2013 JETC Networking Events


The 2013 Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC) is almost here! The conference is packed with educational sessions, workshops, tours and meetings that will surely fill your schedule and professional development hour (PDH) sheets. But as you plan your individual itineraries during the conference, we’d like to remind you to take advantage of our exciting networking events. Not only is networking an effective tool in building and maintaining professional relationships for leads and sales, these events also give you the chance to wind down and make the most of your visit in San Diego!

Don’t miss out on these fun, networking events and activities:

Young Member, NCO and Fellows Event
Tuesday, May 21

6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
USS Midway/Hangar Deck
If you are a Young Member, NCO or Fellow, please join us for this  event. To be held at the USS Midway, guests can explore more than 60 exhibits and tour 25 restored aircrafts. This event is only open to Young Members, NCOs, Fellows and invited guests who are registered to attend JETC.

Ice Breaker
Tuesday, May 21
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

USS Midway
The Ice Breaker reception is a great way to kick-off your JETC experience as well as meet existing and potential business partners! This premier networking event will be held at the exciting USS Midway, one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers.

5K Run
Wednesday, May 22

6:00 a.m.-7:15 a.m.
Enjoy a run along the beautiful San Diego Harbor! The route is relatively flat, allowing runners to traverse through the Embarcadero Park and the San Diego Harbor with ease. Sights to behold include views of Seaport Village and sunrise at the Pacific Ocean. This is a great way to stay on top of your fitness goals and meet other runners.

Honors Luncheon
Wednesday, May 22

12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Take part in the Honors Luncheon and show your support for individuals who have shown impeccable dedication and contribution to the engineering profession. Watch as the five Engineering Service Chiefs and the U.S. Marine Corps honor the 2013 SAME award and medal recipients.

Post Awards Breakfast, Annual Business Meeting & Installation of New SAME President
Thursday, May 23

7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Robert D. “Bob” Wolff, Ph.D., P.E., F.SAME, SAME Executive Director, will present the Annual SAME Business Meeting and installation of the incoming SAME President. SAME President Anthony F. “Tony” Leketa, P.E., SES (Ret.), Parsons, will deliver Post Streamer Awards for outstanding Post achievements.  Show your support and meet the Post Leaders who help further the SAME Mission.

Society Ball Reception & Dinner
Thursday, May 23
6:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Conclude the 2013 JETC in elegance! The evening begins with a cocktail reception, followed by a sit-down, plated dinner with entertainment and dancing. SAME President Anthony Leketa, P.E., F.SAME, Parsons, will address approximately 800 people in an upscale, formal setting. If you want to see your SAME leaders at their best, you will want to attend this event.


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