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Program

Schedule-at-a-Glance

(Subject to change)

All presentations will take place in the Kensington 1 room

Day 1, Friday, August 3

7:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Student arrivals
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Student Luncheon/Official Beginning of Student Days/Program Overview
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. | Project Challenge Overview
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. | SmartBid Tutorial
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Team Time
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | "Project and Construction Management"Dan Becker, Senior Project/Construction Manager, HDR Engineering, Inc.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. | Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m. | "Women in Construction" Panel: Marsha Anderson Bomar, Executive Director, Gateway85; LeAnne Napolillo, Vice President, HNTB; Amber Shah, Associate Civil Engineer, City of Laguna Hills; Agnes Weber, President, Vali Cooper
4:30 p.m. | Bus Departs for San Diego Zoo
4:45 – 6:30 p.m. | Team Scavenger Hunt at the San Diego Zoo
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Welcome Reception at the San Diego Zoo, Treetops
8:30 p.m. | Bus Departs for Hilton
9:00 p.m. | Team Planning Meetings - On Your Own

Day 2, Saturday, August 4

7:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Breakfast and Project Q&A Session    
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | "Introduction to Scheduling Construction Projects", Terry Martin, Construction Manager, Mid-Coast Transit Constructors
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. | Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | "Estimating Construction Projects", Eric Meisgeier, Senior Estimator, Mid-Coast Transit Constructors
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. | Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | "Project Delivery Methods", Jim Starling, Transit Program Manager, Jacobs
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Team Meetings/Lunch on Your Own
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Team Mentors Available/Team Meetings    
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. | "What can ASCE do for You?", Tony Puntin, Associate, BETA Group, Inc.
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. | YP Intros / Overview of Speed Networking, Tony Puntin, Associate, BETA Group, Inc.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | Speed Networking Event
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Dinner

Note: 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. | CI Board Meeting

Day 3, Sunday, August 5

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. | Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. | "Project Team Integration & Value Engineering", Renee Hoekstra, Owner, RHA, LLC
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Team Mentors Available / Lunch on Your Own
12:30 – 1:00 p.m. | Project Site and Safety OverviewEric Meisgeier, Senior Estimator, Mid-Coast Transit Constructors
1:00 p.m. | Meet in Hotel Lobby
1:15 p.m. | Depart for Technical Tour
1:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project Site Tour
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. | "Career Paths in Civil Engineering", Ryan Sauer, Senior Project Manager, PC Construction Company
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. | "Licensure Options for Civil Engineers", Dan Cook, Senior Project Manager, Simpson Gumphertz & Heger
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. | "Presentation Skills", Tony Puntin, Associate, BETA Group, Inc.
5:30 – 10:00 p.m. | Team Time/ Dinner on Your Own

Note: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | CI Board meeting

Day 4, Monday, August 6

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Team Mentors Available / Team Time
11:00 a.m. | Team Bid Submissions Due
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Lunch on Your Own / Judges Review Submissions
2:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Student Presentations in Front of Judging Panel
6:30 p.m. | Dinner on Your Own/Open Evening

Day 5, Tuesday, August 7

8:30 – 11:00 a.m. | Closing Breakfast + Winning Team Announcement

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