Engineers Week Activities

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 12:00am EST
Event format: 
In-Person / Local
Posted by Rudolph Krack

Celebrate Engineers Week February 17-23, 2019.  Several events are planned by organizations that the Tidewater Virginia local section is affiliated with.

Sunday 2/17/19: Celebrate Engineering Ingenuity, sponsored by the Richmond Joint Engineers Council (RJEC) at the Science Museum of Virginia (SMV); 2500 West Braod Street, Richmond VA; 11:30 am-3 pm in the Dewey Gottwald Center, located behind the main building.  Enter from DMV Drive and park at the Bon Secours Washington Redkins Training Center parking lot.  FREE ADMISSION!  Activities include: ASME Egg Drop Contest,  ASCE Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition, and ASM International CO2 Drag Racing.  Visit  See file RJEC CEI.

Wednesday 2/20/19: RJEC Engineers Week Banquest at the Jefferson Hotel, 101 West Franklin Street, Richmond VA. Social hour 5 PM. Main event 6 PM.  Keynote speaker is Jeffrey Steers, Director of Cebntral Operations for the Virginia Department of Environmnetal Quality.  Awards to be presented include: Engineer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, the Rodney E. Hanneman Community Service, Student Essay and Student Video.  See

Thursday and Friday  2/21-22/19: Peninsula Engineers Council (PEC) Career Days at the Huntington Ingalls Newport New Shipyard Apprentice School Gymnasiun, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Southside schools 2/21, Peninsula schools 2/22.

Friday 2/22/19: Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) College of Engineering, Women in Engineering Luncheon, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Enginering East Hall, 410  West Main Streett, Richmond VA, Quimonda Atrium.  Speaker is Pamela Faggert, former Chief Environmnetal Officer and Senior Vice President of Sustainabil;ity at Dominion Energy.  See News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606

Sunday 2/24/19: PEC Engineers Week Banquet, Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606.  2 PM Social, 3 PM Dinner, 4 PM Program.  Keynote speaker is Jeanne Willoz-Egnor, Director of Collections Management and Curator of Scientific Instruments, The Mariners' Museum and Park.  Awards to be presented include the Enginer of the Year and the Doug Ensor Award (Young Engineer, < 35 years old).  See file PEC 2019 banquet.