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2016 ASCE San Luis Obispo Branch Annual Awards Program

Each year, the Los Angeles Section presents Project and Individual Awards at the Section’s Annual Awards Meeting. These Awards are selected from nominations made by the Branches, Younger Member Forums, Life Member Forums, Technical Groups, Committees, and individual members. All nominations for the Los Angeles Section Awards are coordinated with and processed through the local Branches in which the project is located, or the person is a member. Along with our local Branch Award Categories, the Section Award Categories have now been aligned with the Region 9 Award Categories. All Branch Award winners, Projects and Individuals, are forwarded to the Section Annual Awards Committee for consideration. From there, the award winners from the Section are then forwarded to the Region 9 Awards Committee for consideration of a Region 9 Award, to be presented the following calendar year.

The Los Angeles Section has worked to streamline the awards programs at both the section and the branch levels by implementing a web-based submittal process. Last year was the first year and proved to be a success, so this year the LA Section has continued to provide our branch with an awards “portal” which will act as our Branch Awards web page. A link has been added to the San Luis Obispo Branch’s web page that will take you to the new Branch Awards portal.

The nomination submittal deadline is Tuesday, May 31st, and the award winners will be announced at our June Branch Meeting.

If you have a deserving Project, or Individual, and would like to nominate them for an Award please click the link below. You will be taken to the web-based Awards Portal where you will be able to submit your project and individual Award Nominations.

Click here to submit a nomination:

Thank you, and good luck to all the award nominees. Please let me know if you have any questions with the submittal process.

Cara Martinez
2015-16 Branch President

May 2016 ASCE San Luis Obispo Branch Meeting

Have you ever seen concrete float? Have you ever witnessed the various Cal Poly Engineering Student competitions? Wouldn’t it be fascinating to understand what innovative techniques and designs were used to create award winning products? Well look no further. Attend this month’s Branch meeting and hear about designing “outside of the box” from our Cal Poly Civil and Environmental students.

Our local Student Chapter continues to make waves with their excellence and dedication to ASCE and to the Civil Engineering industry. This month we are very proud to highlight some of the students’ recent accomplishments and projects. Having just finished the Pacific Southwest conference, the project teams are preparing for national competitions. We have the great honor of hearing from the following student teams at this month’s Branch meeting:

• Concrete Canoe

• Steel Bridge

• CalGeo


• Rainworks

• Transportation

This is a great opportunity to show our support for the Cal Poly students and be amazed by their accomplishments. This month some of our participating SCE student members will be sharing their experiences on the project teams.

We will also take time to highlight our Annual SCE Student Scholarship recipient! We look forward to seeing you there.

Shalimar Restaurant
2115 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Date & Time:
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 12:00-1:00 PM


Lunch buffet specializing in authentic Indian & Pakistani food

Members and Guests $25
Students $10

We ask if you sign-up, please be sure to attend - some venues will charge the Branch for every seat we reserve, regardless of the actual attendance. If for any reason you will not be able to attend, please contact Kyle Martinez ahead of time to be removed from the guest list. If you have specific dietary restrictions or have questions, please contact Kyle Martinez.

Click here for more information and to sign up.

Meeting Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring a future meeting? A $200 donation to our scholarship fund will also bring you recognition at the meeting and in our newsletter following the meeting. Please contact Cara Martinez for more information.

ASCE Student Chapter
Cal Poly SCE meets twice a month on Wednesday evenings. All members of ASCE are invited and encouraged to attend. Please see the SCE website for information regarding special events and ongoing activities.

Click here for Student Chapter Website.




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