Established in 2009, the ASCE Industry Leaders Council (ILC) engages senior leaders from industry, academia, government, and non-governmental organizations to identify tactical actions for ASCE and the civil engineering profession. The Council serves as a strategic advisor in identifying emerging trends and developing strategies that promote innovation and strengthen project productivity, quality, and performance in the built and natural environment.
The key responsibilities of the ILC include: identify emerging industry trends impacting the civil engineering profession; identify innovative approaches and solutions to infrastructure challenges; partner with ASCE to drive change in the industry and the profession; provide ongoing strategic advice and guidance to ASCE Board of Direction; promote awards fostering innovation and leadership and participate in selection process; provide guidance on use of ASCE Innovation Fund; and facilitate effective interaction with related organizations.
Participation in the Council provides opportunities for networking and collaboration with industry leaders in a multi-disciplinary setting to develop solutions to key challenges facing the profession such as workforce development, sustainability, project delivery improvement, risk management, and infrastructure resilience. Membership is by invitation only.