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Professional Development Hours Workshop for Engineers and Registered Architects

Scheduled seminars throughout the DC 37 Education Fund provide licensed Professional Engineers and Registered Architects the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours for license renewal. Engineers are required to have a minimum of 36 development hours as part of the renewal process; 18 of which must be in an interactive classroom setting. These seminars are open to licensed engineers and architects only.

Winter 2019 – January/February:
Spring 2019 – March/April:

March and April 2019 – Seminars and Instructors’ biographies.

CE-236 Technical Writing for Engineering Proposals and Projects (#1)
This course will provide details on written products which engineers are expected to prepare as part of their professional responsibilities. We will cover various components of technical reports, such as: document design; tables; figures or diagrams; citations, appendices, and accrediting; basic rules for writing clearly; crafting strong executive summaries, abstracts and conclusions/recommendations. Various types of work products, such as transmittal letters and technical reports will be reviewed. Instruction will include: description of the structure, organization and elements of technical reports; methods for ensuring proper grammar, spelling and punctuation; the importance of proofreading and editing; adjusting the content to the anticipated audience; and time management. Attendees may bring current or past reports (redacted if necessary) to be shared with the group for discussion if time permits.

Subject: CE-236 Technical Writing for Engineering Proposals and Projects (#1)
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Location: New York, N.Y.
Instructor: Susan E. Boone, F.SAME, CF.APMP

CE-237 Technical Writing for Engineering Proposals and Projects (#2)
Proposal writing fundamentals will be addressed in this class. Detailed information on writing proposals will be delivered in this course, including: understanding and breaking down the elements of the Request for Proposal or Request for Qualifications; preparation of a response; ascertaining evaluation criteria and weighting factors; types of proposal documents; adjusting the content to the anticipated audience; production requirements; and time management. This course will include various components of proposals, such as: proposal layout and organization; tables; figures or diagrams; appendices; forms; basic rules for writing clearly; and crafting strong executive summaries. Bring a current or past proposal (redacted if necessary) along with the RFP and any amendments to be shared with the group for evaluation, recommendations and potential trouble-shooting, if time permits.

Subject: CE-237 Technical Writing for Engineering Proposals and Projects (#2)
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Location: New York, N.Y.
Instructor: Susan E. Boone, F.SAME, CF.APMP

Susan E. Boone, F.SAME, CF.APMP
Susan Boone is a high-energy experienced Technical Project Manager and Senior Business Development professional who has over thirty-six years of continuously progressive business development, management, technical and regulatory experience in the areas of environmental studies, civil and geotechnical engineering, construction management, architecture, materials testing, and mechanical and opto-mechanical prototype design and manufacturing and product R&D. She has successfully pursued opportunities in Federal, state, regional and local governments in the environmental, Architect/Engineering, construction, construction management, transportation, and program management disciplines and sectors. Her responsibilities have focused primarily on business development, marketing, sales, proposal preparation, capture, strategic planning and client relations; however she was also responsible for BD in some capacity during previous employment with consulting firms involving extensive writing responsibilities. She is customer-focused, adaptable, positive, well-organized, solution-oriented, and able to work independently with minimal supervision. She is able to develop innovative solutions, interact with subject matter experts/thought leaders, and maintain a high level of attention to detail. She is certified Foundation-level by the Association of Proposal Management Professionals. In 2004, Ms. Boone was elevated to the status of Fellow in the Society of American Military Engineers, an elite academy of experienced professionals who are recognized for their significant contributions to both the engineering sector and the Society.


CE-260 Codes and Liabilities for Building Renovation Easements (Pt.1)

Subject: CE-260 Codes and Liabilities for Building Renovation Easements (Pt.1)
Time: 5:30 pm to 09:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Location: New York, N.Y.
Instructor: Gil V. Perez, BME, JD, PE, Lic. Plumber, Lic. Stationary Engineer

CE-261 Codes and Liabilities for Building Renovation Easements (Pt.2)

Subject: CE-261 Codes and Liabilities for Building Renovation Easements (Pt.2)
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Location: New York, N.Y.
Instructor: Gil V. Perez, BME, JD, PE, Lic. Plumber, Lic. Stationary Engineer

Gil V. Perez, BME, JD, PE, Lic. Plumber, Lic. Stationary Engineer
Mr. Gil V. Perez is a practicing attorney and professional engineer with a degree in Mechanical Engineering From Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and JD from Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Perez worked for the City of New York as an Assistant Mechanical Engineer for 15 years at the Department of Environmental Protection, Board of Education and NYCHA where he specialized in Sanitary Engineering and Construction Management. He currently is in private practice specializing in Administrative Law and Construction Litigation, as well as matters of licensure, Corporation formation and Real Property. Mr. Perez is also a licensed Plumber and Licensed High Pressure Boiler Operator, and has consulted in various aspects of building construction. In law school, Mr. Perez was a student member of the Association of the Bar of The City of New York Ethics Committee, and participated in the work of the committee for three years. He continues to follow closely ethical rulings within the various administrative bodies affecting engineers and licensed professionals. In addition, he has volunteered with the Military Law Committee of the Brooklyn Bar Association and is a member of both the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Brooklyn Bar Association.

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