SEAM/ASCE Maine Chapter Joint Meeting: Designing with HSS: Production, Specification, and Connections

SEAM and Maine ASCE will be hosting a seminar to be put on by Mr. Brad Fletcher, SE, of Atlas Tube. The presentation will run approximately two hours and will be comprised of:

  • Top Things You Should Know About HSS Connections (One hour)
  • Hollow Structural Sections – Production and Specifications (One hour)

DATE:
Tuesday, February 23rd , 2016

PRESENTER:
Brad Fletcher, SE

Brad Fletcher, SE, is the senior sales engineer at Atlas Tube. In this role his 24 years of experience in engineering design and the steel industry to provide technical expertise on the use of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) and pipe piling products to design engineers, detailers, fabricators and architects.
A registered structural engineer in the state of Illinois, Brad has held senior positions at leading architectural and engineering firms, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Sargent & Lundy; and Halvorson and Partners. For the past eight years, most recently while working at Tata Steel (formerly known as Corus) and now with Atlas Tube, Brad has focused his efforts on serving as a liaison between structural designers and the steel industry.

LOCATION:
The Daniel
10 Water Street
Brunswick, Maine

CREDITS:
2 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$50.00 for SEAM and ASCE members
$70.00 for non-member

AGENDA:
5:30 pm-6:00 pm Sign in and social
6:00 pm-6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm-8:30 pm Presentation

RSVP:
by Friday, February 19, 2016

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Save the Date: Hollow Structural Sections

On Tuesday, February 23rd we will be hosting a seminar on Hollow Structural Sections: Production, and, Top Things You Should Know About HSS Connections.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming days.

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SEAM Meeting: Engineering Contract Pitfalls

SEAM will be hosting a seminar to be put on by Mr. Jason Donovan, an attorney at Thompson & Bowie, LLP specializing in professional liability. The presentation will run approximately one hour and will focus on pitfalls associated with engineering contracts.

DATE:
Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

PRESENTER:
Jason Donovan

Jason joined Thompson & Bowie, LLP as an associate in 2007 and practices primarily in the areas of professional liability, civil rights and municipal liability and insurance counseling services. Prior to attending law school, Jason enjoyed a career in financial regulation with NASD Regulation, Inc. (now known as FINRA— the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).

Jason earned his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law and was the recipient of the Pro Bono Publico Award for significant pro bono legal service during his law school career. While attending Maine Law, Jason served as an extern within the Maine Office of Securities. Prior to joining Thompson and Bowie, LLP, Jason completed a clerkship with the Honorable Howard H. Dana, Jr. (Ret.) and Honorable Andrew M. Mead of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.
Jason is a graduate of Loyola University in Maryland, where he earned a B.A., cum laude, in Business Administration and was awarded the 1990 Academic Achievement in Business Award. Jason enjoys golfing, basketball and studying early American history.

LOCATION:
Embassy Suites by Hilton
1050 Westbrook Street
(beside the Portland Jetport)
Portland, Maine
CREDITS:
1 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$40.00 for members/ $60.00 for non-member

AGENDA:
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Presentation
6:00 pm-7:30 pm dinner and social
(more menu information forthcoming)

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SEAM December Meeting: Tour of James A. McBrady, Inc.

SEAM has arranged for a tour at James A. McBrady, Inc. A full tour of the fabrication floor will be given, from hardware and production to paint to miscellaneous metals. Founded in 1951, McBrady has been fabricating metal products for over 50 years. Following the tour, we will go to the Sebago Brewing Company. James McBrady will give a presentation on efficiency tips during the design process to reduce cost and lead time. There will also be a social time and buffet dinner.

DATE:
December 16, 2015

HOST:
James A. McBrady, Inc.

LOCATIONS:
Tour:
James A. McBrady, Inc.
149 Pleasant Hill Road
Scarborough, ME

Presentation, Social & Dinner:
Sebago Brewing Company (SBC)
201 Southborough Drive
Scarborough, ME

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

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

AGENDA:
3:00-4:00 Plant Tour at McBrady, Inc.
4:15-5:15 At SBC, Presentation and Social Time
5:15-6:30 Dinner

RSVP:
by 12pm, Thursday, December 9, 2015

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