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June, 2017, Luncheon

  • 4200 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC, 27606 United States (map)

You are invited to the next
American Society of Civil Engineers
North Carolina Section
Eastern Branch

RSVP Deadline: 12:00pm (noon) on June 13th, 2017
RSVP Online

Speaker: Kate Pearce, AICP, Senior Planner, City of Raleigh, Project Manager Dorothea Dix Park

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Topic: Dix Park:  The Creation of America’s Next Great Public Space

Time: Registration: 11:30AM - 12:00PM, Program: 12:00PM - 1:15PM 

Summary:  The City of Raleigh’s acquisition of the Dorothea Dix Campus presents an unprecedented opportunity to create America’s next great public park. Kate Pearce, Senior Planner, with the City of Raleigh will share the story of the evolution of the property and provide a window into the upcoming planning process.

About the presenter:  Kate Pearce is the Senior Planner for Dorothea Dix Park for the City of Raleigh.  As the project manager, she is responsible for the stewardship, use, and future planning of the park.  Prior to joining the City, she worked as both an urban planning and business management consultant.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a MBA from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and a Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She also has completed certificate courses at the London School of Economics, Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and the Central American Institute for International Affairs.

Sponsor:  <Sponsorships available, please contact Dave Skurky>

Location:  This luncheon will be held at the beautiful NC State University Club at 4200 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606.  You can contact the NC University Club at (919) 828-0308 if you need assistance locating their establishment.

$25 for ASCE Members
$30 for Non-ASCE Members
$10 for ASCE Life Members, Students, and Unemployed ASCE Members.

If you are paying at the door, please bring cash or a check made out to "ASCE NC Eastern Branch".

RSVP:  Our online system handles all registrations and payments.  You can register and pay for the event online using your credit card. Even if you don't want to pay online, please use the online system to register. There are no additional fees, accounts, or passwords to remember. The online system will also allow you to specify your meal preference (Omnivorian or Vegetarian). Upon arrival at the event, just check-in at the registration table using your name.

We understand your schedule may change and you might not be able to make it to the event. Cancellations with refunds can be honored up until 12:00pm (noon) two days prior to the event. If you are neither able to attend nor cancel in time, you may send a replacement. To help Professional Engineers in attendance acquire 15 Professional Development Hour (PDH) units per license renewal period in accordance with 21 NCAC 56.1703, we offer one PDH certificate after the presentation.

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ASCE Spring Stream Clean Up
Later Event: August 17
August, 2017 Luncheon