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  Program Archive - 2008

Jan 07Allen H. Cox, P.E. senior regional engineer (southeastern U.S.) for the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA).Ductile Iron Pipelines - Corrosion and Polyethylene Encasement PDH
Jan 14ECM life member W.L. (Lewis) WoodTN Board of Registration rules and regulations regarding professional licensure. PDH
Jan 21President Bob SweeneyECM's ANNUAL MEETING
Jan 28Jeffrey T. Higgs is Executive Director of the LeMoyne-Owen College Community Development Corp. (LOCCDC)Soulsville USA - Revitalization: A Community Project.
Feb 04Tom Burgess, Chief Engineer, TDOT's Aeronautics Division will address airports and aviation facilities in Tennessee.
Feb 11Morris Ray, M.D., Chief Flight Instructor at DeWitt-Spain airport (Memphis) plans to talk about aerobatic flying.
Feb 18ENGINEERS' WEEK KICKOFF LUNCHEON Jerry Potter."The Sultana Tragedy."
Feb 25Gen'l Robert Woods, Director of TDOT's Aeronautics Division "The Future of Tennessee Aeronautics"
Mar 03
Mar 10Ms Beth Wall Flanagan is Director, Memphis Medical CenterProjects in planning and/or under construction for the Memphis Medical Center.
Mar 17Dexter Muller, Senior VP for Community Development for the Memphis Regional Chamber of CommerceThe development situation in downtown Memphis, including the potential for the use of the Pyramid
Mar 24Brad Davis, an engineer with SSR Ellers"Dynamic Storm water Modeling." PDH
Mar 31 Scott Notowich, Managing Director for the Stanford Financial Group will update the club on what's transpiring at Spring Creek Ranch in Collierville, including the projected relocation of the Stanford/St. Jude golf tournament.
Apr 07Joseph M. Spain, Tennessee Regional Manager for CONTECH Solutions will speak on "Prefabricated Bridge Solutions: Plate, Precast & Truss." PDH
Apr 14Mike Glasgow, P.E., regional engineer, Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association"Deep Burial of PVC Gravity Sewer." PDH
Apr 21James H. Baker, a member of the Global Warming & Energy Committee of the TN chapter of the Sierra Club"Smart Energy Solutions."
Apr 28David L. Richardson, Tensar Specialist II with CONTCECH Earth Stabilization Solutions, Inc."Pavement Reinforcement from the Bottom Up." His subject will include information about the "Geogrid" material. PDH
May 05Richard A. ("Dick") Ranta is the founding dean of the College of Communications and Fine Arts (CCFA) at The University of MemphisThe new Master of Architecture degree at the University of Memphis
May 12Greg Dotson, P.E., ITS Construction Manager for Gresham Smith & Partners.The programme is "The Memphis Smart-way System: Providing Real-Time Traveler Information," PDH
May 19Ralph Comer and Larry Majors,TDOTTDOT projects in the Memphis area.
May 26Memorial Day observed - NO MEETING, NO PROGRAM!
Jun 02Matt Thompson, curator of mammals at the Memphis Zoo will tell the club about our zoo "Becoming a World Class Zoo."
Jun 09Ray Wofford, Special Projects Exec with ACO Polymer Products.We will learn our "ABCs" (of trench drainage) PDH
Jun 16Edwin McLean, Midwest Regional Engineer for CTS Cement Manufacturers"The Evolution of Concrete Repairs and Patching: Materials and Methods." PDH
Jun 23Jon Thompson, former "Wonders" series director, entrepreneur, adventurer and bon vivant"The Search for Amelia Earhart."
Jun 30Bryan Gainey, Industrial Products Manager for Sonoco Products. "The Evolution of the Concrete Form"
Jul 07Fellow club member, Rob Hunter will explain how to develop and measure a "run course" for USA track and field competition.
Jul 14Mark Mazzone, P.E., Project Engineer for Tetra Tech, Inc.An overview of the $40 million riverfront project on the Ohio river in Owensboro, KY. PDH
Jul 21Wade Towles, P.E., ECM member and Assistant City Engineer of Bartlett, TN will explore the present and planned future of that city.
Jul 28Mike Rogers, P.E. Program director for the Mississippi Valley Division of the Mississippi River Commission."Levees and Insurance,"
Aug 11Past president Bob Sweeney will tell about his exciting Mediterranean cruise and Greece, "The Origin of the Olympics."
Aug 18Long-time ECM member, Lewis Wood"Engineering Ethics." PDH
Aug 25George Grugett, Exec VP of the MS Valley Flood Control Association. "Flood Control"
Sep 08Phillip Brandt, VP for national business development, The Euclid Chemical Co."Modern Concrete Technology Seminar," "the latest in concrete mix design, macro-fiber design and a state-of-the-art flexible pavement." PDH
Sep 15Terry Hughes of the Hnedak Bobo Group"We Cannot Afford to Gamble with Life Safety."
Sep 22Page Cotton, Midwest Regional Manager for Stego Industries, LLC."Below Slab Moisture Protection - Engineering Theory and Design." PDH
Oct 06Bill Gavin"Tilt-up Panel Design." PDH
Oct 13A representative from the Memphis Area Transit Authority will up-date the members on the initiatives of that organisation.
Oct 20Rob Rash of the St. Francis Levee District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers The "Flood Insurance Program" as proposed by the U.S. Congress.
Oct 27Ms Lisa B. Namie, AIS, CSI, (Fleming & Associates, Architects)Renovation work to convert the Front St. P.O. into The University of Memphis Law School
Nov 10John G. Perry, P.E., Kimley Horn Redevolpment of Ridgeway Trace Apartment property into a Commercial Center
Nov 17All the candidates that are available for the three-year term of ECM director will "strut their stuff."
Nov 24Our own Millar boy sez he will tell all about his engineering missions in the Viet Nam "era."
Dec 01Col. Thomas P. Smith, District Commander, Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present arms.
Dec 15Ms Leighann Gipson, Biologist for the Corps of Engineers, Memphis District"The Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment."