April 2008 Section Meeting Information

“RE-ENGINEERING THE CITY”

DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2008
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. –  Social Time
            6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. –  Dinner
            7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. –  Presentation
 
COST FOR DINNER: $10.00 per person – REGARDLESS OF MEMBERSHIP OR MEMBERSHIP GRADE!

NOTE:  DINNERS ARE ALWAYS OPTIONAL – YOU MAY ATTEND THE PROGRAM ONLY. 

MENU SELECTIONS:   Stuffed Pasta Shells,  BBQ’d Ribs, Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, Au Gratin Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Tossed Salad, Rolls, Assorted Cheese and Fruit Filled Tarts, Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea, Soft Drinks. There is also a bar available for the purchase of alcoholic drinks.

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS:  Please email Fred Nadeau for reservations at mailto:fnadeau1@earthlink.net (preferred) or call the Section Voice Mail at 513-629-9380 by Noon, Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2008 if you plan to attend. Please leave your Name, IEEE Member Number, and a daytime telephone number.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

ABOUT THE MEETING:  This month’s presentation, to be given by Professor James A. Stever, will cover new and/or current technologies and integrated techniques being brought to bear against the threat of terrorism and the management of such crisis.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:  Professor Stever (Ph.D., Political Science, Purdue University, 1974), is the Director for the Center for Integrated Homeland Security and Crisis Management, Department of Political Science University of Cincinnati.  He is widely published in professional journals, and is currently developing intergovernmental management models to combat terrorism.  He draws upon 30 years experience in the field of public administration and intergovernmental management—including employment at the Government Accountability Office and experience as an intelligence officer.  He has assessed the capacities of existing intergovernmental institutions and policies to ensure agricultural security and has developed new intergovernmental models based on this assessment, including research for the US Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defense, and work for multiple state and local emergency management agencies