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Why Attend

Top Reasons to Attend

  • Get updates of the current practice and state-of-the-art knowledge in scour, erosion and remediation
  • Expand your professional network with government agencies, industry, and academia
  • Nurture new industry and research collaboration
  • Take advantage of professional development opportunities through short courses, technical sessions and the technical tour
  • Enjoy the beautiful fall season of Washington, D.C.

Convince Your Boss

As a civil engineering professional, you know you can find the latest information, innovations, and technologies when you attend ASCE conferences. You also know that to be competitive, you must constantly fine-tune your skills, find new ways to cut costs, streamline processes, and drive change.

  • Program: Identify specific courses that are beneficial to your company and calculate the PDHs you can earn toward maintaining your license.
  • Expenses: Register as early as possible to take advantage of early bird prices and book your accommodations through our room block to maximize savings and enhance your networking experience.
  • Share: Demonstrate what you have learned by sharing with your colleagues in a post-conference presentation.
  • Request Letter: Download and customize this template (DOCX) to request approval for your attendance.

COVID-19 Update

In response to the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), ASCE is committed to reducing the risk of adverse health impacts to the thousands of ASCE members, guests and staff that participate in numerous ASCE committee meetings, conferences and events. Thank you for your continued patience and dedication to ASCE and its Institutes. At this time, no decision has been reached regarding the 10th International Conference on Scour and Erosion to be held in Arlington, Virginia, November 15-18 2020. Please continue to check this webpage for updates. For the impact of the coronavirus on other ASCE events, please visit

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