February 14th, 2018


Wednesday 14th, February 2018
 Cedar Falls “Clarion Inn” Against the Grain Restaurant
(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

A Career of Special Projects

Topic: Dale will be talking to us about some of the interesting projects he worked on during his career with Collins Radio, Texas Instruments, E-Systems, LTV and others.  Some of the technical communication programs he worked on were the Man to The Moon, Minute Man Missile, Satellite Protocols, Air Force One communications, F-16 “Heads Up” display, Mariner, Venus & Mars Space Probes, Night Vision Development, CIA Black Budget Projects, B-2 Bomber Development and Datran – 1974 early attempt at the Internet.

Speaker: Dale Hatinger graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.  He had a 37 year career in Operations and Project Management, Computer Systems Manufacturing and Financial Software Development and Implementation and Sales/Marketing of Enterprise Systems.  He worked for Collins Radio Co. (Dallas, TX), Texas Instruments, Docutel Corp., and NCA Corporation.  As a consultant he worked with E-Systems, Computer Metrics and Ross Systems.  

He is married to Barbara Fischer Hatinger and has two grown children and three grandchildren.

Program Chair:  Gary Dorhout

Meal:    Plated Dinner:  Roast Beef Baron. Parmesan, herb steak fries, ratatouille, house salad with assorted dressings and cheesecake.

Price:               $20.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)  

The Clarion has requested that we collect cash for the meal and not checks.  “Cash Please” 


Social period: 6:00 P.M. 

Dinner:            6:30 P.M. 

Location: “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls  Clarion Inn  5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations can be made 2 ways:

1. : reservations@waterlootechnicalsociety.org (preferred)

2.      Cell Phone number (319-240-1218)

Please indicate if you are NOT having dinner with us when making a reservation.  Please also provide the names of any guests so that nametags can be ready for them.

Please make reservations by noon, Monday 12 Feb 2018.    Guests are always welcome.   

Note: Checks to purchase meals from the Clarion Inn should be made out to “Clarion Inn.”

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting.   E-mail:  friendfamily@cfu.net  

Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”.