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SBC: Recapping Day 3

SAME Small Business Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on November 6, 2015

Day 3 of the SAME Small Business Conference was headlined by three government agency Mega Sessions, featuring senior leadership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, and Air Force Civil Engineer Center. Panelists throughout the morning emphasized their agency’s commitment to small business. However, the key takeaway was not that they want to […]

SBC: Recapping Day 2

SAME Small Business Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on November 5, 2015

Day two of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans got underway at 0800, as four military and federal engineering leaders gathered onstage for a candid discussion on their organizations, government engineering and construction needs and trends, leadership, and the importance of small businesses in supporting their mission needs. The executive panel—featuring Lt. Gen. Tom […]

SBC: Recapping Day 1

SAME Small Business Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center on November 4, 2015

A day that began with an in-depth keynote address on the value of relationships culminated with 2,000 attendees heeding that advice by making connections and building networks during the Ice Breaker reception in a sold-out Exhibit Hall. In between, day one of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans included 12 education and training […]

David Nour Kicks Off the 2015 SBC!


The 2015 SAME Small Business Conference in New Orleans officially kicked off Wednesday morning with a keynote address by David Nour, renowned global business adviser and strategist. Nour dived right into what businesses really need to focus on to achieve long-term success—including putting the customer at the center of everything you do, always be planning for […]

#SAMESBC Starts Nov. 4!


Time for a “By the Numbers” preview of the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference, which starts next week, Nov. 4, in New Orleans!   1:  Tour of the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System 2:  Keynote Speakers featured at SBC 4:  Mega Sessions featuring SBA, USACE, NAVFAC and AFCEC 8:  Hours […]

SBC Starts November 4!


  The premier A/E/C industry small business conference is less than two weeks away! The 2015 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs—to be held Nov. 4-6 in New Orleans, La.—is shaping up to be the largest, most diverse, most effective and most beneficial SBC for you to attend ever! […]

“Just Say Yes!” — Recapping the 2015 Post Leaders Workshop


  More than 120 Post Leaders representing over 60 Posts from across SAME descended on Old Town Alexandria, Sept. 20-22, for the Summer 2015 Post Leaders Workshop. While the workshop may have overlapped into the first official day of fall, there was no cooling down the tremendous enthusiasm throughout the sessions, epitomized by a popular […]

Recapping the 2015 Federal Project Delivery Symposium

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  After three days of in-depth education and training sessions during the 2015 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium, the final takeaway is clear: better integration and cohesion does not guarantee success….but it does better enable successful project delivery. Research presented during the General Session Wednesday morning drove home the point that if the government wants […]

SBC Headed to The Big Easy: Nov. 4-6, 2015


August has arrived, and that means we are just three months away from the 2015 SAME Small Business Conference for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs! SBC is the premier event for small businesses looking to increase their presence and performance in the federal A/E/C marketplace; for large businesses to engage with potential teaming partners; […]

Preview the 2015 Federal Project Delivery Symposium


How much do you know about design-build, and other integrated project delivery methods? Did you know that 81 percent of military projects and 35 percent of government projects in the United States utilize design-build? The 2015 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium, being held Aug. 18-20 in Washington, D.C., features a diverse program chock-full of professional development […]

JETC: Recapping Day 3


Business in the front and party in the back. That’s Day 3 of the 2015 JETC! The “business” started early at 0730 with the Post Awards Breakfast & Annual Business Meeting. The morning both reported to the membership the financial and operational status of the Society and celebrated the accomplishments of SAME’s Posts in support […]

JETC: Recapping Day 2


Just a few minutes past 0800, Day 2 of the 2015 JETC started with SAME President John Mogge providing a “State of the Society” address, in which he looked back at the accomplishments of SAME over the past year and then set the stage for the next five years towards the organization’s centennial in 2020. […]

JETC: Opening General Session


In a morning that began with stirring renditions of patriotic and gospel songs from the local Cypress Springs High School Chorus and culminated with The Honorable Tom White, former Secretary of the Army, reminding the audience that the United States, more than anywhere else in the world, has the opportunity to open up markets, create […]

JETC: Recapping Day 1


The cross-cutting interests of SAME members were on full display during the kickoff sessions of the 2015 JETC, which were hosted by the SAME Committee & Councils. Think Drones in Environmental Engineering. Or an inside look at the Army’s Net Zero Strategy. Perhaps architecture is more your speed, and in that case, you’d be curious […]

SAME Award Recipients to be Honored at JETC

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The SAME awards and medals recipients will for the first time be honored during the annual Society Ball at the 2015 JETC in Houston. This year’s honorees epitomize excellence in their profession, support of the SAME mission, and dedication to the national security. From a cadet first class at the U.S. Air Force Academy to a career civil […]

2015 JETC Just Days Away!


The 2015 JETC, being held May 19-21 in Houston, is truly shaping up to be a “joint” engineering training conference. Engineers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Public Health Service will be making their way to the Space City, and a higher number of representatives from other public agencies will be on […]

2015 JETC Preview: A/E/C and Business Development Tracks


Responsible for business development at your company or looking to make a career transition? Are you engaged in A/E/C projects for your firm or agency? A diverse mix of education and training sessions offering PDHs in Business Development and A/E/C Insights along with many other specially tailored sessions awaits attendees of the 2015 SAME Joint […]

3 Ps of Resilience: Recapping the 2015 CIS


From college engineering students to the former Chief Commercialization Officer of the United States, the 2015 Critical Infrastructure Symposium brought together government, industry and academia for a dynamic two-day exchange of knowledge on the topic of resilience: where we are, where we are headed, and what else we need to know. The theme of the […]

2015 JETC in Focus: Energy & National Security Sessions


Energy and National Security. They are inextricably linked. As the nation pushes to become a net energy exporter by 2020 and beyond, the global landscape may very well begin to change with it. How is National Security tied to energy innovation and development. Where will the money come to propel our Energy momentum forward? What […]

IBOW X: Explore Overseas Opportunities!


The tenth annual SAME International Business Opportunity Webinar Series begins at 10 a.m., Tuesday March 31, continuing with sessions being held on five other days through Thursday, April 9. IBOW X offers professionals real-time insight into global A/E/C opportunities supporting the U.S. government. And, sessions are always available for listening On Demand to fit your schedule […]

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