On Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, FBPE staff met with two classes of senior engineering students at the University of West Florida.
As part of its ongoing outreach program, FBPE staff visited students in Dr. Caitlin Tibbetts’ intro to civil engineering class at the University of Florida on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
On Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, FBPE staff visited Florida State University’s Panama City campus for a presentation for the program’s civil engineering students.
Please be aware of spam emails being sent to Professional Engineers and engineering firms that appear to have been sent from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. This email was not sent by FBPE, and should be deleted immediately.
Due to a widespread distributed denial-of-service attack, the FBPE website was unavailable, and is slowly becoming accessible again. We apologize for the inconvenience.
As changes from House Bill 827 went into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1, we extensively updated the FBPE website to explain how the new law affects students, licensees, and engineering firms.
This past August, several FBPE members and I attended the 2019 annual meeting of the National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors (NCEES) in Washington, D.C.
As of Oct. 1, 2019, engineering firms must register with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation in order to offer engineering services in the state.
The Florida Engineers Management Corporation produces an annual report as required by Florida Statutes. The report is submitted to FBPE, the Secretary of DBPR, and the Florida Legislature by Oct. 1 each year. It reports on the status of the corporation, including information concerning FEMC programs and funding, as well as information regarding licenses and complaints handled by FEMC.
Dean Ringle, PE, PS, began his term as 2019–20 NCEES president at the conclusion of the organization’s annual meeting, held Aug. 14–17 in Washington, D.C.