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2021 Structural Engineering Conference

Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM (CST)
Friday, March 5, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST) - Choose to attend the Bridge Track or Building Track

Registration

Conference registration is $75, and space is limited. Payment by credit card or E-check is strongly encouraged. 

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Agenda

General Session - Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM (CST)

Speaker Presentation Presentation Time
  Welcome 1:00PM - 1:20PM
Bo Dowswell, P.E., Ph.D. Arc International Higgins Lecture - Gusset Plates: The Evolution of Simplified Design Models 1:20PM - 2:20PM
  10 Minute Break 2:20PM - 2:30PM
Seymon Treyger, P.E., S.E., Vice President and Director, Bridges and Tunnels West Division Gerard Desmond Bridge Replacement 2:30PM - 3:30PM
  10 Minute Break 3:30PM - 3:40PM
Robert Accetta, National Transportation Safety Board/Office of Highway FIU Bridge Collapse Investigation 3:40PM - 4:40PM
  Close 4:40PM - 4:45PM

 

Building Session - Friday, March 5, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Speaker Presentation Presentation Time
  Welcome 8:00AM - 8:20AM
  To Be Announced! 8:20AM - 9:05AM
  10 Minute Break 9:05AM - 9:15AM
Matthew Farber, P.E., S.E., Associate Principal & Kansas City Office Director / Matt Ross Key Arena / Seattle Center Renovations 9:15AM - 10:00AM
  10 Minute Break 10:00AM - 10:10AM
  To Be Announced! 10:10AM - 10:55AM
  10 Minute Break 10:55AM - 11:05AM
Joe DiPompeo, P.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE President, Structural Workshop, LLC Lessons Learned: Operating a Design Office Remotely in COVID-19 Times 11:05AM - 11:55AM

 

Bridge Session - Friday, March 5, 2021 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Speaker Presentation Presentation Time
  Welcome 8:00AM - 8:20AM
Temple Overman, P.E., Bridge Project Engineer, HNTB Tyler Schulke, Deputy Project Manager, HNTB BNSF Br. 0.95 Emergency Reconstruction 8:20AM - 9:05AM
  10 Minute Break 9:05AM - 9:15AM
Chad Hall, Senior Project Manager, HDR Kevin Zimmer, Area Engineer, KDOT Cedar Bluff Reservoir Replacement 9:15AM - 10:00 AM
  10 Minute Break 10:00AM - 10:10AM
Chad Quaglia, P.E., Bridge Project Engineer, HNTB Myrtle Avenue Viaduct Replacement 10:10AM - 10:55AM
  10 Minute Break 10:55AM - 11:05AM
Bill Spencer, PH.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Smart Bridges 11:05AM - 11:55AM

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