On Saturday, May 20, the University of Utah Engineering Alumni Association will partner with the Utah Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE-UT) and the Utah Department of Occupational and Professional Licensing to bring together experts from a variety of engineering fields for a full-day Continuing Education Conference.

Invited speakers will deliver lectures on both theory and practice, as well as local, national, and international issues. Beyond learning and networking opportunities, the conference will enable professional engineers to earn continuing education hours toward license renewal.

Registration is free, and is required by May 15. 

This year’s talks include: 

  • “Yes! Engineers Are Creative,” by Nancy Henson of Engineering Creativity on Demand 
  • “Compliant Mechanisms: Nonintuitive Fundamentals and Impactful Applications,” by Larry Howell of  Brigham Young University 
  • “Salt Lake Temple Renovation Project,” by Georges Bonnet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 
  • “The Path to Net‐Zero,” by James Campbell of PacifiCorp 
  • “Texas Power Outages – Causes and Lessons Learned,” by Mark Athay of TRC Companies Inc.
  • “M&S Engineering Challenges in Electrification of Vehicles,” by Morgan Barron of the U.S. Army  
  • “ Our Safety, 40 Years of MSHA History,” by Jody Smith of Materion 
  • “The Engineering Hierarchy for Safety,” by John A. Palmer of Palmer Engineering and Forensics 

The event will take place at the Warnock Engineering Building, with check-in beginning at 7:30 a.m. A virtual broadcast will also be offered. 

For more information and to register, click here.