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2017 State Conference

October 26, 2017 9:00 AM to October 27, 2017 3:30 PM
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Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville
1 Resort Drive
Asheville, NC 28806

This conference is a two day event that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, October 26 and ends at 3:00pm on Friday October 27. Please see the Program Schedule section below for more information. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you would prefer to register for the conference via mail and pay with a check instead of online with a credit card, please complete the Conference Registration Form at the bottom of this page and send the completed form along with payment to the address indicated on the form. 

Register by September 22 to receive a $25 early bird discount on conference registrations! All registrations must be received by noon, October 18.

Also, during registration you will have the opportunity to sign-up for a free brewery tour Thursday night prior to the Keynote speaker as well as a Friday night stargaze at UNC-A Lookout Observatory, hosted by the Astronomy Club of Asheville. If you are the slight bit interested in either of these options, please select them during registration and let us know how many people you will be bringing so we can get an approximate head count.

program schedule

Please note: This schedule is approximate and times might vary slightly. All speakers have committed but topics and individual time slots could change.


September 26, 2017 Update: 
Our reduced rate block at the Crowne Plaza is filled and has closed as of Monday 9/25. It is our understanding that the current available rates are as follows: Wed/Thur $169 (2Q), $189 (K) and Fri/Sat $289 (2Q), $309 (K).


Crowne Plaza Resort - Booking Check availability by entering dates of stay and enter Group Code below

Group Name: Structural Engineers of NC
Group Code: SGC
Cut-Off Date for Group Rate: Monday, September 25, 2017 @ Midnight
Booking Number: 844-330-0296 (24/7)
Direct Booking Link for Wednesday and Thursday night only


Your conference registration includes refreshments during breaks as indicated in the Program Schedule above, boxed lunch on Thursday, dinner for yourself during the Thursday night keynote presentation, a full breakfast buffet Friday morning, and lunch on Friday. If you would like to bring a spouse/guest to the dinner Thursday evening, please select that option during registration ($25 additional cost). This option is only for adult guests; please do not bring children as guests to the dinner Thursday evening. 


Please see below for registration prices and the link to register for the conference. You must be logged-in as a member to receive the member rate option. Logged-in members may also register and purchase companion registrations for other employees at their company/firm at a reduced rate, but those companion registrations must be purchased with the member registration order. REGISTRATION DEADLINE is October 18, 2017 @ Noon.



$250.00 Member Registration
$225.00 Earlybird rate before September 22

$225.00 Companion Registration (from the same company/firm as registering member)
$200.00 Earlybird rate before September 22

$25.00 Dinner Guest - Thursday night

$300.00 Non-member Registration
$275.00 Earlybird rate before September 22

$100.00 Structural Engineering Student Registration
$75.00 Earlybird rate before September 22

$0.00 Brewery Tour (Thursday Evening)

$0.00 Stargaze at Observatory (Friday night)

$0.00 Vegeterian Option


2017 Conference Registration Form