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August 2013 Events

 
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WTS Book Club
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July 29, 2013
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
Join us for a lively small group discussion over drinks and appetizers! This month we will be reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
 
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Insights on Transportation Funding
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July 31, 2013
11:15 AM - 01:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
The best things in life may be free, but transportation projects cost big bucks. WTS-LA wants to show you the federal, state and local transportation money, or at least explain the future of transportation funding.
 
Philadelphia Membership Drive Happy Hour
Event's details
August 01, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Table 31 @ the Comcast Center
17th and JFK
Philadelphia, PA , 19103

It's time for the annual WTS Membership Happy Hour. Please join us!
 
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Minneapolis Bridges Bicycling Tour
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August 03, 2013
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Central Standard Time
Gold Medal Park
2nd St & 11th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN , 55401

This August, WTS MN invites you to explore the bridges of Minneapolis as you have never seen them before--by bicycle!
 
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WTS MN August 2013 Board Meeting
Event's details
August 06, 2013
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Monthly board meeting
 
Karmen Fore Reception - Salem
Event's details
August 06, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Join us in celebrating Karmen's appointment as the Governor's Transportation Advisor.
 
Tech Company Commute Alternatives
Event's details
August 06, 2013
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM Central Standard Time
Ristorante Don Giovanni (immediately adjacent to Mtn View Caltrain Station)
235 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA , 94041

Please join the WTS San Francisco Bay Area Chapter for a panel discussion on Silicon Valley Employer Commute Programs.
 
Sacramento Chapter Board Meeting
Event's details
August 07, 2013
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time
Sacramento Chapter Board Meeting - Mark Thomas & Company Office – 7300 Folsom Blvd, Suite 203
 
Corporate Partner & Member-Only Reception
Event's details
August 07, 2013
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Central Standard Time
Location: Iron Cactus North 10001 Stonelake Blvd Austin, TX 78759 Attendance limited to Chapter Members and Corporate Partners
 
Sold Out: Port of Vancouver Lunch and Tour
Event's details
August 07, 2013
11:45 AM - 01:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
WTS has organized a lunch and tour of the Port of Vancouver.
 
WTS-Boston 21st Annual Golf Outing
Event's details
August 08, 2013
11:45 AM - 05:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Brought to you by the Professional Development Committee
 
Soft Skills Workshop
Event's details
August 08, 2013
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Knowledge is power. But some knowledge is harder to acquire than traditional, quantifiable skills. WTS-LA is going to provide you opportunity to learn what you need to know but were probably never taught.
 
WTS CT Chapter - Summer Social
Event's details
August 08, 2013
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Paradise Hill Vineyard
15 Wind Swept Hill Rd
Wallingford, CT , 06492

Join us as we toast the season!
 
Summer Meet and Greet
Event's details
August 08, 2013
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Central Standard Time
Summer Meet & Greet at The LibertyJoin us for a Meet & Greet, a casual networking evening, cosponsored with the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. Refreshments will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. Free to all WTS members, and members are encouraged to bring guest non-members.
 
Greater D/FW Lattes and Leadership
Event's details
August 09, 2013
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Central Standard Time
The T Board Room
1600 E. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, TX , 76102

Join WTS for Lattes & Leadership featuring Nancy Amos, Senior Vice President of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, also known as The T. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
 
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WTS Young Professionals - Rockies Game
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August 13, 2013
06:40 PM - 10:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
Come spend an evening with the WTS Young Professionals at a Colorado Rockies Game!
 
WTS August Luncheon
Event's details
August 13, 2013
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
WTS August 2013 Luncheon. Liisa Itkonen speaker at the COMPASS office in Meridian.
 
WTS HRC August Board Meeting
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August 14, 2013
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS HRC August Board Meeting
 
Transportation Funding - Sources and Strategies
Event's details
August 14, 2013
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
DePaul University, CDM Building
243 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL , 60604

Join WTS Greater Chicago for this second of a three-part Agency Policy and Legislative series that will feature experts discussing Transportation Funding Sources and Strategies.
 
Meet the Staff of LA Metro Highway Program
Event's details
August 14, 2013
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
Meet the staff of LA Metro Highway Program. Our speakers will provide their background and roles with Metro Highway Program as well as a look ahead for each of their individual programs for fall/winter 2013 and beyond.
 
Annual Joint WTD-DC/YPT/TRF Summer Program
Event's details
August 14, 2013
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Central Standard Time
Reason Foundation
1747 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC , 20008

Join fellow WTS-DC, Young Professionals in Transportation, and Transportation Research Forum professionals and guests for a summer evening of socializing and discussion on the unsolved issue of financing the nation's transportation network.
 
Picnic in Millennium Park - August
Event's details
August 15, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:30 PM Central Standard Time
Join WTS Greater Chicago for music and a picnic in Millennium Park!
 
Incomparable Port Tour
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August 15, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Nothing compares to being on the water, except for cruising with critical port decision makers. WTS-LA will provide both on the WTS-LA Members-Only Port Cruise.
 
Lattes & Leadership
Event's details
August 15, 2013
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
Join WTS at Trianon Coffee for a morning chat with Beth Eden Abel. Come early, drink coffee, and get inspired! To RSVP: www.wtsevents.org/chapter/HeartofTexas/ Admission is free. Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, August 14th at 10:00 AM
 
2013 Scholarship Fundraiser
Event's details
August 15, 2013
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Foundation WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels to support females whose studies will lead them in this direction. We're encouraging all bowlers to donate to our Scholarship fund. All donations are tax deductible.
 
It's All in the Maritiming
Event's details
August 15, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Nothing compares to being on the water, except for cruising with critical port decision makers. WTS-LA will provide both on the WTS-LA Members-Only Port Cruise.
 
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WTS Dinner Panel
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August 19, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
Attend an event with CDOT leadership as they walk us through the changes at the organization.
 
Dress for Success Extravaganza
Event's details
August 19, 2013
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS is taking a slight turn from its traditional programs at our August 19 luncheon. Special Events Coordinator Lana Kisiel from Stein Mart will show us ways to update our wardrobe and define our own special style. She will offer ideas to “dress up or dress down” for varied occasions. This is not for women only.
 
Wine Tasting and Vineyard Tour
Event's details
August 20, 2013
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join WTS-Rhode Island for a summer networking event at Newport Vineyards in Middletown, RI on Tuesday, August 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The event includes a winery tour, wine tasting with cheese, fruit, and deli sandwiches, as well as a souvenir wine glass.
 
WTS Scholarship Day @ Arooga's
Event's details
August 20, 2013-August 21, 2013
11:00 AM - 02:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Support the scholarship fund! Bring along a voucher to any Arooga's location and Arooga's will donate 15% of your check to the WTS Central PA scholarship fund. Just Don't Forget your VOUCHER!
 
Fashion Show Fundraiser
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August 21, 2013
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Save the date for our first annual Cruising the Catwalk Fashion Show Fundraiser at CSUS Alumni Center
 
YPT/WTS Happy Hour
Event's details
August 21, 2013
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Join Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) and WTS Portland at a joint happy hour to mingle and expand your professional network while enjoying a rooftop bar.
 
Bike Ride/Happy Hour
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August 22, 2013
03:30 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join us for a bike ride tour of near-west side's new bike/ped infrastructure and fun historic facts of the neighbhorhood. Afterwards we'll meet for happy hour at The Corner Alley.
 
Shelley Rowe and Intuitive Leadership
Event's details
August 22, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Central Standard Time
Details to come.
 
WWTS August 2013 Board Meeting
Event's details
August 22, 2013
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Central Standard Time
WWTS Board meeting
 
Greater D/FW August Social Event
Event's details
August 22, 2013
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Central Standard Time
Social/evening event in Fort Worth with Molly the Trolly
 
Golf Tournament
Event's details
August 23, 2013
08:30 AM - 02:00 PM Mountain Standard Time
Please join us for our annual WTS Colorado Golf Tournament!
 
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HRC Webinar
Event's details
August 27, 2013
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
VDOT District Office, Training Room
1700 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA , 23434

WTS is sponsoring Professional Development Mentorship/Webinar Sessions by participating in the 2013 Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series and providing an informal mentorship opportunity in association with each webinar.
 
Breakout Career Moves
Event's details
August 27, 2013
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Virginia Department of Transportation
1401 E. Broad Street - Auditorium Conf. Room No. 2
Richmond, VA , 23219

804.786-7698

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Breakout Career Moves
Event's details
August 27, 2013
12:45 PM - 02:30 PM Central Standard Time
Jacobs
1700 Market Street, Suite 1000
Philadelphia, PA , 19103

Hear from women executives who have successfully defined their careers by creating their own high-profile projects, stretch assignments, and customized roles.
 
Summer Social
Event's details
August 27, 2013
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Central Standard Time
Annual Summer Social.
 
Annual Membership Appreciation Event
Event's details
August 28, 2013
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Annual Membership Appreciation Event at Chase Field
 
Lunch & Learn
Event's details
August 28, 2013
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Central Standard Time
Kimley-Horn
655 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL , 33602

How right is right sized parking? Presentation by Erin Gentle, Kimley-Horn
 
Joint Social
Event's details
August 28, 2013
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Capital Ale House
623 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA , 23219

(804) 780-2537

Network with members of WTS, ASCE, VASITE, and ASHE at a joint social at the Capital Ale House downtown location.
 
RI Design Professionals Night at McCoy
Event's details
August 29, 2013
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS-Rhode Island is co-sponsoring the annual Rhode Island Infrastructure Design Professionals Night at McCoy Stadium on Thursday, August 29 at 5:00 PM. There are 100 tickets available at the reduced price of $15, and remaining tickets will be sold at the full price of $27, so get your tickets early. The ticket price includes general admission to the game and an all you can eat BBQ!
 
Historic Muni F Line Ride!
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August 29, 2013
05:30 PM - 08:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Church Street and 30th Street

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Enjoy a mobile WTS party on the Historic F Line Boat Car! This is a members-only event.
 
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century
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August 29, 2013
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
August 29, 2013
 
Professional Writing
Event's details
August 29, 2013
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Central Standard Time
MnDOT Central Office - G13
395 John Ireland Boulevard
St. Paul, MN , 55155

Join WTS MN for this free program to learn tips on how to improve your professional writing at MnDOT Central Office. Space is limited to 15 attendees.
 
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