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ASCE Iowa Section Annual Meeting
September 6, 2012 ~ Coralville, Iowa
Thursday, September 6, 2012 ~ Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Coralville, IA

Thursday, September 06, 2012
7:00 - 8:00 AMASCE Board of Directors Meeting
7:30 - 9:00 Registration and Refreshments
Morning Session
Presiding: Gary Reed, P.E.
8:15 - 8:30 Opening Comments - Steve Devries, P.E., President, Iowa-section ASCE
8:30 - 9:15 Topic: "Raising the Bar" Initiative: The Future of Engineering Practice.
Speaker: Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.LS., F.ASCE, 2012 ASCE President-elect
9:15 - 10:00 Topic: Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.
Speaker: Karen C. Kabbes, PE, D.WRE, President, Kabbes Engineering, Inc.
Barrington, Illinois 60010
10:00 - 10:20 Refreshment Break
Morning Concurrent Session
Session A-1

Presiding: Tom Lisi, P.E.
10:20 - 11:05Topic: Accelerated Bridge Construction
Speaker: Norman McDonald, Director, Office of Bridges and Structures IA DOT
11:10 - 11:45 Topic: Concrete Wind Towers - The Next Generation in Wind Tower Structures.
Speaker: Joe Baker, CEO, Acciona Wind Power, N.A., West Branch IA.
Session A-2
Presiding: Joe Spradling, P.E.
10:20 - 11:05Topic: Design and Construction: Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority Combined Sewer Solids Separation Facility (CSSSF).
Speaker: Brian Bakke, P.E., HDR, Des Moines, IA
11:45 - 12:15 Luncheon
12:15 - 1:00Annual Business Meeting
Presiding: Steve DeVries
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
Session B-1
Presiding: Andy McCoy, P.E.
1:45 - 2:15Topic: Iowa Flood Center_ Iowa Watershed Project.
Speaker: Larry Weber, Director, IIHR, University of Iowa or Nate Young, Associate Director, Iowa Flood Center
2:15 - 2:45 Topic: Des Moines River Flow Frequency Update and Implications for Downstream Flood Management.
Speaker: Jeb Brewer, P.E., City Engineer, City of Des Moines; Kevin Landwehr, Chief, Hydraulics Section, USASE, Rock Island, District.
Session B-2
Presiding: Brian Wilham, P.E.
1:45 - 2:15 Topic: I-680 Post Flood Reconstruction in Western Iowa
Speakers: Wade Greiman, P.E., Transportation Group Leader. Snyder & Associates; George Feazell, P.E., Iowa DOT District 4 Construction Engineer, Atlantic, Iowa; Brian Higginbotham, P.E., Project Engineer, HGM Associates, Council Bluffs, IA.
2:45 - 3:00 Refreshment Break
Joint Afternoon Session
Presiding: Ben Cole, P.E.
3:00 - 3:45 Topic: Limit of Liability (LOL) and Risk Management in Engineering Service Contracts.
Speaker: Speaker: Nick Moletta, Holmes-Murphy, Cedar Rapids, IA.
3:45 - 4:15Topic: Alternative Funding and Project Delivery for Public Infrastructure.
Speaker: Stuart Anderson, Planning, Programming and Modal Division Iowa Department of Transportation
4:15 - 5:00 Topic: ASCE Project Award - 1st Street Reconstruction Project @ Coralville, IA..
Speaker: HR Green Company and City of Coralville
5:00 Adjourn Afternoon Session.
Evening Session
Presiding: Steve DeVries, P.E., President, Iowa-section ASCE
5:30 Social Hour and Cash Bar
6:30 Banquet
7:30 Awards Presentations - Bryce Johnson, P.E., Iowa-section ASCE, Past President
8:00Installation of new chapter officers - ASCE Region 7 Representative
Friday, September 07, 2012
8:30 - 11:00 AM Project Tour*. Acciona Concrete Wind Tower Construction, West Branch, Iowa
* Please register to attend the tour; there is no fee to attend but preregistration is required.
1:00 - 6:00 PM Golf Outing Sponsored by Eastern Iowa YMG (separate registration required)
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