SEAM Seminar: Design and Construction with Masonry

SEAM Seminar: Design and Construction with Masonry

Note: Due to limited venue space and high turnout, registration for this seminar is closed until further notice.  If additional space becomes available, registration will reopen.

SEAM will be hosting an all-day seminar presented by Cathleen Jacinto, Representing Forse Consulting & Illinois Structural Masonry Coalition. The presentation will cover a host of topics relevant to structural engineers, and will focus mainly on Concrete Masonry Units (CMU).
Specific subject areas:

1. Structural Masonry Design – Overview
2. Movement Joints – Structural Edition
3. Masonry Analysis and Design with FEA software
4. Software Review for Structural Masonry Design
5. Masonry Shear Wall Design
6. Lintels for Masonry Walls
7. Masonry Notes, Details and Prototypes
8. Connections to Masonry Walls

DATE:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

PRESENTER:
Cathleen Jacinto

LOCATION:
Abromson Center, Level 2
University of Southern Maine
88 Bedford Street, Portland
Parking is free and located in the main parking garage attached to the Abromson Center
(Note: access to Abromson Level 2 is through Level 3 of the carpark)

CREDITS:
7 PDH will be awarded, Diamond Approved
Note: NCSEA does not warrant that a course complies with the continuing education requirements in all jurisdictions

COST:
$150 for SEAM members
$200 for non-members

AGENDA:
7:30 am – 8:00am Light breakfast and Registration
8:00 am – 9:45 am (two subjects)
9:45 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – 11:45 am (two subjects)
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm – 2:15 pm (two subjects)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Break
2:30 pm – 4:15 pm (two subjects)

RSVP: Due to limited venue space and high turnout, registration for this seminar is closed until further notice.  If additional space becomes available, registration will reopen.

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SEAM/ASCE Maine Chapter Joint Seminar: Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar

SEAM and ASCE Maine Chapter will be hosting a seminar entitled “Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures” presented by Richard Hartman, PhD, P.E. on October 19, 2017. For more information including registration information, please see the flier at this link.

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Tour of Casco Bay Steel Structures, South Portland

SEAM has arranged for a tour with Casco Bay Steel Structures located in South Portland. Casco Bay Steel Structures, established in 1997, is a growing local business meeting the bridge project needs throughout New England and New York. They’re an AISC certified bridge fabricator and a member of the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Their plants total over 150,000 sq/ft of fabrication space that can accommodate large bridge fabrication projects such as the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge vertical-lift span. Please arrive with safety glasses and appropriate footwear.

Following the tour, a social time and dinner will be held at the Saltwater Grille in South Portland.

DATE:
September 28,2017

LOCATION:
Tour: Casco Bay Steel Structures, 1 Wallace Ave., South Portland, Maine

Social & Dinner: Saltwater Grille, 231 Front St., South Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
1.0 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for SEAM members
$60.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Tour
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Social Time
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner

RSVP:
by Friday, September 22, 2017

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SEAM May Meeting: Ethics Basics and Case Studies

SEAM will be hosting this dinner seminar put on by Marc Barter.

The presentation is focused on the basics of ethics with examples of actual situations. In addition, an analysis of a famous example of ethical behavior will be conducted.

This seminar is Diamond Review Approved.

DATE:
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

PRESENTER: Marc Barter is the President of Barter & Associates, Inc., a structural engineering firm in Mobile, Alabama. He is a past president of the Structural Engineers Association of Alabama, founding member and past president of NCSEA, and currently serving his second term as a member of the Alabama Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. He has spoken for NCSEA on ethics in the past.

LOCATION:
Embassy Suites Hotel
1050 Westbrook Street
Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
2 PDHs will be awarded*

COST:
$40.00 for SEAM and NECSEA members
$60.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
5:00-5:30 Registration and happy hour
5:30-6:15 Buffet dinner
6:15-8:15 Presentation

RSVP:
by Thursday, May 11th, 2017

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