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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. […]

Recapping the FY2018 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings

The FY2018 DOD & Federal Agency Program Briefings, part of 2017 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 […]

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 […]

SBC Registration Already Past 1,600!

Registration for the 2016 SAME Small Business Conference (SBC) for Federal Engineering, Construction & Environmental Programs at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., has already exceeded 1,600 people and the Exhibit Hall is sold out! Be a part of the more than 2,000 A/E/C professionals expected at SBC, Nov. 16–18, by registering today at www.same.org/sbc. […]

SBC: Recapping Day 3

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

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

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Finishing the Job in New Orleans”

The capstone of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System is the Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps project for the 17th Street (above), Orleans Avenue, and London Avenue canals in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes. Scheduled for completion ahead of the 2017 hurricane season, the three structures are intended to provide a surge barrier against storms coming across Lake Pontchartrain and to pump outfall canal drainage flows back into the lake during non-tropical storm events. PHOTO COURTESY PCCP CONSTRUCTORS, A JOINT VENTURE

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Achieving the Unprecedented in New Orleans”

Inner Harbor Navigation Canal program sector gates, surge barrier, and floodwalls under construction. The methods that rapidly brought multiple lines of defense to bear on reducing risk in greater New Orleans can guide other communities facing impacts from climate change. PHOTO COURTESY OF USACE

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Coastal Fortifications of New Orleans”

USACE installed the sector gate leafs at Bayou Dupre in April 2011. These are the tallest sector gates in the HSDRRS. USACE photo by Paul Floro

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 […]

#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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Physical Modeling in Coastal Engineering”

Engineers inspect the sector gate as water is released through the gates from the polder behind the surge barrier. These conditions created the maximum force designers had to overcome in order to open the gates after a storm's withdrawal.

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Protecting New Orleans”

The Seabrook Floodgate (concept model shown) will reduce surge risk from Lake Ponchartrain.

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 […]

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Geotechnical Engineering in New Orleans”

Soil samples are prepared for testing at a state-of-the-art laboratory established to develop geotechnical data in support of the effort to bring the existing 350-mi levee system of New Orleans, La., to a 100-year level of protection before the 2011 hurricane season.

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 […]

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! […]

TME Looks Back: “Bailing Out America’s Water Infrastructure”

Levee construction in New Orleans.

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Developing a Cost Estimate for New Orleans”

Levee improvements are being made along the south shore of Lake Ponchartrain, which forms the northern boundary of New Orleans, La., and its suburbs.

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 […]

TME Looks Back: “Inventorying Levees to Improve Safety”

Data collection of levees and floodwall.

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 […]

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