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TRAPPED UNDER THE SEA: Event postponed

Type:  Announcements  


Thursday, May 29, 20145:30 -7:30 PM

This event has been postponed.

Aldrich Center, The Engineering Center

One Walnut St, Boston MA


TECET Evening with Neil Swidey, Boston Globe Reporter/Author:

TRAPPED UNDER THE SEA: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness




Behind every bridge, tower and tunnel - behind the infrastructure we build - lies unsung bravery and extraordinary sacrifice.

Boston Globe report Author Neil Swidey, the book's author joins TECET to discuss the engineering, construction and leadership lessons learned from the July 1999 tragedy during construction of the MWRA outfall tunnel.


Tickets: $45/person

Includes appetizers, beverages, networking and remarks by Neil Swidey


The story of human risk-how it is calculated, discounted, and transferred and the failures that can lead to catastrophe.

Trapped Under The Sea gives important insights into how the world around us really works, with lessons for engineers, contractors and public leaders who build our infrastructure.
5:30 PM:  Networking and Reception
6:15 PM : Neil Swidey – Insights and Book signing


"A cautionary tale, which Mr. Swidey writes with splendid heart." From the Wall Street Journal


Copies of the book will be available for purchase onsite; the New England Mobile Book Fair will have a representative with a supply at this event. If you would like to have Neil Swidey sign your copy of the book, you can purchase it in advance or buy one that evening.


Registering Online?  ACEC/MA, BSCES, and MALSCE members registering online -  use your own association Username and Password to login. Contact  TECET (617-227-5551) for your unique login information.  To process your online payment the billing name and address must match the name and address of the credit card you are using. If you need help with online registration, contact TECET at 617-227-5551.




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