Please join us in Clearwater, Florida on October 7, 2015 for the Florida PTC User Meeting. Refreshments and appetizers start at 4 pm followed by the ‘what’s new’ highlights in PTC Parametric 3.0, some of the trials and tribulations of moving from Wildfire to the Creo platform, and tips and techniques using Creo’s most powerful functionality.
I look forward to seeing you at the 2015 TOW International Data Exchange meeting in Orlando next week. I plan to join our friends and partners at On-Point Defense Technologies. The Exchange takes place October 5 -9, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Please stop by On-Point’s booth and say hello!
Diana Light, Regional Director for McCormick Stevenson Engineering + Design, will attend dinner at Space Center Houston on October 5, 2015. Hosted by AIAA Houston, with special guest Congressman Brian Babin — chairman of the House Space Subcommittee. Congressman Babin will discuss his views about the importance of human spaceflight to the Bay Area and to the nation. He will also talk about what he hopes to see accomplished in space in the near future. Rep. Babin believes that “we are on the verge of significant space advancements,” and he will share his exciting ideas.
On October 15, 2015, as part of our Florida Defense Industry Leadership Summit Series, the FDCA will host dinner with Congressman Bill Posey at the Chart House in Melbourne, Florida from 6 to 9 pm. These gatherings are an opportunity for industry, congressional and military leaders to discuss our nation’s most pressing national security challenges, forge new relationships, spark ongoing dialogue, and help Florida remain at the heart of America’s effort to defend freedom across the globe. I hope to see you there!
McCormick Stevenson Engineering + Design hopes to see you in Jacksonville at the 4th Annual Florida Defense Expo November 9 – 11, 2015, Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center, Jacksonville, Florida. Hosted by the Florida Defense Contractors Association in conjunction with Congressman Ander Crenshaw, this gathering offers the opportunity to gain exposure for you and your business by networking with leading defense firms, meeting government leaders and elected officials who support defense contractors, hearing from top military and industry leaders on industry trends and the latest news, and checking out the latest equipment, vehicles, and aircraft used to keep our nation safe.
McCormick Stevenson Engineering + Design hopes to see you at the 41st Air Armament Symposium November 3 and 4, 2015, Emerald Coast Convention Center in beautiful Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. This two-day forum for both industry and government personnel provides an opportunity to exchange information, recognize acquisition challenges, and better serve America’s warfighters.
The 41st Air Armament Symposium Objectives Include:
• Two-day interchange for senior DoD, Service and industry leadership to identify and share opportunities for DoD’s Armament Innovation and discuss current and planned armament development and modernization
• Networking opportunities among senior leaders and Eglin R&D, acquisition, and T&E workforce
• Featuring nationally recognized speakers. DoD, Air Force, Army, and Navy Senior Leaders and panel discussions with planned opportunities for Q&A
• Defense industry armament exhibits
• Opportunities and facilities for group and private professional interaction between Industry and DoD
• Professional training accreditation
• Premier exhibit hall and hotel facilities
As a long-term supporter of engineering students and early career engineers, it’s an honor to be nominated and approved as the Senior Vice President of ASME’s Student and Early Career Development Sector (SECD). This relatively new sector of ASME is only three years young, and I hope to build upon the great work of my predecessor over the next three years by promoting pathways of engagement within ASME for students and early-career engineers globally. Our great volunteers and staff members devote countless hours towards the recognition and career development of our constituents through the development and delivery of exceptional programs and content.
Learn more about our mission and join in the fun at:
– Paul Stevenson
The FDCA plays a vital role in Florida’s defense industry ecosystem by promoting the business interests of the Defense Contracting community. It is my honor to be selected to lead the organization as we seek to “Equip America’s Heroes, while Creating Florida Jobs”. Our State is entrusted with extensive Military assets, and the substantial industrial base necessary to support our Nation’s defense. I look forward to serving my fellow members, and to helping my industry colleagues continue to serve a key role in defense of Freedom.
For additional information, our to join in the cause, please visit: http://www.fl-dc.org/
– Noel McCormick