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EEC attendees may earn up to 6.5 hours of professional development hours, with the opportunity for an additional five hours for those who sign up to attend the Low Energy Solutions to New Building Construction to Meet EISA 2007 Requirements seminar (separate registration required). Each attendee is responsible for applying for his or her own PDHs after the conference. SAME does not guarantee that all boards will accept all PDH credit; please check with your licensing board for more information. To access the easy PDH Tracking form, click here.

Tuesday, July 13

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Low Energy Solutions to New Building Construction to Meet EISA 2007 Requirements

Moderator: Alexander Zhivov, Ph.D., U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory

Wednesday, July 14
Joint Warfighting & Professional Development

Track Chair: Col. Randall Thady, P.E., USAF (Ret), Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Doing Business in Europe

Track Chair: Capt. Vhance Valencia, P.E., USAF, Atlantic Regional Execution Office, AFCEE

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

Session 1: Joint Engineer Combat Operations

Moderator: Maj. Jonathan Byrnes, HQ USAFE

  • Col. Jim Shumway, USA, Chief, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Pentagon
  • Jim Rowan, Deputy Commandant, US Army Engineer School, Ft Leonard Wood, MO
  • Lt. Col. Jennifer Kilbourn, Chief, Readiness Division, USAFE
Session 1: Doing Business in Germany
Moderator: Mr. Dwight Beranek, SR VP, Michael Baker, Jr, Inc.
  • Mr. Reinhard Streit, Dipl. Ing. Host Nation Coordination, Europe District USACE
  • Mr. Marc Gutenberger, Branch Chief, GBB Mainz, US & NATO Projects, Rheinland-Pfalz
  • Mr. Robert Mentell, AECOM
  • Mr. Russell Tillett, Senior Analyst, DoD Contractor Personnel Office

10:00–12:00 p.m.

Session 2: Civil Reconstruction in Combat Area of Operations

Moderator: Norm Guenther, AFCEEEurope

  • LCDR Dude Underwood, P.E., USN, Chief, EUCOM MILCON Programs
  • Richard Morris, Technology Architect, Army Facilities Component System, US HQ, Army Facilities Components System (AFCS)
  • Col. Mike Flanagan, USA (Ret.), KBR (Former CENTCOM Engineer)
  • Brig. Gen. Earnest Harrington, Jr., USANG (Ret), ICS Serka LLC
  • M.J. O’Sullivan, Senior Technical Officer, Operational Logistics, Infrastructure; LO-I NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency
Session 2: Doing Business in Italy and the United Kingdom

Moderator: Mr. Jeffrey Stackow, ECC & Mr. Greg Little, AMEC

  • Mr. Michael Schaefer, Deputy Operations Officer, NAVFAC (Italy) Europe and Southwest Asia
  • Gary Ward, Defense Estates, Ministry of Defence (UK)
  • Mr. Lalit Wadhwa, Chief of Programs, USACE

2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Session 3: Sustainable Installations in the Europe AOR

Moderator: Col. Scott Borges, USAF (Ret), PBS&J

4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Session 4: Leaders Emeritus Mentoring

Moderator: Dr. Robert D. Wolff, P.E., F.SAME, SAME Executive Director

  • Maj. Gen. Earnie Robbins, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.), Parsons
  • BG Ralph Locurcio, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), Florida Institute of Technology
Session 4: Open Forum with Previous Speakers

Moderator: Mr. William Brown, Sr, HAIA, P.E., F.SAME, Page Southerland Page

Thursday, July 15

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

European Program Briefings: USAFE, USACE and NAVFAC

Moderator: Sandra Zettersten, AIA, Architektin, Buchart-Horn GmBH

10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

European Program Briefings: EUCOM and IMCOM-E

Moderator: Sandra Zettersten, AIA, Architektin, Buchart-Horn GmBH

  • Capt. Greg Zielinski, P.E., USN, EUCOM Engineer
  • Michael Fenn, P.E., PMP, LEED AP, Chief, Public Works Division for the Army Installation Management Command, IMCOM Europe