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June Meeting: Technology and Healthcare

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

June should be a very interesting meeting. We have a  local expert from Baylor Healthcare System, Dr. Neil Fleming,  speaking with us on how Baylor uses technology to improve healthcare.

Hope you can join us at Texas Land and Cattle for our last meeting before summer vacation!


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April meeting on Entrepreneurs

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Are you curious about the entrepreneur experience?  You will hear more about what resources Texas offers entrepreneurs at our April 13 meeting.  Is becoming an entrepreneur in your future? You should come to our April meeting!  See you then.

Jan. 12 meeting: Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers

Friday, December 12th, 2014

I hope you can join us for this very informative meeting on Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers.  

We have a registered PE and inventor who is also an attorney speaking on the topic.  I’m sure you’ll learn a lot of new information that you can apply to your work.

Date: Monday, January 12, 2015  6: 15PM

Speaker:    Chris Rourk, Jackson- Walker

Program: Trademarking, Licensing, and Copyrighting for Engineers

7920 Belt Line Road, Dallas 75254 (near Coit/Beltline intersection)  

It’s an office building on the SW corner Coit/Belt Line Rd. We will meet in the Training Room on the 1st Floor.

Holiday Party December 8

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Hope you’re planning on attending our Holiday Party on December 8 when we can celebrate another interesting year of programs at CN.  For this meeting at Texas Land and Cattle, we’ll simply enjoy each other’s company, celebrate the holidays and dine on some great food.

Hope to see you then!


Selling 101 for Engineers

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Do you want to “sell” your ideas, but not become a pushy salesman?  You can if you attend the November 10 Consultants Network meeting!

November meeting will be at:
7920 Belt Line Road, Dallas 75254 (near Coit/Beltline intersection)
It’s an office building on the SW corner Coit/Belt Line Rd. We will meet in the Training Room on the 1st Floor.

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014  6: 15PM

Speaker:    Maura Schreier-Fleming, Best@Selling

Program: Selling 101 for Engineers:  Get What You Want at Work

Program Description: Engineers are some of the hardest working business professionals. Yet they often find it difficult to get what they want at work. In this program, you will learn effective strategies that you can implement at work to get what you want. Engineers understand process. They need to understand more about the processes that influence others so they can be even more successful at work.


Happy Birthday IEEE! You’re Invited-Tuesday, October 7th

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
You presence is requested on the evening of Tuesday, October 7th at Cafe Max in Richardson to celebrate the birthday of IEEE.
The IEEE Dallas section is sponsoring this social event and we plan to have a networking buffet dinner with cake cutting at the end and a group photo. In between the dinner we will be having some of the IEEE members share their experiences about IEEE.
Please confirm your attendance at the link below. Although the event is free, it is mandatory to register online:
The celebration starts at 6pm and we plan to wrap up by 8pm.
We are also giving away IEEE Day T-shirts to the first 40 who sign up.
Hope to see you all there.
Also please note there is a 30$ discount on all new IEEE memberships, so please get an interested friend, family member, or colleague to signup.
Also please spread the word to your IEEE societies.
Hope you  can join us!


Oct 13 meeting: 2015 Program Plans

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Hope you can make it to our October 13 meeting where we’ll be planning programs for 2015.

Bring your ideas and what topics you want to learn more about so we can find those speakers for you!


September meeting Learn more about Texas environment

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Mark Fisher, founder of 3rd Generation Engineers made August’s meeting a success. His wealth of knowledge surely contributed to his business success.

September should be another interesting meeting with Zac Trahan,D/FW Program Director of Tx Campaign for the Environment. We’ll learn more about what we as engineers need to know and do to protect our environment.

August 11 Meeting-Build an Engineering Consulting Business: From Startup to Success

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Our August meeting should be very interesting. It will be a panel type presentation with a moderator facilitating discussion with questions from the group.

Date: August 11, 2014
Program: Build an Engineering Consulting Business: From Startup to Success
Speaker: Mark Fisher, PE

Description: Mark Fisher, PE is a 3rd Generation engineer. He will discuss his business strategy that allowed him to start and build a thriving engineering consulting company. Come hear what he’s learned about engineering, project management and business that you can apply to your career.
Bio:  Mr. Fisher has more than 18 years of engineering experience in the design, project management and construction oversight of Electrical and Instrumentation systems for projects throughout the United States. His experience includes preliminary design memorandums & feasibility studies, electrical and instrumentation design, system analysis, power coordination, arc flash hazard assessments, and construction inspections.  He has a Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering (BSEE) in 1993 from the Univ. of Oklahoma. He is a Professional Engineer in Texas, Oklahoma, and 6 other states.

Monday night’s meeting: June 9- How The Perot Sparks More Engineers”

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

I can’t wait to hear  Christina Cavalier, Director of Corporate Giving, at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science speak about how the Perot is helping us create more engineers.

June Meeting will be at Texas Land & Cattle:   812 S. Central Expressway / RICHARDSON, TX 75080
US-75 & Spring Valley, next to Service King
Ph: 972 / 705-9700

Date: Monday, June 9, 2014  6: 15PM  THIS MONDAY!

Program:    “How The Perot Sparks More Engineers”

Speaker:  Christina Cavalier

                    Director of Corporate Giving
                    Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Description:   The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is focusing on professional development of STEM teachers.  Christina will give a brief overview  of all the programs and ways to engage at the Perot Museum.  She will talk about the STEM needs in N TX, how to be a better STEM speaker, and some of the things the Perot is doing for teachers and outreach into the community.