2020 Symposium

Greater Austin Contractors & Engineers Association’s (ACEA) annual open forum invites infrastructure design and construction industry professionals to  connect and grow. Together we share knowledge, skills and strengthen our community.

When: Tuesday,  April 21, 2020

Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez, Northside, 4th Floor

ACEA is proud to announce the 17th Annual Central Texas Infrastructure Design & Construction Symposium. The symposium will provide an open forum where individuals involved in all aspects of the infrastructure design & construction industries can discuss key topics of interests & concern as well as share the knowledge, skills, & abilities of the profession with others.


  • 44% Engineers
  • 39% Government Employees
  • 11% Associates/Suppliers
  • 6% Contractors


  • Licensed engineers – earn eight (8) professional development hours (PDH), including 1 hour of ethics. This is a very affordable way to earn these required credits.
  • Exchange ideas & information to better understand the permitting, design, and construction processes.
  • Interactive teaching & learning sessions specific to infrastructure design & construction.
  • Discuss problems within the industry and help seek effective, long-term solutions.
  • Learn about resources available to the design and construction industry.
  • Meet new individuals and firms who can help you accomplish your work more efficiently.


Thank you to our Notebook Sponsor

Thank you to our Name Badge Sponsor

Thank you to our Business Lounge Sponsor

Thank you to our Networking Break Sponsor


Member – Early Bird Ticket: $200.00

Public Agency Employee- Early Bird Ticket: $200.00

After 3/20 Member Ticket $250.00

After 3/20 Public Agency Employee Ticket: $250.00

Non-Member Ticket: $425.00

* Early Bird Ticket is a ticket registered on or before 3/20/2020.
* Registration for this ticket will close on 3/21/20 at 12:00 am.



When: Wednesday, April 21, 2020

Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez, Northside, 4th Floor

Registrations Rates




Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship Chart


Committee Members

Questions or Help!


Cody Schroeder (3 Years) CHAIR

ADS Pipe


Jeff Perkins

Peloton Land Solutions


Elizabeth Boswell

City of Austin Development Services Department


Shane Potter, P.E. (6 Years)

Jones-Heroy & Associates, Inc.


Sarvesh Dhakal, PE

HVJ Associates, Inc.


Beth Robinson

City of Austin Development Services Department


Joey Gallegos

Gray Engineering, Inc.


Matthew Scrivener, P.E.  (4 Years)

Meritage Homes


Gary Gutierrez

Cornerstone Site Services


Trevor Walker, E.I.T. (3 Years)

ECS Southwest, LLP.


Justin Lange, P.E.

Peloton Land Solutions


Timothy Weston, P.E.

MLA Geotechnical.


Tiffany Leal

The Chapman Firm


Aneil Naik (4 Years)

City of Round Rock – General Services


Keynote Speaker


Spencer Cronk is the City Manager for Austin, Texas, where he is responsible for carrying out and effectively administrating the policy objectives set by the City Council.  In this council-manager form of government, the city manager is directly appointed by the City Council and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of an organization of more than 14,000 employees and a budget of $4 billion.  City operations range from animal services to zoning to the electric and water utilities. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is also a part of City of Austin operations.

Before joining the City of Austin, Spencer Cronk was Minneapolis City Coordinator (City Administrator). He directed the management of Minneapolis city government by assisting the Mayor and City Council in defining City policy and establishing priorities, mobilizing department heads and staff to implement the Mayor and Council’s priorities, and working to strengthen the management and administrative systems of the City.

Mr. Cronk previously served as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Administration, a role he was appointed to by Governor Mark Dayton in 2011. As Commissioner, Mr. Cronk led the state’s real property, purchasing, fleet, demographic analysis and risk management divisions responsible for more than $2 billion in State purchasing and the historic renovatiCecon of the Minnesota State Capitol. Additionally, Mr. Cronk also served as chair of the Minnesota Public Data Governance Advisory Committee, and as a member of the Environmental Quality Board and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council.

Mr. Cronk received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He is a graduate of Harvard University’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program and was a Public Affairs Fellow with the Coro New York Leadership Center.





The Symposium provides education, networking and advocacy opportunities for infrastructure design and construction industry professionals. Contractors, engineers, associates and government officials explore solutions to improve our industry, such as the current flooding issues across Texas.

New professionals and seasoned business owners can connect with industry influencers, attend panels, browse exhibits and discover the latest trends and technology.


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