Each spring the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) sponsors student conferences to showcase student projects and compete in the steel bridge and concrete canoe competition. The 2014 Northwest Regional Student Conference is being hosted by Portland State University in Portland on April 25 –27, 2014. The conference will be attended by over 350 students from universities from Alaska, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Montana.
Take a look at this video showing the loading system that will be used for the steel bridge competition here.
Big thanks to Happyrock Coffee Roasting for donating their coffee for the conference. Find them on Facebook!
Important Dates for Participants:
|November 9||Mailer Receipt Confirmation Postmarked|
|December 14||School Registration & Fee Postmarked|
|March 18||Attendee Pre-Registration & Fees Postmarked|
|March 16||Hotel Reservation Cut-Off|
|April 25-27||2014 Pacific Northwest Student Conference|
The regional conference and participation is funded entirely by students. To keep the cost to students as low as possible, contributions are being sought from companies, engineering firms and professional organizations. Our goal is to raise at least $30,000 which reduces the student participation cost to less than $100. Learn more about becoming a sponsor.
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Many thanks to our 2014 sponsors!