On 23 September the Post hosted its first annual Sporting Clays Shoot and Networking Event at Schrader’s Outdoors, LLC in Henderson, Maryland. 22 members and guests organized in 5 teams participated in a guided target shoot. Teams completed a series of shooting challenges at 10 stations and learned new skills by Certified Instructors. Squads of new, novice and experienced shooters were organized to encourage networking. With an outdoor box lunch that provided an opportunity for members to share stories and connect. The day was topped off with an awards ceremony recognizing 1st & 2nd place teams and 1st & 2nd place individual shooter. A good time was had by all!
Congratulations to the first place team of: Greg Botteon, Elaine Guarriello, and Manda Simon of Whiting-Turner, and Nick Pannunzio (Viega)!
Thank you to our sponsors:
- TAI Engineering
- Froehling and Robertson
- KCI Technologies
- Bold Concepts
- Phoenix Engineering
To view photos from the event, click HERE!
Thanks for Attending Industry Day with USACE Baltimore District!
Approximately 250 people joined us virtually on 16 September for a virtual industry day with the Baltimore District. Speakers included:
Steven W. Lehmann, PE, LEED-AP Acting Deputy Chief, Programs & Project Management Division, US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District
Paula Beck- Chief of Contracting, US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District
David Morrow, Deputy District Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District
The format included 1 hour of USACE presentation on upcoming solicitations and doing business with USACE followed by 1 hour of questions and answers from industry. USACE spoke about their upcoming $500M design-build solicitation. Participants were able to ask questions live via chat.
Click HERE to view the presentation slides!
Check out our July Webinar Series!
The Baltimore Post hosted a three-part discussion/webinar related to returning to the office and field post COVID-19 Shutdowns in July. There are many aspects to our collective return and therefore we are offering our members opportunity to interact with others in industry to discuss key relevant topics relevant to members of the AEC community and clients confronted with challenges related to return, including considerations, tools, techniques case studies. If you missed them, check out the recordings of the webinars on youtube!
Part 1: DetectWise™: Monitoring Health Status of Individuals in High Throughput Environments
Presenter: Jason Cunningham, Parsons Senior Director of Operations and Strategic Growth
As the world adjusts to life amongst the COVID-19 crisis, the pandemic’s impact will forever be a reminder on the importance of safe, healthy practices. In order to minimize the disease’s resurgence, all segments of society must adapt their processes to safely reopen and provide peace of mind to consumers, travelers, and the general public. Parsons has launched DetectWise™ to address that challenge and provide health screening in high-traffic environments to monitor individual’s health status at any given time. DetectWise™ is a scalable suite of three products that can be deployed as the point or integrated solutions depending on end requirement: Touchless screening kiosks, Modular lab infrastructure and software.
To view the webinar recording, click HERE!
Part 2: Risk Management Following COVID-19
Presenters: Anne Jackson, Risk Consultant and Paul O’Connor, CHCM, HEM, CHSP, Risk Control Consultant, RCM&D
Businesses across the country are considering how best to return employees to the workplace and resume operations once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. How and when organizations and their employees get back to business will vary significantly based on the industry, operational needs and employee population— but a comprehensive risk management approach is essential to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of your employee population.
To view the recording, click HERE!
Part 3: Construction Impacts and Disputes: Preparing to Resolve Claims and Resume Work after COVID-19
Presenters: Eric Schatz PE, PSP, LEED AP, Vice President, and Roy Cooper, PE, Senior Vice President, Arcadis U.S. Inc.
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are incalculable and continuing. This webinar discusses the possible consequences to affected construction projects and what owners and contractors may face when work can finally resume. We’ll explore the issues and approaches to enable project participants to resolve the construction impacts as effectively as possible – including steps you can take now to prepare. This webinar will apply to both owners (general contractors, private, municipal and federal clients) and construction contractors.
To view the recording, click HERE!