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MSPE Awards Program

Every year MSPE honors its most esteemed members at the Annual Conference. Nominate a peer or colleague for the Engineer of the Year Award or the Young Engineer of the Year Award. Nominations are due April 1, 2019. Click here for more information.

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MSPE Opposes Bill Treading on PE Judgment

The House of Representatives is considering H.B. 5723, a bill that might be an attempt to solve a problem that doesn’t exist.  From Scott Conners: “It’s imperative that the industry allow the design engineers and system operators, the experts in operations and maintenance, to choose the materials that can provide consistent and safe service. ”  Read the entire article.

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Register Now for Engineering Michigan’s Future Conference

It’s time to register for MSPE’s Annual Conference, Engineering Michigan’s Future! The conference will be held May 3-4, in Grand Rapids. Check out the tours and educational sessions, as well as the networking event and vendor showcase. You don’t want to miss this conference, so register today!

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Qualifications Matter – FREE Webinar

Qualifications Matter There has been a concerted effort to place a greater emphasis on price-based bidding of engineering services, in which cost would be a significant factor in determining the firm awarded a given contract. Focusing on short-term cost-savings results in less qualified bidders securing contracts for projects that, if completed without the proper expertise,…

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NSPE releases policy on Autonomous Vehicles

Licensed professional engineers should play a critical role as part of the autonomous vehicle design and manufacturing process because of the breadth and depth of the professional engineers’ understanding of engineering issues as well as their obligation to hold paramount the public health, safety and welfare.

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23rd Annual Architects, Engineers & Surveyors Legislative Day – March 21

Why Attend Legislative Day? The Architects, Engineers and Surveyors Legislative Committee (AESLC) represents the design profession by advocating on your behalf in the Michigan Legislature. In past legislative sessions, we have been able to pass or oppose many pieces of important legislation, for example: 2016 Passage of SB 954, Improvements to Article 20 2015 Passage…

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Did you know that … ?

The Michigan MATHCOUNTS Program reaches more than 130 schools across Michigan. Over 1,025 students will participate this year in the 15 Chapter Competitions sponsored by MSPE Chapters. 9 out of every 10 Mathletes say MATHCOUNTS made them better problem solvers. MATHCOUNTS is a math enrichment, coaching and competition program for middle school students. It stimulates student…

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Licensure Under Attack

Record-Setting Webinar: On Wednesday, January 10, NSPE hosted a webinar “Licensure Under Attack” with NCEES CEO Jerry Carter and Arizona Board of Technical Registration Executive Director Melissa Cornelius. The webinar provided critical insights on the growing threats to occupational licensure, how they impact professional engineers, and how the PE community is uniting to oppose these…

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Emergency Action Preparedness Seminar

Register Now for the Dec. 14, Seminar in Grand Rapids. The complexity of managing emergencies, coupled with the growing need for multi-agency and multi-functional involvement on incidents, has increased the need for a single standard incident management system that can be used by all emergency response disciplines. The Incident Command System provides an important framework…

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