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February 2017 Events

 
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2017 Planning Retreat
Event's details
January 27, 2017-January 29, 2017
All Day Event
Lake Escape

Bracey, VA , 23919

 
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2017 Membership Meeting
Event's details
January 31, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Please join the WTS Atlanta Chapter as we kick off 2017 with our annual Membership Meeting. Enjoy lunch with other members and hear what is planned for 2017!
 
WTS-KC Tech Break
Event's details
January 31, 2017
07:45 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
HNTB Corporation
715 Kirk Drive
Kansas City, MO , 64105

Join WTS-KC on January 31st for this year's first Tech Break, "Hitching a Ride," presented by MARC's Jenny O'Brien.
 
ADA Document Accessibility
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January 31, 2017
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM Central Standard Time
Kick off 2017 with WTS MN and join us for Mastering the Art and Science of ADA Document Accessibility on January 31st. This in-depth technical development session will dive deep into the who, what, where, and WHY of ADA Document Accessibility with MnDOT and Metro Transit staff, including the business case for accessible documents. The last hour of the program will be a working session for one-on-one questions and troubleshooting. Bring your laptop and your questions!
 
Air Florida Flight 90 Panel
Event's details
January 31, 2017
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Burke Theater at the U.S. Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC , 20004

Join the National Law Enforcement Museum to learn about the daring rescue of five people and the sad recovery of the remains of many more from Air Florida Flight 90 on January 13, 1982.
 
The Texas Bullet Train
Event's details
February 01, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
AOGC Building
636 NE 41st Street
Oklahoma City, OK , 73105

Program: The Texas Bullet Train Speakers: Colleen Zwiebel, Arup and Rebecca Cowle, Texas Central Railway Sponsorship Spotlight: Olsson
 
WTS-Boston 2017 New Year's Reception
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February 01, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Join WTS-Boston on February 1st for our New Year's Reception, with welcoming remarks from Kate Fichter.
 
WTS-OC Proudly Presents: Michael Hennessey
Event's details
February 01, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
The Center Club
650 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA , 92626

(714) 662-3414

WTS-OC cocktail reception.
 
Central Region Conference
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February 02, 2017-February 03, 2017
All Day Event
WTS Columbus Chapter will host the 2017 Central Region Conference.
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2017 February Board Meeting
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February 02, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Monthly meetings of the WTS D/FW Board of Directors and Leadership Team. This is open to all WTS members.
 
Central Region Conference
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February 02, 2017-February 03, 2017
All Day Event
WTS Columbus Chapter will host the 2017 Central Region Conference.
 
First Friday Lunch Social
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February 03, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
First Friday Lunch Social
 
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WTS MN Board Meeting
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February 07, 2017
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
WTS MN February Board Meeting 7:30AM-9:00AM OPEN BOOK, 1011 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415
 
Happy Hour
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February 07, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
Come join your fellow WTS members for a special happy hour at Tesla’s Overlake dealership.
 
WWTS Milwaukee Area Feb 2017 Lunch
Event's details
February 07, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
La Fuente Mexican restaurant
9155 W. Bluemound Road
Wauwatosa, WI , 53226

Let’s meet for a networking lunch in early Feb. This restaurant has great food, plenty of seating and quick service – not to mention great food. The only downfall may be parking – much of it will be street parking.
 
WTS Madison Area Lunch - Feb 2017
Event's details
February 07, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Central Standard Time
Graze
1 South Pinckney Street
Madison, WI , 53703

Join us to kick off the New Year for lunch on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 11:30 AM at Graze, 1 South Pinckney Street.
 
2017 NJ Programs Winter Solstice
Event's details
February 07, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Taste venue
47 Edison Place
NewARK, NJ , 07102

(973) 642-8400

NJ Winter Solstice
 
2017 WTS Colorado Annual Awards Gala
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February 08, 2017
05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Register today for the largest transportation networking event of the year - the WTS Awards Gala!
 
Coffee and Conversation
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February 08, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM Central Standard Time
Join us as we roll out a new series of real-time insights of personal development & business leadership, guided by noteworthy women with remarkable careers in the transportation industry. Seating is limited, and this is a members-only event!
 
Mean Girls in the Workplace
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February 08, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Senator Inn
284 Western Ave.
Augusta, ME , 04330

Please join WTS-Maine Chapter for an informative presentation on Mean Girls in the Workplace by Jacqui Clarke of Mediation & Facilitation Resources, Inc. Jacqui will provide an overview of how to identify mean girl behaviors and successfully improve working relationships. (Attendees eligible to earn 1.0 PDH)
 
WTS YP Happy Hour
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February 08, 2017
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Come meet the WTS Colorado Young Professionals at C.B. & Potts prior to the Awards Gala for an opportunity to mingle in a smaller setting before the big event. We will gather at C.B. & Potts, grab a drink, and then head over to the gala together. If you miss us or can't make it, we will see you at the gala!
 
WTS-SD Volunteer Open House
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February 09, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Volunteer Opportunity!
 
WTS-Young Professionals' Committee February 9, 20
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February 09, 2017
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Transit Center Office
1 Whitehall Street 17th floor
New York, NY , 10004

Canceled TransitCenter & WTS-GNY -Young Professionals Committee present
 
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WTS Philadelphia 2017-2018 Committee Expo
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February 13, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Advance your career! Build a network! Learn new skills! Make a difference!
 
WTS Portland Members Celebration
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February 13, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
WTS Portland will be hosting our annual Members Celebration on Thursday, April 6 this year.Come help us celebrate members, thank our volunteers, and enjoy each others' company. This FREE members-only event will be held at Portland City Grill from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Come enjoy the beautiful views and tasty appetizers while seeing old friends and making new ones.
 
PDX Luncheon
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February 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Smart Cities Luncheon for Tuesday, February 14th
 
February Professional Speaker Series Luncheon
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February 14, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Norfolk Town Point Club
101 West Main Street, Suite 300
Norfolk, VA , 23510

"Major Projects: Pursuits and Perspectives" with VDOT's Martha Gross - Martha will provide a general background on VDOT’s Major Projects initiatives in Hampton Roads as well as professional development perspectives on personal skill sets that are valuable for thriving in a major-projects environment.
 
WTS-Boston February Luncheon Seminar
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February 15, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
MBTA Chief Administrator & Acting General Manager, Brian Shortsleeve, will kick off the 2017 Luncheon Seminar series in February.
 
WTS Central Florida Chapter February Board Meeting
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February 15, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
If you are part of the WTS Central Florida Board, remember to attend our regularly-scheduled meetings.
 
IAH Airport Tour
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February 15, 2017
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Central Standard Time
IAH Airport Tour Terminal C - North Concourse
 
WTS-OC Proudly Presents: Boots on the Ground, Flat
Event's details
February 15, 2017
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
The Promenade & Gardens
1570 Scenic Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA , 92626

7145400500

WTS-OC workshop/reception featuring Grace Crunican, Dana Hook, Mary Peters and Susan Martinovich.
 
Chicago - Special Reception for Erin Aleman, IDOT
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February 15, 2017
05:30 PM - 07:30 PM Central Standard Time
Please join us for a special reception honoring Erin Aleman, who was recently named IDOT's Director of Planning and Programming.
 
February Program Lunch
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February 15, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Maggiano's Little Italy
10910 Domain Drive
Austin, TX , 78758

February Program Lunch-Ashby Johnson (CAMPO), Linda Watson (CapMetro), Valerie Covey (Williamson County),  & Gayle Heath (Alliance Transportation Group)  at Maggiano's Little Italy in The Domain
 
Keith Dunn from Self Help Counties Coalition
Event's details
February 15, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
February 15, 2017 Lunch Program
 
Transportation YOU: Feb. 16
Event's details
February 16, 2017
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
ITRE @ NCSU Centennial Campus
909 Capability Drive, Research Building IV, Room 2600
Raleigh, NC , 27606

Join us at the next Transportation YOU mentor program.
 
WisDOT Tolling Study Presentation
Event's details
February 16, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Urban League of Greater Madison
2222 S Park St Ste 200
Madison, WI , 53713

Join us Thursday, February 16, 2017 for a lunch presentation about the WisDOT Tolling Study.
 
WTS-SD Webinar: Negotiation-Getting What You Want
Event's details
February 16, 2017
11:45 AM - 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
Join us for the first of our professional development webinar series!
 
WTS Tucson Chapter Happy Hour at Barrio Brewery
Event's details
February 16, 2017
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM Central Standard Time
WTS Tucson Chapter February Event - Happy Hour Thursday, Feb. 16 5-7 PM Barrio Brewery
 
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CPEWC Engineers Week: "Dream Big" ASCE Film
Event's details
February 18, 2017-February 19, 2017
All Day Event
"Dream Big: Engineering Our World" is the first film for the giant screen to showcase the creativity and passion of engineers. The Whitaker Center is offering combination tickets to the science center and the 40-minute film viewings.
 
CPEWC Engineers Week Whitaker STEM Activities
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February 18, 2017-February 19, 2017
All Day Event
Local engineering professional societies (including WTS!) will be running STEM activity tables at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Volunteers needed!
 
Discover Engineering at the Mall
Event's details
February 18, 2017
10:30 AM - 02:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Discover Engineering at the Mall!
 
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CPEWC Engineers Week: "Dream Big" ASCE Film
Event's details
February 18, 2017-February 19, 2017
All Day Event
"Dream Big: Engineering Our World" is the first film for the giant screen to showcase the creativity and passion of engineers. The Whitaker Center is offering combination tickets to the science center and the 40-minute film viewings.
 
CPEWC Engineers Week Whitaker STEM Activities
Event's details
February 18, 2017-February 19, 2017
All Day Event
Local engineering professional societies (including WTS!) will be running STEM activity tables at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Volunteers needed!
 
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Emerging Leaders On Site Training Series
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February 21, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Creating an Opportunity-Driven Career
 
Legislative Breakfast
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February 21, 2017
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
Annual CACT & WTS CT Legislative Breakfast
 
CPEWC Engineers Week Breakfast
Event's details
February 21, 2017
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
The presentation will focus on the unique project-based learning approach used by the Messiah College Engineering program in conjunction with the Collaboratory.
 
HRC Webinar
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February 21, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
VDOT District Office, Learning Center, Nansemond/Bennett's Creek Room
1700 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA , 23434

WTS is sponsoring Professional Development Mentorship/Webinar Sessions by participating in the 2017 Emerging Women Leaders Webinar Series and providing an informal mentorship opportunity in association with each webinar.
 
February Luncheon - Utilities
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February 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Utility Panel Discussion - featuring Eliza Paul, TxDOT, Seth Schulgen, VP, Williams Brothers, and Robert Scalapino, AT&T
 
Girl Power Science and Engineering Luncheon
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February 21, 2017
10:30 AM - 01:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Girl Power Science and Engineering Luncheon
 
The Southern AZ E-Week Awards Banquet
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February 21, 2017
05:00 PM - 08:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
The Southern AZ E-Week Awards Banquet
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2017 February Luncheon
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February 21, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Transportation Legislation Update
 
Smart Cities & Money Conference
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February 22, 2017-February 23, 2017
All Day Event
Infocast's Smart Cities & Money event will provide a unique exploration of the current landscape and new approaches in funding, financing, and partnering dynamics and factors
 
Porsche Experience Tour 1
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February 22, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Enjoy a 90-minute tour of the Porsche Experience Center with WTS Atlanta! Learn about the Porsche brand and history in America. Lunch is included and will immediately follow the tour. First of two date options.
 
WTS-KC Luncheon Program
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February 22, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Join WTS-KC for our February luncheon featuring MoDOT's James Pflum who will discuss the Road to Tomorrow program.
 
ACEC Forensic Engineering 101
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February 22, 2017
07:30 AM - 10:00 AM Mountain Standard Time
ACEC Forensic Engineering 101
 
Social Media Bootcamp
Event's details
February 22, 2017
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Jacobs
100 S. Charles Street, Tower 2 - Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD , 21201

Are you looking to get caught up to the 21st Century way to communicate? If so, then this bootcamp is JUST for you! Bring all of your technology and learn to like, tweet, and Link to the most important people in your personal and professional circles!
 
Feb 22: Welcome Janice Hahn, LA County Superviso
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February 22, 2017
11:15 AM - 01:30 PM Pacific Standard Time
Join WTS-LA in welcoming Janice Hahn, LA County Supervisor
 
Transportation You
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February 23, 2017
10:15 AM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
National E-Week is February 19-25, 2017 with Thursday February 23rd as Girl Day. This day is dedicated to helping girls discover engineering. Your WTS Central Florida Chapter's Transportation You Program in conjunction with Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) is hosting a group of middle school students for tours of FTE's Traffic Management Center (TMC) and SunWatch facilities.
 
Smart Cities & Money Conference
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February 22, 2017-February 23, 2017
All Day Event
Infocast's Smart Cities & Money event will provide a unique exploration of the current landscape and new approaches in funding, financing, and partnering dynamics and factors
 
February 23, 2017 Luncheon
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February 23, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Scholarship Luncheon
 
CPEWC Engineers Week Banquet
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February 23, 2017
05:00 PM - 08:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Congratulations to the 2017 CPEWC award winners: Mr. Brad Heigel (Engineer of the Year), Ms. Kimberly McKitish (Young Engineer of the Year), and Michelle Madzelan (John H. McCormick Educational Outreach). Mr. William F. Foos will be offering a presentation on cybersecurity.
 
Do Women Need Quotas?
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February 23, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM GMT Standard Time
Together with our partners, Turner & Townsend, we invite you to our winter reception focusing on the question of whether setting quotas is the way to achieve gender parity in the workplace.
 
Girl Day
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February 23, 2017
All Day Event
Girl Day
 
WTS-DC Community Engagement
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February 23, 2017
08:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
The Hamilton Loft
600 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC , 20005

Join WTS-DC as our expert panel takes a look at recent transportation and infrastructure projects in the DMV and offer their stakeholder, media, government agency, and public perspectives on community engagement.
 
WTS & ITE February Program
Event's details
February 24, 2017
11:15 AM - 12:45 PM Eastern Standard Time
FDOT Training Center
2198 Edison Ave
Jacksonville, FL , 32204

WTS is partnering with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) to bring you this exciting program on the future of the Skyway.
 
Autonomous Vehicle Lab Tour @ CMU
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February 24, 2017
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Carnegie Mellon University
Newell-Simon Hall
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DON'T MISS THIS ONE!
 
Annual Scholarship and Award Ceremony
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February 25, 2017
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Central Standard Time
Annual chapter banquet to celebrate the recipients of scholarships and awards.
 
Resume Workshop
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February 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time
We are excited to announce our first event of 2017, where students will have the ability to network with other local area students and professionals and view an exciting speaker presentation on how to build your resume. We encourage you to bring your resume and ask questions, as we will be collecting all resumes after the event to be placed in our Chapter Resume Book, which will be used by local companies that are sponsors of WTS Philadelphia!
 
Resume Building Workshop
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February 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Philadelphia Student Chapter resume building workshop and student executive officer elections!
 
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The Highwaymen
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February 26, 2017
01:45 PM - 03:45 PM Central Standard Time
Join WTS MN and Transportation YOU students for a special viewing of the MN History Theater's production, The Highwaymen. This unique to MN play features the stories of those impacted by the construction of I-94 through the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul. Tickets are only $20 (special group rate), but will go quickly. Register early (by Monday, February 6th) and plan to join WTS MN before the production for light appetizers and conversation at the Rival House Parlour at 12:30 PM.
 
Motivational Monday Webinar - Feb 27
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February 27, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Online

Raleigh, NC , 27601

Webinar Series
 
WTS Book Club
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February 27, 2017
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: The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your Success by Emma Seppälä.
 
The SEPTA-Uber Rideshar Partnership
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February 27, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
WTS Philadelphia cordially invites you to join our February program: A Model for the Future: The SEPTA-Uber Rideshare Partnership
 
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Porsche Experience Tour 2
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March 01, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Standard Time
Enjoy a 90-minute tour of the Porsche Experience Center with WTS Atlanta! Learn about the Porsche brand and history in America. Lunch is included and will immediately follow the tour. Second of two date options.
 
March Reading Group
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March 02, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
We hope you’ll join us for our next WTS Reading Group, as we explore ideas presented in Designing your life: How to build a well-lived, joyful life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans.
 
Greater D/FW Chapter: 2017 March Board Meeting
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March 02, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Central Standard Time
Monthly meetings of the WTS D/FW Board of Directors and Leadership Team. This is open to all WTS members.
 
CVC VDOT Speed Networking
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March 02, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
VDOT Central Office Auditorium
1401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA , 23219

(804) 287-3192

Join the Chapter for our Speed Networking event at VDOT Central Office! Meet with local industry leaders from both the public and private sectors. Registration includes lunch. Parking is available for private sector employees on a first-come, first-served basis (maximum of 10).
 
March Luncheon Program
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March 02, 2017
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Phoenix Country Club
2901 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ , 85014

Join us for the March program luncheon featuring Dr. Nadia Brown, author of Leading Like a Lady. Click the flyer to REGISTER TODAY!
 
March Meet & Greet
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March 02, 2017
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM Mountain Standard Time
Berryhill & Co.
121 N. 9th Street
Boise, ID , 83702

What? An exclusive WTS members-only opportunity to meet and talk one-on-one with Idaho State Legislators who play a key role in shaping our transportation system and policies.
 
First Friday Lunch Social
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March 03, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
First Friday Lunch Social
 
Scholarship & Awards Dinner
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March 03, 2017
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM Central Standard Time
Featured Guest Speakers: Eliza Paul, TxDOT and Commissioner R. Jack Cagle, Harris County Precinct 4
 
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