July 2017 ASCE Dallas / Ft Worth Joint Branch Meeting

July 17, 2017
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Hilton Arlington Hotel
2401 E. Lamar Blvd.
Arlington, TX 76066
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PLEASE NOTE OUR JOINT MEETING IS IN ARLINGTON ON THE THIRD MONDAY OF JULY. 


Agenda

  8:00 am - Registration Table Opens
  9:00 am - Five Concurrent Technical Tracks
  12:00 pm - Lunch & Announcements
  12:25 pm - Main Speaker
  1:15 pm - Ethics Seminar

PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK IN AT THE DALLAS BRANCH REGISTRATION TABLE.
 
Cash & checks accepted at the meeting.  To speed the process of checking people in at the meetings, you are encouraged to pay online before the meeting. 
 
Buy raffle tickets which benefit the G.B. Mann Scholarship Fund.  Purchase more tickets to increase your chance to win multiple enhanced prizes valued at over $500.
  • One Raffle Ticket - $10
  • Three Raffle Tickets - $25
  • Ten Raffle Tickets - $50
Please note in the comments section of the registration page if you need a vegetarian meal.
Note: Due to timing issues with the hotel, we will not be able to fulfill any dietary requests after the early deadline has passed. If you have a dietary request, please be sure to register before the early deadline.
Note: Additional $20 late charge will be applied for on-site registration or attending any of the sessions without pre-registration.

Main Speaker
 
Main Speaker: Peter E. Crouch, Dean of the College of Engineering - The University of Texas at Arlington
 

Technical Session Presentations

Five Concurrent Technical Session Tracks will run from 9:00 am - 11:50 am

Construction Institute (CI)

  • Topic: North Tarrant Express (NTE) - Ferrovial - Speaker:
  • Topic: Collaboration, Communication and Technology Integration - Speaker: Dr. Orlando Bagcal, TCC Construction Management Technology Program
  • Topic: Wichita Falls Potable Water Reuse (DPR & IPR Projects) - Speaker: Daniel Nix, City of Wichita Falls

Geotechnical Institute (GI)

  • Topic: Biodegredation Settlement of Landfills - Speaker: Dr. Dorairaja Raghu, NJIT
  • Topic: Rigid Inclusion Ground Improvement Systems - Speaker: Brian Freilich, PhD, P.E.
  • Topic: Geopier Ground Improvement Systems -  Speaker: Dustin Douglas, Geopier

Environmental Water Resource Institute (EWRI)

  • Topic: TRA CRWS - Central Regional Wastewater System - Speaker: Sherri van de Wege
  • Topic: Stormwater & Flooding - Speaker: Dr. Barbara Minsker, SMU
  • Topic: Hydrologic Trends and Water Availability in Texas - Speaker: Dr. Kartik Venkataraman, Tarelton State University

Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)


  • Topic: Trends in Concrete Repairs -  Speaker: Bill Light
  • Topic: Geofoam in Construction -  Speaker: John Fuess
  • Topic: Post-Tensioning -  Speaker: TBD

Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI)

  • Topic: Community-Based Design for Local Roadway Reconstruction - Speaker: Dr. Michael Shenoda, UNT
  • Topic: Trinity River Vision - Speaker: Matt Oliver, TRV
  • Topic: TBD -  Speaker: TBD

The Ethics Seminar will run from 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm (Remember 1 hour of ethics is required for your P.E. renewal)

Speaker: Dave Daigle, Director of Compliance & Enforcement, Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE)


Note: There is NO DISCOUNTED RATE for RETIREES or GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES this month.

An additional $20 late charge will be applied for on-site registration or attending any of the sessions without pre-registration.


Tickets

$75.00 Main Speaker Luncheon + Technical Seminars + Ethics Seminar
$85.00 after 10:00 pm July 11

$40.00 Main Speaker Luncheon ONLY
$50.00 after 10:00 pm July 11

$30.00 Morning Technical Seminars ONLY
$40.00 after 10:00 pm July 11

$15.00 Afternoon Ethics Seminar ONLY
$25.00 after 10:00 pm July 11

$30.00 Main Speaker Luncheon ONLY (Current Student)
$40.00 after 10:00 pm July 11