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Reimagining Tomorrow's Infrastructure

Location: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, California 92101

Reasons to Attend

On March 29th, 2019, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) California Region (Region 9) and the San Diego Section will be co-hosting the 13th annual California Infrastructure Symposium and Awards Dinner in At the San Diego Convention Center.  The Symposium will be an all-day event attended by engineers, educators, elected officials, professionals and the general public.  It will highlight the importance of infrastructure investments in California with separate parallel panels of speakers on topics covering water and transportation infrastructure issues, challenges, opportunities, funding and projects.  The ASCE Region 9 Awards Dinner will be held later that same evening, and recognizes the outstanding achievements of civil engineers and the exceptional projects that have been constructed across California.  We look forward to welcoming you to both these events!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

LOCATION:  SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER,

111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, California 92101

Infrastructure Symposium

7:15 am to 4:30 pm

Evening Cocktail Reception

4:30 pm to 6:15 pm

Region 9 Awards Dinner

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

7:15 am – Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 am – Welcome/Call to Order by ASCE San Diego Section President

8:05 am – Overview of ASCE Region, by ASCE Region 9 Director

8:10 am – ASCE President’s Remarks

8:20 am – Sponsors Acknowledgement/Symposium Overview by Symposium Chair

8:25 am – Presenting Sponsor Remarks/Introduction of Keynote Speaker

8:30 am – Keynote Speaker 1

8:50 am – Break

9:00 am – Water Track 1

9:00 am – Transportation Track 1

10:15 am – Break

10:30 am – Water Track 2

10:30 am – Transportation Track 2

11:45 am – Lunch/Presenting Sponsor Presentation/Keynote Speaker 2

12:45 pm – Break

1:00 pm – Water Track 3

1:00 pm – Transportation Track 3

2:15 pm – Break

2:30 pm – Water Track 4

2:30 pm – Transportation Track 4

4:00 pm – Keynote Speaker 3

4:30 pm – Evening Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm – Region 9 Individual & Project Awards Dinner

Keynote Speakers

Robin Kemper

Robin Kemper is the 2019 President of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Jeffrey Kightlinger

Jeffrey Kightlinger is the General Manager of The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Laurie Berman

Laurie Berman is the Director of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Keynote Speaker 3

Symposium Sponsorship Levels

$10,000— DIAMOND (PRESENTING) SPONSOR (1)

  • Moderator for the general program, including morning and lunch keynote sessions
  • 5–10 minute presentation for your company during lunch
  • Full page ad in event program
  • 8 registrations to the Symposium
  • Noted as Sponsor for 4 students (prefer they sit at your table for lunch or dinner)
  • Recognized as Presenting Sponsor on the caisregion9.org website, registration packets, event programs, event signage, and announcements

$5,000— RUBY SPONSORS (5)

  • Moderator for Morning/Afternoon Water Track, Morning/Afternoon Transportation Track or Reception Host
  • 1/2 page ad in event program
  • 4 Registrations to the Symposium
  • Noted as Sponsor for 2 students (prefer they sit at your table for lunch or dinner)
  • Recognized as Track Moderator or Reception Host on the caisregion9.org website, registration packets, event programs, event signage, and announcements.

$2,000 — SAPPHIRE SPONSORS

  • 1/4 page ad in event program
  • 2 registrations to the Symposium
  • Noted as Sponsor for 1 student (prefer they sit at your table for lunch or dinner)
  • Recognized as Sponsor on the caisregion9.org website, registration packets, event programs, event signage, and announcements

$1,000 — EMERALD SPONSORS

  • 2 Registrations for the Symposium
  • Recognized as Sponsor on the caisregion9.org website, registration packets, event programs, event signage, and announcements

ASCE Region 9 Awards Dinner Sponsorship Levels

$1,000 — PLATINUM SPONSORS

  • Recognition at awards event via signage throughout venue
  • One-quarter (1/4) page advertisement in the Awards Program booklet
  • Recognition during awards event, in awards marketing materials and promotional emails
  • Name/Logo on ASCE Event web page
  • Two (2) Tickets (VIP Table) to awards Event
  • Featured recognition in the four ASCE Section Newsletters in March, April and May, 2019 issues

$500 — GOLD SPONSORS

  • Recognition at awards event via signage throughout venue
  • One-eighth (1/8) page advertisement in the Awards Program booklet
  • Recognition during awards event, in awards marketing materials and promotional emails
  • Name/Logo on ASCE Event web page
  • One (1) Ticket (VIP Table) to Awards Event
  • Prominent recognition in the four ASCE Section Newsletters in March, April and May, 2019 issues

$250— SILVER SPONSORS

  • Name/Logo in the Awards Program booklet
  • Name/Logo in awards marketing materials and promotional emails
  • Name/Logo on ASCE Event web page
  • Noted as Sponsor for 2 students (prefer they sit at your table for lunch or dinner)
  • Recognition in the four ASCE Section Newsletters in March, April and May, 2019 issues

Hotel Information

Omni San Diego Hotel
675 L St, San Diego, California, 92101

USA TEL: +1-800-843-6664

The attendees will have to input the arrival and departure dates.  If you or your attendees wish to extend your stay outside of these dates, you will need to book a separate reservation on the Web site or contact us directly at Omni San Diego Hotel (+1) (800) 843-6664.  Please advise your guests to make reservations as soon as possible.  The rate will be valid as long as we have rooms available, up to and including February 26, 2019.

Directions to the Symposium

If you are arriving by plane or train we are conveniently located 3 miles from San Diego International Airport and less than one mile from the Amtrak Station. The San Diego Trolley has two stops directly in front of the Center: Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.

Driving South on Interstate 5

  • Take Front St. exit.
  • Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving North on Interstate 5

  • Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 8

  • Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South.
  • Follow into city (will turn into 10th.)
  • Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on 94

  • Take 94 West into the city.
  • 94 West will turn into “F” St.
  • Follow “F” St. to 8th Ave.
  • Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right.
  • Take Market St. to Front St., turn left.
  • Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

From Coronado

  • Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane.
  • Take the National Ave. exit.
  • Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky.
  • Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

From the Airport

  • Drive out of parking lot.
  • Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown.
  • The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south.
  • Follow signage to parking entrance.

Symposium Parking

On-site private vehicle parking is available at the 1,950-vehicle underground garage located below the San Diego Convention Center. The lot is owned by the Port of San Diego and managed by Ace Parking.

Enter the parking garage on Harbor Drive between First Ave. and Fifth Ave.

  • The daily rate varies, depending on event activity.
  • Parking rates may range from $15 to $35 on days.
  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • We have 31 ADA compliant parking stalls with elevator access to the convention center.
    No overnight or RV parking is permitted.

Parking questions? Call ACE Parking at 619-237-0399.

To submit your Dinner sponsorship check, mail to
ASCE Region 9 c/o Anne Ettley
409 N. Pacific Coast Highway, #565, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

To submit your Symposium sponsorship check, mail to:
ASCE San Diego Section c/o Trish Pietrzak
1600 Rosecrans Avenue 4th Floor Media Bldg, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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