Envisioning the Future

ASCE Texas Section's Flagship Conference

September 23-25 // San Marcos, Texas

The Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON) offers a snapshot of the best in Texas civil engineering, providing the single annual opportunity for civil engineers across the state to connect in one place, build relationships, and contribute to the industry’s technical diversity. From planning, design, and management to implementation, business, and community, developing engineers who reach further by envisioning the future is key, and the CECON 2020 program encourages this mindset in all engineers

  • Relationships with Texas civil engineers & suppliers
  • Interactive legislative & industry panels
  • Innovative technical presentations
  • Professional development hours
  • ASCE Texas Section Board & Committee meetings
  • Evening socials, including TCPA BBQ & Awards Gala

Program Spotlight

Panel Discussion

Panel discussions by industry experts bring interactive conversation about key issues to the CECON program. You won’t want to miss any CECON panels! More info coming soon. 


K.N. Gunalan

2020 ASCE President

Tony cappelllo

Vice President at IBM

Coming Soon

Stay tuned for more info!

Schedule Overview

9.23 / Wednesday

  • 7:00 AM - Texas Section Board Meeting
  • 10:00 AM - Opening Keynote: K.N. Gunalan PhD, PE, D.GE, 2020 ASCE President
  • 11:45 AM - Lunch Keynote: Marc D. Williams PE, Deputy Executive Director, TxDOT
  • 1:15 PM - Breakout Sessions
  • 2:30 PM - Panel: TxDOT Divisions - A Town Hall Style Discussion
  • 4:00 PM- Breakout Sessions
  • 6:30 PM - Annual TCPA CECON Kickoff BBQ

9.24 / Thursday

  • 7:30 AM - Ethics Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM - Lightning Rounds & Order of Engineer Ceremony, and Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch Keynote: AI & Infrastructure, Tony Cappello, VP at IBM
  • 1:30 PM - Panel Discussion
  • 2:45 PM - Breakout Sessions
  • 4:00 PM - Legislative Panel featuring Texas Representative, Dennis Paul PE
  • 6:30 PM - ASCE Texas CECON Gala

9.25 / Friday

  • 7:00 AM - Networking Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 9:15 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 10:30 AM - Breakout Sessions
  • 11:45 AM - Lunch Keynote & TexASCE Business Meeting: Jeff Walker, Executive Administrator, and Kathleen Jackson PE, Board Member; TWDB
  • 1:45 PM - Technical Tour
  • 1:45 PM - TexASCE Board Meeting

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Get Involved

We want to hear how YOU envision the future of civil engineering! We’re still accepting speaker and topic proposals for CECON 2020: Envisioning the Future. You can also get involved and make a difference by volunteering to join an ASCE Texas Section committee. We look forward to hearing from you!