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  Program Archive - 2010

Jan 04No Meeting - Football
Jan 11LTC Tim Marshall, Deputy Commander of the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps EngineersArmy Engineer Units in the War on Terror PDH
Jan 18Holiday - Martin Luther King
Jan 25Annual Meeting - (Year end recap)
Jan 26Board Meeting at Holiday Inn (same location as regular meeting)Election of Officers
Feb 01Tom Fox, Memphis Area Transit Authority"The Importance of Public Transportation in Today's Economy."
Feb 08Nathan Luce, P.E., Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority"The Master Plan and What It Means for The Traveling Public."
Feb 17Chad Anderson, Chief Engineer for the Southern Region of CN Railway"The Continuing Importance of the Railroad to the Transportation Industry."
Feb 22Don McCrory, Executive Director, Port of Memphis and Captain Michael Gardiner USCG, Commander of Group Lower Mississippi and Captain of the Port, Memphis"Security on the Mississippi - How Safe Are We?" PDH
Mar 15Energy guru Becky Williamsonhas a presentation on TVA's new commercial program, "Incentives and Opportunities for Commercial Energy Retrofit Projects" PDH
Mar 22Kieth Kulow, HERSwill give a presentation entitled "EcoBUILD and Energy Efficiency Advances in Residential New Construction." He will focus on MLGW's successful EcoBUILD green building program PDH
Mar 29Norman Griffin of Dixie-Solar, Calhoun City, Mississippi is our solar practicioner/ speakerNorman will explain how Grid-Tied Solar can work in our favor and help TVA meet their "Peak Power Demand". Solar Power puts power into the Grid during the Time TVA buys power from other Power companies at premium rates.
Apr 5Roger Allan"Mitigation under the Corps Permit Program"
Roger will discuss the requirements for compensatory stream and wetland mitigation under the 2008 Corps/EPA Mitigation Rule. PDH
Apr 12Mike Sheridan"Lake Borgne Surge Barrier in New Orleans".
A look at the design and construction of the Greater New Orleans Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS): the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier. PDH
Apr 19Jim McNeil and Robert Dunn"Section 106 Compliance and Tribal Coordination".
Jim and Robert will present a discussion of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and how it affects Memphis District (all federal) projects and consultation with American Indian tribes. PDH
Apr 26Steve Barry"Corps of Engineers flood fighting".
Steve will present the Birds Point New Madrid Floodway - its operation and role in flood protection along the Mississippi River south of the Ohio River confluence. PDH
May 3David MontagueMemphis Teacher Residency program
May 10Melissa GraceErosion Control and Slope Stabilization using Turf Reinforcement Mats PDH
May 17Mike Oakes, PE County EngineerDesigning with Turnabouts
May 24Phillip LynnCollierville Stormwater PDH
May 31NO MEETINGMemorial Day
Aug 2ndRussell Rackley, PE
Civil Solutions of Greenleaf 3D
Leverging the power of Building Information Modeling in Engineering and Construction PDH
Aug 9thJeff Lentz, PE
Senior Design Engineer Ramcon-Fiberlok, Inc.
Nonwoven products - Undercover Operations PDH
Aug 16thSusan Fentress, Atty.
Harris, Shelton, Hanover & Walsh
Basics of Intellectual Property Rights PDH
Aug 23rdDarek Baskin, PE City Engineer
Planning and Economic Development
City of Millington
May 1, 2010 - Flood Impact on Millington, TN
Aug 24thBoard of Directors meeting5:30 pm Reaves Firm conference room
Aug 30thSusan Fentress, Atty.
Harris, Shelton, Hanover & Walsh
Intellectual Property Rights Issues for Cross Border Production or Sourcing PDH
Sep 6NO MEETINGLabour Day holiday
Sep 13Tom Marshall, Marshall & Assoc.outlines “Tiger Lane,” a new tailgate trail leading to LBMS at the Fairgrounds.
Sep 20Allen Cox
ECM member & rep. w/ the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Assn.
plans to speak on "Stray Currents." PDH
Sep 27Julie Ellis
Butler, Snow, PLLC
will explain the 2 Nov 2010, public referendum on
the proposed SC consolidated government.
Oct 4thDr. John Barker with Memphis City SchoolsState of Memphis City Schools Forum
Oct 11thClub Member Joe Tomasello, PE"Current Memphis-Shelby County Earthquake Policy" PDH
Oct 15thEngineers' Club Golf Tournamentsee details above
Oct 18thClub Member Bob Scoff, PE"AC-DC Motor Control" PDH
Oct 25thField Trip to Burlington Northern Santa Fe
multi-modal rail facility
There will be no meeting at at the Holiday Inn
Details will follow.
Oct 26thBoard of Directors meeting5:30 pm Reaves Firm conference room
Nov 22Dr. John Hochstein
Univ. of Memphis Mechanical Eng. Chair
"Sea Turbines"
Nov 23Board of Directors meeting5:30 Reaves Firm Conference Room
Nov 26Deadline for Christmas ReservationsSee Details above
Nov 29Jim McDougal
DeSoto County Planning Commission
"I-269 Corridor Development"
Dec 3ECM Christmas party at the U of M Holiday InnSee Details Above
Dec 6NO MEETING See December 3rd.
Dec 13Ms. Kirsten King, FedEx Express'ROADS', a multi-year project to minimize drivers' delivery time
Dec 13Election of Directors
Dec 20Program Chairman Marty Miller, PEWhat's Going on in the Panama Canal PDH
Dec 27No meeting due to continuing celebrations. HAPPY HOLIDAYS