Honors & Awards

CPDD Awards and Recognition

We recognize and honor those members who have done an outstanding job within the division and the profession.

  • Joseph M. Biedenbach Distinguished Service Award
    This is the highest honor awarded by CPDD to a member who has rendered noteworthy leadership and service within the division and in recognition of outstanding service to the continuing professional development of engineers. It is in honor of a man who was the driving force behind an entire era of excellence in continuing engineering education and a valuable member of this division.

  • Certificate of Merit
    This certificate is awarded for outstanding and noteworthy contributions to the division. This could consist of several years or a single unique contribution of major significance.
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    This certificate is usually given to those who have served the division in a leadership role.
  • Outstanding Paper Award
    Awarded to the author(s) of the most significant book or paper on the subject of continuing engineering education published during the previous year.

CIEC Awards

In recognition of exceptional contributions at the CIEC conference.

  • Best Workshop Award
    Awarded to the workshop presenter/s based upon evaluations of the workshop by peers and colleagues.
  • Best Session Award
    Awarded to the session presenter/s based upon evaluations of the session by peers and colleagues.
  • Best Speaker Award
    Awarded to an exceptional speaker based upon evaluations by peers and colleagues.
  • Best Moderator Award
    Awarded to the moderator who has done an exceptional job in a workshop/session based upon evaluations by peers and colleagues.