Tag Archives | design-build

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Design-Build in St. Bernard Parish”

Hurricane Katrina caused extensive damage to three pump stations in St. Bernard Parish that operate during storm events to remove stormwater from behind the protective levee system that surrounds the parish.

To observe the 10th Anniversary of the relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina, SAME will look back through the pages of The Military Engineer magazine on the recovery in the wake of the tragedy and the engineering, risk management, and technology innovations that emerged in the months and years after to mitigate the impact to New Orleans from future […]

Recapping the 2015 Federal Project Delivery Symposium

  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 […]

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 […]

Making Project Delivery Happen

To borrow from the U.S. Postal Service’s 1990s slogan, “We Deliver for You.” That concept, of delivering successful, efficient and sustainable projects to the federal government, connected every aspect of the 2014 SAME/DBIA Federal Project Delivery Symposium…from the opening keynote through the closing debrief. Held Aug. 19-21 in Washington, D.C., at the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel, […]

DBIA/SAME Seeking Design-Build Presentations

Engaged in design-build in the federal marketplace? Have a story to share, a project to present, or a challenge you overcame? The Society of American Military Engineers and the Design-Build Institute of America are seeking speakers and presentations for the upcoming 2014 Federal Project Delivery Symposium. The deadline to submit is fast-approaching: Wednesday, April 23, […]