Washington, D.C., already a hotbed of activity, is about to get even more interesting as the American Council of Engineering Companies holds its 2016 Annual Conference and Legislative Summit from April 17-20. The ACEC pulls out all the stops for its annual conference, and the event will bring out nationally recognized industry leaders to provide key insight into the business, technological and legal challenges facing engineering organizations.
Keynotes and education sessions
The ACEC annual conference is such a large and prolific event that it gets the attention of some of the best speakers and most prestigious leaders in the industry. Educational sessions include presentations on how political factors will impact the engineering sectors, the ways that legislative changes will impact engineering companies and how emerging technologies can drive business success for engineers. This is just a quick sample of the many topics that will be covered over the course of the four-day event.
Other highlights of the event include sessions on integrating millennials into the workforce, CEO roundtables that provide advice from successful industry leaders and case studies that showcase how different engineering organizations have paved a pathway to success.
Tours and special activities
Conferences aren’t just about learning through formal presentations. They are also about making important personal connections, having opportunities to learn from peers and being able to experience things that would otherwise be impossible. The ACEC annual conference features two key tours that can expand your experience at the event. These are a twilight tour of the various monuments around Washington, D.C., and a VIP Tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Getting ahead in the engineering sector
Constant skills development is essential if engineers want to be able to get ahead of competitors and build a foundation for sustainable business success. Conferences like the ACEC annual event can play a key role in this process, complementing efforts like eLearning and formal training programs to help professionals and the organizations they serve stay on top of industry trends. As engineers face an ever-changing industry climate, they can use conferences and similar events to get insights into how emerging industry development will impact their organizations and how they should respond.
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