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“Engineering Leadership in Action”

2015 PENC Summer Conference

June 18-20, 2015

at the

Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

8400 Costa Verde Dr. | Myrtle Beach, SC | 29572


2015 PENC Summer Conference

Registration and Pricing, Click HERE
Non-members: $430
PENC Members: $320
PENC Guests (non-engineers joining a member during the meals): $210
(Registration Rates go up June 9th)

Marriott Reservation

Marriott Online Registration, Click HERE or call 843-449-8880

Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes

8400 Costa Verde Dr. | Myrtle Beach, SC | 29572

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Session Sponsor: $300



Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, June 18

10:00am –12:00pm

PENC Board of Governors Meeting
(includes lunch)

PENC Education Foundation Meeting

12:00pm –

1:30pm

Lunch on your own

12:00pm –4:00pm

PENC 2015 Summer Conference

Registration Open

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Opening Session:

PENC Legislative Priorities

PENC Lobbyist: Laurie Onorio

 

Break

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Action Group presents:
Getting Along to Get A Handle on Growth
WSACC Master Plan Update
Dale Stewart, PE & Jake Petrosky, AICP

Building Infrastructure Action Group presents:
The Cost of Doing Nothing Moving Forward
Roger Woods, PE, Matt Parker, PE, Chris Martin, PE, and
Bill Smith, PE

 

Break

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Action Group presents:
Exploring Regional Water System Interconnections
in the Triangle
Crystal Broadbent, PE

Resource Stewardship Action Group presents:
Recent Developments with Coal Ash Basin Closures and Beneficial Use of CCRs in North Carolina
 Chris Hardin, PE

5:30pm –

7:00pm

PENC 2015 Summer Conference
Welcome Reception

 

Dinner on your own

 

Friday, June 19

7:30am –

2:00pm

PENC 2015 Summer Conference
Registration Open

7:30am –

8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am –

9:00am

General Session:
NCBELS Update
Andrew Ritter

9:15am – 10:15am

 

 

EtEthics Action Group presents:
Ethics and Safety
Deborah Grubbe, PE

 LI Presentation: Justin Beigler 

Building Infrastructure Action Group presents:
Sandy Grove Middle School
Keith Pehl, PE, LEED AP BD+C 

LI Presentation: Joe Piccirilli & Gabe Dobbs

 

Break

10:45am – 11:45am

 

 

Ethics Action Group presents:
Engineering Ethics in Context
Dr. Carlos Bertha 

LI Presentation: Stephanie Kellogg

Transportation Infrastructure Action Group presents:
Transportation Revenue Study by ITRE and
The Status of NC Legislation
Jake Cashion
LI Presentation: Caroline Kone

 

Lunch

12:00pm –

1:30pm

Lunch & General Session:

Leadership in Action: Rich St. Dennis

1:30pm –

2:30pm

 

 

Ethics Action Group presents:
Ethics and Infoveillence
Dr. Dan Vallero

LI Presentation: Robert Barrier

Engineers in Government presents:
NC811: Call Before you Dig
Mark Schuman

 

 

 

Break

3:00pm –

4:00pm

 

Water/Wastewater Infrastructure Action Group presents:
Water/Wastewater Action Group Update
Jeff Thompson, PE & John Core, PE

 

Engineers in Government presents:
NCDOT Highway 12
Beth Smyre, PE

 

4:00pm –

5:00pm

 

Resource Stewardship Action Group presents:
Duke University Water Reclamation Pond
James Caldwell, PE

 

Women in Engineering presents:
Engineering the Work Life Balance 
Dr. Terri Helmlinger Ratcliff, PE & Pam Townsend, PE
with Virginia Norton, PE, Whit Rawls, PE, Bob Via, PE,
and Susan Habina Woolard, PE

 

Break

6:30pm –

8:30pm

Dinner
Blue Ribbon Commission to Study the Building and Infrastructure Needs of the State
Keynote Speaker:  Representative Dean Arp
PENC Awards
PENC Leadership Institute Graduation
PENC Officer & Fellows Inductions

 

Saturday, June 20

7:30am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast

PENC Past State Presidents Breakfast

PENC Chapter Governors Breakfast

8:30am –

9:30am

PENC Leadership in Action
Leading from the Front: PENC Action Groups
Beth Smyre, PE & Sean Gleason, PE

PENC Leadership in Action
Leading from the Board Room: PENC Chapter Boards
Bob Via, PE

 

 

Break

9:45am – 10:45am

PENC Leadership in Action
PENC at the Legislature:
“If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu”

PENC Lobbyist: Laurie Onorio
Representative Dean Arp
Jim Trogdon, PE

 

Break

11:00am –

12:00pm

PENC Business Meeting
2015-2016 PENC President: Susan Habina Woolard, PE

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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