Calendar of Events

  • Friday

    CSPE Virtual Lunch Break

    Feb 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (PT)

    Next CSPE Virtual Lunch Break on February 23 @ 12:00 noon

    Join us for our next CSPE Virtual Lunch Break, where you'll have the chance to virtually network in real time with California Engineers from across the state and discuss issues important to PEs in California.

    For February, we'll start the first of our three part discussion series on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Engineering Ethics. Last year, we introduced the role of machine learning in engineering and for our next three discussions, we'll be discussing AI more broadly, talking about its possible impacts to how PEs conduct their work.


    First time joining a CSPE Lunch Break? No problem! We'll be logged into the system 30 minutes early to help with any setup questions.

  • Wednesday

    Engineering Ethics: Marketing, Communications and Employment

    Mar 7, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    This webinar will focus on Emerging Areas/Emerging Challenges through “Conflict of Interest—Selected as Conference Speaker by Former Employer”, “Employment—Transitioning from One Employer to a Competing Employer”, “Advertising—Non-inclusion of State Licenses in E-Mail Signature-Providing Engineering Advice on Social Media” and “Credit for Engineering Work—Establishing Own Firm—Material on Website.”

    Speaker bio: Arthur Schwartz is the deputy executive director and general counsel of the National Society of Professional Engineers, and he also serves as the executive director of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, an NSPE affinity group. His responsibilities include serving as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, the Committee on Policy and Advocacy, the Professional Liability Committee, and the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.


  • Wednesday

    The High Demand for Social Skills in Engineering

    Mar 14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    Engineers with a balanced set of technical and social skills earn more, are promoted faster, and are highly sought by employers. As the pace of technology increases, so does the demand for social skills in the workplace. This webinar explains why a singular, technology-based skill-set is insufficient to satisfy industry expectations transformed by innovation and technology. Finally, this webinar illuminates why engineers with highly developed social skills are more engaged and efficient, better at collaboration and problem solving, experience higher customer loyalty, and become indispensable members of their organizations.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. The rapid pace of technological change and the effects on the engineering industry;
    2. The importance of social skills in the rapidly changing technology-based workplace;
    3. Why engineers who possess a balanced set of technical and social skills earn more and get promoted faster; and
    4. Rules of thumb to develop social skill competencies.

    Speaker: Randy P. Wall, P.E., MPA
    Speaker bio: Randy P. Wall, P.E., MPA is the president of the Engineering Leadership Institute and is a values-based leadership consultant grounded in a 33-year career in engineering, business, political science, and entrepreneurial mastery. Wall received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Davis, his Master of Public Administration from Montana State University in Bozeman, and is currently a PhD candidate in the American Studies program at MSU, with a dissertation in Leadership in the American Engineering Industry. Mr. Wall is a licensed professional engineer in five states, including Montana.

  • Wednesday

    Understanding Sanitary Wastewater Engineering

    Mar 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)

    This webinar will focus on understanding wastewater (sanitary/industrial) sources and treatment technologies for wastewater, including an overview of Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure regulation and the practical aspects of developing an SPCC plan. Learn more about storm water generation, engineering controls, and various industrial applications.

    Speaker: Kristin (Kris) Morico. P.E., BCEE, CSP, D.WRE, ENV SP, F.ASCE
    Speaker bio: Kris leads environmental programs for GE. She is responsible for the development and implementation of environmental programs globally. Previously, she was the global leader of water programs in the GE corporate EHS group for nearly eight years.

    Kris holds a bachelor of science in biology from Fairfield University, a master of environmental management from Yale University, a master in civil engineering, and an executive MBA from the University of Connecticut. She is a licensed PE in nine states, Board Certified Environmental Engineer in the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Certified Safety Professional, Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer, and an ENVISIONTM Sustainability Professional. She also holds a class IV water treatment plant operators license issued by the Connecticut Department of Public Health and she is certified as an environmental laboratory director through the same agency. Additionally, Kris is a certified by IRCA as an ISO 14001: 2015 Provisional Auditor.

  • Wednesday

    Engineering Ethics: Serving as an Engineering Expert...

    Apr 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Title: Engineering Ethics: Serving as an Engineering Expert and Performing Forensic Engineering Services

    Save the date for this NSPE Webinar! Details and registration coming soon.

  • Wednesday

    Engineering Ethics: Conflicts of Interest...

    May 16, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Topic: Engineering Ethics: Conflicts of Interest and the Protection of the Public Health, Safety and Welfare

    Save the date for this NSPE Webinar! Details and registration coming soon.

  • Wednesday

    Professional Engineers Conference 2018

    Jul 18 - 22, (PT)
    Conference registration will go live on April 1
    Las Vegas, NV, United States