May 18, 2006


Description

“Ethics for the Practicing Engineer” covers the common morality, personal ethics, and professional ethics issues that the engineer faces as a professional. The class will discuss the role professional and technical engineering societies, code of ethics, and the Engineering Practices Act. Important case histories such as the collapse of the Missouri City TV Tower and the loss of the space shuttle Challenger will provide perspective and illustrate the important role of ethics in the engineering profession. This course is designed to satisfy the continuing education requirements for several state engineering registration boards, including Texas and Louisiana.

There are NO REFUNDS one week prior to the event.

Featured Speakers

Speaker Dr. Ray James
Professor Texas A&M; Ray W. James is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of Engineering Student Advising and Development in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Associate Research Engineer in the Texas Transportation Institute. He teaches Texas A&M’s Engineering and Ethics course on the university’s College ...

Professor
Texas A&M

Ray W. James is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of Engineering Student Advising and Development in the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Associate Research Engineer in the Texas Transportation Institute. He teaches Texas A&M’s Engineering and Ethics course on the university’s College Station campus and at their Study Abroad program in France. Professor James holds a PhD in engineering mechanics from The University of Texas and is Registered Professional Engineer in Texas and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Organizer

Regina Eco


Date and Time

Thu, May 18, 2006

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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If you do not have a full-time job in the oil and gas industry, are a full-time student or Member in Transition (MiT) member, and you do not see a discounted registration fee for students/MiT regarding this event, please contact the GCS manager at spe-gcs@spe.org.


Location

Anadarko Tower

1201 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380