Sep 07
7:00-8:00am ASCE Board of Directors Meeting

7:30-8:15am Registration

Morning Joint Session

Presiding: Dave Mulholland, Vice President, Iowa ASCE

8:00-8:15am Opening Comments

Opening Comments – Ed Sowder, President, Iowa ASCE

8:15-9:15am National ASCE Update

Marsia Geldert-Murphy– ASCE 2024 President

9:15-10:00am 2023 Report Card for Iowa's Infrastructure

Christy VanBuskirk, Local Systems Project Development Engineer, Iowa DOT

10:00-10:15am Break

Morning Concurrent Sessions - Session M-1

Presiding: Dave Blanco

10:15-11:00am From the Ground Up - How Des Moines University's New Campus Came to Light

Jonathan Martin, Senior Partner, RDG Planning & Design, Greg Pierce, Partner, RDG Planning & Design and Mark Peiffer, Senior Vice President & CFO, Des Moines University

11:00am-12:00pm NEMM project development and construction/traffic management and future phases

Tony Gustafson, District 1 Engineer, Iowa Department of Transportation

Morning Concurrent Sessions - Session M-2

Presiding: Michelle Riedinger

10:15-11:00am City of Waukee - Five Way Stop Improvements

Nathan Hardisty, Public Infrastructure Director, Shive Hattery

11:00am-12:00pm Civil Design for High School Campuses - Case Study: Johnston High School & Waukee Northwest High School

Tom Wollan, Project Architect/Partner, FRK Architects

12:00-12:30pm Lunch

12:30-1:15pm Annual Business Meeting

Presiding: Ed Sowder

1:15-2:00pm Leading Different Personalities: Individualized Strategies for Motivation and Management

Whitney Warne, Owner, CEO, Evoke Eq + Ivory House Photography

2:00-2:15pm Break

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions - Session A-1

Presiding: Ryan Morgan

2:15-3:00pm Resilience is now a part of our Code of Ethics. What does that mean for our designs?

Rick Fosse, Professor of Practice, University of Iowa College of Engineering

3:00-3:45pm Iowa DNR Floodplain and Dam Safety Section Updates

Jonathan Garton, Supervisor, Floodplain and Dam Safety Section, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions - Session A-2

Presiding: William Mabuce

2:15-3:00pm Federal Courthouse, Des Moines

Erik Raker, President, Raker Rhodes Engineering and Josh Rechkemmer, Associate Principal, Neumann Monson Architects

3:00-3:45pm Development of Costco Opening in Ankeny

Amy Quartell, City Engineer, City of Ankeny

3:45-4:00pm Break

Joint Afternoon Session

Presiding: Kevin Arp

4:00-5:00pm Professional Liability

Brad Perkins Teaching Professor, Iowa State University

5:00pm Adjourn Afternoon Session

Evening Session

Presiding: – Ed Sowder, President, Iowa ASCE

5:00pm Social and Cash Bar

6:00pm Banquet

6:30pm 2022 Project Award - Replacement of the Charley Western Trial Bridge in Charles City

Lowell Miller, Senior Project Manager, Calhoun-Burns and Associates

7:30pm Awards Presentations

William Mabuce, Past President, Iowa ASCE

8:00pm Installation of new officers

Marsia Geldert-Murphy– ASCE 2024 President

8:30pm Adjourn

Sep 08
8:30-11:00am Negotiation Workshop

Patrick Courtney, General Counsel – Business Operations, Terracon Consultants, Inc.

This session will provide practical guidance on how to navigate a successful negotiation, including development of the appropriate negotiation mindset, tips for overcoming fears, and strategies to help achieve the best negotiation outcome. Participants will have the opportunity to put these skills to work in a mock negotiation.

1:00-6:00pm Golf Outing Sponsored by Central Iowa YMG