Recapping the 2017 #SAMESBC

For three days in November, Pittsburgh became the epicenter of federal acquisition for the A/E/C industry.  The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference was held Nov. 15-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. A record 2,554 attendees representing large and small businesses and more than a dozen federal agencies convened in the Steel City for unparalleled education […]

2017 SBC Coming Nov. 15-17

The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference for the A/E/C Industry is around the corner, coming Nov. 15-17 to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. More than 2,500 attendees are expected from across government and industry—among them small business owners, representatives from large businesses, and decision-makers from the military and federal agencies including […]

Supporting Overseas A/E/C Requirements

On October 5 in Washington, D.C., SAME and the Department of State co-hosted the 2017 Small Business and Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Industry Day. Featuring insights from State Department leadership along with presentations by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Agency for International Development, the event gave an inside look at immediate and […]

SAME Resilience Response & Recovery Forum

The devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, an unprecedented two Category 4 storms hitting the United States back to back, has created significant requirements for engineers, site assessments, public health, emergency response and various other A/E/C-related capabilities. Hurricanes Maria and Jose are further compounding the need for support. Many SAME member companies and agencies […]

2017 SBC: Meet the Keynote Speakers

The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference for the A/E/C Industry will bring together more than 2,500 attendees from across government and industry to share information, conduct market research, discover new opportunities and build relationships. Highlighting this year’s event, being held Nov. 15-17 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., are four keynote speakers […]

Supporting Hurricane Response Preparedness

Record-breaking Hurricane Harvey has passed and recovery has begun. Now millions of people in the southeast are preparing as Hurricane Irma threatens Florida and the tenth named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, Jose, brews east of Caribbean Islands reeling from Irma’s destruction. Preparations for interagency coordination have been underway for years through lessons learned […]

SBC Coming to Pittsburgh, Nov. 15-17

The year’s premier market research and business opportunities event for the federal A/E/C industry is coming to Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 15-17. The 2017 SAME Federal Small Business Conference will bring more than 2,500 attendees to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh for three days of learning, networking, and information-sharing. Last year’s SBC in Atlanta drew […]

DC Post Leads Joint Event on Construction Trends and Opportunities

In support of the SAME mission to “lead collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges” the Washington DC Post in conjunction with the local chapters of ACEC and CMAA held the 10th Annual Joint Conference on “Construction Program Trends, Strategies and Opportunities” at the Army and Navy Club on June 15, 2017. […]

Nodjomian Sworn in as SAME President

Col. Sal Nodjomian, P.E., F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), was sworn in as the 98th National President of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) on May 25 during the organization’s 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo in Columbus, Ohio. As SAME President, Col. Nodjomian will lead a 47-member National Board of Direction and a global […]

Recapping the 2017 JETC

The 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference and Expo (JETC) welcomed 1,700 attendees to Columbus, Ohio, May 23-25, for three days of education and training, networking, and celebration. Hosted by the SAME National Office and the Kittyhawk Post, the week brought together public and private sector professionals from the A/E/C industry and joint engineer community to […]

SAME and DBIA Host Federal Owners’ Forum

DBIA and SAME co-hosted the second Federal Owners’ Forum on May 4, 2017, bringing together 11 procurement professionals from eight federal agencies to discuss project delivery. DBIA’s Executive Director Lisa Washington, CAE, and Brig. Gen. Joe Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), Executive Director of SAME, opened the forum with welcome remarks. Thom Kurmel facilitated the […]

Astronaut Eileen Collins Featured on SAME’s “Real TiME Podcast”

Renowned astronaut and 2017 JETC Keynote Speaker, Col. Eileen Collins, USAF (Ret.), the first woman to command an American Spacecraft, recently joined SAME Executive Director Joe Schroedel on SAME’s Real TiME Podcast ahead of her address at the upcoming JETC, which is being held May 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Collins touches on a number of topics—including how she […]

New Field Chapters Established Overseas

Supported by the SAME International Committee, two new overseas Field Chapters were stood up in the first quarter of 2017—one in Bahrain and one in Qatar. These new Field Chapters will give deployed servicemembers and expatriates who are working in these locations a way to get connected and build enduring relationships across military, government and […]

Inspiring Collaboration at the 2017 JETC

The countdown is on to the year’s premier event education and training event for the joint engineer community and A/E/C industry. Coming to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, May 23-25, the 2017 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo, hosted by SAME, will bring together public and private sector professionals from the A/E/C industry and […]

Recapping the FY2018 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings

The FY2018 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, part of SAME Capital Week, took place March 7, 2017, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in North Bethesda, Md. SAME members from throughout the A/E/C industry attended informational sessions facilitated by military leaders and federal agency representatives who gave insight on support needed […]

SAME Urbahn Medal Group Holds First Summit

In the early afternoon of March 6, 2017, several past Urbahn Medal recipients came together for an inaugural summit in Washington, D.C., to continue the way forward for collaboration among architects working in and for the public sector. The Urbahn Medal, named in honor of Max O. Urbahn, FAIA, is awarded annually to a member of […]

2017 Golden Eagle Award Recipients

The SAME Academy of Fellows will honor Harold Rosen, F.SAME, with the Golden Eagle Award for Significant Contributions to the Engineering Profession, and Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III, USA (Ret.), with the Golden Eagle Award for Significant Contributions to National Security, during the 2017 Golden Eagle Awards Dinner, March 8, 2017 at the Bethesda North Marriott […]

SAME to Invest 18 New Members into the Academy of Fellows

The SAME Academy of Fellows will invest 18 new Fellows during its annual Investiture Ceremony, which will be held Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, North Bethesda, Md., as part of SAME Capital Week and preceding the 2017 Academy of Fellows Golden Eagle Awards Dinner. Established in 1995, the […]

San Antonio Post Supports Strategic Plan

The SAME San Antonio Post and its members continue to support the SAME Strategic Plan—from supporting wounded warriors to awarding scholarships to recognizing the dedication and commitment of its volunteers. A round-up of recent activities during 2016 exemplifies the efforts of the Post and its members to achieve the Society’s goals and objectives.  Providing Wounded Warrior […]

Recapping the 2016 SBC in Atlanta

2016 SAME SBC in Atlanta

A record 2,350 professionals convened in Atlanta for three days of relationship-building and information-sharing at the SAME 2016 Small Business Conference. Each year SBC is the premier event for businesses working in the federal A/E/C marketplace to connect with teaming and subcontracting partners and to gain insight on the mission needs of the federal government—and 2016 was no different. SBC is […]

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