ASCE Structural Engineering Institute Announces Joint Virtual CASE, NCSEA & SEI Town Hall Event
January 28, 2021
Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.
Town Hall to be held on February 2.
RESTON, Va. - The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) & Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Town Hall Event: For the Betterment of the Structural Engineering Profession.
The leading professional organizations of Structural Engineering-CASE, NCSEA and SEI-continue to work together for the betterment of the profession.
- In 2019, the leadership from CASE, NCSEA and SEI jointly endorsed a
Vision for the Future of Structural Engineering
- Building on that Vision, the three organizations issued a
joint Call to Action
this past year pledging to identify and eradicate behaviors that perpetuate racism and inequality within the structural engineering profession.
On Tuesday, February 23 from 2:30 to 4 PM CST, the leadership from the three organizations will host a virtual Joint Town Hall event to discuss how the three organizations are progressing to fulfill the Vision and Call to Action, specifically highlighting current and future initiatives to advance the profession and enhance member engagement. In addition, the leadership will host an open question and answer session to continue the discussion as we all move toward the future.
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Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE works to raise awareness of the need to maintain and modernize the nation's infrastructure using sustainable and resilient practices, advocates for increasing and optimizing investment in infrastructure, and improve engineering knowledge and competency. For more information, visitwww.asce.org
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About ASCE Structural Engineering Institute
Established in 1996, SEI advances our members' careers, stimulates technological advancement, and improves professional practice. SEI drives the practical application of cutting-edge research by improving coordination and understanding between academia and practicing engineers. For more information, visitwww.
SEIand follow us on Twitter, @ASCE_SEI.