• The Voice Newsletter

    September 1, 2016

  • 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards

    Download the 2017 EEA Guidelines and Entry Form today! Notifications of Intent to Submit an Entry are due September 14 by 4:30 pm. One of the largest events of the year, the annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) Gala recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate innovation, complexity, achievement and value to the industry! 

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  • Transportation Committee Update

    On August 16, 2016, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Senior Leadership and ACEC/VA and MW Transportation Committee members came together to discuss Smart Scale and various updates within VDOT

    Read meeting highlights here

    Transportation Luncheons

    ​ACEC/VA and the Virginia Department of Transportation are hosting three luncheons to keep member firms updated on what is changing at the Department of Transportation. Mark your calendar today for the luncheon closest to you! More information is coming soon. 


    Roanoke, VA
    September 15

    Hampton Roads, VA
    October 4

    Central, VA

    October 13

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    New Members

    Lu + Smith Engineers The Thrasher Group
    Lu+Smith ENGINEERS is a Virginia-based MEP engineering firm providing a unique suite of engineering services... The Thrasher Group is an architecture engineering design firm based in Fredericksburg, Virginia offering aeriaL, land survey....
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  • Virginia Engineers Conference

    September 28-30
    Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    Early bird registration ends TOMORROW, September 2. New this year, an entire track on Innovative Technology, a tour of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel​, and a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. 

    Learn more www.virginiaengineersconference.org

    Register Now!

  • President's Corner

    You may remember from a previous edition of the President’s Corner that my first opportunity with ACEC/VA was on the Virginia Engineers Conference planning committee. After each conference, I came away with the sense that the return on that investment was extraordinary.

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  • Learn and Play: Engineering in the 21st Century

    In conjunction with the MathScience Innovation Center (MSiC), ACEC/VA developed an Engineering Short Course for Virginia educators called Learn and Play: Engineering in the 21st Century, held at the MSiC from August 8-12, 2016. Numerous ACEC/VA volunteers presented throughout the week to show educators how they can include engineering activities everyday in the classroom!

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  • 2016 ACEC/PAC Fall Sweepstakes


    ACEC/VA has reached 60% of our yearly goal for the ACEC/PAC. Help us get to 100% this year by purchasing a raffle ticket in the Fall Sweepstakes!

    This year's Grand Prize is $10,000! 

    ACEC Scholarship Program

    ACEC/RMF will award five (5) General Scholarships in 2017:

    • ACEC Scholar of the Year Scholarship

    • College of Fellows Scholarship

    • a/e ProNet Scholarship

    • Life/Health Trust (LHT) Scholarship

    • Small Firm Council Scholarship

    Enter Today! Learn More Here


  • VSEC Name Change

    As of September 1st, 2016  the Virginia Structural Engineer Council  (VSEC) has adopted a new name. The new name will be Structural Engineers Association of Virginia, SEAVa. A new logo and new website will be available soon! 

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    October 27-28, 2016
    Richmond International Raceway

    Mission Tomorrow is the Richmond region’s first interactive career exploration event for eighth graders in our area. Through an interactive series of activities and discussions with employers, students will explore career interests and in-demand jobs from 100+ businesses in our region. 

    Learn how you can help here!

  • Member News

    Keep up with the latest from ACEC/VA members! 

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  • Upcoming Events and Meetings

    Membership Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, September 7
    ACEC/VA Offices
    11 - Noon
    2016 GeoVirginia Conference
    October 10 - 12
    Williamsburg Lodge
    Williamsburg, Virginia