Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is committed to the advancement of the civil engineering profession and the individual engineer. ASCE acts as a forum for communication among individuals and groups involved in the practice of civil engineering. ASCE also offers a variety of professional development opportunities to members of the profession. The Iowa Section of ASCE, founded in 1920, exists so that Iowa civil engineers and associates may group together locally for their mutual benefit and professional advancement. Josh Trygstad, P.E., is the current president of the Iowa Section.

Who Should Attend
If you are involved in the planning, design, or construction of buildings, bridges, or other transportation structures, you should plan to attend this conference. The conference is designed to be of interest to engineers and technicians, public and private, who work in the structural engineering design and construction area. The conference provides a variety of topics related to advances in structural materials, case studies structural design projects, design guidelines and codes for building and transportation structures, sustainable design protocols, legal implications in design and construction contract documents, and managing and leading design teams. The planning committee strives to present a program that will be of interest to you directly, in your work, or in your community development projects. Learn from the experiences of other engineers in the structural engineering field by attending.

Professional Development This conference has been planned in accordance with the criteria established by the ISBELSE for professional development hours (PDHs).