9th Annual Richard F. McCormick Technical Conference


The Marshall University SAME-ASCE Student Chapter would like to invite you to the 9th Annual Richard F. McCormick Technical Conference, being held on Thursday, January 26th, starting at 8:00 am.  The conference will be in Room BE5 of the Memorial Student Center as in previous years.

Professional Development Hours (PDH)

This year’s conference will offer six (6) hours of PDH credits.  Presentation topics will include (agenda subject to change):

  • West Virginia’s First ABC Deck Replacement Project (Bill Manuel, P.E. & Jerry V. Elkins II, P.E., HNTB, Scott Depot WV)
  • The Redevelopment of the Charleston Civic Center (ZMM Architects & Engineers, Charleston WV)
  • Innovative Products, Technology, Design, & Construction Methods:  Ethical & Legal Considerations for Engineers (Betsy E. Dulin, P.E. Esq., Coates & Davenport, P.C., Richmond VA)
  • June 2016 West Virginia Flood: Hydrologic Modeling and USACE Project Operation (James Schray, P.H., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District)
  • Seepage Concerns at Lake White Dam Prompts Emergency Response (Robert J. Kirkbride, P.E., Stantec, Columbus OH)
  • Mosul Dam Emergency Grouting (Kenneth L. Woodard, P.E. P.M.P., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District)

The SAME-ASCE Student Chapter will supply a certificate for those attending the full day of conference activities. This certificate will indicate that this conference contained contact time that should satisfy six (6) Professional Development Hours. Please note that the WV State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers has final approval of all Professional Development Hours used for license renewal by professional engineers.

Registration/Payment & Refund Policy

We are pleased to offer online registration for the first time this year.  In addition, payments can now be accepted using credit/debit cards (checks and money orders are also accepted).  Registration will include a light continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, give-a-ways & door prizes!  If you have special dietary needs, please indicate them in the registration form.  If you wish to cancel your registration, you must do so by Friday, January 20th in order to receive a refund.  Note that, after January 20th, attendee substitutions will be permitted if you cannot attend.

Click HERE to begin registration

Click HERE to download agenda

We look forward to seeing you at this year’s conference.  Please feel free to forward this email to any engineer that may be interested in attending this year’s conference.  If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact either myself or our student chapter president, Logan Stacks (stacksl@marshall.edu).