Tickets and Pricing:
SMPS Members: $35
Non-Members: $65


Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM AKDT

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BP Energy Center 
1014 Energy Court
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Christine Gibbs
Programs Director, SMPS Alaska Chapter

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Client Panel: Building Alaska's
Transportation Infrastructure

Join SMPS Alaska for our monthly luncheon on Sept. 17 for a Transportation Client Panel!

This moderated panel will feature representatives from the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Highway Design Group, Alaska Railroad Corporation, the Federal Aviation Administration and others. Hear from key decision makers about trends, upcoming opportunities, how to leverage the value your team offers and best approaches and follow through!

A Q&A session to answer audience questions will follow the panel discussion.

Do you have specific questions you'd like to address to the panel? Email your questions to Christine Gibbs at We will do our best to include them. 

Register below by Monday, September 15th. 


Jim Amundsen, DOT&PF Highway Design Group
Jim  is the Chief, Highway Design Group with DOT&PF Central Region, responsible for the design of all highway and road projects around Central Alaska. He has been with DOT&PF for 13 years with time in both the Aviation and Highway design sections. Prior to moving to Alaska, Jim was the Assistant County Engineer for Klickitat County in Washington State, the City Engineer for Washington Court House in Ohio, a Design Engineer doing R&D for a Noise Wall Manufacturer in Ohio, had a successful Sole Proprietor Engineering business in Ohio, and served 8 years as a Combat Engineer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in various garden spots around the globe including Germany, Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.  Jim got his BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. He has a lovely wife, Sheri, who is a labor & delivery nurse, and is the proud father of three great kids.

Clark Hopp, Alaska Railroad Corporation

*Other agency speakers TBD.

Please note the fees above and select appropriately before adding guests. For your convenience, you can pay online by credit card with PayPal. Cancellations must be made by the RSVP deadline. Anyone attending a luncheon without a prior RSVP will be charged $65 at the door. SMPS charges for "no shows" and late cancellations. Substitutions are welcome.

CEUs: Earn 1.5 CPSM CEUs or AIA LUs by participating in this program.