Participants will explore the ethics of both introducing and incorporating cutting edge technologies into their work. One focus will be the examination and evaluation of consequences, both immediate and long-term. Guidance will be provided about using total life-cycle cost approaches.
- Attendees will understand when to introduce cutting edge techniques to their clients as options.
- Attendees will understand when to incorporate cutting edge techniques in design and maintenance.
- Attendees will expand their understanding of ways to identify and evaluate consequences.
- Attendees will expand their understanding of total life-cycle cost analysis.
Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq., P.E., D.F.E.
Senior Director for Ethics and Professional Practice
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Rebecca A. Bowman, Esq., P.E. is the 36-year principal of a woman-owned business in forensic civil engineering, dispute resolution, real estate, and legal services. She is a registered professional engineer, licensed attorney, and a certified arbitrator, mediator, and Christian conciliator. She received her B.S. degree in civil engineering from the University of North Dakota, her M.B.A. degree from Oklahoma University, and her J.D. degree from Duquesne University. Mrs. Bowman recently joined the National Society of Professional Engineers as the Senior Director for Ethics and Professional Practice. She also serves as the Executive Director for the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
David Kish, Ph.D., P.E., M. NSPE
Purdue College of Engineering’s Flex Lab
David Kish, Ph.D., P.E., M. NSPE currently oversees operations, maintenance, and functioning of the Purdue College of Engineering’s Flex Lab. He is a Purdue-educated electrical engineer with BSEE ’87, MSEE ’89, and PhD ’93. He also earned an MBA from the Krannert School of Management in 1998 and is a graduate of Leadership Lafayette. He has worked at Purdue since 1992. Dave was appointed to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review in 2020.