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2006 Ethics Conference Oct 2006 WHAT THIS IS ABOUT The Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers is proud to present a two hour lunch- time presentation addressing real life ethical principles. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance certifying two Professional Development Hours of continuing education on the topic of ethics. The Benchmark WHO SHOULD ATTEND This presentation is developed for all professional engineers, architects, landscape architects, professional land The Memphis Chapter of surveyors. Managers and administrators are encouraged to attend. Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers CEU’s and PDH’s AVAILABLE 0.2 Continuing Education Units(CEU’s) 2 Professional development hours (PDH’s) will be granted for this course. Certificates will be presented to those pre-registered at the end of the class. Late registrants will receive their certificate via US mail. October Meeting Announcement INSTRUCTOR Arthur Edward Schwartz CAE Arthur Schwartz is the Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel of the National Society of Professional When: Tuesday, October 10, 2006, Lunch at 11:30 am, Program 11:45 am – 1:15 pm Cost: $12.00 Engineers. He serves as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, Licensure & Qualifications for Where: Christian Brothers University, East Lounge of the Thomas Center, across the hall Practice ...

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The Benchmark
The Memphis Chapter of
Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers
Oct 2006
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October
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2006 Ethics Conference
WHAT THIS IS ABOUT
The Memphis Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers is proud to present a two hour
lunch- time presentation addressing real life ethical principles.
Attendees will receive a certificate of
attendance certifying two Professional Development Hours of continuing education on the topic of ethics.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
T
his presentation is developed for all professional engineers, architects, landscape architects, professional land
surveyors.
Managers and administrators are encouraged to attend.
CEU’s and PDH’s AVAILABLE
0.2 Continuing Education Units(CEU’s) 2 Professional development hours (PDH’s) will be granted for this
course.
Certificates will be presented to those pre-registered at the end of the class.
Late registrants will
receive their certificate via US mail.
INSTRUCTOR
Arthur Edward Schwartz CAE
Arthur Schwartz is the Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel of the National Society of Professional
Engineers.
He serves as staff director to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review, Licensure & Qualifications for
Practice Committee, as well as the NSPE/PEPP Professional Liability Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts
Degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Juris Doctor degree from the American
University/Washington College of Law.
Mr. Schwartz writes an ethics column and legal column in NSPE’s
monthly publication
PE
as well as a column on ethics for
Structural Engineer
magazine.
WHEN - WHERE
Monday November 13, 2006
Memphis, Tennessee
EnSafe, Inc.
5724 Summer Trees Drive
Memphis, TN - Classroom
Choose from Morning or Afternoon session.
REGISTRATION
The registration fee is $100 per person.
Employees of member firms of the American Council of Engineering
Companies will receive a reduced registration of $85 per person. Members of TSPE/NSPE will receive a
reduced registration of $75 per member. Pre-registration deadline Thursday November 9.
Registration after 11/9 - $100 per person
For Information Call
Timothy J. Herndon, P.E. - Chapter Director -901-385-6499 voice
e-mail:
tjherndo@bellsouth.net
IF YOU ARE RECEIVING THIS NEWSLETTER VIA U.S. MAIL AND WOULD
PREFER TO HAVE IT EMAILED, SEND AN EMAIL TO
October Meeting Announcement
When:
Tuesday, October 10, 2006, Lunch at 11:30 am, Program 11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Cost:
$12.00
Where:
Christian Brothers University, East Lounge of the Thomas Center, across the hall
from the cafeteria. A map can be found at
http://www.cbu.edu/Resources/map/
RSVP:
RSVP by Noon, Monday, 10/09/06 to Tom Needham at
tneedham@ssr-inc.com
or (901) 683-3900
Program: ENGINEERS LEAD LEED AND GREEN BUILDING DESIGN
Program will include excerpts for a 16 hour on line course offered by TSPE on Sustainable design.
Topics
covered will be sustainable sites, water efficiency and energy efficiency.
Program will include information
that will have applicability to all engineering disciplines.
Our presenter will be Tom Needham, P.E. who
has practiced engineering in the State of Tennessee as design engineer, project manager, and construction
manager. His engineering and management expertise has improved not only the infrastructure but also the
cityscape of the Memphis community and surrounding area. Notable accomplishments include: program
management for the Memphis Area Transit Authority where he was responsible for the Central Station
renovation and the Medical Center rail extension; project management for the Tennessee Air National
Guard on a master plan for the relocation of the Memphis unit to a new site accommodating C-5 Aircraft;
program management for the IDQ contract with the Memphis Housing Authority; and project management
for Federal Express on design of their Air Operations Training Facility.
This meeting is worth 1.0 PDH.
Do you have news or comments to include in The Benchmark?
Please email Josh Holtgrewe:
jholtgrewe@allenhoshall.com
TO RECEIVE THE BENCHMARK AT A DIFFERENT EMAIL ADDRESS, PLEASE
CONTACT JOSH.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
http://www.cbu.edu/engineering/mspe/
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The Memphis Chapter of
Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers
Return To:
Josh Holtgrewe, E.I.
80 Clear Spring Dr.
Oakland, TN 38060
NSPE Fall 2006 Online Seminars
Web Seminar Registration: NSPE & SAME Members: $100 each session, non-
members: $129.00
Ethics Forum
September 13, October 18, and November 15
Sustainable Development and the Environment
September 13, 2006 – 12:30-1:30 PM (EST)
Professional Competence and Qualifications for Practice
October 18, 2006 - 12:30-1:30 PM (EST)
Honesty and Integrity in Professional Practice
November 15, 2006 - 12:30-1:30 PM (EST)
For regular web seminars, enrollment is per site connection.
Participants will have an opportunity
to submit questions to the presenters via seminar messaging.
All participants will receive
documentation of PDH credit for submission to state licensure boards.
Each 90-minute seminar
earns 1.5 PDH.
For more information, please visit
http://www.nspe.org/education/lqpcfreeseminarregform.doc
See PDH opportunities inside!
Next Meeting: October 10, 2006 – CBU
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Volunteers Needed for Memphis and Shelby County
Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition
The 2007 Memphis and Shelby County regional MATHCOUNTS competition will be Saturday, February 3,
2007.
MATHCOUNTS is a national program for 7th and 8th grade students to encourage them to develop
the tools in mathematics necessary to pursue a career in engineering and science.
The Memphis and Shelby
County MATHCOUNTS program is the major public service activity of our chapter, and our members
organize and proctor our local competition each year, with awards given to the winning students at our
Engineers Week Banquet.
If you would like to help at the February 2007 MATHCOUNTS competition,
please contact Russ Walker (
rwalker@walkermckenzie.com
, (901) 685-7428 ext. 25), our chapter's
MATHCOUNTS chair.