In an effort to achieve SCSPE Goals, SCSPE provides learning opportunities that enable licensed engineers to maintain practice competency, provide the ability to network with other engineers, and provide information to engineers regarding issues and trends affecting the profession. The SCSPE Fall Symposium is part of this effort.
This is the fifth year of the Fall Symposium, and this year SCSPE is are returning to its first topic, Project Management. SCSPE believes that Project Management is an important topic to engineers; SCSPE is hosting the 8 professional development hour seminars in Greenville, November 18, 2015 at the TD Convention Center, and in Charleston, November 19, 2015 at the DoubleTree Charleston Airport. The symposium runs from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM with lunch provided. Attendees can earn 8 PDHs.
This year’s symposium will be led by Mary Graves, PMP. Mary Graves is a local Electrical Engineer with 25 plus years’ experience in military electronic systems. She specializes in secure communication systems. Mary served in the US Navy as a cryptologic maintenance technician and has traveled the world working in various capacities related to government and military electronics. She has both her BSEE and Masters in Project Management from The Citadel. She has been a certified PMP since 2011.
Mary is a Summerville resident and mother of one. Her passion is to help grow the next generation of engineers and scientists as well as giving back to the community. She is active in The Society of Women Engineers, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the Charleston Engineers Joint Council. She has served as the South Carolina Partner for FIRST® LEGO® League and serves of the Engineering Advisory board of ECPI University and Summerville High School.