Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) is the ONLY organization in the state that exists to protect your professional engineering license. Comprised of over 1100 licensed engineers, Engineer Interns, and engineering student members, PENC is committed to promoting and protecting licensure and the ethical practice of engineering.
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PENC Charlotte Conference

Engineering Advances in Transportation, Environment and Energy

October 29, 2015

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Student Activity Center Salons UNC Charlotte

The PENC Charlotte Conference program has been developed to provide information for various engineering disciplines, industries, businesses, educational entities and regional leaders to promote the Charlotte Region's strong engineering community and to enhance the reputation of Charlotte as the nation's energy capital.

The conference will focus on infrastructure projects in the Charlotte region along with issues of national importance, such as Coal Ash, the Smart Grid, Energy Efficiency and utility upgrades we don't see - underground.

The conference is sponsored by the Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) and its local Charlotte Chapter, working with the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC-Charlotte, where a number of current projects are addressing issues in the energy industry.

If you'd like to register for the Charlotte Conference, click here. If you would like to support PENC and the conference, as well as promote your company though a sponsorship,  go here to find a sponsorship application.


Registration fees are $135 for members and $165 for nonmembers. Onsite registrations are available for members ($175) and nonmembers ($205)

Registration includes program sessions, breakfast, lunch and breaks

Up to 7 PDHs are available

Click here to register

If you wish to support this conference through sponsorship, click here for a sponsorship form.

Contact: Martin Kane, UNC Charlotte for more information



Engineering News

2015 PENC Awards:
PENC Engineer of the Year - Everette Curlee, PE

Government Engineer of the Year - Jonathan Ham, PE
Young Engineer of the Year - Ryan Lindsey, EI;
Outstanding Technical Achievement
 - John Daniels, PE, PhD
Outstanding Employer
 - Terracon Consultants, Inc.
Engineer of the Year
 - Mark McIntire, PE
President’s Award
 - Sarah Spagnola, PE 

2015 PENC Fellows:
Tom Bach, PE, F.PENC
Herb Congdon, PE, F.PENC, F.NSPE 

2015-2016 Officers inducted:
PENC President - Susan Habina Woolard, PE
PENC President-Elect - Nathan Epling, PE
PENC Secretary - Tom Bach, PE
PENC Treasurer - Paul Shivers, PE
PENC Past-President - Neil Deans, PE

At-large directors are:
Jim Trogdon, PE of Raleigh
Martin Kane, PE, PhD of Charlotte
Sarah Spagnola, PE of Raleigh

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PENC's Address: 

1500 Sunday Dr. Suite 102
Raleigh, NC  27607



PENC Charlotte Seminar
Oct. 29, 2015
Student Activity Center Salons

Click here to register.

For sponsorship opportunities, click here.


PENC Raleigh 

Dec. 9-10, 2015
McKimmon Ctr.

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