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April 2012 Events

 
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Membership Workshop
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April 02, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Learn more about how you can get involved with the Greater New York Chapter.
 
WTS MN April 2012 Board Meeting
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April 03, 2012
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Dunn Bros Coffee - East Lake
4648 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN , 55406

(612) 724-8647

Monthly Board Meeting
 
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EDCTC RECEPTION
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April 05, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
PLEASE RSVP BY APRIL 2ND
 
Student & Younger Members: Emerging Leaders Panel
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April 05, 2012
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
MTC
101 8th Street
Oakland, CA , 94607

Come to WTS' first-ever panel of emerging leaders in the SF Bay Area transportation sector! Talk to up-and-coming women leaders about their careers and experiences. Get your questions answered and learn some tips about mentoring, networking, and other skills.
 
Metro Expo Line "Window Tour"
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April 06, 2012
12:45 PM - 02:45 PM Eastern Standard Time
Be among the first to ride the Metro Expo Line before it opens to the public! This is a rare opportunity for WTS Los Angeles members only to receive a "window tour" of the new Expo Line!
 
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WTS Colorado Book Club
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April 09, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for a lively small group discussion over cocktails and appetizers! This month we will be reading Matthew Kelly's Off Balance: Getting Beyond the Work-Life Balance Myth to Personal and Professional Satisfaction.
 
Spring Happy Hour
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April 10, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join us at Rock Bottom Brewery for an informal happy hour to mingle, make new friends and learn about WTS. Non-members are particularly invited to stop by and learn what WTS is all about!
 
Leadership Series: April 2010
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April 10, 2012
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for an afternoon conversation with Denver Councilwoman Robin Kniech. We will enjoy sweet and savory treats with Councilwoman Kniech while she shares her experiences as a prominent leader in transportation in the Denver Metro Area. This will be an intimate conversation with up to 15 WTS members.
 
Annual Gala featuring Janet Kavinoky, US Chamber
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April 10, 2012
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The 4th annual WTS Northern Utah Chapter gala event this year features Janet Kavinoky, executive director of transportation and infrastructure for the US Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Kavinoky is also vice president of the Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition.
 
April 10: WTS Central PA Lunch Program
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April 10, 2012
12:45 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Transit ITS: A Tool for Better Planning and Enhanced Customer Experience
 
Design Build Options in Ohio
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April 10, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH , 43219

614-414-5000

Please join us as we conduct a round table discussion addressing all aspects of the Design-Build process. Our prestigious panelists represent the transportation industry throughout Ohio, and will share their insight and experience with recent Design-Build projects, as well as tips and options for the future.
 
Reception for Debra Brisk
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April 11, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Ginger Hop
201 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN , 55414

612-745-0304

Join us in celebrating Debra Brisk's recent appointment as Assistant County Administrator for Public Works for Hennepin County.
 
NJ TransAction
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April 11, 2012
04:55 PM - 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS is sponsoring two events at TransAction: • Panel session on upcoming transportation contracting opportunities (3:55 PM) • Complimentary networking reception (7:30 PM) Contact Susan Boone for more details (susanboone@att.net).
 
April Monthly Luncheon
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April 11, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us as J. Darryl Byrd discusses SA2020 and how the Vision area for Transportation relates to the other Vision areas in SA2020.
 
April Board Meeting
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April 12, 2012
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
April Sacramento Board Meeting - PB - Shawna Young
 
April - East-West Highway with Pete Vigue
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April 12, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
April - East-West Highway with Pete Vigue of Cianbro Corporation
 
WTS-Boston April Luncheon
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April 12, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
“Moving the Needle – Mode Shift in Massachusetts: Increasing Choices for Healthy & Economically Sustainable Mobility”
 
Awards Banquet
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April 12, 2012
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Awards & Scholarship Banquet featuring Keynote address by Irene Rico, FHWA Division Administrator
 
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April Lunch Program
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April 17, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join us on Tuesday, April 17 to hear Martin Tuttle discuss the California Interregional Blueprint (CIB). Caltrans is working with its partners to create the CIB -- an innovative planning process designed to respond to Senate Bill 391 and create more sustainable mobility solutions. Using new tools and technology, Caltrans and its partners are asking how all transportation modes can work together more effectively.
 
WSDOT's High Speed Rail Program
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April 17, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
A presentation by the Washington State Department of Transportation on its growing investment in our state’s passenger and freight rail networks
 
Professional Development Program: Breaking Through
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April 17, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
The City Club
155 Sansome, 10th floor
San Francisco, CA , 94104

This program will focus on the status of women in the San Francisco Bay Area transportation industry. Join us for an empowering session as we provide a briefing of findings from relevant studies, including the recent WTS baseline study for our region conducted by our chapter's Glass Ceiling Task Force; best practices in diversity management; and success stories of women who broke through the glass ceiling to move our industry forward.
 
Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series: Part 5 of 6
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April 18, 2012
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Is it possible to build a successful career without becoming someone you don’t like? In this webinar, we will discuss how to advance your career while remaining true to yourself and your values, along with ways to stand out and be recognized for your unique skills and strengths.
 
April 18: Emerging Women Leaders Webinar
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April 18, 2012
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Advancing Authentically (Part 5 of 6)
 
WTS Wisconsin April Chapter Meeting
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April 18, 2012
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time
EMCS
1300 West Canal Street, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI , 53233

Please join us for our monthly chapter meeting Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. at EMCS, 1300 West Canal Street, Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53233
 
OCTA Measure M 2020
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April 18, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
OCTA's CEO, Will Kempton will provide an up to date information on the Measure M program and a proposed plan for fast tracking projects.
 
WTS April Program Lunch
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April 18, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The WTS – Heart of Texas Chapter is honored to present Mr. Bubba Needham, Assistant Director of Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, as our featured speaker for our April 18, 2012 luncheon program at Maggiano's Little Italy,10910 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758. His presentation will take a look at funding, major projects on the horizon, and upcoming planning efforts. Reservation Deadline: Monday, April 16th at 9:00 AM www.wtsevents.org/chapter/HeartofTexas/
 
2012 April Quarterly Meeting
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April 18, 2012
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join us for the 2012 April Quarterly Program!
 
The Legislative Lay of the Land, Sea and Air
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April 19, 2012
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Buster's Beach House
807 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA , 92010

A discussion of New and Proposed Transportation Legislation and What it Means for San Diego in 2012.
 
Political Challenges for Transportation
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April 19, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Featured speakers: Steve Stagner, President for the American Council of Engineering Companies Texas and Ross Ramsey, Executive Editor, The Texas Tribune
 
April Seminar Mayor Rothschild
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April 19, 2012
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Manning House
450 West Paseo Redondo
Tucson, AZ , 85701

Evening recpetion with for the City of Tucson Mayor John Rothschild a the Manning House 450 West Paseo Redondo, Tucson. Please RSVP to wtstucson@gmail.com by April 12.
 
Pawtucket Bridge 550
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April 20, 2012
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
RSVP REMINDER!!! Please join WTS-Rhode Island for a construction tour of the Pawtucket Bridge 550 project on Tuesday, April 24, from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM. The tour will begin at the RIDOT Traffic Management Center with a presentation by representatives of RIDOT, immediately followed by the site visit. To register for this event, please contact Nicole Serafin at 401-272-8100 Ext. 2040 or wtsrhodeisland@gmail.com by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 20. The rain date is Thursday, April 26.
 
Art & Transportation
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April 20, 2012
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Spot
1835 Main Street
Barrio Logan, CA , 92113

619-847-8910

Up Close and Personal - An Evening with the Original Artists of the Chicano Park Mural Restoration Project
 
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Pawtucket Bridge 550
Event's details
April 24, 2012
03:30 PM - 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join WTS-Rhode Island for a construction tour of the Pawtucket Bridge 550 project on Tuesday, April 24, from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM. The tour will begin at the RIDOT Traffic Management Center with a presentation by representatives of RIDOT, immediately followed by the site visit. To register for this event, please contact Nicole Serafin at 401-272-8100 Ext. 2040 or wtsrhodeisland@gmail.com by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 20. The rain date is Thursday, April 26.
 
April 24-26: 2012 Spring Conference and Expo
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April 24, 2012-April 26, 2012
All Day Event
PA Public Transportation Association Spring Conference & Expo
 
Sponsors: Advocates for Your Advancement
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April 24, 2012
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Sponsors: Advocates for your Advancement Sponsors are senior leaders who can advocate on your behalf and connect you with opportunities: Harvard Business Review has reported that high-potential women are over-mentioned and under-sponsored relative to male peers. Explore the difference between mentors and sponsors and learn steps to cultivating successful sponsor relationships.
 
GT Meeting
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April 24, 2012
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Georgia Tech Civil and Environmental Engineering Building, Mason, Room 142. Lunch will be provided. Tom Leslie with MAVEN is speaker. RSVP by April 20th to angela.snyder@wolverton-assoc.com
 
Luncheon: Building the Valley Highway
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April 24, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Curtis Hotel
1405 Curtis Street (corner of 14th/Curtis)
Denver, CO , 80202

Art Negretti (CDOT) and Pat Stein (FHU) will offer a behind-the-scenes perspective on this $60+ million project to build four bridges and reconfigure two major highway interchanges.
 
Webinar: Sponsors - Advocates for Your Advancement
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April 24, 2012
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS is sponsoring Professional Development Mentorship/Webinar Sessions by participating in the 2012 Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series and providing an informal mentorship opportunity in association with each webinar. Each webinar features senior-level leader who will share her experiences and weigh in with real-world leadership advice.
 
MDOT Reception
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April 25, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
The Engineers Club of Baltimore
11 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD , 21201

Please join us for a luncheon reception honoring the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and all of the modal leaders overseeing the operation and management of the Maryland State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transit Administration, the Motor Vehicle Administration, the Maryland Port Administration, Maryland Aviation Administration, and the Maryland Transportation Authority.
 
A Night of New Horizons
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April 25, 2012
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Cardinal Club
150 Fayetteville St. #2800
Raleigh, NC , 27601

 
April 24-26: 2012 Spring Conference and Expo
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April 24, 2012-April 26, 2012
All Day Event
PA Public Transportation Association Spring Conference & Expo
 
WTS OC - CTC Reception
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April 25, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS OC - CTC Reception with OC Moves and Mobility 21
 
Wine Tasting
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April 25, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
See flyer for details
 
Annual Brainstorming
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April 25, 2012
08:30 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Alexis Restaurant
W Burnside and 2nd
Portland, OR , 97209

WTS wants to hear your ideas on important topics for next season's luncheons, events and professional development opportunities!
 
What's New with Philly Streets
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April 25, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Courtyard Marriott
21 North Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA , 19107

Join us Wednesday, April 25, for a luncheon featuring Philadelphia Streets Department Commissioner Clarena Tolson.
 
Connecting the DOT through WTS-LA
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April 26, 2012
12:15 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Kyoto Grand Hotel and Gardens
120 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles, CA , 90012

On April 26, Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) general manager Jaime de la Vega will present Moving Los Angeles Forward. To ensure seating for this event, you must make reservations by April 20.
 
D/FW Chapter Annual Awards Banquet
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April 26, 2012
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Embassy Suites Outdoor World
2401 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX , 76051

972-724-2600

The Road To Innovation!
 
Every Day Counts!
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April 26, 2012
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join us for a dinner program with a panel discussion of the Every Day Counts! Initiative of the FHWA.
 
Joint COMTO Reception for New AC Transit General M
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April 26, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Faz Restaurant
1111 Broadway
Oakland, CA , 94609

Please join the WTS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and COMTO as we welcome AC Transit's new General Manager David J. Armijo to the bay area transportation community.
 
April 24-26: 2012 Spring Conference and Expo
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April 24, 2012-April 26, 2012
All Day Event
PA Public Transportation Association Spring Conference & Expo
 
April 26: WTS Central PA April Happy Hour
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April 26, 2012
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
MARGARITA NIGHT
 
Dr. Wolfe Reception
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April 26, 2012
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS-IE's reception to meet and welcome Dr. Raymond Wolfe in his new role as the San Bernardino Associated Governments' Executive Director.
 
April Lunch Program
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April 27, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
 
Rail in North America
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April 27, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
The speaker will be Josh Putterman, the VP of Strategic Planning of Rail America, which owns about 43 railroads throughout the United States and Canada.
 
Bike & Brunch with WTS & VTT
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April 28, 2012
10:30 AM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
To celebrate National Bike Month in May, WTS, along with VTT, is hosting a bike program geared especially to those that are new to biking on the road. Boost your rider confidence as we learn the rules of the biking world and ride through some of Austin’s innovative solutions for integrating bikes into roadways.
 
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Scholarships & Recognitions Luncheon
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April 30, 2012
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Jax Cafe
1928 University Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN , 55418

612-789-7297

Join us for our annual Scholarships and Recognitions Luncheon.
 
WTS MN May 2012 Board Meeting
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May 01, 2012
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Monthly Board Meeting
 
Trivia Night
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May 01, 2012
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for our 3rd installment of the popular Transportation Trivia Event!
 
WTS Wisconsin Aviation Presentation
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May 02, 2012
08:15 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
General Mitchell Airport, Milwaukee Room
5300 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI , 53207

Take flight with the Wisconsin Chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar. Join us for a presentation about aviation transportation by Pat Rowe, Marketing & Public Relations Manager for General Mitchell International Airport.
 
Mother McAuley Bridge Tour
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May 02, 2012
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
 
Atlanta Tennis Tournament
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May 02, 2012
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Joint Tennis Tournament with ASHE Georgia
 
WTS-Boston Mentoring
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May 03, 2012
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Thursday, May 3, 2012
 
HSR-chi-stl
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May 03, 2012
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
MoDOT Transportation Managment Center Rm 207
14301 South Outer 40 Road
Chesterfield, MO , 63017

3142751500

We have secured Phil Pasternak, from Parsons Brinckerhoff, to talk with us about the High Speed Rail Program in Illinois next Thursday, May 3rd at 11:15am at MoDOT's Transportation Management Center. Cost: $10 for members / $15 for non-member See flyer for registration details! *Lunch will be provided Please forward this email and don't forget to register! http://www.wtsevents.org/chapter/St.-Louis-Metropolitan-/
 
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STEM Opportunity
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May 05, 2012
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
University of Dallas at Arlington College of Engineering

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STEM Conference for Girls Scout Juniors Only 4th - 5th grade. The key note speaker is Anousheh Ansari, the first commercial female space explorer. Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is still looking for companies to help sponsor the conference. For more information please contact Letia Blanco, Conference Director 940-206-1430.
 
 
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