Tennessee Engineers Invited to Attend Statewide Conference

Lt General Bunch

Lt. General Arnold W. Bunch Jr., United States Air Force, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Tennessee Engineering Foundation Luncheon

Nashville, TN – More than 300 professional engineers and their guests from across Tennessee will gather in Nashville, Wednesday, September 15 through Friday, September 16 for the combined TN Engineers’ Conference of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee (ACEC), the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE), the Tennessee Structural Engineers Association (TNSEA) and the Tennessee Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). For the first time, the annual conference will be at the Music City Center.

Lieutenant General Arnold W. Bunch Jr., United States Air Force, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Tennessee Engineering Foundation Luncheon on Thursday, September 15. Lt. General Bunch is the Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, for Acquisition, the Pentagon and Washington D.C. He is responsible for research and development, test, production, and modernization of Air Force programs worth more than $32 billion annually. One of the highlights of the conference, the TEF Luncheon benefits the Tennessee MATHCOUNTS competition, K-12 STEM activities and engineering scholarships. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available; visit www.tnspe.org for additional information.

Among other guest speakers throughout the event, Casey Dinges, Senior Managing Director, American Society of Civil Engineers, will present highlights of the “Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World” film scheduled for release during Engineer’s Week 2017.

The meeting agenda includes sessions on a variety of engineering topics including Addressing Urban Density; Impacts of Effluent Liquid Guidelines; Navigating a Multigenerational Workforce; Accelerated Bridge Construction; Ventilation Design, as well as TDOT Audit Procedures.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.ACECTN.org or call Judy Logue at 615-242-2486.

About ACEC, TSPE, TNSEA and ASCE
Founded in 1968, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee is a statewide organization, representing more than 100 member firms, with chapters in Nashville, East Tennessee, Southeast Tennessee and Memphis. The Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers is an individual member association in its 66th year. Tennessee Structural Engineers Association provides a statewide organization for structural engineers to discourse, to educate, and to represent, for the benefit of the profession and the public. The Tennessee Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers is part of the national individual member association that was founded in 1852.