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The Nebraska Section is excited to host Regions 3, 6, and 7 for the 2018 Multi-Region Leadership Conference.  The MRLC (Workshop for Section & Branch Leaders, Central Region Younger Member Council, and Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders) will be held January 26-27, 2018 at the Hotel RL by Red Lion Omaha (formerly the Ramada Plaza Omaha Hotel & Convention Center).  Read on for more information and links to registration. 

Events & Registration ~ Sponsors

Events & Registration


When: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 5:00-6:30pm
Where: Hotel RL (3321 South 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68124)
Details: On Thursday evening, we will be hosting an outreach training event sponsored by ASCE.  Learn what resources are available through ASCE, how to reach out to kids of all ages so they remember your message, and participate in some sample outreach activities.  Refreshments provided. 
Cost: Free
Outreach Training Registration 

When: Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00-10:00pm
Where: Hotel RL Lobby (3321 South 72nd Street, Omaha, NE 68124)
Details: Join Younger Members, Section and Society leaders, and anyone else arriving early in Omaha.  The Nebraska Section will be sponsoring the event with an array of food and live music to enjoy while you meet new colleagues and reconnect with old friends.  
Cost: Free
Early Bird Social Registration  



When: Friday, January 26, 2018, 6:00-10:00pm
Where: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium (3701 South 10th Street, Omaha, NE 68107)
Details: Network and enjoy a social hour among sharks, rays, penguins, and other sea creatures at the Scott Aquarium at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo.  The Scott Aquarium is one of the premier exhibits in the top zoo in the country.  The aquarium features animals from all over the world and a 70-foot long tunnel through a shark tank.  The event will also include a formal dinner and awards banquet.  It's a great opportunity for Younger Members and Student Leaders to network with Section and Society Leaders.  Don't miss out on the fun!  
Transportation: A shuttle service will run throughout the night between Hotel RL and the Zoo. 
How to register: Register for the reception and banquet when you register for the conference via ASCE's registration system
Registration for the Younger Member Council:
Registration for the Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders:
Registration for the Workshop for Section and Branch Leaders:
Basic Information from ASCE on the MRLC:,-6-and-7-multi-region-leadership-conference/    



When: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2:30-8:00pm (or 11:00pm)
Where: Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum (Ashland, NE) and Mahoney State Park (Ashland, NE)
Details: Tour the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum to see dozens of restored historic U.S. military aircraft and spacecraft as well as many other artifacts.  Following the tour, we will go to nearby Mahoney State Park for food, beverages, and ice skating for those adventurous enough to lace up their skates!  After ice skating (about 8pm), we will head back to the hotel.  The bus will then transport those who are interested to various nightlife locations in Omaha.  Don't miss the social event of the weekend! 
Cost: $25 (includes transportation and ice skate rental)

Museum Tour and Ice Skating  Registration 



Thank you to our sponsors for making these events possible!
(Contact Mark Egger at 402-970-2309 to see your company listed here)

Title Sponsor

HDR logo


Gold Level Sponsors

Structural Conference Committee


Silver Level Sponsors

Lamp RynearsonOlsson logo 


Bronze Level Sponsors





Nebraska Section YMG Chairs:

- Brandon Gardels, E.I., A.M.ASCE
HDR Engineering, Inc.
8404 Indian Hills Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
Office (402) 399-1361

- Mark Egger, P.E., M.ASCE
Olsson Associates
2111 South 67th Street, Suite 200
Omaha, NE 68106
Office (402) 970-2309

- Chris Podany, E.I., A.M.ASCE
HDR Engineering, Inc.
1120 N. 103 Plaza
Omaha, NE 68114
Office (402) 392-8745

- Isabella Walsh, E.I., A.M.ASCE
HDR Engineering, Inc.
8404 Indian Hills Drive
Omaha, NE 68114
Office (402) 399-1323

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Check back in January!