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Special Events

Why Professional Ethics Matter - Presented by AAWRE 

Monday, May 20 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Panel EWRI CongressSustaining and enhancing trust is an essential component for the success of any learned profession and certainly the responsibility of any Civil Engineering Professional. Through the ethics session, the participants will discuss the relationship between public trust, personal behavior, learned professions; concepts for considering different ethical situations; and situations from case studies concerning various ethical challenges.

Paris to Pittsburgh - Movie Screening

Monday, May 20 | 5:45 – 7:00 p.m.

Paris to Pittsburgh Movie logoSpotlighting the cities, states, businesses and citizens taking action, Paris to Pittsburgh explores the very real social and economic impacts of climate change-fueled disasters, from America’s heartland to the nation’s coastlines. The film features voices from local leaders as well as everyday Americans presenting the stories behind climate-related recovery and resiliency, as well as tireless innovative efforts to reduce carbon emissions, including boomtowns formerly reliant on coal such as Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, led by Mayor Bill Peduto, who stood up to defy President Trump when he announced the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, is now a city committed to energy efficiency and is one of the many examples of bold economic and climate leadership in the film. Other locations featured in the film include Puerto Rico, California, Iowa, Florida and New Jersey.

Why Board Certification is Important for your Engineering Career Path - Presented by AAWRE 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019  | 10:30 a.m. - 12: 00 p.m. 

This special session will be a dynamic panel discussion with leading professionals from a variety of industries who will provide their perspectives on the importance of board certification.  The panel will include:  (1) a medical doctor who will discuss medical board certification; (2) an attorney who will discuss certification within the legal profession; (3) an AAWRE Diplomate who will discuss water resources board certification; (4) a water resources business manager who will discuss the benefits of employee and contractor board certification; and (5) a representative from ASCE who will discuss ASCE efforts related to board certification.

Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Game and Dinner

Tuesday, May 21 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game at PNC Park, Pittsburgh, PAJoin the party at the Iron City Skull Bar at PNC Baseball Park (Pirates Baseball Stadium) to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Colorado Rockies. Ticket price includes one ticket to the 7:05 PM game with dinner (burgers/grilled chicken sandwiches, pierogies, popcorn, brownies and domestic keg beer/sodas). The PNC Baseball Park overlooks the beautiful city of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny River, the Roberto Clemente Bridge, and of course, the Pirates playing field. Tickets to this event are limited, so please reserve yours today!

Morning Jumpstart in Point State Park

Wednesday, May 22 | 6:00 - 7:00 a.m.

Energize your day with an exhilarating morning jog through historic Point State Park on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6 a.m.  Set your own pace on the picturesque 1.25 mile route located just across the street from the conference venue. Complete as many laps as you wish; just be ready to join us at for the 8:30 a.m. technical sessions! Participants are asked to meeting in the hotel lobby at 6 a.m. sharp.

Are You Interested in Serving as an Expert Witness?  - Presented by AAWRE

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The role of the expert witness is to act as a teacher, providing an educational bridge between the Justice System and the technical world. As the volume of litigation in this country increases, and the issues at hand in court cases become more and more complex, experienced expert witnesses who can convey the technical information to the judge and jury are in higher and higher demand.

2nd Annual Stormwater Quiz Show

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

Students & Younger Members:  Come test your knowledge on stormwater, drinking water and wastewater! This is a social event to learn about the projects the Water, Wastewater, Stormwater Council is doing, how we integrate with other councils, and opportunities to get involved.

Meet-Up Schedule:

Monday, May 20 | Sienna Mercato, 942 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Tuesday, May 21 | Southern Tier Brewery, 316 N Shore Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Wednesday, May 22 | Grist House Craft Brewery, 10 E Sherman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15209

All Meet-ups will begin at 6:00 pm.

EWRI believes that attending our event in May isn't just about attending a conference, it's all about face-to-face meetings and career-enhancing connections that you will make. 

You never know who you’re going to meet while sitting in a session or while you’re sitting at a table eating lunch.

We like to call these serendipitous encounters.

Grab a friend.... Catch an Uber... We'll see you there!

All are welcome - and no need to RSVP.

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