Update: Deadline for abstract submittal has been extended until Sept. 14.
The Alabama-Mississippi Bays & Bayous Symposium is a biennial event held to provide the community an opportunity to learn about the state of our coastal environment.
Scientists, resource managers, elected officials or agency representatives, community action group members, industry representatives, and others are invited to highlight their efforts and accomplishments through oral presentations, individually or in group sessions, or poster presentations at the Alabama-Mississippi Bays and Bayous Symposium 2018.
AllenES Wood Products Industry Team represented by John Bourgeois and John Ryan at the Mississippi Lumber Manufacturing Association (MLMA) 2018 convention and Trade Show held at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, MS on July 6-7.
AllenES on Coastal Resilience in Ocean Springs
See how the long-term partnership between Ocean Springs, Mississippi and AllenES is making this beautiful city stronger and more resilient:
AllenES Partners in Embrace the Gulf
Allen Engineering and Science is a proud partner in Embrace the Gulf, a year-long celebration of the Gulf of Mexico for the year 2020.
Allen Engineering and Science recently held a company fish fry to get everyone together for fun and fellowship.
New Hire: Debra Emmert
Debra Emmert Joins Allen Engineering and Science
Joins Rapidly Expanding Firm with Southeastern Focus
Dallas, TX: Allen Engineering and Science announces the hiring of Debra Emmert as a national Sales Executive, with a focus on projects in Texas and the Gulf Coast area. Debra brings 22 years of experience in key account management, environmental and geotechnical business development for private sector projects to this newly created position. Allen Engineering Executive Vice President, Melissa Pringle, said of Ms. Emmert’s hiring, “She brings a wealth of sales and marketing experience to this role, which will further advance our market position in various sectors.”
She is a member of the Society of Texas Environmental Professionals (STEP), Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), and the North Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (NTAEP). She will be based out of Allen Engineering and Science’s Dallas/Ft. Worth office.
About Allen Engineering and Science: Allen Engineering and Science (AllenES) is a civil and environmental engineering company headquartered in Jackson, MS with offices across the southeastern United States.
AllenES Project Management Training
After a day of intensive project management training, AllenES staff from Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Texas enjoyed dinner together.
The mission of the Central Gulf Coast Chapter is to serve as an advocate for the 8,687 miles of diverse shores and beaches of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana by capitalizing on the time, talents, and treasury of regional coastal professionals for the purpose of preserving, protecting, and enhancing our coasts. The Central Gulf Coast Chapter of the ASBPA specifically focuses on issues, advocacy, and awareness for our local coastal ecosystems while also providing continuing education, professional development, and networking opportunities for our local coastal professionals.
Allen Sponsors Troop in FormulaGIRL Race
Allen Engineering’s Mississippi office is proud to sponsor Troop 3326 of Madison, Mississippi.
Recently the Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi Metro Jackson hosted the inaugural FormulaGIRL event, a pinewood derby modeled after the Boy Scout program. Mississippi Lt. Governor Tate Reeves was emcee of the event.
The AllenES troop made their cars in compliance with the derby rules and raced a minimum of three times. Awards were given for top speed, design, and creativity. Troops were also being observed during the event and were recognized for sportsmanship at the end of the day.
To participate and earn an engineering badge, each troop held meetings where sponsor firms talked to the troop about science and engineering concepts. AllenES staff led two of these meetings and it was an educational experience for all involved.
AllenES Gets Health and Safety Certification
AllenES employees in our Jackson, Mississippi office completed the Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED certification program. This certification meets training requirements under AllenES’s Corporate Health and Safety program, while also ensuring all of our employees are qualified to render first aid and CPR to ourselves, contractors, and clients on our job sites and in our offices.
Employees learned how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness and all received a 2 year Red Cross certification.
Resilient Shores and Rising Tides Conference
Ms. Kimberly Miller and Dr. Melissa Pringle will speak on “Competing on the Beach Outfall Challenge” at the upcoming American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) National Conference in Galveston, TX. AllenES is pleased to serve as a sponsor for the “Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides” conference. For more info go to the conference website HERE.
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea
Come join us at the The MS Book Festival for a discussion with 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Jack E. Davis, author of The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea. Dr. Melissa Pringle of AllenES will lead the conversation and question and answer session scheduled on Saturday 8/18 from 2:45 – 3:45 at the Mississippi Capitol in Room #202. This will be a chance for history enthusiasts and lovers of the Gulf to delve deeper into his fascinating book. For more info, go to: msbookfestival.com
This is also an opportunity to introduce the Embrace the Gulf:2020 awareness campaign scheduled for the Year 2020. Don’t miss the chance to be an early partner and sponsor for this yearlong celebration of the Gulf. For more info, go to: embracethegulf.org
Save the Date- Mobile Bays & Bayous Symposium
Miller to Speak on Resiliency at National APA Conference
Kimberly Miller, AICP, of AllenES will be speaking on “Catalyzing Coastal Change via Competition” at the American Planning Association’s nationalconference in New Orleans on April 22nd, 2018.
In 2017 Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) hosted the Mississippi Beach Outfalls Challenge, offering competitors a chance to redesign outdated stormwater management structures. One of the challenge winners, AllenES, a firm focused on resiliency, shoreline restoration, and sea-level rise adaptation, will join the MDEQ to talk about the need for the challenge and way its proposed solution works with coastal habitats.