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2021 Past Presentations

14 January 2021

Virginia Economic Development Partnership VEDP


4 February 2021

The Great American Outdoors Act with Virginia Senator Mark Warner, National Parks Services and National Parks and Recreation Association - Virtual Webinar

Senator Mark Warner's Video Message to SAME NoVA Post

Susan Wong - Chief, Division of Professional Services at National Park Service, Briefing to Society of Military Engineers (SAME)

Allison Colman and Jennifer Cox - National Parks and Recreation Association, COVID-19 & Parks and Recreation

Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) FY21 Project List, National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund

4 March 2021

Virtual Mega-Mentoring Session - GMU Student Chapter


1 April 2021

Arlington National Cemetery Update



3 June 2021  - SAME NoVA Post 1st In-Person Event 2021 - Featuring MWAA

MWAA Presentation

CDM Smith Presentation

SAME NoVA Presentation


5 August 2021 - Architect of the Capitol Updates

Peter C. Bahm, PE, CFM, Architect of the Capitol, Chief of Staff


9 September 2021 - Special Resiliency Webinar for National Preparedness Month


Research on Electromagnetic Pulse Impacts on the National Grid and Distribution Systems



7 October 2021 - B2B Engagement & Centennial Event


2021-10 SAME B2B Government Presentations

2021-10 SAME B2B Presenters 1 - 9

2021-10 SAME B2B Presenters 10 - 18

2021-10 SAME B2B Presenters 19 - 27

2021-10 SAME B2B Program


9 November 2021 - November Resilience Program with Timothy Tetrault with ESTCP

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2020 Past Presentations

9 January 2020

Nicholas J. Roper, PE, District Engineer for Project Development - Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

6 February 2020

Karen Durham-Aguilera, PE SES, Executive Director & COL Thomas Austin, PE PMP Director of Engineering - Arlington National Cemetery

5 March 2020

Liza Durant, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean Strategic Initiatives and Community Engagement Volgenau School of Engineering - George Mason University

14 May 2020

Navigating betaSAM.gov Webinar by GSA 
Judith Zawatsky, Assistant Commissioner, Office of System Management, Federal Acquisition Service, GSA 
Salomeh Ghorbani, Program Manager, Integrated Award Environment, Federal Acquisition Service, GSA

Webinar Chat Log

betaSAM.gov Learning Center

11 June 2020

SAME JECO and NoVA Post Virtual Military Engineering Panel 

Video Presentation 1

Video Presentation 2

9 July 2020

Video Presentation:
“The Importance of Critical Energy Infrastructure Asset Protection”
C. Derek Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Energy & Natural Resource Security, Inc. (ENRS)

Webinar Chat Log

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6 August 2020

SAME NOVA Post Scholarship Winners 2020


3 September 2020

Video Presentation: Joe Manous, PE, PhD, D.WRE, F.SAME "A Continuum of Opportunities"

PDF Version: Joe Manous, PE, PhD, D.WRE, F.SAME "A Continuum of Opportunities"

8 October 2020

Business to Business Program

Business to Business Presentations 1

Business to Business Presentations 2

Business to Business Government Presentation

Business to Business Video Recording

18 November 2020

SAME NoVA Post: DTRA Mission Assurance Assessment Presentation Video Presentation

PowerPoint Presentation


03 Decemeber 2020

USACE Middle East District

2019 Past Presentations

10 January 2019

SAME NOVA: Resiliency Panel

William Anderson, National Academy of Science

Bernie Deneke, NAVFAC

Joe Manous, USACE

7 February 2019

A Look At Military Installations

Joseph Corrigan, PE

Kelley Drye

7 March 2019

Facilities and Security Office - Administrative Office of the US Courts

Melanie F. Gilbert, Chief

Facilities and Security Office - Administrative Office of the US Courts

4 April 2019

DHS NCR Consolidation

Bart Bush, Executive Director 

Facilities and Operations - Department of Homeland Security

GMU Student Presentation

Daniel Mitchell, Student Treasurer

George Mason University - Student Chapter

25 April 2019

Buddy Barnes - SAME President Elect 

Paul Olsen - Keynote Speaker

Alex Iams and Stephanie Landrum - Amazon HQ2 – Arlington and Alexandria Economic Development 

Kala Shankar - National Institutes of Health - Office of Research Facilities  -- Follow up Opportunity

Mark Tillotson - Department of Veterans Affairs – VA Office of Construction & Facilities Management 

William “Bill” Tully - USACE Baltimore – Doing Business with the Baltimore District 

CAPT Greg Vinci - NAVFAC Washington 

CAPT Nate Price - Defense Health Agency – Facilities Enterprise 

Judith Stackhouse - GSA – Accessing Procurement Opportunities 

6 June 2019

USCG Shore Facilities and Business Opportunities

CAPT Patrick Dugan, PE PMP,  Commandant (CG-43) & Chief

Office of Civil Engineering - US Coast Guard

1 August 2019

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority 

Brett Blanton, PE, Deputy Vice President of Engineering 

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA)

3 October 2019

Business to Business Presentations - Part 1 

Business to Business Presentations - Part 2

14 November 2019

EPIR Webinar Presentation (Video)

EPIR Webinar Presentation (PPT)

Michael Chipley, PhD, PMP, LEED AP -The PMC Group LLC

Meredith Pringle - Converge Strategies

12 December 2019

Peggy Fox, Media and Community Relation Manager, Dominion Energy - Dominion Power Regional-Commission (PDF)

Hardeep Rana, P.E., AVP / Chief Engineer, Washington Gas - Natural Gas Industry Outlook (PPT)







2018 Past Presentations

4 January 2018

U. S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Managing by Disaster

CAPT John Healy, PE

Commandant, Chief, Office of Civil Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard

1 February 2018

Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC

Mike Carrancho, PE

Chief of Engineering & Design

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

 1 March 2018

Baltimore District: Current Programs & Future Trends

David Morrow, PE

Deputy District Engineer

Program and Project Management, USACE Baltimore District

 5 April 2018

Section 809 Panel: Streamlining & Codifying Acquisition

David Drabkin


Section 809 Panel

 11 April 2018

11th Annual Small Business & Government Conference

 3 May 2018

NAVFAC Washington Operations Overview

CAPT Greg Vinci

Executive Officer


7 June 2018

Environment, Safety & Occupational Health

Maureen Sullivan

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense

Environment, Safety & Occupational Health

2 August 2018


U.S Department of State

6 September 2018

FEMA Resilience

Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grant Program

1 February 2018

Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC

Mike Carrancho, PE

Chief of Engineering & Design

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

4 October 2018

B2B Engagement

Business 2 Business Engagement


 8 November 2018

Arlington National Cemetery

Karen Durham-Aguilera, SES

Executive Director 

Arlington National Cemetery








1 February 2018

Smithsonian Institutions, Washington DC

Mike Carrancho, PE

Chief of Engineering & Design

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

2017 Past Presentations

5 January, 2017
USACE Forecast
Colonel Ed Chamberlayne, Ph.D, PE

22 February, 2017
10th Annual Annual Joint DC & NOVA Posts Small Business & Government Conference
Conference Program
Addressing Resilience for Communities
Neal T. Wright, PE, PMP
Cybersecuring DoD Control Systems
Cyber Risk Management in the Maritime Transportation System
LCDR Josephine Long, US Coast Guard
Doing Business with USAID
David A. Canada
Federal AEC Contracting Outlook
Carey Webster
Senior Director, Federal Research
Deltek, Inc.

Washington Headquarters Services
Mr. Mark Gazillo

2 March, 2017
NAVFAC Forecast
CAPT Frederick (Rick) F. Burgess III, PE

6 April, 2017
Defense Health Agency & Facilities
Mr John Becker

4 May, 2017
Government Services Administration, Public Building IT Services (BIM)
Mr Charles Matta

13 June, 2017
Cybersecuring Control Systems
Mr Michael Chipley
President, The PMC Group LLC

7 September, 2017
Business-to-Business Presentations
SAME NOVA Post Business to Business 

Potomac-Hudson Engineering, Inc.
CSI Engineering, P.C.
PRIME AE Group, Inc.
WESCO Distribution
Nova Consulting
Woods Peacock Engineering Consultants, Inc.
HDR Inc.
BMT Designers & Planners
Facility Engineering Associates
Froehling & Robertson Engineering
O’Connor Construction Management
Schnabel Engineering
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
MEP Designs Inc.
Walter P Moore

5 October, 2017
Real Estate Stations and Facilities, AMTRAK
Mr Bart Bush
Amtrak Vice President of Real Estate, Stations & Facilities

2 November, 2017
Current and Future State of Army National Military Cemeteries
Karen Durham-Aguilera, PE, SES
Executive Director, Arlington National Cemetary

7 December, 2017
Design and Construction at U.S. General Services Administration
Tony Alonso
Acting Deputy Chief Architect, PBS, Office of Design and Construction

2016 Past Presentations

14 January, 2016
An Insider’s Look at Washington
Mr Lucian Niemeyer

4 February, 2016
USACE Contingency Operations – An Active Evolution in Response/recovery to Emerging Needs
Ms Karen Durham-Aguilera
Headquarters, USACE

3 March 2016
Panel Discussion on Energy Management Programs
Mr. Sam Alvord, US Coast Guard Energy Program Manager
Ms. Daniela Holtz, ESPC/ UESC, US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), HQ
Mr. Randy Smidt, ESPC/USEC Program Manager, Army Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM)
Moderator, Mr. Scott Thigpen, Senior Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

 7 April, 2016
Retro Commissioning (Cx) Efforts and Proofs of Energy Savings
Mr. Robert Bucey
Jacobs Engineering Group

 5 May, 2016
Army Energy and Sustainability
Mr Richard G. Kidd, IV
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Energy & Sustainability)
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (IE&E)

 2 June, 2016
Fixing America's Surface Transportation

Mr Timothy Hess
Associate Administrator for Federal Lands
U.S. Department of Transportation

13 July, 2016

Scholarship and Engineering and Construction Camp Dinner
Mr Joseph Price - Army E&C Camp Presentation
Mr Kenneth Brownell - Air Force E&C Camp Presentation
Mr Luke Bender - USMC E&C Camp Presentation

4 August, 2016
Smithsonian Facilities Standards - Best Practices
Nancy Bechtol
Director Smithsonian Facilities
Smithsonian Facilities Standards - Best Practices

6 October, 2016
OFAM Overview

Mr. Karl H. Calvo - OFAM Overview

3 November, 2016

Dennis Milsten, CCM
Associate Executive Director, Office of Programs and Plans

1 December, 2016
Architect of the Capitol - AOC Mission: Serve, Preserve, Inspire

Ms. Christine Merdon, COO
Architect of the Capitol
AOC Mission: Serve, Preserve, Inspire

2015 Past Presentations

December 3, 2015
Community Resilience Program"
Steve Kauffman

November 12, 2015
What does the future hold for "Resilience" and the design of infrastructure?
Dr. Ed Link
Center for Disaster Resilience

October 1, 2015
Rebuilding New Orleans
LTG Thomas P. Bostick
53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General
United States Army Corps of Engineers

September 3, 2015
National Preparedness Month: ICS/SCADA Vulnerabilities & Critical Infrastructure Resilience

August 6, 2015
Celebrating our Future Engineers

SAME Camp Attendees
Daniel Spack, Lake Braddock SS, US Army Camp, Vicksburg, MS
Harry Fulton, Lake Braddock SS, US Marine Corps Camp, Camp Lejeune, NC
Ryan Sander, Lake Braddock SS, US Air Force Academy Camp, Colorado Springs, CO

Academic Scholarship Winners
Michael Bailey, Joyce Choi, Lucas Lin, Caroline Manik, Alejandra Martinez, Curtis Mason, Emily Moschella, Natasha Turkmani

June 4, 2015
VA Policy/Program Update
Dennis Milsten
Associate Executive Director
Office of Construction and Facility Management (OFCM)

May 7, 2015
2016 Forecast-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
LTC Michael Ruppert

April 2, 2015
The HHS Sustainable and Climate Resilient Health Care Facilities Initiative
John M. Balbus, MD, MPH
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

March 25, 2015
A New Century in Water Resources Development:
A “Perfect Storm” of Challenges & Needs

Bob Pietrowsky
Director, USACE Institute for Water Resources &
The International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management,
under the auspices of UNESCO

February 25, 2015
NOVA Small Business Conference

Prince William County
George Harben, CEcD, CCR
Director of Existing Business

USACE Baltimore District Program Overview Set I
USACE Baltimore District Program Overview Set II
Frank Benvenga, PMP
Acting Deputy, Programs & Project Management Division

Economic Development
Rick Morris
Loudoun County Department of Economic Development

Arlington County Small Business Initiatives
Tara Palacios
Director of Existing Business
Arlington County

DC Procurement Technical Assistance Center (DC PTAC)
Erin Oliver
DC PTAC Specialist

January 8, 2015
An Insider's Look at Washington
Lucian Niemeyer