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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TISP Becomes SAME Council

At the SAME Board of Direction meeting May 18 in Houston, the board voted to approve the full integration of The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) into SAME as a council, which includes a voting position on the board for the TISP chair. SAME has served as Secretariat of TISP for several years and a number […]

Upcoming Webinars: Facility Training & Munitions Response

Mark your calendars, coming up April 28 and May 7, two SAME Committees will present a timely and informational webinar for professionals in the fields of Facility Management and Environmental Engineering, respectively. SAME Committees & Councils bring together professionals from across industry and government focused on specific disciplines. Throughout the year, they offer webinars in […]

AIA and PDH Credits Available at the DOD Briefs

Planning to attend the FY2016 DOD and Federal Agency Program Briefings taking place March 10-11 in Alexandria, Va.? You’re in luck! In addition to learning valuable information on programs and projects for the upcoming year, you also can take advantage of two topic-specific seminars that have been planned in conjunction with the event. Separate registration […]

SAME and AIA Begin Collaborations in 2015

Kicking off 2015, the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) formed a strategic alliance through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). The MOA agrees to facilitate collaboration and information sharing to enhance the profession of architecture in the Department of Defense and other related federal agencies, and to enhance […]

SAME Architectural Practice Committee Update

The SAME Architectural Practice Committee (APC) just released its newest quarterly newsletter, issued October 2014. Click here to read this insightful collaboration of upcoming events, members news, collaboration with AIA, industry related articles and much more. Paula Loomis, Vice Chair for Collaboration, APC & AIA, kicks off the issue with insight on her new position with […]

Fall Forecast: PDHs in the Air

SAME’s Continuing Education Program has several webinars and onsite courses lined up over the next several weeks to sharpen your skills and boost your professional development, beginning October 21 with a two-part webinar on the Total Building Commissioning Process. “The Total Building Commissioning Process – What it is and What it is Not!” will present and […]

Upcoming Webinar: Compliance with Labor Laws

Ever run afoul of labor laws? Know someone who has? When running a small business, you often have to wear many hats—hats that don’t always fit perfectly off the rack because they’re not your area of expertise. But someone has to take the responsibility on. If you’re a contractor working on a federal project, a […]

Check Out the Latest APC Newsletter

The SAME Architectural Practice Committee is out with its latest newsletter—looking at the recapitalization program of the U.S. Navy’s only “Boot Camp,” RTC-Naval Station Great Lakes; an update on the committee’s most recent quarterly conference call; event reminders; and more. The APC brings together architects from the public and private sector to promote architectural practice within […]

Upcoming Webinar: Federal Procurement Data System

Want to know more about the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS-NG)? Government agencies are responsible for collecting and reporting data on federal procurements through the FPDS-NG. Join our upcoming webinar, Federal Procurement Data System: Learn What Your Competitors May Know to get an interactive opportunity to learn about FPDS-NG with Melea Crouse, Assistant Director, Office […]