SEAM Meeting: Engineering Contract Pitfalls

SEAM will be hosting a seminar to be put on by Mr. Jason Donovan, an attorney at Thompson & Bowie, LLP specializing in professional liability. The presentation will run approximately one hour and will focus on pitfalls associated with engineering contracts.

DATE:
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

PRESENTER:
Jason Donovan

Jason joined Thompson & Bowie, LLP as an associate in 2007 and practices primarily in the areas of professional liability, civil rights and municipal liability and insurance counseling services. Prior to attending law school, Jason enjoyed a career in financial regulation with NASD Regulation, Inc. (now known as FINRA— the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).

Jason earned his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law and was the recipient of the Pro Bono Publico Award for significant pro bono legal service during his law school career. While attending Maine Law, Jason served as an extern within the Maine Office of Securities. Prior to joining Thompson and Bowie, LLP, Jason completed a clerkship with the Honorable Howard H. Dana, Jr. (Ret.) and Honorable Andrew M. Mead of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Jason is a graduate of Loyola University in Maryland, where he earned a B.A., cum laude, in Business Administration and was awarded the 1990 Academic Achievement in Business Award. Jason enjoys golfing, basketball and studying early American history.

LOCATION:
Embassy Suites by Hilton
1050 Westbrook Street
(beside the Portland Jetport)
Portland, Maine
CREDITS:
1 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for members/ $60.00 for non-member

AGENDA:
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Presentation
6:00 pm-7:30 pm dinner and social
(more menu information forthcoming)

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SEAM December Meeting: Tour of James A. McBrady, Inc.

SEAM has arranged for a tour at James A. McBrady, Inc. A full tour of the fabrication floor will be given, from hardware and production to paint to miscellaneous metals. Founded in 1951, McBrady has been fabricating metal products for over 50 years. Following the tour, we will go to the Sebago Brewing Company. James McBrady will give a presentation on efficiency tips during the design process to reduce cost and lead time. There will also be a social time and buffet dinner.

DATE:
December 16, 2015

HOST:
James A. McBrady, Inc.

LOCATIONS:
Tour:
James A. McBrady, Inc.
149 Pleasant Hill Road
Scarborough, ME

Presentation, Social & Dinner:
Sebago Brewing Company (SBC)
201 Southborough Drive
Scarborough, ME

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for members / $60.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
3:00-4:00 Plant Tour at McBrady, Inc.
4:15-5:15 At SBC, Presentation and Social Time
5:15-6:30 Dinner

RSVP:
by 12pm, Thursday, December 9, 2015

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SEAM November Meeting: Tour of Bath Iron Works

SEAM has arranged for a tour at Bath Iron Works. Bath Iron Works (BIW) is an internationally recognized leader in the shipbuilding industry, currently building the most advanced surface combatant ships in the world. This tour includes both a tour of the shipyard and a tour of the recently christened Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG-115). Following the tour, a social time and dinner will be held at the Kennebec Tavern. Dinner will be buffet style.

As this is a high security facility and an operational shipyard, the following is required:

  • Note the RSVP date below. Names of those registered for the tour will be given to BIW in advance and they may run basic background checks. No late requests will be accepted.
  • Tour is open to American citizens only.
  • All registrants must present a valid photo ID for entry to the facility.
  • Steel toed shoes are required.

DATE:
November 18, 2015

HOST:
Bath Iron Works

LOCATIONS:
Tour
Bath Iron Works
700 Washington Street
Bath, ME

Social & Dinner
Kennebec Tavern
119 Commercial Street
Bath, ME
CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for members / $60.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
4:30-6:00 Yard and Ship Tour
6:15-6:45 Social Time
6:45-8:00 Dinner

RSVP:
by 12pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015

Registration for this event has CLOSED. For security reasons SEAM cannot accept late additions. Thank your for your consideration.
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Save the Date: November Bath Iron Works Tour

On Wednesday November 18th SEAM will be hosting a yard tour at Bath Iron Works. A dinner will follow the tour.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming days.

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