NYSSPE held its annual Fall Conference in conjunction with the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Northeast Regional Meeting in Saratoga Springs, New York this past weekend. It was a very well attended event. Many northeastern states were represented and Mark J. Golden, CAE, FASAE, NSPE Executive Director addressed attendees to discuss the future of NSPE membership including the current efforts to lower the dues for NYSSPE members.
A multitude of classes were offered covering topics from Flooding & Public Health to Building Envelope Technologies for Energy Efficient Designs. Attendees received up to 6PDHs during the two days of seminars.
An interactive and engaging ‘Discussion of Ethics in Engineering Using Case Studies’ was taught by Robin Kemper, PE, LEED AP, F.ASCE, F.SEI; Senior Risk Engineering Consultant at Zurich Services Corporation. The presentation focused on understanding engineering ethics by defining ethics, reviewing the ASCE and NSPE Code of Ethics, providing help in making ethical decision, and using case studies as a learning tool. [Read more…]