Connect with us at Texas APWA’s Annual Conference in Waco, Texas, on June 2729th!

Join LAN and over 500 public works professionals as the newest equipment and technologies are unveiled! The 75th Annual Conference will bring you valuable education tracks focused on public works issues. Stop by booth 28 and meet LAN’s experts! With over 80 years of experience in the civil engineering industry, LAN is your go-to source for innovative solutions in the world of infrastructure.

Wednesday, June 28th, 9:30 am

Presentation: Q Squared = IQ & EQ 

Presenters: Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP, LAN Project Manager & Alex Zuniga, EIT, LAN North Texas Engineer


– Master the art of integrating Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Intellectual Quotient (IQ) in vital dialogues to optimize team collaboration and project outcomes.

– Distinguish the unique roles and interplay of EQ and IQ in professional environments, especially in the field of civil engineering.

– Develop strategies to harness EQ for effective communication and team management, fostering a constructive work environment and successful project execution.



Wednesday, June 28th, 11:00 am

Presentation: The Fork in the Road: The Diverging Paths of Roadway Maintenance

Presenters: Hossein Roshani, Ph.D., PE, LAN Associate, Project Manager & Jeffrey Roberts, PE CFM, LAN North Texas Senior Project Manager


– Identify common distresses for flexible and rigid pavement structures and when to implement preservation techniques within the pavement maintenance cycle.

– Contrast preservation and rehabilitation techniques.

– Develop a program budget for street network maintenance.



Thursday, June 29th, 2:15 pm

Presentation: Engineered with Insider Information 

Presenters: Austin Duehr, PE, ENV SP , LAN Project Manager; Jonathan Wheat, City of Carrollton Director of Engineering & Jody Byerly, City of Carrollton Public Works Director

– Learn about the benefits of including public works personnel throughout various phases of project design.

– Understand the importance of boots on the ground points of view during design.

– Compare design current processes with clients and develop alternative methods.