Apr
25
11:00 AM11:00

ASCE Springfield Legislative Day

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ILITE would like to share an upcoming event held by the ASCE Illinois Section. The ASCE Springfield Legislative Day will be held on April 25th and will be an opportunity to speak to Illinois legislators on the importance of infrastructure investment and funding. This event will also present the 2018 Illinois Infrastructure Report Card.  Please see the attached flyer and registration link below. Deadline to register is April 19, 2018.

Agenda:

11:00 AM - Presentation by Secretary of Transportation Randall S. Blankenhorn
11:30 AM - Buffet & Networking
11:45 AM - Presentation on Illinois Infrastructure Report Card 2018
12:15 PM - Illinois Legislative Speakers
1:00 PM - Presentation and Q/A : Messaging to Legislators
1:30 PM - Meetings and visits with State Senators and Representatives
4:00 PM - Networking Happy Hour

Pricing:

ASCE Members - $35
Non-ASCE Members - $40
Educators and Government $25
Students - Free

REGISTER HERE

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May
3
6:00 PM18:00

ILITE/ASCE YMG Spring Social

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There is nothing better than Chicago in the Spring time, and what better way to celebrate, than enjoying the end of winter, and the competition of P.E. exams for some members. Add some darts and a chance to socialize with colleagues to the mix, and you have our spring social. 

Please join us at Point & Feather in Chicago for a night of games and networking with your fellow Transportation Professionals and our friends from the ASCE Young Members Group (YMG).  There is no cost for the event!  Appetizers will be included.  Drinks will be available for purchase by attendees.

For those that choose to take public transportation, Point & Feather is located in River North, just a few blocks away from the Pink, Brown, and Red lines. 

REGISTRATION IS FREE and will include light appetizers. Drinks are not included. However, please click on the link above to register so we can have a proper headcount.

For any questions, please contact Tom Szabo, Activities Group Director at illinoisite+activities@gmail.com

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Mar
28
11:30 AM11:30

March 2018 Luncheon: Vision of Future Chicagoland Expressways

Please join us on Wednesday, March 28th for our March Luncheon, a presentation by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) on Vision of Future Chicagoland Expressways. 

11:30 AM Networking
12:00 PM Lunch & Presentation 

Cost:
Members: $30
Non-members: $40
Students/Public Sector: $20
Illinois Section Sponsor Codes are valid for this event.
 
In 2017, the Illinois Department of Transportation, The Illinois Tollway and CMAP collaborated to develop a future vision of the Chicagoland expressway system.  The goal was to provide a framework for which future expressway projects could be based to meet the demands of the ever changing transporation landscape of the 21st century.  Future strategies and technologies such as Advance Traffic Management, multi-purpose lanes, congestion pricing, alternate modes of transportation, connected vehicles, advanced ITS, capacity improvement alternatives and others were considered.  Please come join us to learn more about this exciting subject.
  
ITE is honored to host Mr. Tom Murtha from CMAP as the event speaker.  Representatives from both IDOT and the Tollway will be in attendence to answer questions and participate in discussion.

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Tom Murtha is a Senior Planner with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, where he manages numerous projects regarding future transportation mobility in the region.  Mr. Murtha recieved his Bachelor's degree in Economics and Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Register Here
Registration Deadline: 4 pm on March 27, 2018

If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact:
Thomas Szabo, IL ITE Activities Director at tszabo@cbbel.com

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Mar
27
11:30 AM11:30

Chicago ISPE March Luncheon - Engineers Without Borders

The Chicago Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) is hosting a March PDH Luncheon on March 27, 2018. The guest speaker for this event will be Alan Phelps, a water/wastewater infrastructure engineer with Baxter & Woodman, Inc.  The topic of this luncheon will be Triumphant Water Supply Project in Kenya and will feature a clean drinking water project undertaken and successfully completed by the Engineers Without Borders Chicagoland Professional Chapter in Western Kenya. 

Please head over to the ISPE website for more event details and registration information. This event is eligible for 1 PDH. 

Cost:  $40 for non-members

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