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EWRI 20th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, May 19, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

We're throwing a party! Join us in celebrating EWRI's 20th Anniversary in the Grand Ballroom of the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. This ticketed event is included with your full registration - just make sure to select the event during registration. Additional tickets are available for purchase.

Expect lots of activities and surprises including:

  • Limited Edition Giveaways
  • Time Capsule (more details soon)
  • Raffle - Grand Prize will be 1 complimentary full registration to an upcoming EWRI Conference
  • & much more!

History & Heritage Symposium

EWRI's 20th Anniversary Task Committee has organized a symposium to commemorate this special milestone. Additional details will be made available once the technical program is released in February.

  • A History of Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon Students in EWRI and ASCE
  • History of the Biennial Seminar Series on Water Resources and Environmental Management
  • The Formation of the Environmental & Water Resources Institute: From an ASCE Task Committee to An Institute
  • History and Highlights of EWRI Congresses
  • History of EWRI Newsletters, including Currents
  • Publication Accomplishments of ASCE-EWRI Standards Committees
  • The Creation and History of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE ) (2004–2019)
  • History of Waterways & Bridges Boat Tour (paid ticketed event)
  • Special Volume in the 2019 EWRI Congress Proceedings

Time Capsule

Arrive in Pittsburgh prepared to leave behind a little something for future environmental & water resources engineers. During Sunday's celebration, we will be collecting items for inclusion in EWRI's 20th Anniversary Time Capsule.

Don't have an object to share? Consider writing a note or letter addressing one the questions below.

  • What was your biggest professional concern?
  • What was your most helpful tool?
  • What is your best piece of advice to future engineers?
  • What is your fondest ASCE or EWRI Memory?
  • What is your hope for the future of the profession?

The capsule will be opened at the 2029 EWRI Congress.

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