Special Events

Sunday, May 21

Special Ice Breaker Plenary Session:  Oroville DamWater flowing from the eroded overflow spillway of Oroville Dam, CA.

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

2018 ASCE President, Kristina Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F. ASCE, will provide introductory remarks prior to the panel discussion, on the 2017 ASCE Infrastructure Report Card, with a special focus on dams. View the Report Card Summary on Dams

The panel discussion will follow and will revolve around the events at Oroville Dam (leading to, dealing with, what's next); the state of dams in California and beyond; operations for flood control, diversion, and environmental concerns (aquatic species, water quality, etc...); and how to better monitor and maintain dam safety.

Ice Breaker Reception

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 22

Welcome and Keynote Lectures

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Welcome & Awards Luncheon (Ticketed Event)

12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | Awards Program (PDF)

AAWRE Diplomate Induction Ceremony

5:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 23

Mentoring Breakfast (Joint sponsorship from New Professionals Council and Students Council) (Ticketed Event)

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Join us for a mentoring event at breakfast. Host mentors with expertise in various topics will join new professionals and students for discussions and advice on a range of professional issues. Personal stories from the mentors and introductions from the mentees will be followed by structured discussion of common challenges and an open question-and-answer period.

Wednesday, May 24

Local Activities/Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast (Ticketed Event)

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

California State Railroad Museum Key Social Event (Ticketed Event)

6:00 – 9:30 p.m.

Explore over 225,000 square feet of West Coast Railroad history during this private event. This ticketed event includes full access to the museum and dinner. Learn more about the California State Railroad Museum.

Student Sponsors

Cooperating Organizations