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QCESC Virtual STEM Celebration

February 25th, 2021

We welcome you to join us for the 59th annual QCESC Virtual STEM Celebration on February 25th from 6:30-8PM. We're excited to announce our keynote this year will be Kimberly (Kim) Pastega. Kim grew up in Bettendorf, attended Iowa State, and now is the Vice President of Fabrication for Boeing. 

There are many STEM successes to recognize from the past year. We'll hear about scholarship winners, local teachers and STEM professionals, and others who have made a great impact in our community. The event will be live-streamed, and we're excited to have you join us. Please check our STEM Celebration page for more details on the event.

Please register for the event below. Since the event is virtual this year it will be free to attend, but we do suggest a tax-deductible donation of $10 per household. The funds we raise are used to support STEM scholarships, awards, and student outreach.

Date: February 25th
Time: 6:30PM start
Location: Virtual - live streamed (Link to be provided, closer to the event)


REGISTER NOW - Annual Engineering Training Conference

February 26th, 2021

Hello SAME members, register now for our annual Engineering Training Conference! The annual SAME and ASCE Fall training conference is back! This year we'll be providing the same local engineering expertise from a virtual venue. Join us for a day of virtual engineering presentations in structural, general civil, municipal, and mechanical/electrical engineering. Our keynote will be on 100 years of engineering in the Quad Cities.

The training event will provide 7 PDH hours.




Proposed Conference Schedule Coming Soon!  


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.