SEAM November Meeting: Tour of Bath Iron Works

SEAM has arranged for a tour at Bath Iron Works. Bath Iron Works (BIW) is an internationally recognized leader in the shipbuilding industry, currently building the most advanced surface combatant ships in the world. This tour includes both a tour of the shipyard and a tour of the recently christened Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Rafael Peralta (DDG-115). Following the tour, a social time and dinner will be held at the Kennebec Tavern. Dinner will be buffet style.

As this is a high security facility and an operational shipyard, the following is required:

  • Note the RSVP date below. Names of those registered for the tour will be given to BIW in advance and they may run basic background checks. No late requests will be accepted.
  • Tour is open to American citizens only.
  • All registrants must present a valid photo ID for entry to the facility.
  • Steel toed shoes are required.

DATE:
November 18, 2015

HOST:
Bath Iron Works

LOCATIONS:
Tour
Bath Iron Works
700 Washington Street
Bath, ME

Social & Dinner
Kennebec Tavern
119 Commercial Street
Bath, ME
CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

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

AGENDA:
4:30-6:00 Yard and Ship Tour
6:15-6:45 Social Time
6:45-8:00 Dinner

RSVP:
by 12pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015

Registration for this event has CLOSED. For security reasons SEAM cannot accept late additions. Thank your for your consideration.
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Save the Date: November Bath Iron Works Tour

On Wednesday November 18th SEAM will be hosting a yard tour at Bath Iron Works. A dinner will follow the tour.

Stay tuned for more information in the coming days.

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SEAM: Tour of Boise Structural Solutions

SEAM has arranged for tours of Boise Structural Solutions (formerly Wood Structures, Inc) wood truss and wall panel manufacturing facilities in Saco and Biddeford. Following the tours, a social hour and dinner will be held at the Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery in Saco. Dinner selections below.

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Locations:
1st:Boise Structural Solutions,Industrial Park Road,Saco, ME
2nd: Boise Structural Solutions, 20 Pomerleau Street, Biddeford, ME
3rd: Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery, 100 Main Street, Saco, ME

Credits: 1.5 PDH will be awarded.

Cost: $40 for members/$60 for non-members

AGENDA
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tour truss manufacturing facility
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Tour wall panel manufacturing facility
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Social time
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner

RSVP: by 12pm, Friday, October 16, 2015

PLEASE RSVP BY EMAIL WITH YOUR REGISTRATION AND DINNER SELECTION IN ADDITION TO PAYING ONLINE.
DINNER CHOICES: Please select one and email your choice:

Sea Scallops
Seafood Paella
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
Maple Glazed Salmon
Chevre Stuffed Salmon

Chicken Cordon Mill
Pecan Encrusted Chicken
Basil Chicken Penne

10oz. New York Strip
Steak Tips
Sweet & Savory Stuffed Pork

Mushroom Stroganoff
Grilled Veggie Napoleon
Butternut Squash Risotto
Veggie Primavera & Parmesan Risotto Cakes.

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SEAM September Wood Design Seminar

SEAM will be hosting a seminar to be put on by Mr. John ‘Buddy’ Showalter, P.E., of the American Wood Council. The presentation will run approximately six ‘Diamond Approved’ hours and will be comprised of four parts:

  • Connection Solutions for Wood-Framed Structures (DES310) – Two hours
  • Overview of Cross-Laminated Timber (MAT240) – Two hours
  • ASD and LFRD with 2012 NDS for Wood Const’n (STD105) – One hour
  • Significant Changes to AWC’s 2015 NDS & SDPWS (STD510) – One hour

DATE: Thursday, September 17th, 2015

PRESENTER: John Showalter

Buddy Showalter joined the American Wood Council (AWC) staff in 1992 and currently serves as Vice President of Technology Transfer. His responsibilities at AWC include oversight of publications, website, helpdesk, education, and other technical media. He is also a member of the Editorial Boards for Wood Design Focus, published by the Forest Products Society, and STRUCTURE magazine, published jointly by NCSEA, ASCE/SEI, and CASE. Prior to joining AWC, Showalter was Technical Director of the Truss Plate Institute. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech.

LOCATION:
Ramada Saco & Express Events
352 North Street
(and off the Maine Turnpike North)
Saco, Maine

CREDITS:
6 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$125.00 for members/ $150.00 for non-member

AGENDA:
7:00 am am-8:00 am Deli Continental Breakfast
8:00 am-10:00 am DES 310 Presentation
10:00 am-10:30 am Break
10:30 am-12:30 pm MAT240 Presentation
12:30 pm-1:30 pm New England Deli Lunch
1:30 pm-2:30 pm STD105 Presentation
2:30 pm-3:30 pm STD510 Presentation

RSVP:
by Friday, September 11, 2015

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