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ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP


 

ACEC California is gearing up to celebrate the 2020 recipients of its annual Engineering Excellence Awards on February 13, 2020 at The Downtown L.A. Grand Hotel. Projects will be recognized for demonstrating an exceptional degree of innovation, complexity, achievement and value.

 

Fifteen projects earned the prestigious Honor Award distinction, twenty-three were recognized with Merit Awards, and nine Commendation Awards will be granted. 

 

The winner of the Golden State Award, an honor bestowed on the best overall project, will be announced at the Engineering Excellence Awards dinner on February 13, 2020. The awards dinner is also a fundraiser for the ACEC California Scholarship Foundation 501(c)3, which provides scholarship awards to graduate and undergraduate students who are recognized for their notable and outstanding academic achievements. Honor Award winners are eligible to enter the national level Engineering Excellence Awards competition and will have photographic panels on display at the Capitol, outside of the Governor’s office, during National Engineers Week, in February 2020. 

 

To attend the event tickets, can be purchased here.



THE VALUE OF QBS

 

ACEC California's Policy Outreach Director, Jennifer Horne, was recently interviewed on Engineering Influence, ACEC National's podcast covering a wide variety of topics pertaining to the engineering industry. Jennifer spoke to the importance of QBS and the work she does in promoting its use. You can listen to her segment here and check out her new QBS primers here.

 

 

Jennifer Horne

Policy Outreach Director

American Council of Engineering Companies, California

 

State Water Board seeking our input

Our Water Resources Committee has been reviewing the State Water Resources Control Board's draft proposal for SB 555 regulations regarding Water Loss Control standards, which can be found here by clicking on "Staff proposal" under Meeting #4.
I have spoken with the Lead Engineer for Water Loss Control at the Water Board, Kartiki Naik, and they are eager for specific, technical feedback from our members as soon as possible. If you or your firm works in this field, this is a great opportunity to help craft the regulations on the ground floor. Comments, questions, and suggestions should be sent as soon as possible to Kartiki.Naik@Waterboards.ca.gov. 

 


2020 STATUE PUBLICATIONS PRE-ORDER

 

ACEC California's 2020 statute publications are now available for pre-order. All eight of our statute publications have been updated with the latest laws and regulations affecting your organization.

 

You may order through our online store at www.acec-ca.org or download our order form and send it in by email or mail. The books will be ready to ship in early January and orders will be processed in the order they are received. Order today to assure January delivery.

 

Members: In order to receive the member price of $14 per book, simply log-in as a member of ACEC California. As our system requires us to manually approve each newly created account, when creating a new log-in, there will be a slight delay before you have access to the “members only” side and the member price. Feel free to give us a call if you have questions.

 

Public Agencies: You do NOT need to log-in to place your order, however, to receive the public agency price remember to enter the discount code. For the current year, the code is “Public2020”. Enter this code in the “apply promotional code” box just prior to check-out. After the code is applied, the price will adjust from $38 to $26.60 per book. [Orders placed using this code will be shipped directly to Public Agencies only.] 

 

Note that we offer a bundle discount in the way of our "full set" which contains one of each of our statute books. Ordering the full set will save you more than 10 percent.

 

If you have any questions regarding ordering publications, please contact Beckie Liu at 916-441-7991 or bliu@acec-ca.org. Thank you for your order.


PRE-ORDER HERE

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