NIAR staff is invited to attend the Wichita Council of Engineering Societies’ (WCES) annual banquet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday Feb. 19, at the Marriott Hotel. Speaker Ron Ryan, past president of Ryan Air will give a one-hour presentation about the B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc”. The presentation will include a historical overview followed by a “Friends of Doc” panel (including former Vice President of Boeing/Spirit Jeff Turner) Q&A. Purchase tickets at http://wces2015banquet.eventbrite.com. For more information contact Daniel Schrant (316) 660-1778.
The WCES is also encouraging nominations for the Engineering Service Award and Outstanding Young Engineer Award. The Engineering Service Award is open to all WCES society members while the Outstanding Young Engineer Award requires the former and the member to be under the age of thirty-five (35) with a maximum of 10 years of experience (post BS). Both awards are presented at the banquet. See the attached form and visit the website for more information. http://www.wichitaengineers.net/awards.html.