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From ACEC to You Council Launches Elite Young Professionals Leadership Training T he September/October Engineering Inc. cover story spotlights this year's presidential election, and where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on various business issues of importance to our industry. See page 8. Election issues will also highlight our Fall Conference (Oct. 19-22) at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, with Nevada Gov. John Hickenlooper and political analyst Stuart Rothenberg at the Opening General Session. The Conference features a wide range of industry experts and more than 35 roundtables and seminars that address bottom-line issues. It also kicks off a new executive leadership training program specifically designed for professionals with 8 to 12 years of experience. The new Pathways to Executive Leadership program will offer core leadership competencies in market analysis, business development and staff management. It fills the gap between ACEC's Business of Design Consulting and the Senior Executives Institute. Twenty firms have already signed up their aspiring leaders for this program, which includes both onsite and online sessions that begin at the Fall Conference and end at the Spring Convention. You should look into it too. See page 52 for more information and to register for the Pathways program. This issue of Engineering Inc. also includes a report on engineers at the forefront of the smart city revolution, plus ways that innovative workspace design can increase productivity. Hope you have had a great summer, and we'll see you at the Broadmoor. (By the way, if you have never experienced the incomparable beauty and resources of this 5-star resort hotel, we urge you to do so at the exceptionally low rates we have negotiated.) Peter M. Strub ACEC Chairman David A. Raymond ACEC President & CEO ENGINEERING INC. THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING COMPANIES CHAIRMAN PRESIDENT & CEO VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS Peter M. Strub David A. Raymond Mary Ann Emely VICE PRESIDENT, GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS Steven Hall VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS RESOURCES AND EDUCATION Marie Ternieden DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA Alan D. Crockett STAFF EDITOR Andrea Keeney akeeney@acec.org 202-682-4347 SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS WRITER Gerry Donohue ACEC PUBLIC RELATIONS AND EDITORIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN James Blake IMAGINATION Tim Gregorski Jeff Kibler PROJECT DIRECTOR Amy Stephenson Fabbri MANAGING EDITOR ART DIRECTOR ADVERTISING SALES Leo Hoch ACEC 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor Washington, D.C. 20005-2605 202-682-4341 lhoch@acec.org Engineering Inc., Volume 27, Number 4 (ISSN 1539-2694), is published bi-monthly by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005-2605. Periodicals postage paid at Washington, D.C., and at additional mailing offices. Annual subscriptions are $24 for members (included in dues as a non-deductible amount); $45 for U.S. non-members; $65 for institutional subscriptions. Back issues are $15. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Engineering Inc., c/o ACEC, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005-2605. © 2016 American Council of Engineering Companies. All rights reserved. This publication may be copied, downloaded from the ACEC website, stored in electronic or hard-copy format, and disseminated to third parties for educational and information purposes. ACEC expressly disclaims any liability for damages of any kind in connection with such copying, downloading, storage, and/or dissemination. By copying, downloading, storing and/or disseminating this publication, the recipient of this publication expressly agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold ACEC, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, claims, causes of action and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, arising out of or resulting from the recipient's use of this publication. Notwithstanding the above, no part of this publication may be altered, resold, licensed, or used for any other commercial purposes without the prior written permission of ACEC. Recipients may opt out of receiving the electronic version of this publication from ACEC by sending an e-mail with the subject line "Unsubscribe" to ACEC at magazine@acec.org. Engineering Inc. subscribers: If you have a mailing address correction or need to add or remove an employee from the Engineering Inc. mailing list, please contact the ACEC Membership Department at memberservice@acec.org or call 202-347-7474 and ask for Member Records. WWW.AC EC.ORG http://WWW.ACEC.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016

Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016
Contents
From Acec to You
Market Watch
Legislative Action
Presidential Preview
Paving the Way to Winning
2016 Fall Conference Preview
The Smart Revolution
Going Global
Designed to Inspire
A Day of Giving Back
Mergers and Acquisitions
Members in the News
Business Insights
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Intro
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Cover2
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Contents
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - From Acec to You
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 3
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Market Watch
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 5
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Legislative Action
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 7
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Presidential Preview
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 9
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 10
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 11
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 12
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 13
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Paving the Way to Winning
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 15
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 16
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 17
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 19
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 2016 Fall Conference Preview
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 21
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - The Smart Revolution
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 23
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Going Global
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 32
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 33
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Designed to Inspire
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 35
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 36
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 37
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - A Day of Giving Back
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 43
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 45
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Mergers and Acquisitions
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 48
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Members in the News
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Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - 51
Engineering Inc. - September/October 2016 - Business Insights
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