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Alabama ASCE-APWA 2015 Summer Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robert Thompson   
Monday, 30 March 2015 00:00

 

 

 

Alabama Section ASCE and Alabama Chapter APWA

Summer Meeting 2015

July 27-29, Orange Beach, AL


The joint Alabama Section ASCE and Alabama Chapter APWA Summer Meeting returns to the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama on July 27-29, 2015.

NEW THIS YEAR - The conference will be held Monday through Wednesday!

We have plenty of opportunities available for companies to support the meeting and get great networking as Exhibitors and Sponsors. Speakers are also being sought to provide a full technical program.

If you are not subscribed to the Alabama Section  email list and want to receive updates and more information, sign up at this link.

 

TECHNICAL PROGRAM AND AGENDA (update 7/20/15)


CALL FOR SPEAKERS HERE

CONFERENCE ATTENDEE REGISTRATION ONLINE HERE

SPONSOR AND EXHIBITOR ON-LINE REGISTRATION HERE

With the joint ASCE-APWA meeting format, there are excellent opportunities for both attendees and vendors/exhibitors:

  • Attendees
    • Networking
    • Continuing Education
    • Large number and variety of vendors
    • Golf Tournament
    • Equipment Rodeo - learn about and see equipment on display on Friday morning!
  • Vendors/Exhibitors
    • A larger meeting with a larger audience for you to make contacts, market your services
    • Support both organizations and the engineering profession
    • Golf Tournament

 

HOTEL INFORMATION HERE

The Group room rate (per night plus tax) at PBR is $234/night for Standard rooms, $254 for Pool View rooms, and $294 for Gulf Front rooms. We have to meet a certain minimum number of room-nights, so we hope you will consider staying at the conference hotel. Download the "Hotel Information" above for room reservation instructions.

Group rates will be available three days prior to and three days following the event based upon space and rate availability at the time the reservation is confirmed.  That means you can come down the weekend before the conference and enjoy a couple of days at the beach before things get started!  Or stay the rest of the week before heading back to work and the start of school.

To reserve a room, call the toll free Group Reservations Telephone Number (800) 634-8001 or go on-line to:www.perdidobeachresort.com. Use Booking ID # 11637 (ASCE 2015 Alabama Section Summer Meeting) to get the group rate. Reserve before Monday, June 22nd.

 

Information links:

GENERAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION COMING SOON - Including hotel information

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

REGISTRATION FORM (for mail-in registration) - Coming Soon!

Deadline for early registration is July 17th (register on-line or postmark mail registration).

 

 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

Sponsors and Exhibitors are essential to the success of the meeting.

Sponsor Fee includes: Logo on all conference materials and name recognition throughout conference. Conference registration or Golf is NOT included with Sponsor Fee. Golf Sponsorship are available (see below).

Exhibitor Fee includes: Exhibitor Fee includes: 8ft x 8ft booth area with skirted table and chair, Full Registration for Conference (1 or 2 Attendees), and 1-2 minutes of time during lunch on Thursday for Vendor Presentations. Golf Registration is NOT included. Golf Sponsorship are available (see below). An Exhibit Floor Plan is not yet available, but booth selection preference will be in order of receipt of payment.

Seafood Dinner Sponsorship: New for 2015!  Help underwrite the cost of our family seafood dinner on Tuesday night.  Sponsorships are $500 and will include recognition at the dinner and during the conference. Registration for the conference is NOT INCLUDED.  Exhibitor Booth is NOT INCLUDED.

Sponsorships or Vendor/Exhibitors can be registered on-line here with payment by credit card or check.

ONLINE SPONSOR AND REGISTRATION REGISTRATION HERE

Registration can also be done by completing the form linked below and mailing it with check as instructed on the form.

SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR FORM FOR MAIL IN (to download as a fillable PDF form, right click and save to your computer).

Contact: Lawren Pratt ((205) 263-2145 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).

 

 

2015 ASCE/APWA Golf Tournament

Glenlakes Golf Club

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

9530 Clubhouse Drive, Foley, AL 36535

The 17th Annual ASCE Summer Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, July 29th at GlenLakes Golf Course, 9530 Clubhouse Dr., Foley, Alabama 36533. We’ll have a shotgun start at 12:30 pm. Lunch will be served at 11:30 am. As an Exhibitor at the conference, vendors can register to play golf for $50 per person. Door prizes are encouraged from vendors and sponsors.

What Is the Format?

The tournament format will be a 4-person team “Dog Fight.” Each player plays his/her own ball. A point system is used based on the score of the hole (Bogey, Par, Birdie, Eagle) and the players' individual handicaps plus their previous ASCE tournament scores.

What Are the Prizes?
Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and last place.
Donated prizes will be given away for the closest to the pin contests (par 3 holes), longest drive (par 5 holes), and door prizes at the awards presentation after golf.

Pay by credit card or check.  We have mane an on-line registration site for golf available for both purchasing a Golf Sponsor and for those conference attendees that need to pay for golf separately and want to use a credit card. Exhibitors and Guests can also sign up on-line. Exhibitors MUST be registered and paid as an Exhibitor. Guests MUST be invited as a participant of a team.

GOLF INFORMATION SHEET

ON-LINE GOLF REGISTRATION HERE

Forms for download and tournament details are at the links below.

DOWNLOAD FORM FOR TEAM SPONSORS, HOLE SPONSORS, and DRIVE SPONSORS

MEETING EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION GOLF FORM

Tournament Coordinator:

Kenny Nichols, Volkert, Inc., (251) 654.2989, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015 11:23
 
Alabama Section ASCE 2015 Winter Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robert Thompson   
Monday, 12 January 2015 12:58

Registration is now open for the 2015 Alabama Section Winter Meeting in Tuscaloosa.  The meeting will be held at the Hotel Capstone on February 19, 2015.  The agenda includes speakers from state and local government, academia, and private industry on several civil engineering topics. The meeting agenda can be found here.  The full meeting brochure is linked below.

UPDATE! (2/17/15) - Parking Information, Program Updates.

UPDATE! (2/9/15) - Program Schedule Update, sponsor list update.

UPDATE! (2/2/15) - Click Here for updates on hotel, door prizes, and registration.

The agenda also includes a special keynote speaker, Mr. Richard (Dick) Burleson, P.E., Vice President of Neel-Schaffer, retired Major General in the U.S. Army Reserve, and a football official in the Southeastern Conference for 25 years that included serving as Chief Referee and President of the SEC. He officiated fifteen major bowl games, the SEC Championship game, and the National Championship Rose Bowl. He is now an SEC staff advisor on officiating and evaluates officials performance each Saturday from the SEC Command Center.  Mr. Burleson is a great speaker and always has keen insights on teamwork, leadership, and management.

Conference Sponsorships are still available for $150.  Download Sponsor information at the link below.

On-line registration is now open at http://bit.ly/ascewinterconference. Register by mail by downloading the registration form here or at the link below.

Overnight accommodations are available at the Hotel Capstone at the group rate of $120/night.  Ask for the ASCE Group Rate. Reservations should be made by January 20th as all reservations after this date will be subject to room availability.  Hotel information:

Hotel Capstone - 320 Paul Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 - 205-752-3200 - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

2015 Winter Meeting Brochure

2015 Winter Meeting Agenda

2015 Winter Meeting Registration Form

2015 Winter Meeting Sponsorship Form

For more information contact:

William Wheless, ASCE Tusc-Branch VP, 205-792-4586, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 February 2015 14:39
 
Save the Date - February 19, 2015 - Alabama Section Winter Meeting 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robert Thompson   
Monday, 24 November 2014 14:41

The 2015 Winter Meeting of the Alabama Section ASCE will be Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  The location will be the Hotel Capstone.  The Section Board of Directors will meet the evening of February 18th.  Details will be coming soon!

 
2014 Report Card for Alabama's Infrastructure PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Leggett   
Saturday, 15 November 2014 17:05

We are now looking for volunteers to help in assembling the 2014 Report Card for Alabama's Infrastructure.  There are 16 categories: Aviation, Bridges, Dams, Drinking Water, Energy, Hazardous Waste, Inland Waterways, Levees, Public Parks and Recreation, Rail, Roads, Schools, Solid Waste, Transit, Wastewater, and Ports.  For more information, please email Shelia Montgomery Mills at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

You can also see ASCE's 2013 report card at www.infrastructurereportcard.org.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 15 November 2014 17:57
 
Alabama DOT to host STGEC 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robert Thompson   
Thursday, 07 August 2014 14:52

Alabama is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 45th Annual Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference (STGEC) in Mobile, Alabama the week of October 27- 30, 2014. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel. The venue is located along the scenic Mobile Bay.

The registration fee for the conference is $225.00 for registrations received by October 3, 2014. Registrations received after that date will be $275.00. The registration fee covers meals, welcome package, and field trip. On-site registration will be from 2:00-6:00 pm Monday afternoon, October 27th and 7:30 -10:30 am Tuesday morning, October 28th.  You can register online at http://stgec.org or download a form for mail-in.

Exhibit space will be available for up to 40 vendors. Each space will be an 8’x10’ booth. The cost of the booth will be $1200.00 and includes one conference registration fee. All associated cost including power, wireless internet, two chairs, pipe and drape, etc, is covered in the fee. Vendor setup will begin on Monday afternoon, October 27, 2014 with teardown set for Thursday morning, October 30, 2014.  Exhibit space can be reserved on line at http://stgec.org or a form can be downloaded for mail-in.

The program will begin with a golf tournament at Timbercreek Golf Club on Monday afternoon followed by a reception that evening. The conference will begin on Tuesday morning and continue through Thursday. A field trip is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

The room cost at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel has been set at $119.00 per night. To register online with the hotel, please visit our website to access the link to the group rate. You may also call the hotel at 1 (800) 922-3298. If you call in, you will need to mention that you are with “STGEC”. The cutoff date for reserving a room at the set rate is Friday, October 3, 2014. There is a fee for parking of $14.00 per day for self parking or $19.00 per day for valet.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014 15:19
 
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