The 2011 Networking with the Giants Awards Dinner took place on October 12th, 2011 at the Swissotel in Chicago.
J. Patrick Banse, PE, LEED AP, and Senior Mechanical Engineer at Smith Seckman Reid Inc. gave the Keynote Address at the Awards Dinner.
Mr. Banse is with the Houston-office of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., where he has more than 35 years of experience in the consulting engineering field. His specific areas of expertise include HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection design in several projects across the United States. He has spent the past 30 years in healthcare design and engineering. He is a member of Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Editorial Advisory Board.