ACEC NM provides and supports multiple seminars and workshops, which provide
top-notch, low cost education on a variety of meaningful topics. Such
seminars and workshops include:
ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative
Summit, Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC -
This conference provides attendees with important and useful
industry information. National speakers present information
about what is affecting businesses, organizations, and the industry.
The conference also provides the opportunity to meet with
Congressional Delegates to discuss industry issues important to
members' states and communities. The 2013 convention will be
held April 21-24.
Professional Development Program
ACEC NM's Professional Development
Program (PDP) is open to all employees of ACEC NM members and
non-members. This year's PDP included its annual Legislative Day at The
Capitol in Santa Fe on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Participants learned about the legislative process and how important it is to our
industry and met with their state legislators. All participants were recognized at the 2013 Annual Awards GALA on Friday, April 5, 2013 at
Sandia Resort & Casino.
Aspiring Principals Program
NM offers an Aspiring Principals
Program (APP) for upwardly mobile young professional engineers in order
to help develop future successful leaders. The program promotes the growth
or development of those who might become principals in consulting
Program objectives include:
- Provide meaningful educational experience
- Improve awareness of responsibilities of principals
- Stimulate interest of participants in becoming principals
- Develop a camaraderie between participants
The focus of the program is on assessing what participants have learned. A certification of completion of the program
and participants are recognized at the annual Gala in April.
Proposed program topics include:
- Introductory Session and Leadership Principles
- Team Building
- Marketing and Business Development
- Financial Operations
- Personal Involvement
- War Stories by Retired Principals
For more details on the program, download
Alumni Aspiring Principals Program
Alumni Aspiring Principals Program (A-APP) is the advanced leadership
program for young professionals. The Alumni program has been developed exclusively
for those participants who have previously completed the Aspiring Principals
Program – Level I.
Session 1: Legislative Day in Santa Fe
Participants receive instruction on the legislative process, issues briefings,
and conduct meetings with their individual state legislators.
Session 2: Speaker/Workshop Presentations
This two-day presentation workshop is intended to expose participants to topics
beyond those previously covered.
Topics may include:
- Managing Change - Current Practices and the
Future of Human Relations
- Legal Issues
- Retention and Recruitment
- Legislative Update
Registered Continuing Education Program
RCEP.net is a web-based,
comprehensive educational management system where professional engineers
and related A/E/C professionals can track their professional development
activities and state continuing education requirements to ensure they
obtain the continuing education they need to maintain licensure. In
cases where licensees are audited, RCEP.net makes the auditing process
efficient and painless because Professional Development Hours (PDH)
history it stored in one place and is accessible by state boards at no
cost. Professionals are encouraged to track their continuing
education activities and PDHs at RCEP.net.