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CECON 2018 - Texas Civil Engineering Conference

September 19, 2018 to September 21, 2018

Join our Grady Hillhouse at the 2018 Texas Civil Engineering Conference as he presents on how he became a YouTube influencer.

Title: Engineering and New Media - Lessons Learned as an Unwitting Social Media Influencer
When: 9:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21
Presenter: Grady Hillhouse, PE
What: Grady Hillhouse runs the educational YouTube channel, Practical Engineering, which focuses on home-built demonstrations of fundamental concepts in engineering. What started out as a fun way to show videos to his wife’s elementary students has grown to one of the largest engineering channels on YouTube with nearly 500,000 subscribers. Civil engineers are uniquely qualified to help the public understand and interact with the humanmade environment and this presentation will focus on lessons learned as a civil engineer/social media influencer, including thoughts on generating public interest in infrastructure, advocating for our profession and inspiring the next generation of civil engineers