SAME NW/SW Joint Regional Training Symposium in Portland, Oregon, November 3-6, 2014. Symposium topics are relevant, timely and presented by industry experts.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Rear Admiral (Ret) Gary A. Engle, PE; Steven Stockton, Director of Civil Works, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE); Lorri Lee, Pacific Northwest Regional Director for the Bureau of Reclamation; and Chris Taylor, Executive Director of the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange (a multi-state/Canadian province funded entity tasked with promoting Public/Private funding strategies).
Educational opportunities in six three hour sessions presented by leading industry experts will provide professional development credits on topics of critical interest:
• Fish Passage
• Riding the Technology Wave
• Water Resources
• Trends in Procurement Methodology
• Water Supply
Technical Tour of Bonneville Dam – Symposium attendees will also enjoy a rare opportunity to tour the inner workings of this iconic hydroelectric dam and navigational lock that is part of the 350-mile Columbia/Snake River Inland navigation system. You will see the turbines and locks in action and witness the Corps' efforts to promote fish (and eel!) passage
Registration is now open! To register: Go to http://posts.same.org/Portland/home.html For the latest Symposium updates see the website.