2016 E-Week Seminar Series

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
  • 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Grapevine Banquets (former Hearthstone Manor), Depew, New York
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Registration

  • Current paid members of NSPE (any chapter). You must log-in to access the member rate.
  • For Non-Members of NSPE (General Public)
  • Only for speakers and invited student volunteers at the event.
  • Student Discount Rate for Full Time Students. No PDHs Awarded. Does not include pre-arranged student volunteers for event.

2016 E-Week Seminar Series

Friday, February 26, 2016
7:15AM to 5:00PM

Grapevine Banquets (formerly Hearthstone Manor) 
333 Dick Road, Depew, New York

7 PDHs Available!

Register online at www.erieniagarape.org/events

Cost:

NSPE Members (Any Chapter) - $99.00
Non-NSPE Members - $249.00
Students (Non-Volunteers) - No PDHs - $40.00
New Members - Free**

Schedule:

7:15AM-8:00AM – Breakfast and Registration
8:00AM-9:00 AM – Session 1 (1 PDH)
9:15 AM-10:15 AM – Session 2 (1 PDH)
10:15AM-10:45AM – Coffee Break
10:45 AM-11:45 AM – Session 3 (1 PDH)
11:45AM-1:30PM – Lunch & Lunch Speaker (1 PDH)
1:30PM-2:30PM – Session 4 (1 PDH)
2:40PM-3:40PM – Session 5 (1 PDH)
3:40PM-4:00PM – Soda Break
4:00PM-5:00PM – Session 6 (1 PDH)

Currently scheduled to speak (all speakers and slots subject to change):

CIVIL TRACK:

  1. Dam Safety Performance Monitoring, Lori Gale, NYPA
  2. Traffic Management Systems in WNY - Athena Hutchens, PE – NITTEC
  3. St. Lawrence Ice Sluice Drum Gate Re-design, Sal Lamsal, NYPA
  4. Ohio Street Green Infrastructure - Michael Leydecker, PE Wendel
  5. Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls, Frank Adams, PE – Golder Associates
  6. Gibsonville Stream Restoration, Letchworth State Park, James J. Janora, CPESC, CPSWQ - McMann and Mahon, and Marc Kenward, P.E. of Erdman Anthony 

MECHANICAL TRACK:

  1. HVAC Optimization for the GRoW House- Nicholas B. Rajkovich, PhD, AIA, & team, University at Buffalo
  2. Recycling Building Energy to maximize system efficiency  - Greg Snyder - TP Woodside
  3. Engineering Controls for Legionella in Domestic Water and Cooling Towers - Charles Bertuch, P.E., Bergmann Associates
  4. Mechanical Loading and Design Considerations of Wind Turbines, Frank Silvernail, PE, SunEdison 
  5. Hydro-turbine Generator Fatigue Issues, Peter Ludewig, NYPA
  6. Effective Equipment Specs: Specifying and Competitively Bidding Equipment – Kevin O'Beirne, PE, Arcadis (Buffalo NY)

ELECTRICAL TRACK:

  1. Modern Substation Automation System based on IEC-61850 Technology, Deepak Maragal, NYPA
  2. High efficiency strategies/solutions for high availability power systems (critical power), C. Mayo Tabb Jr., Sr. Regional Manager- AC Power, Emerson Network Power
  3. Transformer Monitoring & Diagnostics, Randy Cox & Arvin Joshi, GE
  4. Protective Grounding, Jim Sheldon, NYPA
  5. Data Centers and Internet Connectivity, Rob McCarthy, Verizon
  6. Non-Contact Transmission Line Monitoring, Dr. Nathan Pinney, Genscape

ENVIRONMENTAL TRACK:

  1. Formation and control of disinfection byproducts in drinking water and wastewater recycling, Dr. Ning Dai, University at Buffalo
  2. Using Adaptive Management to Expedite Remediation at a Superfund Mega-Site, John Fazzolari, PE (NY), Ecology and Environment, Gary Klawinski, USEPA Region 2, Project Director, Hudson River PCB Cleanup Project
  3. Lead, Teflon and How Fiduciary Duties Can Stick - Brian Sutter, Esq. - Sugarman Law Firm
  4. Olean Wastewater Treatment Case Study - Lori Lehnen, PE- L2 Engineering, DPC and Michael Manning, PE O’Brien & Gere
  5. New OSHA Silica Rule, Loren Anderson, CIH, Golder Associates
  6. OSHA Regulatory Update, Gordon Delays - Buffalo Office of OSHA

LUNCH SPEAKER:

  • Cost Effective Engineering Techniques for Environmental Benefits, Sarah Piecuch, New York State DOT
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