The Board of Direction completed its year together with a highly productive virtual fall meeting, Oct. 26-27.
Most notable was the board’s approval of a complete update to the Society Code of Ethics.
The new streamlined code emphasizes usability and enforceability, modernizing the language while dispensing with the previous document’s canon model and instead creating a hierarchy of stakeholders within an engineer’s ethical responsibilities.
“It has been...
In a ceremony unlike any ASCE has seen before, Jean-Louis Briaud assumed the role of 2021 Society president, Thursday, Oct. 29.
Briaud accepted the presidential pin and gavel from ASCE’s 2020 President K.N. Gunalan – in a trick of digital technology – during the annual membership meeting as part of the ASCE 2020 Convention, hosted virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“There’s no doubt...