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President's Message - July 2017

Happy 4th of July Dallas Branch. I hope everyone has/had a fun filled safe holiday. I would like to extend a special thank you to Mr. Majed Al-Ghafry, City of Dallas Assistant City Manager, for filling in on such short notice for T.C. Broadnax. It was fascinating to hear the story surrounding his...

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Main Speaker - July 2017

This month will be the annual Joint Branch Meeting with Dallas and Fort Worth ASCE Branches. The meeting will be held on July 17, 2017 at the Hilton Arlington Hotel. Note the change in location and that this is the third Monday of the month. Five concurrent technical session tracks will run from 9:0...

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President's Message - June 2017

As we move on into June, I want to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. I hope everyone had a fantastic Memorial Day weekend. I am sorry to have missed our May meeting, but I hear that Jonathan Brower and the rest of the Younger Members (YM) did a fantastic job running our Board Meeting and the...

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Main Speaker - June 2017

The Future of Dallas Presented By:Majed Al-Ghafry, Assistant City Manager, Dallas Majed Al-Ghafry is the Assistant City Manager for the City of Dallas. With more than 28 years of experience in municipal government, his career spans three states with emphases in public works, transportation, ope...

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June 2017 Meeting Sponsor is Stantec

We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, ener...

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Technical Sessions - June 2017

MORNING SESSION @ 11:00 AM Topic: Innovations In Flood Forecast Operations At The National Weather Service (NWS) West Gulf River Forecast Center (WGRFC) Speaker: Kris Lander, P.E., CFM and Gregg Waller Kris Lander serves as the Development and Operations Hydrologist at the National Weather Ser...

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CE Club June 2017 Update

Water Resources with Kimley-Horn Troy Hotchkiss of Kimley-Horn spoke to students about dams, water distribution, and the politics involved in sharing water between municipalities. He has been dealing with a situation like this recently and took it as an opportunity to show the students some of the ...

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President's Message - May 2017

This month our Branch President, Frank Pugsley, gets a month off from running our monthly board meeting and luncheon! Every year ASCE Dallas sets aside the month of May as Younger Member Month. The goal of Younger Member Month is to celebrate our Branch’s younger members while also challengi...

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Main Speaker - May 2017

Underground Freight Mobility Presented By:Dr. Mohammad Najafi, Ph.D., P.E., F. ASCE Anyone who has driven on I-35 toward Austin and San Antonio or I-45 toward Houston can vouch for the large amount of truck traffic on these routes. By 2030, the number of trucks carrying NAFTA goods will increase ...

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May 2017 Meeting Sponsor is Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc.

Pape-dawson engineers in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, fort worth, and Dallas are qualified to handle civil engineering, transportation, water resources, environmental, and surveying projects. The powerful combination of several decades of experience, a broad range of service capabilities and key ...

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