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ACEC Fall Conference September 26–29, 2007 Maui Wally “Famous” Amos Thursday, September 27 8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. As founder of Famous Amos Cookies and father of the gourmet chocolate chip cookie industry, Wally Amos has the experience of creating and managing several businesses. He addresses the challenges of entrepreneurship with his own unique approach, focusing on commitment, integrity, attitude, imagination, enthusiasm, self-esteem, giving, faith and love. Amos will show your organization how to turn lemons into lemonade. Join us for the inspirational story of this true American entrepreneur! 38 ENGINEERING INC. JULY / AUGUST 2007 National Conference on the Built Environment Hawaii Gary Wendt Friday, September 28 12 noon–1:30 p.m. A celebrated engineer and business leader, Gary Wendt revolutionized the financial services industry. As president and CEO of GE Capital Services, he turned GE’s fledgling division into the company’s largest income-producing unit—40 percent of GE’s income. Currently executive managing partner of Global Opportunity Advisors, Wendt will discuss key trends and opportunities in today’s marketplace and will suggest how engineering firms can best take advantage of globalization. David Billington Thursday, September 27 11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m. Hear one of the world’s foremost structural engineers speak on the scientific, social and artistic aspects of bridges, towers and other large-scale structures. Billington illuminates the concept of “structural art,” an art form parallel to but independent of architecture. Billington is the author of six books relating to engineering and was named one of five top educators in civil engineering by Engineering News Record in 1999.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - July/August 2007

Call for Entries
From ACEC to You
News & Notes
Market Watch
Legislative Action
The Big Dig
Risky Engineering
2007 Professional Liability Survey
Institute For Business Management Fall 2007 Course Catalog
Roadside Technology
2007 Convention Wrap-Up
2007-2008 Excom
2007 Fall Conference Primer
Business Insights
Members in the News
One on One

Engineering Inc. - July/August 2007