Continuing Education Program-Panama


May 10-11, 2012
Wyndham Bay Point Resort | Panama City Beach, Florida

Join SAME in Panama City, located on the panhandle of northwest Florida! Enjoy the sunshine and earn PDHs by signing up for three CEP courses to to set your career in motion. The SAME Panama City Post will host the SAME CEP Program in conjunction with the Professional Development and Training Symposium. The Program will be held at the Wyndham Bay Point Resort located at 4114 Jan Cooley Drive Panama City Beach, Florida 32408.

For the first time, SAME is now able to offer Professional Development Hours (PDHs) through the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE). The three CEP courses are focused on supporting A/E/C professionals working in and for the engineering services of the U.S. military.

4114 Jan Cooley Drive
Panama City Beach, Florida 32408

SAME has reserved a room block for all CEP-Panama City attendees. The Government room rate per night is $103.00 + tax. To make a reservation call 1-800-996-3426 or click here and use the SAME Group Code: 02016807SA. The cut-off booking date for this special offer is April 1, 2012.

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Energy Management, 12 PDHs, 1.5 days
Thursday May 10th, 2012 1:00pm- 5:00pm
Friday May 11th, 2012 8:00am- 5:00pm

Increasing Sustainability in Existing DOD Buildings, 8 PDHs, 1 day
Friday May 11th, 2012 8:00am- 5:00pm

Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), 8 PDHs, 1 day CANCELLED
Friday May 11th, 2012 8:00am- 5:00pm


SAME - Energy Management for DOD Installations - 1.5 Days, 12 PDHs and 12 LUs/HSW/SD
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The one and a half day Energy Management for DOD Installations course will outline strategies for DOD Installation Owners to improve energy usage. Current DOD Energy Management policies, goal and date reporting will be reviewed. Attendees will learn the best practices to create energy and water saving opportunities for DOD installation owners including renewable energy, energy storage and financing energy investments.

SAME- Increasing the Sustainability of Existing DOD Buildings (1 day, 8 PDHs, USGBC Certified for 7.5 GBCI CE hours)
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Fifteen percent of the buildings owned by the federal government and military services are required to meet the guidelines for High Performance Sustainable Buildings. This course gives facility managers, designers and facility engineers the tools needed to asses and implement sustainability and energy improvements to their facilities. The course uses the well-developed Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Building rating system as a framework for applying overall building sustainability.

SAME - Early Contractor Involvement - (ECI) 1 day, 8 PDHs CANCELLED
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This course will provide participants with an understanding of: The adaptation of FAR Clauses 16.403-2 and 52.216-17 to construction—key terminology/concepts; Structure of the Bid Schedule; Calculation of the Profit Range and significance of Initial Target Profit in the bid; Recommended RFP evaluation criterion; Expectations of all stakeholders during Design Phase (Preconstruction Services); Negotiating Firm Target Price and Firm Fixed Price; Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Requirements; and Lessons Learned in thru all phases of project delivery.

SAME Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Cancellations will be accepted prior to the start of the course and must be received in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Tuition costs will be refunded in full minus a handling and processing charge of $50 for individual registrations. Refunds will not be issued after April 13, 2012 unless otherwise arranged with SAME Continuing Education Manager, Belle Febbraro, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . You may transfer your registration to a colleague if circumstances prevent you from attending the course. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to do so.

A decision on holding the course will be made on April 27, 2012. If the course is cancelled due to not meeting the minimum number of attendees, you will receive a notification via email and your registration fee will be fully refunded.

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