2014 Seminars

July 1–6, 2014
Grand Hyatt Washington

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NSPE Opening Session
Keynote Speaker: Ms. Barbara Sisson, Assistant Chief of the Army Reserve

Washington Rail Extension to Dulles Airport
Speaker: Charles S. Carnaggio, P.E., project director of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project

NSPE Order of the Engineer Lunch
Speaker: Victor Mendez, serving as the Acting United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation

The Role of Hydraulic Fracturing in the North American Natural Gas Supply Boom
Speaker: Mr. Russell Roundtree, Noble Energy

Geotech/Foundation Design
Speaker: Karl Higgins, P.E., P.E., ECS Consulting

MGM Hotel & Casino Project at National Harbor
Speaker: Dan Hanlon, P.E., F.NSPE

Engineering Ethics: You Be The Judge
Speaker: NSPE General Counsel Arthur Schwartz

Successful Management of Engineering Practice Risks
Speaker: Nahom A. Gebre, Esq., P.E., Victor O. Schinnerer & Co.

Seven Secrets to Improving Organizational and Personal Performance
Speaker: Chuck Roberts, Performance Management Group, Inc.

High Speed Rail
Speaker: Andy Kunz, US High Speed Rail Assoc.

Closing Session
Keynote Speaker: Representative Dean Arp, P.E., North Carolina

NSPE Installation of Officers Ceremony & Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Jamie Notter

JULY 4TH FIREWORKS PHOTO COURTESY OF CAROL M. HIGHSMITH’S AMERICA, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION