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2020 GMEC Conference

4/15/2020 to 4/17/2020
When: April 15-17, 2020
Where: The Shores Resort & Spa
2637 S. Atlantic Avenue
Daytona, Florida  32118
Contact: Meridith Glass

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In light of the current community and global situation, the 2020 GMEC Conference scheduled for April 15-17 is cancelled. Those who made hotel sleeping room reservations will need to make your individual cancellations. Please contact us if you have any questions or need assistance.

The 2021 GMEC Conference is scheduled for April 14-16 at the same venue.

Schedule at a Glance   Session Descriptions  |  Sponsor & Exhibitors Prospectus

Full Registration
(Before April 5th)
One Day Registration
(Before April 5th)
On-Site Full Registration
(After April 5th)
On-Site One Day Registration
(After April 5th)
ACEC-FL/FES Member $269 ACEC-FL/FES Member $169 ACEC-FL/FES Member $329 ACEC-FL/FES Member $229
Non-Member $369 Non-Member $269 Non-Member $429 Non-Member $329
Government Employee $199 Government Employee $99 Government Employee $199 Government Employee $99

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Who Needs to Attend?

Firms that provide engineering laboratory services and practice geotechnical engineering, including members of the Geotechnical and Materials Engineers Committee (GMEC) who are employed by ACEC-FL member firms.

Cancellation Policy

When the circumstances preventing the registrant’s, attendance are such as to be beyond his control, requests for registration cancellation must be received in writing from the participant before 5:00 p.m. at least 10 business days prior to the event. The cancellation fee is $50. No refunds will be issued for cancellations submitted less than 10 business days prior to the event. Substitutions are permitted at any time. However, if non-members replace members, a full registration fee will be charged. The difference in fees will be charged at the registration desk prior to participation in the event.


We have secured special group rate at The Shores Resort & Spa for $159.00 per night and a discounted resort fee of $20.00 per night.  Each reservation includes complimentary self-parking, wireless internet, two bottles of water, use of fitness center and DVD library, daily newspaper, complimentary local and toll free phone calls and a smores kit.

Upon completing event registration a confirmation email will be sent with a private link for this event.

Reservations must be made on or before, Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Welcome Social

Please note that this year’s event begins Wednesday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. with our Welcome Social, and concludes Friday, April 17th at 12:15 p.m. following our last educational session.

GMEC Award

The GMEC Award recognizes outstanding personal efforts on the part of its recipient to advance the technical and professional practice of geotechnical engineering firms in Florida for a minimum of ten (10) years.

2020 GMEC Award Package  | 2019 GMEC Award Recipients


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors

ACEC Retirement Trust

Aero Aggregates of North America

A.H. Beck Foundation Company

Amdrill, Inc. 

Arcosa Lightweight

Carolina Stalite Company

Corporate Tax Advisors, Inc. 

Earth Tech, LLC


Foundation Services of Central Florida, Inc.

Foundation Technologies, Inc. 

Geopier Foundation Company

GFA International

Ground Stiffness Surveys, LLC


Hydro International


Menard Group USA 

Sigicom, Inc. 

Sox Erosion Solutions

TenCate Geosynthetics

Tensar International Corporation

Wurster Betterground