Dr. Andrew Leaphart and Randall Young will speak on the South Carolina Department of Transportation plans for Roads and Transportation on Friday June 23, 2017 at the Convention Center at 1:00 PM

Andrew T. Leaphart, P.E., was selected as the Chief Engineer for Operations for the South Carolina Department of Transportation in September of 2015. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the agency’s Traffic Engineering Division, Maintenance Division, and Field Operations staff. … Continue reading

Billy Routh, from Copper Dome Strategies, LLC, to Summarize Legislation Passed by the SC General Assembly on Friday the 16th at the Carolina Convention Center at 1:00 PM

Billy Routh serves as a lobbyist and consultant for Copper Dome Strategies, LLC. They are a subsidiary of the Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Law Firm. He assists clients with governmental relations before the legislative and executive branches of the state of … Continue reading

Dr. Eric Emerson, Director of the SC Department of Archives, to speak on the Seven Constitutions of South Carolina Friday, June 9th, 2017 at the Convention Center at 1:00PM

Eric Emerson is the sixth director of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and State Historic Preservation Officer. During the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, he served as chair of the South Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial Advisory … Continue reading

Major General Pete Johnson, Commander at Fort Jackson, to talk about Changes in the US Army’s Initial Entry Training Strategies during the Last 60 Years this Friday at the Convention Center at 1:00 PM

Major General John P. “Pete” Johnson is the 50th Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training Center and Fort Jackson.  Prior to arriving at Fort Jackson, MG Johnson served as the Director of Training, Headquarters Department of the Army, G-3/5/7 … Continue reading

Chester DePratter to speak on the Archaeological Findings from the 16th Century Santa Elena Site – Friday at 1 PM at the McCutchen House at USC

Chester DePratter earned his doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in anthropology from the University of Georgia. He has worked on a variety of Native American sites, primarily in South Carolina and Georgia, and has written numerous articles on prehistoric archaeology, … Continue reading