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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

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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 AISC Higgins Lecture - Gusset Plates: The Evolution of Simplified Design Models 1:20PM - 2:20PM
  10 Minute Break 2:20PM - 2:30PM
Yang Jiang, Ph.D, PE, SE, Principal Engineer - Bridges and Tunnels, HNTB Gerard Desmond Bridge Replacement 2:30PM - 3:30PM
  10 Minute Break 3:30PM - 3:40PM
Robert Accetta, Civil Engineer; Steve Prouty, P.E., Senior Bridge Engineer; Dan Walsh, P.E., Senior Bridge Engineer of National Transportation Safety Board of Highway Safety 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
Matthew Fadden, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Associate, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc Investigative Engineering: Answering Questions about the Built World 8:20AM - 9:05AM
  10 Minute Break 9:05AM - 9:15AM
Matt Ross, Project Engineer and Raymond Chou, Project Engineer of Thorton Tomasetti The Transformation of Key Arena 9:15AM - 10:00AM
  10 Minute Break 10:00AM - 10:10AM
Joe DiPeompeo, P.E., SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE President Lessons Learned: Operating a Design Office Remotely in COVID-19 Times 10:10AM - 10:55AM
  10 Minute Break 10:55AM - 11:05AM
Marc Maguire, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Behavior and Design of Composite Concrete Insulated Walls 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, Ames Construction, and Jose Mares, BNSF Railway

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 State-of-the-Art and Practice for Monitoring of Bridge Infrastructure in the USA 11:05AM - 11:55AM

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