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June 16th, 2016 Chapter Dinner Meeting

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“Sustainability and Resilience through Project Management”

With Dr. Fariborz M. Tehrani

Dr. Fariborz M. Tehrani

Dr. Fariborz M. Tehrani is an Associate Professor, PE, SP, PMP, SAPP, with an academic and professional background in engineering, management and education. Fariborz has authored and co-authored three books, as well as forty technical articles and research reports. His research and practice experiences focus on sustainable and resilient structural engineering, mechanics, and materials. He has contributed to the engineering design of more than fifty structures and infrastructures, management and planning of nearly $150 million projects, and development of several research proposals and projects.
 
Sustainable built environment has been the major focus in academic and industrial fields. The rise in climate-related-disasters, constant challenges in energy sector and substantial shift in consumer’s conscious toward conservation of natural resources are the major forces behind sustainable engineering. Further, many professional bodies have developed guidelines and specifications to implement sustainable practices and rate their impacts. This presentation reviews the link between project management and sustainable development of infrastructures from basic research to planning, design, implementation, and assessment. These reviews showcase examples from engineering design, leadership, and education.

 

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Meeting Agenda:
June 16th, 2016
5:30 – 6:00 pm Networking, Dinner, Check in
6:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome, Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 pm Q&A, Additional Networking
 
Cost: 
Cost: Non-Students $15 (adv reg reqd), $20 at the door
Free for Students who RSVP 48-hrs prior event kickoff
Meeting includes light dinner / refreshments
Pre-register and pay online at: www.pmi-ccvc.org
*Registering helps us plan for food, seating, and check-in*
Have questions? Contact: VP_Member_Services@pmi-ccvc.org

 
Location:

DeVry University
7575 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93721

 
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The Central California Valley Chapter (CCVC) in Fresno is your local chapter for the Project Management Institute (PMI). This education event is conducted as an opportunity for local project managers and professionals of all disciplines to network and learn new tools & techniques. Certified PMPs and CAPMs will earn 1 PDU for attending this meeting.