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  Program Archive - 2011

Jan 3NO MEETINGtoo much football HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Jan 17NO MEETINGMartin Luther King Holiday
Jan 25Board MeetingHoliday Inn - small meeting room
Jan 31Allen Cox, PE, DIPRA"Horizontal Directional Drilling with Ductile Iron Pipe" PDH
Feb 7Angela Horton
TDEC Division of Solid Waste Management
Environmental Cleanup Guidelines for
Transportation Related Petroleum Spills PDH
Feb 14Josh Whitehead, Deputy Director
Memphis & Shelby County Office of Planning and Development
Planning and Engineering Anomalies and Anachronisms
Feb 23Grand LuncheonMr. Jose Matienzo NASA
Manager Launch Services Support Exploration & Development Office
Feb 225:30 Board MeetingReaves Firm Conference Room
Feb 28John Cameron PE
City Engineer, Memphis, TN
Subject TBA
Mar 7Joey Woodard, Director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation
and with the Tennessee Stream Mitigation Program
Overview of the stream mitigation program
including case studies and natural channel design (PDH).
Mar 14Oliver Boyd and Dr. Nico Luco with USGSSeismic hazards and provisions of the building codes (PDH).
Mar 21John Lancaster with City of Memphis Transit AuthorityPlanning and construction of MATA's South Intermodal Terminal
and updates on other current projects and plans (PDH).
Mar 225:30 Board MeetingReaves Firm Conference Room
Mar 28David Sirmans, Chief Counsel with the
Memphis District Corps of Engineers
Engineering Ethics (PDH)
Apr 4Jeff Old, PE - Senior Civil Engineer
Pickering Firm, Inc.
Patriot Lake Expansion Project in Shelby Farms PDH
Apr 11Jim Waters, PE, PLS - Assistant Director
Design Support Unit, Design Division TDOT
Digital Signatures
Apr 18Stan Klenk, PE - Vice President - Allen & HoshallStatus and Schedule & Large Construction Site Liability for Project:
SR 385/I-269, Macon Road to Poplar Avenue PDH
Apr 25J. Ritchie Smith, ASLA
Principal Ritchie Smith Associates
Shelby Farms Greenline
A seven mile greenway through the heart of Memphis PDH
Apr 265:30 Board MeetingReaves Firm Conference Room
May 2Drayton Mayers
Team Logic IT
Information Technology
May 9Barry Minatra
Grid Source LLC
Intelligent Energy Technology
May 16Allen H. Cox, PE
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association
Ductile Iron Pipe in Deep Trench Installations PDH
May 23Kirsten King
Engineering Support
Fed Ex
Field Trip to FedEx Express Sort Facility in Olive Branch, MS.
Lunch and program at Half Shell Restaurant 7725 Winchester Road at 11:15
A bus will be provided to and from the sort facility.
May 30No MeetingMemorial Day Holiday
Jun 6Mr. Richard Bowker, Manager
Information Services MLG&W
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Demonstration & Evaluation Program
Jun 13Mr. Kyle Wagenschutz, Bikeway/Pedestrian Coordinator
Metroploitian Planning Organization--City of Memphis Engineering
Regional Connectivity: Pedaling the Future Focus on connecting various communities by efficient, safe, and well-designed bicycle corridors through regional planning, cooperation, and consistency.
Jun 20Mr. David Settlemeyer, BLUERIDGE Analytics"Don't Just Survive-Thrive: Winning Business with SITEOPS®" PDH
Jun 215:30 Board MeetingReaves Firm Conference Room
Jun 27Ms. Heather Kraus, P.E. Transportation Division
Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Kirby Whitten Parkway--Where we are and Where we are going
Jul 4 INDEPENDENCE DAYno meeting
Jul 11Greg Maxted P.E. [ECM member]Harahan Bridge Project PDH
Jul 18Frank Gianotti P.E. [ECM member]Downtown Story Revisited
Jul 25Jim Dorman PhD [ECM member]Apollo 11 Lunar Seismic Experiment
Jul 26Board of Directors meeting
Aug 1Vaughn Cassidy (TDEC) Recycling
Aug 8Roy E. Williams, Ph.D.Update on Surgical Techniques in Eye Surgery
Aug 15Herb Nicholson (TDEC)Solid and Hazardous Waste
Aug 22Nelson Russell (US Bridge)Vehicular Truss Bridges (PDH)
Aug 29Paula Larson (TDEC)Brownfields Redevelopment
Sept 5LABOR DAYNo Meeting
Sept 12Brad Davis with SSR EllersConstruction projects in Afghanistan
Sept 19John Herrmann with TencateGeotextiles (PDH)
Sept 26Terry Templeton - TDEC Water Pollution ControlThe New Construction General Permit (PDH)
Sept 27Board of Directors meeting5:30 pm Reaves Firm Conference Room
Oct 3Chris Masin, PE (Shelby County)"Shelby County Storm Water Program" (PDH)
Oct 10Peter Dyke - Managing Director
Alliance for PE Pipe
HDPE Piping systems are one of the nation's answers to addressing complex infrastructure issues. (PDH)
Oct 14ECM Golf tournamentCherokee Valley Golf Course, Olive Branch, MS
Oct 17Dr. Dennis Truax, PE
Mississippi State University
"True Cost Accounting for Civil Engineering Projects" (PDH)
Oct 31Highwoods properties - Tour of 6070 PoplarThe building is a multi-tenant office building located at 6070 Poplar Avenue. Our tour will include a discussion of factors leading to LEED accreditation with viewing of several of the features of the building that are unique.
Nov 7Drake Danley P.E. - Kimley HornWolf River Boulevard Extension - Germantown
Nov 14Bob Tvedt - Past President
Bob Sweeney - Past President
Life Member Day - Lifetime Achievement award - Lewis Wood
Special Event Announcement
Nominations for Directors Announced
Nov 21Tony Poteet - University of Memphis
Hugh Teaford P.E. - City of Memphis
Ben Ledsing P.E. - SSR Memphis
Central Avenue Improvememts at University of Memphis PDH
Nov 28Richard Merrill P.E.
Memphis City Traqffic Engineer
The Present and the Future in Traffic Control
Nov 29Board of Directors meeting5:30 pm Reaves Firm Conference Room
Dec 2Engineers' Club Christmas LuncheonSee details above
Dec 5No meeting(still recovering from Friday's Gala)
Dec 12Mr. Harvey Matheny, P.E. and Mr. James Collins, P.E. Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.Environmental Impact Statement for a new multi-modal transportation corridor and Mississippi River crossing in the Memphis area
The Southern Gateway - Crossing the River, Connecting America PDH
Dec 19Dr. Stephanie Ivey Ph.D. The University of Memphis Department of Civil EngineeringComplete Streets/Context Sensitive design
Walkable Communities: National Best Practices and Applications in Memphis, TN. PDH
Dec 26No MeetingHappy Holidays