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RISPE Annual Banquet

  • Officer's Club - Naval Station Newport 95 Perry Road Newport, RI, 02841 United States (map)

Date:             Thursday, May 24, 2018

Time:             5:30 PM – Registration and Social Hour
                      6:30 PM – Dinner followed by Guest Speaker

Location:      Officers’ Club – Naval Station Newport

               95 Perry Road

               Newport, RI 02841

Speaker:        Ted Spinard, P.E./QDC

Ted currently serves as the Development Services Director for the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) and is responsible for planning, engineering, construction management, and technical services. Ted will be joining us to speak about the QDC’s ongoing $90-Million Pier 2 Infrastructure Improvements Project at the Port of Davisville (the Port) located in the Quonset Business Park.

During the past decade, the Port has grown into one of the top Roll-on Roll-off (Ro-Ro) ports for finished vehicle logistics, consistently ranking in the top 10 in all of North America. Pier 2 is the primary pier used in the Port and was constructed in the 1950s by the US Navy, measuring 1,200-feet-long by 650-feet-wide. The pier is well beyond its design life and is in need of rehabilitation in order to remain operational. As part of his presentation, Ted will be discussing the proposed improvements effort, including the upcoming design/construction.

Also Included:
• NSPE Update, NSPE Rep
• ACEC-RI Update, Marcel Valois
• 2018 RISPE Young Engineer of the Year Award
• 2018 RISPE Scholarship
• Recognition of the Newly Registered RI PEs

• Chicken Francese with White Wine, Lemon & Butter
• Grilled 6 oz Bistro Steak with Rosemary Demi-Glace

All entrees include Fresh Garden Salad, Hearth Baked Rolls and Butter, a Seasonal Starch, Vegetable, Dessert, and Complete Starbucks Coffee Service.

Price: $40.00, Members and Guests

Please e-mail your reservations and meal choice by Thursday, May 17, 2018 to David Arpin, PE at or by phone at (401) 438-3100.

Please mail check, payable to RISPE, to Peter Pisasale, PE, 85 Woodlawn Ave, Bristol, RI 02809 or payable at the door. Please note that no refunds are available following reservation.

Because the event is being held on a military base, only US Citizens may attend attend and the full names of all attendees are required no later than May 17th, 2018. No admittance without RSVP.

Earlier Event: May 10
ASCE RI Section Annual Banquet