The American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina (ACEC/NC)


Who We Are

Nationally, ACEC’s roots date back to 1909 when a loosely-organized group of engineers in private practice established the American Institute of Consulting Engineers (AICE), the forerunner of ACEC. Now ACEC is a federation of 50 state and regional councils representing the great breadth of America’s engineering industry.  Read more...


What We do

ACEC/NC is the sole organization in North Carolina that represents the business interests of the engineering industry in our state. ACEC/NC also provides legislative advocacy for member companies and strives to build relationships between the private and public sectors of the engineering industry.


Why We Do It

ACEC/NC's council members – almost 200 firms throughout the state – are engaged in a wide range of engineering projects that propel the economy and enhance and safeguard our state’s quality of life. These projects allow our citizens to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently.

Acceleration of BIM-BIM Modeling for Plan Reviews

Date: March 30, 2015

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

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Event Description:

The Acceleration of BIM - BIM Modeling for Plan Reviews
The use of building information modeling (BIM) software is not new, but the intelligence of the software and the applications continue to grow.  Please join the Buildings and Infrastructure committee for this insightful presentation on the continued applications for BIM, focusing on how Charlotte Mecklenburg Code Enforcement is utilizing BIM software for plan reviews. 

James Bartl - Charlotte Mecklenburg Director of Code Enforcement
Patrick Granson - Deputy Director of Plan Review and Permitting
Howard Grindstaff - Project Manager HCDT/BIM/IPD

Seating will be limited, so register today!

Name: Environmental Education & Networking Event RESCHEDULED APRIL 1st
Date: April 1, 2015
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
ACEC/NC-PENC Environmental Education & Networking Event


10:30 am    Registration and Networking

11:00 am   “Environmental Issues/Topics at the NC General Assembly”  (1 PDH)
                Representative Rick Catlin, PE

11:45 am    Lunch

12:15 pm    Keynote “NCDENR Update”  (1 PDH)
                Secretary van der Vaart

1:15pm  “NCDOT Environmental Regulatory Streamlining Initiatives” (1 PDH)
                LeiLani Paugh, NCDOT & Morgan Weatherford, NCDOT

2:30pm    Adjourn 

Name: Consulting Congress Day

Date: April 21, 2015 - April 22, 2015

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Event Description:

Consulting Congress Days

Calling all ACEC/NC Members...this is your time to Make Your Mark on Washington!  Join us on April 21-22 in Washington, DC for the 2015 Consulting Congress Days (CCD).  This is your chance to make an impact on decisions that directly affect your business.  You can reap the rewards of a more business-friendly Congress but we need your help to get the results!

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, April 21
8:30 am   Bus departure for D.C
2:00 pm   Approximate arrival in Washington, DC
4:30 pm   Issues Briefing
5:30 pm   Networking Member Reception with members of NC Congressional Delegation

Wednesday, April 22
6:30 am   Departure for Rayburn House
7:45 am   Visit NC Delegation at Rayburn House
2:00 pm   Bus departure from DC to Raleigh
7:00 pm   Approximate arrival in Raleigh
*Participants attending the ACEC Annual Convention will stay at the Marriott Wardman Park.   The ACEC/NC Coach will make pick-ups and drop offs at this hotel.


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