March 29-April 7, 2016

SAME International Goes Green! Save Travel - Attend Webinars!

The SAME International Committee invites you to the 11th annual, International Business Opportunities Webinar (IBOW) series. IBOW provides valuable, current and future year global A/E/C project program details for the Department of Defense (DOD) and other agencies specific to five of the 9 unified Combatant Commands (COCOMs). No travel or lodging necessary! Participation is made easy through internet connection at the comfort of the attendee's location of choice.

2016 IBOW Speakers


  • CAPT Rodney O. Worden, Director, Engineering Branch, AFRICOM
  • Mr. Nicholas Bordlemay, CPA, CGFM, Chief, Program Analysis Section, USACE, Europe District
  • Mr. Tom Clark, Cl Construction PLC, NAVFAC EURAFSWA
  • Colonel (USAF) Aaron K. Benson, Chief, Civil Engineer Division, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection Directorate, U.S. Air Forces Europe


  • LtCol (USAF) Michael R. Staples, Chief, Engineer Branch, U.S. European Command-Engineer Division (USEUCOM)
  • Mr. Lalit Wadhwa, Chief, Programs Branch, Programs and Project Management Division, U.S. Army Engineer District, Europe
  • Mr. Soliman Labrador, Director, Capital Improvements, U.S. Navy Facilities Engineer Command-Europe, Africa & Southwest Asia (NAVFAC EURAFSWA)
  • Colonel (USAF) Aaron K. Benson, Chief, Civil Engineer Division, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection Directorate, U.S. Air Forces Europe



  • Captain Michael R. Saum, Deputy Commander for Operations, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific
  • Col Scott A. Warner, USAF, P.E., PMP, Chief, Pacific Division, Facility Engineering Directorate, Air Force Civil Engineering Center
  • Lawrence Kawasaki, Chief, Programs Support Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division


  • Colonel Chuck Samaris, Command Engineer, USSOUTHCOM
  • Julie Walton, Chief of Mobile District LATAm PM Branch
  • Donald L. Maconi, P.E., Contingency Engineer (CE) Business Line Program Manager and NAVFAC LnO to USSOUTHCOM NAVFAC Southeast, NAVFAC Southeast
  • Mr. Guadalupe Hernandez, 410th CSB Operations-Deputy, Joint Base San Antonio

Other U.S. Government Agencies

  • William Lawton, Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Mr. Rick Sullivan, Director of Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, Program Development and Coordination Directorate, Office of Design and Engineering


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Corey Weaver, P.E., is a Structural Engineer with USACE Huntington District, Chair of the SAME College Outreach Committee since May 2014, and also the 2016-2017 President of the SAME Huntington Post

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