ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement

Duluth, Minnesota | September 10–13, 2017


ASCE Congress for Technical Advancement

The ASCE Congress on Technical Advancement brings together leaders from the Aerospace Division, the Committee on Adaptation to a Changing Climate, the Cold Regions Engineering Division, the Construction Institute, the Energy Division, the Forensic Engineering Division, and the Infrastructure Resilience Division. Dedicated topical tracks as well as inter-divisional discussions have been designed to evaluate standards, cross-educate best practices, and to encourage collaboration among the various components of the engineering profession.

Congress Committee

Conference Chair

  • Jon Zufelt, Ph.D, P.E., CFM, D.WRE, F.ASCE

Congress Organizing Committee

  • James Anspach, P.G. (ret.), F.ASCE       
  • Ron Anthony, Aff.M.ASCE     
  • Jim Harris, P.E., Ph.D, F.SEI, F.ASCE, NAE    
  • Jen Irish, Ph.D, P.E., D.CE, M.ASCE   
  • Pat McCormick, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, F.SEI          
  • Amy Thorson, P.E., F.ASCE                              

Technical Program Committee

  • Hiba Baroud, Ph.D., Aff.M.ASCE          
  • Ana Barros, Ph.D, P.E., M.ASCE                
  • Mike Drerup, P.E., M.ASCE                  
  • John Koppelman, A.M.ASCE    
  • Juanyu "Jenny" Liu, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
  • Ziad Salameh, P.E., M.ASCE   
  • J. "Greg" Soules, P.E., S.E., P.Eng, SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE  
  • Nasim Uddin, P.E., F.ASCE                                        

Local Advisory Committee

  • Renee Beaumer, P.E. – Safety Coordinator
  • Matt Bolf, A.M.ASCE
  • Craig Bursch, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Caroline Clement, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Tom Desmarais, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Jen French, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Dan Hinzmann, P.E., LEED-AP, M.ASCE
  • John Hinzmann, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Tom Krzewinski, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE
  • Bob Lisi, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Nick Patterson, P.E., M.ASCE
  • David Prusak, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Chris Rousseau, P.E.
  • Andrea Schokker, P.E.
  • Ryan Swanson, P.E., V.P., M.ASCE     
  • Amy Thorson, P.E., F.ASCE
  • Joel Ulring, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Cindy Voigt, P.E., M.ASCE
  • Benjamin Worel, P.E., M.ASCE        


ASCE Congress for Technical Advancement 2017 Location; Duluth Entertainment Conference Center

Official Congress Venue

350 Harbor Drive
​Duluth, MN 55802

Official Congress Hotel

200 W 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802



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