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NMSU to host NM TransCon April 12-14

New Mexico State University will host the 2023 New Mexico Transportation and Construction Conference, “Transforming Business as Usual into a Better Tomorrow,” April 12-14 at the Las Cruces Convention Center.  

The annual New Mexico Transportation and Construction Conference, NM TransCon, includes a technical program with four plenary sessions and 13 concurrent sessions, organized by leaders of the industry for industry professionals to stay up-to-date with trends and cutting-edge technologies in civil infrastructure. NM TransCon organizers anticipate 500 attendees and 37 sponsorships and vendors will participate.

New Mexico Lt. Gov. Howie Morales is the tentative opening speaker at 1:30 p.m. April 12, followed by New Mexico Cabinet Secretary of Transportation Ricky Serna. Allie Kelly, executive director of The Ray, a nonprofit organization that has built the nation’s only publicly accessible, living laboratory for transportation innovation, will address the conference as the keynote speaker at approximately 12 p.m. April 13.

NM TransCon is hosted by NMSU’s College of Engineering in collaboration with the New Mexico Department of Transportation, American Planning Association-New Mexico, American Society of Civil Engineers-New Mexico Section, American Council of Engineering Companies-New Mexico, Asphalt Pavement Association-New Mexico, Associated Contractors of New Mexico and the Federal Highway Administration-New Mexico Division.

Professional training sessions will cover various topics for a range of competency levels. To register or view the full agenda, visit The conference offers 12 professional development hours, including two hours of engineering ethics training, for professional engineers.