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Minnesota County Engineers Association Annual Conference

Lake County (Minnesota) Highway Building

Did you hear the news? The 76th Annual Minnesota County Engineers Conference is moving online!

Due to continued safety concerns around COVID-19, the 76th Annual Minnesota County Engineers Association Conference has decided to go virtual in 2021. While we won't be seeing you in person, we are still thrilled to offer an exciting program lineup with keynotes, general sessions, and opportunities to network with your peers!

  • Dates: January 20−21, 2021
  • Location: Online using Zoom for presentations, CST time zone (help with Zoom)
  • Continuing Education: 0.9 CEUs
  • Registration and Program: Coming soon
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This annual professional development conference provides opportunities for county engineers and staff to gain insight into new trends and professional practices in transportation related to county highway engineering and related issues.



Facilitated by

University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Sponsored by

Minnesota County Engineers Association and the Minnesota Department of Transportation 

Future Conference Dates

January 18–21, 2022

Registration and Conference Access


Participant: $180; Retirees: $105
The registration fee includes access into all plenary sessions, conference materials, and up to 0.9 CEUs.

After registering online, all registrants will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from ccapsconf3@umn.edu (you may want to check your Spam folder if you don’t see these in your email Inbox).

Online Registration

Use the online registration when registering yourself or multiple people using a credit card or UMN EFS.

Alternative Payment Registration

Use the alternative payment registration form when you cannot use a credit card or UMN EFS to pay for your registration. Alternative payment may be made via:

  • Billing/invoice
  • Personal or company check.

Conference Access

The software we will use for this event is Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the conference using Zoom’s test meeting. Additionally, if you are new to Zoom, we recommend reviewing the Getting Started Guide.

This conference will be run through password-protected access to the conference website. Detailed information will be provided closer to the conference.


We will issue a refund, minus $50, if you cancel by January 6, 2021. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund. Please email ccapsreg@umn.edu to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.

Continuing Education Units

This conference awards 0.9 University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies CEUs to those attending all sessions. One University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. A CEU certificate will be sent to each participant after the conference. A permanent record of CEUs earned will be maintained by the University of Minnesota Admissions and Record Transcript Office.

2021 Conference Planning Committee

Ted Schoenecker, Ramsey County (co-chair)
Dave Overbo, Clay County (co-chair)
JinYeene Newmann, Carlton County
Teal Spellman, Watonwan County
Kristine Elwood, State Aid for Local Transportation

Association Officers

Jodi Teich, President, Stearns County
Brian Giese, Vice President, Pope County
Joe Triplett, Secretary
Krysten Foster, Treasurer
Wayne Sandberg, Past President, Washington County

Contact Info

Suzanne Butler, University of Minnesota

612-625-2900 | ccapsreg@umn.edu