Reasons to Attend
Why Memphis? - The Top 10 Reasons to Attend ASCE's 141st Annual Civil Engineering Conference
There's so much more to Memphis than Elvis! (But a trip to Graceland is always a rockin' good time!)
Lots to see and do in Memphis for your guests and family - ride the Memphis Queen down the Mississippi River, visit Gibson Guitar, see the duck parade at the Peabody, visit the National Civil Rights Museum in the former Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated, and more.
Walk the lower Mississippi. Mud Island River Park's River Walk is a 2112:1 scale working model showing 1,000 miles of the Lower Mississippi River, which stretches roughly a half mile allowing visitors to walk and see models of cities and bridges along the way.
The Blues were born on Beale Street and it was home to famous blues musicians such as W.C. Handy who wrote the first blues song here in 1909.
Major Memphis infrastructure includes four major bridges spanning the mighty Mississippi and the largest cargo airport (supporting FedEx) in the world.
Meet experts from the civil engineering community as well as government, business, and sustainability leaders at the Industry Leaders Forum. Get answers to some tough questions while engaging in through-provoking dialogue.
Support your lifelong learning by collecting valuable Professional Development Hours (PDHs) by attending technical tours, short courses, choosing from the many sessions offered, or just networking with colleagues from around the world.
Expert-led events sharpen your leadership skills through specialized sessions on infrastructure risk and security, sustainable design, and urban development.
Renowned author and humorist Dave Barry headlines the 2011 program. Get an entertaining yet insightful perspective on the critical role of civil engineers in building a sustainable infrastructure for the future.
Are you sustainable? How do you implement a sustainable infrastructure? Learn civil engineering solutions for sustainable infrastructure and find out about this and more at the many outstanding mini general and concurrent sessions being offered.
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