Enigmatic Problems & Unconventional Solutions: Innovative Material in Geotechnical Engineering
Guest Speaker: Larry Madrid
In this presentation Mr. Madrid will explore some of the lesser-known, but most interesting engineering materials he has worked with over the years, including Geofoam®; wick drains; permeable low density concrete; and hydrophobic CONSOLID soil stabilizer.
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SAME November 2020
Homes For Our Troops
Guest Speaker: Colonel (R) Bill Ivey
This presentation provided an overview of the work Homes For Our Troops is accomplishing. The mission is to build and donate specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post- 9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives. These Veterans have suffered multiple amputations, paralysis, blindness, or traumatic brain injury, and the homes provide an environment that is fully accessible to someone in a wheelchair. To date Homes For Our Troops has completed over 300 homes in 42 states, with over 60 active projects in various stages of land search, permitting, and construction, including ten in Florida.
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SAME July 2020
Non-Destructive Vacuum Excavation for Mitigating Utility Conflicts
Guest Speaker: Mr. Larry Hill
This presentation examined the non-destructive vacuum excavation methods to physically relocate utilities in conflict, and new innovative way of mitigating conflicts before or during construction developed by Badger Daylighting.
Moderator: Lt Col Mary K. Matthews, P.E., CEM, FSAME, USAF (Retired), Agency Engagement Manager, Energy Systems Group
Today’s threats come in a variety of forms: acts of terror, severe weather events, cyber and physical attacks. Come learn about what organizations are doing to keep us safe and ensure continuity of critical functions. A great panel of leaders from the front lines will provide an update on their respective programs to be resilient and ensure speedy recovery.
Air Force Office of Energy Assurance – Mr. Robert Hughes, Executive Director
TECO, Tampa Electric Company – Ms. Shelly Whitworth, Manager Renewable Energy
TECO, Tampa Electric Company – Mr. Gerry Chasse, PE, Vice President Electric Delivery
Moderator: Mr. David Kemper, P.E., Senior Principal, Stantec
Whether by Land, Sea, or Air... Local infrastructure programs are now totaling in the billions! Get the latest updates on some of the major Infrastructure Programs in the Tampa Bay area. A great panel of local leaders will provide an update on their respective Master Plans and Capital Improvement Programs, and will touch on Construction Delivery trends.
Hillsborough County – Ms. Lucia Garsys, Chief Development and Infrastructure Svcs Administrator, and Mr. John Lyons, P.E., PSM, Public Works Dir.