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When: Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:30 PM
Where: Best Western Executive Inn
200 Taylor Ave N
Seattle, Washington  98109
United States
Contact: Tayrn Sparacio

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Thursday, May 18, 2017—AEG Dinner Meeting and Student Poster Night

Topic: TBA

Scott Andersen, Jahns Lecturer 2016–2017

5:30 – Social Hour and Student Posters, 6:30 – Dinner, 7:30 – Presentation

Place: Best Western Executive Inn, 200 Taylor Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, 206-448-9444

Cost: Students who present a poster eat for free! $40 for members; $45 for non-members; $15 for students. Non-members always welcome!

Note that the pay at the door option is if you cannot use a credit card. If you are paying at the
door, please pay by cash or check (check payable to AEG).

Our gracious sponsor, Aspect Consulting, has made it possible for the AEG Puget Sound
Chapter to provide meals at a reduced rate for AEG Student Members. Please go to for more information about Aspect Consulting.
Student membership in AEG is free! Please follow this link and click on
the “Join AEG” tab if you are interested in becoming a member of AEG.

Student Posters:
The WA Section of AEG is inviting students and faculty interested in environmental science
and geology to our 2017 Student Night. This is an informal evening that will allow attendees
to network with earth science students and faculty from other universities and colleges, as
well as interact with career professionals working in these fields.
We are soliciting students (undergraduate and graduate) to present a poster summarizing their
research or class work. We will have a space available in the Best Western’s meeting room
for students to set-up and host a poster (up to 15 posters). The poster session will run during
the Social Hour (5:30–6:30). Everyone is encouraged to come and support the student

Jahns Lecturer Bio:
Dr. Anderson joined BGC Engineering as the Principal Geotechnical Engineer. Prior to
joining BGC he worked as the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Services Team Manager
for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Resource Center where he led a national
team of geotechnical engineers that assisted state and local transportation agencies through
technical assistance, training and the deployment of new technologies. Dr. Anderson has
also previously worked in positions from Staff Geologist to Senior Consulting Engineer and
Landslide Technology Leader for a major A/E design firm and spent four years as an
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Hawaii. He earned his
Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in engineering geology from the University of Colorado at
Boulder and Colorado State University, and Master’s and Doctorate degrees in civil
engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He is a licensed engineer and
practicing engineering geologist with over 30 years of experience and approximately 100
publications and invited presentations, and he makes his home in Colorado.

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