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Networking & Events

Virtual Exhibit Hall

Open Now through Tuesday, November 24

Attendees will have access to the virtual Exhibit Hall through November 24. The Trade Show will provide opportunities to connect virtually with leading exhibitors, attendees will be able to visit exhibitors to view materials, photos, videos, and connect via email, chat, or phone. Visit the Exhibit Hall for raffles before, during, and after the Summit!



Interactive Lounges

Wednesday, November 4 – Friday, November 6

These virtual lounges will be open for thrilling peer-to-peer networking. Join us for expanded Q&A with Speakers, guided discussions on a variety of topics, and other chances for you to connect with fellow attendees.

– All sessions held in Pacific Time –

Wednesday, November 4

10:15-10:45 am    Grow Your Library: A Book Club for Engineers!
What have you read or recommend? Fiction or non-fiction (or even poetry) welcomed!

12:00-12:45 pm    Coffee & Codes
Grab a fresh cup of joe (homebrewed is so much better than that hotel stuff) and get ready to talk codes with NCSEA Committee Chairs and members.

2:00-3:00 pm Sure They Like LEGOs® … Now How to Get Them into Structural Engineering?
From shake tables to STEM events, how do you do student outreach successfully and get kids interested?


Thursday, November 5

9:45-10:15 am    Q&A with Matt Havens/Young Engineer Networking
This forum will take place following the session: Leading the Human Way: How to Stop Acting Your Age and Lead a Multi-Generational Workforce and allow participants to engage further with the speaker and the Young Member Group Support Committee.

11:15 am-12:15 pm    Racial Equity Q&A & SE3 Discussion
This forum will take place following the session: How Do We Progress Towards Racial Equity in the Structural Engineering Community? and allow participants to engage further with the speakers and SE3 Committee.

1:30 - 2:30 pm    Virtual Networking...How?
Virtual networking isn't going anywhere. Connect with fellow attendees to share tips and tricks (and maybe lessons learned?) for the online environment.


Friday, November 6

9:15-9:45 am    SE Licensure: What's Trending?
Join representatives from the NCSEA Licensure committee and fellow attendees to discuss SE Licensure updates. What’s happening in your state?

11:00-11:30 am    What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?
Did you always want to be a structural engineer? What were your career goals and where did it all started for you?!


Awards Presentation

Thursday, November 5

Join us for an Awards Presentation that will honor the ingenuity, creativity, and innovation of the structural engineering world. This event will profile the winners of NCSEA's annual Excellence In Structural Engineering Awards as well as the NCSEA Special Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate the best in structural engineering by honoring some of the best structural engineering projects from across the world as well as several individuals who have provided outstanding service and commitment to the association and to the field.


Summit Closing

Friday, November 6 | 12:30-12:45 PM  

Before we say goodbye until 2021, join us for this closing celebration that will feature a peak into what 2021 might entail. 
Attendees of this session will be entered in a raffle to in a FREE Registration to the 2021 Summit INCLUDING hotel accommodations.