2018 Indiana Professional Engineering Conference

2018 Indiana Professional Engineering Conference
Join the largest network of cross-discipline professional engineers for the 2018 Indiana Professional Engineering Conference focusing on the industry of innovation.

 

Earn up to 10 PDHs, including Indiana Statutes and Professional Ethics. Credit per Session is Listed in the Category Area.

 

This year is shaping up to be one to remember with highly regarded speakers presenting on topics like recent evolutions in engineering, new practices, and where the profession is headed.  Learn about the latest technologies and tools featured in the Expo, and network with engineering leaders from all disciplines across the state. Walk away with insights to help you identify new opportunities needed to Innovate Indiana - and beyond. 

We've innovated our program. New features include:
  • Thursday afternoon pre-conference workshops - Includes a technical topic, a career development topic, and an industrial tour
  • Offsite networking party - Join industry leaders at Matt the Miller's in Carmel on Thursday evening as you come into town, wrap up the pre-con, or leave work to enjoy a cold beverage, appetizers, and make new connections.  
  • Industry Partner Expo. Our industry partners will share the latest Innovations in technology and business tools at exhibit tables in the conference foyer.  

 

Schedule

Thursday, June 7

2-4p Pre-Conference Education Sessions
6-8p  Networking Party - Matt the Miller's | 11 W. City Center Drive, Carmel, IN 46032

Friday, June 8

7-8a  Registration | Breakfast | Expo Opens
8a-2p Education Sessions
12-1:30p Installation& Awards Luncheon
1:30-5:20p Education Sessions 

Registration Options

  1. Thursday Pre-Conference + Friday Conference
  2. Thursday Pre-Conference Only
  3. Friday Conference Only

 

Pricing

PreCon + Conference   Thru 5/4      5/5 - 5/30   
 Member* $230   $255
 NonMember $325   $350
 Student $75  $75 

Conference Only           Thru 5/4      5/5 - 5/30   
 Member* $200   $225
 NonMember $275   $300
 Student  $75  $75
     
Pre-Con Only                  Thru 5/4      5/5 - 5/30  
 Member $50  $65
 NonMember $75  $90
 Student $25   $30 

*Additional Discounts for Enterprise Members.  Price will be reflected once you log in.

Hotel

Renaissance Indianapolis North
11925 N. Meridian Street | Carmel, IN  43032

Make Reservations

A group rate of $149/tax is available for the Indiana Professional Engineering Conference, including the days prior and following for your travel convenience.  To book your stay, click this link or call 317.816.0777 and indicate you are with the Indiana Society of Professonal Engineers.  The last day to book at this rate is May 17, 2018

Policies / Notices

  1. Registration must be paid in full by the start of the conference.
  2. Cancellations, less a $40 processing fee, may accepted until 5PM May 4, 2018.  No cancellations will be accepted after that time, however registration may be transferred to another individual.
  3. ISPE will honor the member rate for NSPE members from other states. Please email ISPE for a discount code.
  4. To qualify for the student rate, individuals must be student members of ISPE/NSPE. Student membership is free.  Join Now. (once you have joined NSPE, forward your email confirmation to info@indspe.org to expediate your Indiana membership.)
  5. Enterprise membership is indicated on your record provided to ISPE from National.
  6. Onsite registration will be available, however, please add $50 to the latest price for your pricing category.

 

Registration Tips

  • Login to register.  Once you login, the registration rates will be based on your membership status. 
  • If you are a member, DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT. All ISPE members have an exisiting account.  This is a NEW account, with your username being the email we have for you in the system.  Click "forgot my password" to log in the first time.
  • If you create a new account, you will not receive the member pricing, even if you are a member.  
  • If you have been a member of NSPE, you most likely have an account in the system.  Please check by using your email address as your username, and request a new password.
  • "Register someone else" allows you to register another member from your company if we have both of you tied to that company in the system. Looking to register a colleague and don't see them on your list? Let us know and we will make the adjustments.
  • If your spouse will accompany you to the event and will particpate in the Board dinner or lunch, simply purchase guest tickets for the applicable meal(s). In the questions section, please provide your guest(s) name.

 

When
6/7/2018 2:00 PM - 6/8/2018 5:30 PM
Where
Renaissance Indianapolis North 11925 N. Meridian St. Carmel, IN 46032

Program

   

Thursday, 07 June 2018

 
Category
2 CEs
Track
Technical - Tour
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2:00 PM

Category
2 CEs
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2:00 PM

This interactive workshop will provide a brief overview of Indiana’s air permitting program and discuss tips and tricks for getting air permit application processed quickly.
Category
2 CE - Statutes and Rules
Track
Indiana Statutes and Rules
Time
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
2:00 PM

Join us at Matt the Millers from 6-8 PM and connect with other who take as much pride in the engineering profession as you do! Bringing a friend? Purchase a guest ticket for them!
Track
Networking
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Coming along to Matt the Miller's and join the fun at the Indiana Professional Engineering Networking Party.  ONLY PURCHASE FOR GUESTS.
Category
GUEST TICKET
Track
Networking
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM

Friday, 08 June 2018

 
The course explains the role of statutes and administrative rules concerning the professions, the role of the Registration Board for Professional Engineers, and other policies impacting engineers.
Category
1 CE - Statutes and Rules
Track
Indiana Statutes and Rules
Time
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
8:00 AM

Geogrid is used to develop a mechanically stabilized layer (MSL) in conjunction with aggregate base below a pavement, enhancing stiffness of the aggregate layer.  (Click the title for full abstract.)
Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
9:05 AM

Our experts from Sikich LLP will explore best practices and proven strategies professional service firm owners can implement for seamless business succession planning.
Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
9:05 AM

Circulating fluidized bed boiler (CFB) technology is inherently fuel flexible. Purdue conducted a test burn using 10% tire derived fuel as a fuel source. (Click the title to read the full abstract.)
Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
10:05 AM

A changing climate has the ability to threaten Indiana’s transportation and electricity systems through increasing extreme weather events, rising temperatures, and increased precipitation.  (Click the
Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
10:05 AM - 10:55 AM
10:05 AM

In this session, Kim Cottrell (Trinity Consultants) will provide a summary of several key regulatory updates and how they are affecting environmental permitting and compliance in Indiana.
Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
11:05 AM

Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
11:05 AM

Join us as we install the ISPE officers for the 2018-2019 year and honor distinguished members.
Track
Special Event
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM

If a guest(s) will you for the Friday Installation and Awards Lunch, please purchase a ticket.  ONLY PURCHASE FOR GUESTS.
Category
GUEST TICKET
Track
Special Event
Time
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
12:00 PM

Leadership is the key to turning your chapter into a thriving organization with regular meetings that lead to PDHs. As an engineer you already have the skill set to create a thriving organization.
Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
1:30 PM

Preliminary roadway design can be quick and easy using Autodesk InfraWorks. See how to go from nothing to a roadway layout in a very short time including material estimates, bridges, and visualization
Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
1:30 PM

Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
2:30 PM

Most engineers confine their range of thinking during the design process because of design fixation. Some engineers may value innovative design, design fixation prevents many of them from doing so.
Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
2:30 PM - 3:20 PM
2:30 PM

This presentation will provide an overview of what constitutes a geoforensics investigation. (Click the title for full abstract.)
Category
1 CE
Track
Technical
Time
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM
3:40 PM

An Asset Management Journey: The City of Carmel Utilities provides service to approximately 27,000 households and businesses in Carmel, IN. (Click the title to read the full abstract.)
Category
1 CE
Track
Business and Engineering
Time
3:40 PM - 4:20 PM
3:40 PM

The presentation will examine the general principles of ethics and how business situations place ethical pressures on the engineer.  Case studies will be included.
Category
1 CE - Ethics
Track
Engineering Ethics
Time
4:30 PM - 5:20 PM
4:30 PM

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