February 10, 2020
To celebrate Colorado Engineers Week, February 16 – 22, 2020, ACEC Colorado is offering the public events to help them learn more about the consulting engineering profession and the impacts engineers have on the community.
Engineers Week was established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineering “to ensure a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.”
Hear from Brad Doyle, PE, Project Director at Atkins and ACEC Colorado’s President of the Board, and Heidi Gordon, CAE, Deputy Director/COO of ACEC Colorado as they discuss how the engineering profession has impacted them personally and the various opportunities available in pursuing a career in consulting engineering.
February 7, 2020
Uptime Logistics, powered by CAP Logistics, focuses on reliability in business operations and transportation. Host Doug Draper of the Denver Transportation Club connects again today with trade expert Pete Mento of Crowe LLP.
Doug and Pete discuss the less obvious international consequences of a worldwide pandemic such as the novel coronavirus currently affecting China and spreading around the world. What we're seeing now is just the beginning, and the supply chain fall out will be felt far into the future.
Watch today’s episode to gain insights into the certain and potential impacts that coronavirus will have by impacting manufacturing supply chains from the production supply, demand, and transportation perspectives.
February 3, 2020
ACEC Colorado welcomes guests from the American Society of Civil Engineers Colorado Section to discuss the Colorado 2020 Infrastructure Report Card, which was released in late January. The report provides a snapshot of Colorado’s infrastructure as it relates locally and nationally in 14 infrastructure categories, ranging from airports to levees to wastewater.
Hear from the following panelists: Peyton Gibson, an Engineer-In-Training and Colorado School of Mines civil engineering alumnae who works for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment. Peyton is the chair of ASCE Colorado’s 2020 Infrastructure Report Card Task Force. Sarah Klarich, a Colorado-licensed professional engineer and civil engineer at Merrick and Company, who is current chair of the ASCE Colorado Government Affairs Committee and worked on the Report Card Task Force. Steve Hakes, a Colorado-licensed professional engineer and project engineer at Benesch, who volunteered on ASCE Colorado’s Report Card Task Force. Links: https://acec-co.org/ http://branches.asce.org/denver/2020-colorado-infrastructure-report-card-release#overlay-context=resources https://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/