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SAME Annual Awards Social 

Night Prior to Industry Day

SAME Post members, guests, and USACE Rock Island Industry Day attendees are invited to join us on 2/27/2019 from 5-7:30pm for a social gathering hosted by SAME Rock Island Post at Modern Woodman Park, Davenport IA. Enjoy networking time, drinks, and heavy appetizers with your ticket purchase. We will be recognizing 2019 SAME Rock Island leadership and celebrating 2018 Post highlights with a brief program at 6pm. Space is limited, so register early!

Cost: $25 SAME members | $35 nonmembers

*Registration for this event is closed

Scholarship Applications

Deadline March 27, 2019

The Rock Island Post is excited to offer 1-, 2-, and 4-year scholarships to STEM students. 

Check out the Scholarship tab for more details!

Applications for STEM Camp 

Deadline March 15, 2019

Students interested in exploring STEM are encouraged to register for one of SAME's 2019 summer camps.

Official SAME 2019 Camp Flyer

Rock Island Post can provide financial sponsorship for attending summer camps to a limited number of students each year. Follow instructions in the link below to be considered for sponsorship. 

Instructions for Rock Island Post Sponsorship Application



Our SAME Community

Centered in Rock Island, Illinois, the Rock Island Post serves the Upper Mississippi River Valley, with members in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Indiana and Ohio. The post boasts over 250 individual members and over 40 sustaining member firms. Monthly meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. In addition to hosting an annual golf outing and commander briefings, the post is also active in various community activities.

The Society of American Military Engineers is the only nonprofit professional engineering education organization that actively promotes the advancement of both individual technical knowledge and the collective engineering capabilities of governments, the uniformed services and private industry.

Our goal is to unite public and private sector entities and individuals in the A/E/C fields so that we can prepare for and overcome natural and man made disasters, acts of terrorism and improve security at home and abroad.



US Army Corps of Engineers 

Rock Island District Industry Day

*If you would like to be placed on the wait list, please contact Beth White at Elizabeth.m.white@usace.army.mil

    February 28th, 2019

     8:00 AM- 4:00 PM (Registration opens at 7:15 AM)
Modern Woodman Park

Address:  209 S Gaines St. Davenport, IA 52802


The afternoon of the event will provide a number of valuable networking opportunities.  You will have the opportunity to sign up for small group networking sessions (up to 3 per company, 20 mins each with up to 4 other attendees) with program leaders from Rock Island District, and representatives from other Corps’ districts.  In small groups industry can ask direct questions of the technical experts from the Corps of Engineers.  When not participating in the pre-scheduled roundtable networking sessions, you can network with industry prime contractors and resource partners in the exhibit hall.

Please ensure you review the complete list of roundtable networking opportunities, registration instructions, information and tips to make the most of your networking opportunities:

Instructions for Roundtable Registration
Draft Event Agenda

Confirmed Exhibitors:

Alberici Constructors DBA Midwest Foundation

CJ Mahan Construction Company

JF Brennan

Civil Constructors


Stanley Consultants

Terracon Consultants

HDR Engineering

Stantec Consulting Services

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (IA/IL/MO/WI)

Small Business Administration

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

Society of American Military Engineers

USACE Rock Island District Small Business Programs/Contracting Office


We can't wait to see you there!


Interested in being an exhibitor?  Please contact Beth White at Elizabeth.m.white@usace.army.mil 


Are you interested in sponsorship opportunities?  Please contact Lynn Gibson at lgibson@bushconstruct.com or 563-468-1880

For information on opportunities, please contact:
Elizabeth.M.White@usace.army.mil or Michael.J.Tarpey@usace.army.mil

Room blocks are available at the following hotels- ask for the “US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District Industry Day” rate, please reserve by 1/30/19 (unless otherwise specified) to receive the reduced rate:

1.  Radisson Quad City Plaza 2nd & Brady Street, Davenport, IA (.8 miles from industry day venue)

Rate:  94.00 (good through 25 January 2019)

Complimentary parking

800-333-3333 or 563-322-2200 for reservations, reference “US Army Corps of Engineers Industry Day”

Online reservations:  www.radisson.com/davenportia, in BookIt tab enter dates of arrival/departure, total rooms requested, “more options” and enter rate code ENG19, click search and all room types will be displayed

2.  Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Rock Island, 226 17th Street Rock Island, IL (1.4 miles from venue)

Rate:  84.00

Breakfast Included

Call 309-794-1212 for reservation under room block

Check back for online registration link.

3.  Econo Lodge Inn & Suites 815 Golden Valley Dr Bettendorf, IA (6.7 miles from venue)

Rate: 50.00

Breakfast Included

Call 563-355-6336 for reservations under the room block.

Check back for online registration link.

4.  Hilton Garden Inn 959 Middle Road, Bettendorf, IA (5 miles from venue)

Rate:  102.00

Call 563-265-2121 for reservations in this room block.

Check back for online registration link.