Richard J.A. Temple, PE
2015 FICE President
Spring Training is here. Take me out to the ball game! The sound of the crack of the bat will soon be heard all over Florida as we welcome baseball fans from around the country. Stadiums will be full. Hotels overbooked. Airports and roads congested. The excitement of the crowd. Florida’s infrastructure is well designed for the demand.
As engineers we are always training and playing; our season never ends. Engineers must be at the top of their game at all times. Our companies must have strong owners, managers, coaches and players all focused on winning the game and pleasing the crowd. We must compete for projects against our fellow professionals with grand slam game presentations that pitch ideas out of the park. And we must protect the rules of the game.
Our profession of course has one major distinction with baseball. One day we are competing with each other for a project, the next day we are teamed together to win a different one. As we assemble our teams and put our star players in their best position, we must always respect the integrity and ethics of our profession, complying with the rules of the game.
It is this common bond that draws us together as engineers and is the strength of FICE.
Batter up. Play ball!
GMEC Conference Online Registration Now Open
The GMEC Conference will be held April 9-10 at the beautiful Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront.
ACEC 2015 Annual Convention and Legislative Summitt
Marriott Wardman Park
Click here for more information.