadership Program: Design Global, Engineer Local 
Credit Course 

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.

The course syllabus is now available.The syllabus includes learning objectives, outcome, course preparation and assignments.

HOUSING BLOCK
NOW OPEN


RIU PLAZA PANAMA HOTEL

Reserve Your Room Now!

 

It’s Easy to Travel to Panama

If you are a U.S. citizen you do not need a visa, only a U.S Passport to enter Panama. Find out other countries that do not need a visa.

If you are not a U.S. citizen or citizen of any of the countries listed on our website, you will need to secure a visa by following these steps:

1. Contact your nearest Panamanian Consulate for specific instructions, application
requirements, and forms.

2. Send in an application requiring authorization from Immigration Authorities in
Panama. It may take up to 40 (forty) working days starting from the application
date.

Included in your registration is a basic tour of the Panama Canal (reservation fee applies). Check our future emails for more information.

We look forward to seeing you in Panama!

Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?

For sponsorship information please contact
Sean Scully at 703-295-6154 or
Drew Caracciolo at 703-295-6087.