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2017 Industry Day

The Greater Kansas City (GKC) Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is pleased to invite you to participate in our 9th Annual Industry Day Education & Training Workshop. This year’s event will be held at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) Union on March 27-28, 2017. We’re happy to say we’re putting together a great program for everyone, with a broad selection of topics to choose from. Registration opened January 23, 2017. Check back often for updates to the agenda. 


The agenda for this year's event is as follows:




Menu and Instructions for Registration/Sponsorship

To register for the event, click here

Individual Registration
Price: $200
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC

Gold Sponsor (Includes one registration, advertisement on local post website, and logo on workshop boards and handouts)
Price: $1,000
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC

Silver Sponsor (Includes one registration and logo on workshop boards and handouts)
Price: $500
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC

Booth (Includes one registration, one 2' by 6' table (no power supply available.))
Price: $550
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC

Social Sponsor (Limited to two companies. Five individuals can attend (please contact Melissa Kelly at (913) 307-2527 for more information). Includes one table available for your company's marketing materials, and logo on registration board at the event. Sponsor can bring a 24"x36" board with company information for high top table.)
Price: $500
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Tom Fooleries

Breakfast Sponsor (Limited to one company. Sponsor will be recognized during conference and on display boards.)
Price: $250
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC Union

Snack Sponsor (Limited to one company. Sponsor will be recognized during conference and on display boards.)
Price: $250
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC Union

Lunch Sponsor (Limited to one company. Sponsor will be recognized during conference and on display boards.)
Price: $250
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC Union

Guest for Monday Social
Price: $35
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: UMKC

Guest for Tuesday Social
Price: $35
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Central Time)
Location: Tom Fooleries

To register for the event, click here

Travel and Lodging Information

Event attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Below are hotel, rental car and airport information.

Lodging
Conference rate available at Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza

Parking
Free parking on the UMKC Campus will be provided on levels 5 and 6 of the Cherry Street garage.

Car Rental from KCI Airport
All rental car companies share a Grey Rental Car Shuttle stopping at marked terminal medians.

Company

Phone Number

Web Address

Alamo

(816) 464-5151

www.alamo.com

Avis

(816) 243-5760

www.avis.com

Budget

(816) 243-5757

www.budgetkc.com

Dollar

(800) 800-4000

www.dollar.com

Enterprise

(816) 464-2500

www.enterprise.com

Hertz

(816) 243-5765

www.hertz.com

National

(816) 243-5770

www.nationalcar.com

Payless

(816) 464-2100

www.paylesscarrental.com

Thrifty

(816) 464-5600

www.thrifty.com


Alternate Transportation

Super Shuttle: (800) 243-6383 or (816) 243-5000, fee $17 (one way)
Estimated Taxi Fare: $40.00 (one way)

Conference Hall Information

Social Events

Ice-Breaker
The event kickoff will be held on Monday, March 27th in the Exhibit Hall from 5-8pm. The event is free to conference registrants. Additional guests are welcome to attend but must be registered on RegOnline.

Social Event
The Evening Social will be held on Tuesday, March 28th at Tomfooleries on the Plaza (612 West 47th Street) from 5-8pm. Directions and a site map can be found on their website.

Sponsors

Annual Sponsors
AECOM (Booth #29)
Affinis (Booth #11)
Burns & McDonnell (Booth #36)
Cabrera Services (Booth #21)
Ecology and Environmental (Booth #7)
HDR (Booth #9)
HNTB (Booth #18)
Insight (Booth #19)
JE Dunn Construction (Booth #26)
Louis Berger Group (Booth #8)
Poole Fire Protection (Booth #20)
Sevenson Environmental Services (Booth #6)
Stantec (Booth #28)
Tepa, LLC (Booth #10)
Terracon (Booth #24)
Tetra Tech (Booth #27)
Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects (Booth #2)
Yaeger Architecture (Booth #1)

Gold Sponsors
AMEC Foster Wheeler
CDM Smith
Comanche Nation Construction, LLC
GEO Consultants Corp.
McCarthy Building Companies (Booth #33)

Silver Sponsors
Environmental Quality Management, Inc.
HydroGeoLogic, Inc.
Leidos
Leo A Daly
North Wind Group (Booth #30)
O'Brien & Gere (Booth #5)
Siemens Building Technology
Stanley Consultants

Booth Sponsors
Aerial Services Inc. (Booth #15)
Aerostar SES LLC (Booth #39)
ARCADIS US, Inc. (Booth #25)
Black & Veatch (Booth #35)
Contech Engineered Solutions (Booth #16)
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (Booth #4)
Envirocon, Inc. (Booth #17)
Firelake Construction, Inc. (Booth #32)
JRW Bioremediation (Booth #42)
Los Alamos Technical Associates, Inc. (Booth #14)
LT Leon Associates, Inc. (Booth #31)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Booth #41)
Olsson Associates (Booth #34)
Ross & Baruzzini, Inc. (Booth #22)
Schnabel Engineering (Booth #40)
SCI Engineering (Booth #13)
Surveying and Mapping, LLC (Booth #3)
TLI Solutions Inc. (Booth #23)
Zapata (Booth #12)

Social Sponsors
Black & Veatch (Booth #35)

Lunch Sponsors
ARCADIS US, Inc. (Booth #25)

One-on-One Instructions

To register for a one-on-one session, click here.

Contact Us

Registration         
Scott Opie
(913) 214-3153
Hanson Professional Services
sopie@hanson-inc.com

Additional Information
Melissa Kelley
(816) 352-9856
Henderson Engineers
melissa.kelley@hei-eng.com

Hotel/Reservations
Melissa Kelley
(816) 352-9856
Henderson Engineers
melissa.kelley@hei-eng.com

Call for Presentations

What topics are we looking for?

Engineering, architecture and construction topics are always of interest to our membership, in addition to topics revolving around contracting, procurement, small business participation, green design, etc. Topics are not limited to these categories, though, so please let us know what you think would be new and exciting! Presentations should be 45 minutes to one hour in length.

No Sales Pitches, Please
SAME is looking for presentations that are educational in nature and of interest to our membership. If you are interested in selling something to our membership, you are welcome to register as an exhibitor.

Registration
Speakers at Industry Day are offered a complimentary registration to attend the event.

Submission
Please provide your contact information, the title of your proposed presentation and a brief summary of your proposed presentation. Please limit this to 400 words or less and provide a word document or pdf.

Email your proposal to Industry Day Chair Melissa.Kelley@hei-eng.com by January 20, 2017, for consideration. All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by the Industry Day Committee.

Submittees will be notified in mid-February of selection for presentation.