Spring 2015 Seminars

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department seminar series is usually held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 4:00-4:50 pm in the Classroom Building, CB204W. The SDSM&T and engineering community are welcome to attend. Professional development hour (PDH) certificates will be mailed to attendees upon request for the seminars noted below. For more information, contact Dr. Soonkie Nam (Soonkie.Nam@sdsmt.edu).

Spring 2015 Schedule

In addition to seminars yet to be scheduled, we invite and encourage you to attend the following conferences this spring:

Friday, March 6, 2104:  Annual Concrete Conference

Theme:  High Performance Concrete
Where:  Surbeck Center Ballroom
Time:  7:55 am – 5:00 pm
Schedule & Speaker Information:  https://concreteconferencebrochure
Register Online:  https://interact.sdsmt.edu/conference/registration-concrete.htm
Early Registration (thru February 27, 2015):  $145.00 (+Tax $8.70 if applicable)              
Students & Retirees Registration:  $30.00,
**7 PDH Credits Available

Wednesday, April 16, 2015:  Western South Dakota Hydrology Conference

Theme:  Reliability, Vulnerability, and Resiliency
Where:  Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Rapid City, SD
Keynote Speaker:   Rob Harmon, President and CEO of EnergyRM, Presentation Title: “How Markets and People Can Keep Streams Flowing”
Registration Available Online February 9, 2015:  http://sd.water.usgs.gov/WSDconf/
Early Registration (February 9 – March 9, 2015):  $70.00 (+Tax $8.70 if applicable)         
Students Registration:  Free (optional $20 lunch available), **PDH Credits Available
Potential Speaker & Poster Presenters: Abstracts for oral and poster presentations will be accepted through January 13, 2015. Abstracts concerning any earth science topic are welcomed, as are student presentations and posters. Abstracts concerning reliability, vulnerability, and resiliency are especially welcomed as that is our theme for 2015. The 2015 conference will include a poster session for both professionals and students. The poster session will include a student poster contest with prizes awarded for 1st ($300), 2nd ($200), and 3rd ($100) places.  All speakers and poster presenters will be required to pay conference registration fees unless they have student status. All speakers and poster presenters will be notified of abstract acceptance by February 2, 2015. For more information and instructions for abstract submittal for both oral and poster presentations, go to http://sd.water.usgs.gov/WSDconf/callforabstracts.pdf.  When submitting an abstract to the 2015 conference, please indicate whether oral presentation or poster is preferred.