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Recent Presentations

2023 Business Forum

March 09, 2023

ACEC National Update - Jay Wolverton, P.E., CHA Consulting, Inc.

Leadership Development - Bottom-Up Leadership - June Jewell, CPA - AEC Business Success

Improving Project Outcomes through Risk Management - Roger Guilian, J.D., Senior Vice President & Ed Everitt, P.E., Vice President & General Counsel, Neel-Schaffer

Business Development - Fannie Marcotte-Bennett, Vice President, Client Services, Digital Engineering & Imaging, Inc.

Legislative Impacts on Your Business - Jim Patterson, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, LA Association of Business & Industry (LABI)

Are You In or Out? - Henry Hays, Henry Hays Consulting

2023 Critical Issues Summit

February 8-9, 2023

National and Regional Economic Update - Gary A. Wagner, Ph.D., Acadiana Business Economist Endowed Chair Professor of Economics

Are You "HAPPY" At Work & The Mental Health Crisis in The Construction Industry - Brandon Anderson, Vice President of Safety AGCMO

2022 Fall Conference 

November 03, 2022

Coastal outlook: The Coming Coastal Cliff - Steven Procopio, PhD, President, Public Affairs Research Council of LA (PAR)

CPRA Program Overview - Kyle "Chip" Kline, Executive Director, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

Transportation Outlook - Christopher P. Knotts, PE, Chief Engineer, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

Water Sector Program - Mark A. Moses, Assistant Commissioner, State of Louisiana Division of Administration

Facility Planning & Control Outlook - Jason Sooter, Director, Office of Facility Planning & Control

USACE Program Outlook - Christopher L. Dunn, Ph.D., P.E., Chief Engineering Division, USACE, New Orleans District

Ethics, Laws & Rules for Louisiana Professional Engineers - John F. "Trip" McCormick, III & Henry M. Webber, Galloway

New Orleans Chapter 2022

Bond Programs Pesentation - Jefferson Parish Director of Public Works, Mark Drewes

Fall Conference 2021

November 18, 2021

Coastal Outlook: Doing Business with CPRA - Bren Haase, Executive Director, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority

Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund - Dan MacDonald, P.E., MBA, DWRLF Program Engineer, La. Department of Health, Office of Public Health

Clean Water State Revolving Fund - Scott Templet, P.E., La. Department of Environmental Quality, Water Planning & Assessment Division

Louisiana DOTD Update - Dr. Shawn Wilson, Secretary, La. Department of Transportation & Development

ACEC Louisiana Federal Advocacy Briefing - Steve Hall, Senior Vice President of Advocacy, ACEC National

Facilities and Water Sector Program Outlook - Mark Moses, Assistant Commissioner, Division of Administration & Jason Sooter, Director, Office of Facility Planning and Control

LaPELS Ethics Presentation - Donna Sentell, LaPELS Executive Director & Joe H. Harman, P.E., LaPELS

Deep South Convention 2021 

July 23, 2021

Session I: "Winning Today w/4 P's: Projects, Profits, People and Purpose. How to Successfully Engage, Grow and Win in the New Era" - Peter C. Atherton, PE

Session II: "The Emerging Business Development Model for 2021 and Beyond" - Mel Lester

Session III: "Are You Ready for an Internal Ownership Transition" - Ty Kicklighter, PE

July 24, 2021

Session I: "On the Point for Member Firms" - Steve Hall

                 "Business Insurance Trust" - Daphne Bryant

                 "ACEC Retirement Trust"

                 "ACEC Trusts" - Rob Turner

Session II: "Private Market Breifing" - Erin McLaughlin, ACEC VP Private Market Resources

For more information about ACEC of Louisiana, please contact: Barker Dirmann, President & CEO


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