Highpoints

Volume 35, No. 3 -- March 2019

2019 Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science Awards Luncheon and Conference

Register Today at http://bit.ly/2019AAEESAwards

The Academy's Awards Luncheon and Conference will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Thursday, April 25, 2019. The winners of the Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science and the Environmental Communications awards will be announced.

Recognizing the following distinguished environmental engineers and environmental scientists:

David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE
Gordon Maskew Fair Award

Roland Benson Pair, P.E., BCEE
Stanley E. Kappe Award

Christopher R. Schulz, P.E., BCEE
Edward J. Cleary Award

Joseph Alfred Cotruvo, Ph.D., BCES
Science Award

Gordon Maskew Fair, Ph.D.
Honorary Member (in Memoriam)

Chihpin Huang, Ph.D.
International Honorary Member

Annual Certification Renewal for 2019

If you have not renewed your 2019 Specialty Certification, your certification is considered lapsed. You can renew online at:

https://netforum.avectra.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=AAEES

If you are a Life member, you still have to renew even though you do not pay a fee.

2019 Environmental Engineering and Science Resource Guidebook - Sign Up for Your Listing

The Academy invites you to sign up for a listing in the 2019 Environmental Engineering and Science Resource Guidebook. We are releasing the Guidebook in both electronic and print format to make this year's edition easier to use and easier to distribute to individuals and organizations looking to connect with environmental specialists. We are expanding the content that each listing receives – enabling web links in the e-version and providing more room to post information on your specialties in both versions. We expect to print and distribute the new publication more widely than we have in the past, with a special focus on outreach at the trade events and conferences we attend during the year. We are also planning an expanded role for the Guidebook in making federal, state, and local agencies aware of the capabilities of our members in helping deal with current environmental engineering needs.

Ask your organization's sales and marketing team to reserve its space by March 31, 2019. It provides great exposure for a small investment. For details, email JSOlmo@aaees.org. Click here to download the 2019 Reservation Form.

AAEES UCI Student Chapter 6th Annual Conference

The AAEES Student Chapter at University of California, Irvine, will be holding their sixth annual conference on April 11, 2019, from 5 to 9 pm. This event will be held at Doheny Beach Conference Center - A311 Student Center.

For additional information, contact AAEES-UCI Student Chapter President, Mansi Patel at aaees.uci@gmail.com.

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The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Final Book Now Available

Title: Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges

The National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering study on Grand Challenges for Environmental Engineering in the 21st Century has been completed and a written report is now available. The report can be purchased in physical form or as a free download pdf document. Environmental challenges continue to multiply as the global population expands toward 10 billion people by 2050 and as demands for clean water, food, and energy rise, all in the context of global climate change.

The study brought together experts in a wide range of fields who, with input from the scientific community and the broader public, identified the foremost challenges that environmental engineers and scientists will be expected to address over the next several decades. The study also describes how practitioners in the field - with assistance from colleges and universities - will need to evolve to better address those challenges. The study's conclusions are a testament to the multidisciplinary, pragmatic, systems-oriented approach that characterizes environmental engineering. The report can be purchased in paperback format for $45.00.

Click here to order.

AAEES Activities

Elevate Your Visibility Today Through the Academy

It's easy and free to host an Academy Workshop or Seminar in your locale. If you would like to learn more, please email Workshops and Seminars Chair Sharon Yin, SYin@ocsd.com and copy JSOlmo@aaees.org. Be sure to give an approximate date and suggested topic (if any), possible speakers, and possible location. For three easy steps to hosting an event, click here.

April 25, 2019, AAEES Awards Luncheon and Conference, National Press Club, Washington, DC. Click here to register.

May 6, 2019, AAEES's 10th Annual Workshop (with TCHs, PDHs and CEUs); includes breakfast and/or lunch at NJWEA's Conference, Atlantic City, NJ: For registration or exhibitor information, visit http://www.njwea.org.

May 7, 2019, AAEES's Annual Breakfast at NJWEA's Conference. For registration or exhibitor information, visit http://www.njwea.org.

June 10 - 12, 2019, AWWA ACE19 Conference: Denver, Colorado. The AAEES/AIDIS/AWWA Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, June 12th at the Colorado Convention Center. The Keynote Speaker is Robert Renner, Chief Executive Officer (Retired), The Water Foundation. His presentation is: "Water and the Foundation: Past, Present and Future". For details, go to http://www.awwa.org.

June 25 - 28, 2019, A&WMA's 112th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE), Quebec City Convention Centre. For details, go to https://www.awma.org/.

Future AAEES webinars for 2019 to be announced. Stay tuned.

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