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ASABE CA/NV Meeting Feb 14th, 2018 in Tulare, CA


2018 ASABE CANV Meeting Announcement

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

California-Nevada Section



Date:  Wednesday – February 14th, 2018 (during the World Ag Expo)

Time:  5:00 – 8:30 p.m            

Location: ​ 

Southern California Edison’s Energy Education Center – Tulare​

4175 South Laspina (across from the World Ag Expo)

Tulare, California 93274

Ticket Cost:  $35 for members/guests, $12 for students



5:00 PM      Poster Competition and Reception

6:00 PM      Dinner

6:30 PM      Business Meeting

7:00 PM      Featured Speaker:

 Oroville Dam Spillway Repair

Dale Brown (Supervising Engineer, Dept. of Water Resources)

Dale Brown is a Supervising Engineer with the Department of Water Resources. Through-out 2017 he was the Deputy Project Manager for the Oroville Emergency Recovery – Spillways team, overseeing portions of the Engineering section through-out both design and construction. Prior to working on Oroville, he managed both programs and projects during his 11 years with the State and 6 years in the private industry.

8:10 PM      Closing Comments

8:15 PM      Adjourn



Poster presentations will be part of the meeting again this year.  This has been a great opportunity to see student projects.  We will be awarding prizes for first place ($250) and second place ($100) in both the undergraduate and graduate student categories.  Winners must be present to receive their award.  Please limit your tri-fold poster size to 36”Hx48”W or flat posters to 34”Hx44”W.  Tables will be available.  If your poster requires an easel, or backing for stability, please provide it. Thank you to our student dinner sponsors.  If you would like to become a student sponsor, please contact Balaji Seth at (559) 321-6826 or


Please RSVP to Traeger Cotten (contact info below) by mail or email no later than February 7th.  Payment will be accepted at the door. Please make checks payable to “ASABE CA/NV Section”.

Traeger Cotten

2425 South Blackstone Street

Tulare, CA  93274

Mobile: (559) 331-9715


Dinner: “Mexican Fiesta” includes Beef Enchiladas, Chili Verde, Steak Ranchera, Chicken Oregatino, Green Salad, Refried, Beans, Spanish Rice, Tortillas, Salsa, Dessert, and Beverages.