Upcoming events

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 30 Apr 2020

    Prep KC and Project Lead the Way are in need of volunteers for various STEM events throughout the winter and spring months. These events offer excellent opportunities to volunteer and positively impact students as they grow. They are also a great way for MSPE members to get involved in additional STEM events.

    Prep KC provides the students in their partner schools with opportunities to engage with business professionals and higher education faculty to help young people explore their futures and see the relevance of rigorous academic preparation in high school and beyond. Their mission is to "Create and implement strategies to improve college and career preparation for Kansas City's urban students."

    Project Lead The Way is the nation’s leading provider of rigorous STEM education for elementary, middle and high school students. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving.

    For additional information and to sign up as a volunteer, follow the links below.

    Prep KC:

    http://www.prepkc.org/volunteers/

    https://us1.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=7e1d02c2ee19254b3f2d8290f&id=a318329666

    Project Lead the Way:

    https://www.innovationportal.org/page/connected

    PLTW Volunteer Opportunities Spring 2020

     

    • 2 Apr 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • N/A

    MSPE's April Lunch scheduled for April 2, 2020 has been cancelled.


    • 21 May 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Engineering Center of St. Louis - 4359 Lindell, St. Louis 63018
    Register

    Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE)

    and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

    May Joint Luncheon

    Thursday, May 21st, 2020


    Morals, Ethics, and Integrity – Know Your Line in the Sand

    Abstract:  In this presentation the speaker explores definitions of terms related to ethics in professional practice, presents current examples of ethically questionable situations, and discusses ways to recognize a slippery slope early in the process. Ethics is not just a list of rules – right and wrong are not always easy to discern. How do ethics and legality interplay in decision making? Cognitive dissonance is discussed in the context of making ethical decisions amid conflicting values and beliefs. When repeated, ethical decision-making becomes habitual and leads to a more reflexive process for our future decisions.

    About the Presenter:  DALE SMITH, P.E., F.ASCE, holds a bachelor’s degree in Geological Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Smith is Geotechnology’s south region geotechnical manager with 16 professional staff, currently located in their Memphis, Tennessee office. He worked for the U.S. Navy and three engineering firms before moving back to St. Louis for a position with Geotechnology where he has been employed since the summer of 1995. In his time with Geotechnology he has managed a wide array of projects and worn many hats, including managing the Illinois office for 9 years and project managing jobs ranging up to the recent MSD River Des Peres combined sewer overflow tunnel exploration. Currently he is managing projects for Tennessee and Arkansas DOTs. He was awarded the Geotechnology Ronald M. Eckelkamp Leadership Award in 2017.


    Time, Date, Location

    11:30am to 1:00pm, Thursday, May 21st , 2020, at the Engineering Center, 4359 Lindell, St. Louis 63018.  Registration starts at 11:30am and lunch is served at 11:45am.  The program will begin promptly at 12:00pm.  One (1) PDH is available.

    Registration :

    Please register and pay online for reservations by 5:00pm, Thursday, May 14th.  



    • 15 Jun 2020
    • 17 Jun 2020
    • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 2601 S. Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203

    Save the Date!

    MSPE 2020 Annual Convention
    June 15-17, 2020
    Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center 
    2601 S. Providence Road
    Columbia, MO 65203

    Room block is open! Please call Stoney Creek at 1-800-659-2220 in order to make your room reservation. Make sure you mention that you are with the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers to receive the discounted group rate of $104.00 per night. 

    • 18 Jun 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Engineering Center
    Register


    Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE)

    June Luncheon

    Thursday, June 18th, 2020

    Sliding the Poplar Street Bridge

    Abstract: The Poplar Street Bridge is a 50 year old five span (300’-500’-600’-500’-265’) 2165’ long structure which carries I-64 &I-55 over the Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis and connects Missouri and Illinois. The bridge has twin Eastbound and Westbound superstructures consisting of two variable depth steel box girders (25’ max. depth) with an orthotropic steel deck on a shared substructure.

    The Missouri Department of Transportation hired HDR to provide the following improvements to the Poplar Street Bridge: 1) Increase lane capacity of the EB Bridge from 4 to 5 lanes in conjunction with improving interchange ramp structures on the Missouri side, 2) provide a new and improved riding surface and 3) Rehabilitate the structure.


    A unique aspect of the project was the sliding of the existing bridge. In lieu of a traditional widening, the eastbound superstructure was successfully slid 9’ to the south onto widened piers on March 31, 2018 over the course of 2.5 hours and was widely reported as the 2nd longest bridge slide ever in the United States by length. The eastbound and westbound superstructures were then connected together using a concrete deck on a stringer-floor-beam type cross frame system which added redundancy and improved the performance of the structure.

    Greg Kuntz is Bridge Section Manager in HDR’s St. Louis office. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Rolla and the University of Kansas. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the management, design and construction of highway bridge projects, primarily for the Missouri Department of Transportation. His projects include numerous major river crossings and complex rehabilitations

    Time, Date, Location

    11:30am to 1:00pm, Thursday, June 18th, 2020, at the Engineering Center, 4359 Lindell, St. Louis 63018. Registration starts at 11:30am and lunch is served at 11:45am. The program will begin promptly at 12:00pm. One (1) PDH is available.

    Cost: $20/person

    Registration

    Please register and pay online using the link above for reservations by 5:00pm, Thursday, June 12th.


    • 12 Aug 2020
    • 16 Aug 2020
    • Philadelphia, PA


    • 11 Sep 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • MSPE Office, 200 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101


    • 16 Sep 2020
    • Burns & McDonnell


    • 27 Oct 2020
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • Capitol Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, MO


Past events

25 Mar 2020 Missouri Chamber's 2020 Transportation Future Summit
19 Mar 2020 CANCELED: MSPE Western Chapter Meeting - UMKC
7 Mar 2020 Missouri State MATHCOUNTS Competition
5 Mar 2020 MSPE March Lunch Meeting
21 Feb 2020 Western Chapter MSPE and Eastern Chapter KSPE - 69th Annual Engineer's Week Celebration
20 Feb 2020 MSPE February Lunch Meeting
16 Feb 2020 2020 Engineer's Week
15 Feb 2020 Discover Engineering Day
11 Feb 2020 2020 MSPE Capitol Day
8 Feb 2020 Volunteer Request for RooBuilders Competition
7 Feb 2020 St. Louis Chapter - 69th National Engineers Week Reception and Awards Program
7 Feb 2020 MSPE Winter P.E. Ceremony
1 Feb 2020 Volunteer Request for MATHCOUNTS Competition
28 Jan 2020 January Joint Meeting with ASCE
25 Jan 2020 St Louis Chapter Professional Engineer Refresher Course
16 Jan 2020 MSPE & MWEA January Joint Luncheon
9 Jan 2020 MSPE January Lunch Meeting
4 Dec 2019 MSPE Ozark Chapter Christmas Banquet
20 Nov 2019 Western Chapter Young Engineer's Happy Hour & Tour
12 Nov 2019 MSPE and ASCE Joint Luncheon
7 Nov 2019 MSPE November Lunch Meeting
2 Nov 2019 Volunteer Request for RooBuilers Modeling Session
29 Oct 2019 16th Annual MSPE Fall PDH Days
24 Oct 2019 October Joint Meeting with IEEE-KC
3 Oct 2019 MSPE October Lunch Meeting
26 Sep 2019 MSPE Southwest Chapter 28th Annual BBQ Feed 2019
26 Sep 2019 2019 NSPE President Annual Dinner Meeting Hosted by MSPE Western Chapter
26 Sep 2019 2019 NSPE President's Visit Breakfast
19 Sep 2019 St. Louis Chapter MSPE Chapter Workshop
13 Sep 2019 2019 President's Workshop
20 Aug 2019 Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Energy & Environment Conference
16 Aug 2019 MSPE Summer P.E. Ceremony
8 Aug 2019 MSPE Ozark Chapter Annual Shrimp Feed 2019
17 Jul 2019 NSPE 2019 PE Conference
20 Jun 2019 MSPE St. Louis Chapter Luncheon
18 Jun 2019 Tour of Columbia Recycling Facility
18 Jun 2019 Wild Apricot Training
17 Jun 2019 2019 MSPE Annual Convention
21 May 2019 Officer Elections and Program on Financial Planning
16 May 2019 Western Chapter May Dinner Meeting - UAV Technology Advancements and Regulation Challenges
18 Apr 2019 Joint Luncheon Meeting MSPE, SAME and KSPE
18 Apr 2019 MSPE St. Louis Chapter Luncheon
27 Mar 2019 MSPE Capitol Day
21 Mar 2019 Western Chapter MSPE Joint March 21 Meeting with UMKC
15 Mar 2019 Northeast Chapter Meeting
8 Mar 2019 P.E. Certificate Presentation Ceremony
2 Mar 2019 STATE MATHCOUNTS
16 Feb 2019 MSPE Southwest Chapter 2019 Mathcounts Competition
15 Feb 2019 MSPE Southeast Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition
9 Feb 2019 MSPE Jefferson City Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition
2 Feb 2019 MSPE Northwest Chapter MATHCOUNTS Competition
2 Feb 2019 MSPE Ozark Chapter MathCounts Competition
19 Jan 2019 MSPE's Winter Board of Directors Meeting
17 Jan 2019 Joint Western Chapter MSPE/Eastern Chapter KSPE lunch meeting
17 Jan 2019 January Joint Luncheon Protecting Your Inventions and Ideas: Intellectual Property Fundamentals for an Engineer
3 Jan 2019 Northeast Chapter MSPE Monthly Meeting
13 Dec 2018 Western Chapter/ASCE December Joint Lunch Meeting
13 Dec 2018 Missouri Society of Professional Engineers December Joint Luncheon
12 Dec 2018 15th Annual MSPE Fall PDH Days
29 Nov 2018 Western Chapter Dinner Meeting
15 Nov 2018 Southwest Chapter November Meeting
13 Nov 2018 St. Louis Chapter November Joint Luncheon
1 Nov 2018 Ozark Chapter BYOE(Bring Your Own Engineer)
16 Oct 2018 Central Chapter Meeting
29 Sep 2018 PE Ceremony
27 Sep 2018 2018 NSPE President Annual Dinner Meeting hosted by Western Chapter
27 Sep 2018 NSPE President's Visit Breakfast
27 Sep 2018 NSPE President's Visit Sponsorship
20 Sep 2018 Jefferson City Chapter 2018 Shrimp Feed and Wing Ding
14 Sep 2018 MSPE President's Workshop
13 Sep 2018 Southwest Chapter Annual BBQ
17 Jun 2018 2018 Annual Convention
6 Apr 2018 MSPE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING
26 Feb 2018 MSPE 2018 Annual Convention Sponsorship


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