Calendar of Events


  • Thursday
    2
    April

    Federal and State Covid-19 Response: Effects on Licensure and Small Businesses

    Apr 2, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    In this time of uncertainty and rapidly changing information, NSPE helps you make sense of some of the most relevant aspects of federal and state responses to Covid-19.

    Join Deputy Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel Art Schwartz, and Government Relations and Advocacy Manager Stephanie Hamilton as they give an overview of recent state and federal actions that affect licensure and small businesses.

    Art Schwartz
    Arthur is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer & General Counsel of the National Society of Professional Engineers. He also serves as the executive director of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, a NSPE affinity group. His responsibilities include serving as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, the Committee on Policy and Advocacy, NSPE/ACEC New Professionals Risk Mitigation Task Force, and the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.

    Stephanie Hamilton
    Stephanie is the Government Relations and Advocacy Manager for NSPE. She is responsible for building relationships with key members of Congress and their staff, tracking relevant state and local legislation, and overseeing advocacy efforts. She previously served on the government relations and communications staff for the American Federation of Teachers, Shared Hope International and the International Justice Mission.

  • Wednesday
    15
    April

    Engineering Ethics – Conflicts of Interest, Licensure...

    Apr 15, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    Engineering Ethics – Conflicts of Interest, Licensure, Confidentiality and Public Criticism

    NSPE Deputy Executive Director, General Counsel and NAFE Executive Director will review engineering ethics principles and discuss business and professional ethics issues involving conflicts of interest, licensure, confidentiality and public criticism.

    Arthur is the deputy executive director and general counsel of the National Society of Professional Engineers. He also serves as the executive director of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, a NSPE affinity group. His responsibilities include serving as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, the Committee on Policy and Advocacy, the Professional Liability Committee, and the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.

  • Wednesday
    29
    April

    Navigating Unconscious Bias: Strategies for Success

    Apr 29, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    This course will look at the research behind implicit bias, how it impacts people in the workplace, as well as research-based strategies for managing around bias and mitigating its impact.

    Jenna Carpenter
    Dr. Jenna P. Carpenter is Founding Dean and Professor of Engineering at Campbell University in North Carolina. She is past president of WEPAN. Dr. Carpenter was PI on Louisiana Tech’s NSF ADVANCE grant, focused on creating a culture of success for women STEM faculty through nine programs for faculty, and previously served as co-Principal Investigator on the NSF-funded WEPAN Knowledge Center Project. She also served as Vice President for Professional Interest Councils on the Board of Directors for ASEE, as Director-at-Large for the ASEE Women in Engineering Division, as national SWE Faculty Advisor/Counselor Coordinator and as First Vice-President of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). She served for seven years as Chair of the Steering Committee for the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenge Scholars Program. She was invited to the White House in 2011 for the Champions of Change Roundtable Event on Girls and Women in STEM. She is an ABET Program Evaluator, Co-Chair of the mathematical societies’ Joint Committee on Women, Chair of the MAA Council on the Profession, a member of the Executive Committee of the Global Engineering Deans Council and co-chairs the Undergraduate Experience Committee for the US Engineering Deans Council. In 2015 DreamBox Learning selected Dr. Carpenter as one of their 10 Women in STEM Who Rock! for her advocacy work and her TEDx talk, “Engineering: Where are the Girls and Why aren’t They Here?” In 2019, she received the ASEE Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education.

    Number of PDHs: 1

  • Wednesday
    6
    May

    The 2020 EJCDC Engineering Agreements

    May 6, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) is publishing new editions of three of its engineering services agreements: EJCDC E-500 (2020), the comprehensive Owner-Engineer agreement; EJCDC E-570 (2020), the Engineer-Subconsultant agreement; and EJCDC E-520 (2020), the Short Form agreement between Owner and Engineer. The webinar will discuss the contents of these three standard documents, their recommended usage, the relationship of the new documents to the EJCDC 2018 Construction Series documents, and changes from prior editions.

    Presenter: Hugh Anderson

    Hugh Anderson

    Hugh Anderson is an attorney whose practice consists primarily of construction and contract law. Mr. Anderson regularly assists public and private project owners, architects, engineers, and contractors in the drafting of contract documents; the development of project delivery strategies; and the resolution of disputes arising from bid errors, construction problems, professional errors and omissions, terminations, and functional failures. His work in construction law has been recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers of America.

    Mr. Anderson serves as legal counsel to the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, and is a graduate of Stanford Law School and the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

  • Wednesday
    13
    May

    Engineering Ethics – Objectivity and Truthfulness...

    May 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    Engineering Ethics – Objectivity and Truthfulness, Public Health and Safety, Signing and Sealing of Engineering Drawings and Misrepresentation

    NSPE Deputy Executive Director, General Counsel and NAFE Executive Director will review engineering ethics principles and discuss relating to objectivity and truthfulness, public health and safety, signing and sealing of engineering drawings and misrepresentation.

    Arthur is the deputy executive director and general counsel of the National Society of Professional Engineers. He also serves as the executive director of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, a NSPE affinity group. His responsibilities include serving as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, the Committee on Policy and Advocacy, the Professional Liability Committee, and the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.

  • Friday
    31
    July

    2020 NAFE Summer Conference

    Jul 31 - Aug 1, (ET)
    Save the date! The 2020 NAFE Summer Conference will be held at the Providence Hilton, Providence, Rhode Island July 31 - August 1, 2020

  • Wednesday
    12
    August

    PE Conference 2020

    Aug 12 - 16, (ET)
    Philadelphia, PA, United States