The link to the Flickr site mentioned this morning is linked below. Please add pictures and check out pictures from the conference!
The international conference in Norfolk is under way! The board of directors met yesterday, your chapter directors were in attendance. Talk to your chapter director if you wish to find out more of what type of items were voted on and discussed!
The welcome reception is tonight from 6-8!
Check back here for posts throughout the week!
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Early every calendar year, the SAWE Awards Committee emails chapter Directors in search of nominations for the Richard Boynton Lifetime Achievement, Honorary Fellow, Fellow, and Ed Payne Outstanding Young Engineer awards. The awards recognize exceptional young engineers as well as those who have contributed to the advancement of the society. The Awards Committee announces the winners at the yearly Awards Banquet held at the end of the International Conference. The winners announced at the Irving, Texas conference that just concluded include : Robert W. Ridenour (Saint Louis) – Richard Boynton Lifetime Achievement award, Clint Bower (United Kingdom) – Honorary Fellow award, Robert Hundl (Houston) – Honorary Fellow award, Ian David Bennett (Canada) – Fellow award, Claudia Rosenberger (Central European) – Fellow award, Dan Rowley (Los Angeles) – Fellow award, Clint Stephenson (Houston) – Fellow award, Brian Huber (Texas) – Ed Payne Outstanding Young Engineer award, Lori Sandberg (Houston) – Ed Payne Outstanding Young Engineer award, and Simone Umbach (Central European) – Ed Payne Outstanding Young Engineer award. Congratulations!
Congratulations to Matthew Knickerbocker of the University of Colorado Boulder for winning the scholarship awarded by the SAWE Texas 2018 International Conference. As a Junior studying Aerospace Engineering, some of his accomplishments to date include attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant with the United States Air Force, interning as an Engineer with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, making the Deans list since 2016, and being inducted into Sigma Gamma Tau, the national aerospace engineering society. Matthew intends to continue his studies to earn his BS and MS degrees. He aspires to specialize in aerodynamics and aircraft design to become an aerodynamicist on a modern aircraft program. Kudos Matthew. You are highly deserving of this award. The SAWE looks forward to your continued high level of success.
Please reserve your room for the SAWE Texas 2018 International Conference by the April 13, 2018 at 5 PM Central time cutoff time to get the SAWE rate and help us meet our contract requirement with the Sheraton DFW. Navigate to https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1708024280&key=21B77EF2 and book your room today. T-4 weeks until ignition!
I am please to announce that the Hampton Roads chapter has secured the location for both the 2018 Regional Conference (September 2018) and 2019 International Conference (May 2019) at the Hilton Norfolk, a.k.a “The Main”. The Main is Norfolk’s newest and most modern hotel and is situated right in the heart of downtown Norfolk. The Hampton Roads chapter encourages all of you to take a moment to check out their website by using the following link: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hilton-norfolk-the-main-ORFWAHH/index.html
We’re very excited about our venue and look forward to hosting all of you there. If you are like me, you’ll want to check out the venue online now that we have made the announcement for the hotel. There will be no shortage of restaurants, shops, and activities for you to fill up your spare time with this location in downtown Norfolk. The Main itself has an impressive selection for dining in and plenty of modern and flexible meeting and conference rooms for us to enjoy!
We’d like to thank D. Jay Feldman for helping us to secure great room rates and amenities for both conferences as well as our Conference Co-Chairs Melissa Cooley and Amanda Cutright and our Facility Co-Chairs A. J. Bierbauer and Alan Titcomb.
David Cash (President – Hampton Roads Chapter)
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 International Conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany.
The SAWE Board of Director’s would like to thank the Central European Chapter for preparing their successful bid and we all look forward to a great conference!
Your next 3 conferences are:
77th SAWE International Conference: Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; May 5-10th, 2018
78th SAWE International Conference: Hampton Roads; 2019
79th SAWE International Conference: Hamburg, Germany; 2020