ASCE 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana | Oct 8–11, 2017

Hotel & Travel


ASCE Convention is going to New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017! Meet your colleagues and discover why New Orleans was named the "Big Easy".

Located on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans is known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties.

Convention Venue & Hotel

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.

Room Rates

Single/double rate: $259 per night*

Reserve your room

The group discounted rate be available until the housing cut-off date (Monday, September 18, 2017) or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

*All room rates are subject to applicable tax, which is currently 14% Hotel Room tax, 1.75% Tourism Assessment fee, and $3.00 Occupancy fee Per Night, and is subject to change without notice.

Valet Parking: $47.25 a day

Top Attractions

Visit the official New Orleans visitor website for more information; or National Geographic's Top 10 list of things to do.


October in New Orleans tends to be warm during the day, but you will need a few layers in case it gets chilly at night. Average temperatures range from the mid 50s to high 80s Fahrenheit.



The closest airport is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). The airport is located 17 miles from the New Orleans Marriott.


The one-way trip takes 20-40 minutes. You can find taxis waiting in the center section of the airport terminal’s lower roadway outside of baggage claim; to get back to the airport from the city center, you can order a cab from the hotel.
Alternatively, you can book a round trip or one way trip on an airport shuttle bus.

Rental cars


ASCE Member receive discounts up to 25% off the .com rates for Budget Rental Cars. Check out additional coupons on our special website to make your rental even more affordable. Current offers include a Free Sunday coupon to use with your weekend rentals.

Tired of standing in rental car lines? As an ASCE member, you can also enjoy Budget's complimentary VIP service.


As an ASCE member, you receive up to 25% discount and the highest levels of service form Avis. To reserve an Avis rental car, visit the ASCE members-only Avis site or call 800-698-5685 and use AWD (Avis Worldwide Discount) number A654800 to receive your ASCE discount.

Welcome to NOLA!

Join ASCE in New Orleans, and savor the vibrant sights and sounds of The Big Easy!

Important Dates

Aug 2
Early Bird Registration Ends
Sep 13
Advance Registration Ends
Sep 14
Onsite Registration rate begins
Sep 18
Hotel Booking deadline
Sep 20
Cancellation/Refund Deadline
Oct 8
Convention starts


(800) 548-2723
+1 (703) 295-6300

Customer service reps are available to answer your questions Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET

Letter of Invitation


I’d like to personally invite each of you to my home, New Orleans — aka NOLA, and the host city for the ASCE 2017 Convention. Get ready because we’ve created an exciting convention for you!

From compelling short courses to amazing technical tours, this year’s convention week is chock full of high-caliber technical sessions and career enhancing opportunities.

Read the full letter

Educational Grant