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March President-Elect Lunch

March 21, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Hyatt Place Columbus - The Grandview Yard
795 Yard Street
Columbus, OH 43212
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Registration will begin at 11:30 AM. Lunch program to begin at 12:00 PM. Deadline for registration is March 18 at 10:00 AM. Registration is required. Late registrations may be accepted if space is available and will be assessed a $5 surcharge. Credit cards are not accepted at the door. Contact  

About the Presentation

Join us with National President-Elect and learn about "Engineering the Future"


K.N. Gunalan (Guna), Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, D.GE. - ASCE President 2020

K.N. Gunalan (Guna) is vice president of alternative delivery at AECOM, based in Salt Lake City, UT. Previously, he was a vice president for Parsons Brinckerhoff.

Guna has managed large complex infrastructure projects, providing technical advice on civil, structural, geotechnical, pavement, and materials issues on a variety of projects around the world. His collaborative approach has contributed to many successful programs and projects ranging from a few thousand dollars to more than 3 billion dollars.

He has been active in ASCE for many years, including leadership roles as Region 8 director (2009-2012), Region 8 governor (2005-2007), Utah Section president (2002-2003), and Texas Section High Plains Branch president (1992). He served as the chair of ASCE’s 2014 Global Engineering Conference in Panama City, Panama, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. Most recently, he served as a governor for the Geo-Institute and was a member of the steering committee for the 2017 ASCE India Conference.

Guna has been married for 35 years to Duru. They have a son, Kabilar, and a daughter, Pallavi. He loves to read, travel, and learn about new cultures.


Good Morning Breakfast (without waking up early!!) - Pancakes with syrup, whipped cream and Chef's choice of fruit topping, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, sausage, assorted juices, assorted yogurts, cold cereal with milk, breakfast breads with butter and jelly, coffee, and tea.

CPD Hours

A certificate for one (1) Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hour will be issued at the conclusion of the program.


$20.00 ASCE member
$25.00 after 10:00 am March 21

$15.00 ASCE life member
$20.00 after 10:00 am March 21

$10.00 ASCE student
$15.00 after 10:00 am March 21

$25.00 Guest (not an ASCE member)
$30.00 after 10:00 am March 21