SEAM Meeting Notice: Liability Mitigation

SEAM will be hosting an evening seminar to be put on by Mr. Gregg Ritter, of Clark Insurance. The presentation will run approximately 1.5 hrs and will focus on liability mitigation.

The primary discussion will focus on case study in liability mitigation. Also discussed will be liability drivers and contract language.

DATE: March 3rd 2015

PRESENTER: Gregg Ritter, CIC, AIC, AAI

Mr. Ritter is a Vice President and Senior Account Executive of Clark Insurance, Inc. in Portland. Mr. Ritter is a graduate of the University of Vermont and specializes in professional liability insurance for engineers and architects.

The dinner planned is a new England barbecue including green salad, roasted red potatoes, corn-on-the-cob, mac-n-cheese, barbecue chicken, and warm fruit cobbler.

LOCATION:
Seasons Event & Conference Center
Ramada Inn Plaza
155 Riverside Street
Just off exit 48 of the Maine Turnpike
Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
2.0 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$35.00 for members/ $50.00 for non-member
Payable ahead of time on the SEAM website via Paypal, by check, or at the door.

AGENDA:
5:00 pm-5:30 pm Social
5:30 pm-6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm-8:00 pm Presentation
8:00 pm-8:30 pm Questions

RSVP:
SEAM website by Friday, February, 27 2015

 

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SEAM Full Day Welding Seminar

Diamond Approved for 8 pdh’s.

February 12, 2015

SEAM is planning a full day seminar on Welding.

Topics to include:
-Improve your design skills.
-Learn what conditions create potential failures and how to avoid them through good design and specifications.
-Receive tips on proper welding design to reduce cost and avoid problems in fabrication, erection and inspection.
-Improve the quality and clarity of your project specifications, as well as update them to the latest standards.
-Better understand the engineer’s role in specifying inspection and testing requirements, and in making evaluations.
-Expand your knowledge of welding symbols to accurately convey your design information.

DATE:
February 12, 2015

PRESENTER:
Bob Shaw, SSTC

LOCATION:
Seasons Event and Conference Center
155 Riverside Street
Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
8 PDH’s will be awarded (Diamond Approved)

COST:
$185.00 for members/ $245.00 for non-member

AGENDA:
7:30 am – 8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Presentations & Questions
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Presentations & Questions

RSVP:
by Friday, February 6, 2015

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SEAM Meeting Notice: World Trade Center

Tuesday December 16th, 2014

PRESENTER: Yoram Eilon, PE with WSP Cantor Seinuk, Structural Engineers

ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER
Mr. Eilon will speak about the design and construction of One World Trade Center (1WTC), which is the tallest of the four buildings planned as part of the Ground Zero reconstruction master plan for lower Manhattan. It will also be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere upon completion. The overall height of the tower from the ground level to the top of the spire measures 1776 feet (541 meters) as a tribute to the freedoms emanating from the Declaration of Independence adopted in 1776. One World Trade Center’s program includes 3.0 million square feet of new construction above ground and 500,000 square feet of new subterranean levels. The tower includes 71 levels of office space and eight levels of MEP space. It also includes a 50-foot-high lobby, tenant amenity spaces, a two-level observation deck at 1,242 feet (379 meters) above ground, a “sky” restaurant, parking, retail space and access to public transportation networks.

Yoram Eilon, P.E., is a Senior Vice President with WSP Cantor Seinuk, Structural Engineers, New York division of WSP USA, an international consulting engineering firm with 14,500 staff worldwide. Since joining the company in 1999, he has completed various projects through all engineering phases from feasibility studies and initial conceptual design to production of contract documents and construction administration. Mr. Eilon has more than sixteen years of experience in the design of high-rise commercial, office and residential towers, stadiums, and industrial structures. His work experience covers the entire spectrum of building types ranging from high-rise buildings to long-span structures and includes new construction as well as rehabilitation and alteration of existing structures.

LOCATION:
Seasons Conference Center
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
155 Riverside Street
Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

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

AGENDA:
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Social Hour
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Dinner
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Presentation
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Questions

RSVP:
by Wednesday December 10th, 2014

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Engineered Solutions with High Performance Grouts

SEAM will be hosting an evening seminar discussing Engineered Solutions with High Performance Grouts.

PRESENTER: Mark Cunningham, Project Engineer for Northeast Infrastructure, Civil and Energy with Five Star Products, Inc.

In this seminar, Mr. Cunningham will review Five Star products and technical resources; the ACI and API definitions of precision, non-shrink grout; specifying cementitious vs. epoxy grouts; the best practices for placing and installing grouts; and technical field issues.

LOCATION:
Seasons Conference Center
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel
155 Riverside Street
Portland, Maine

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$35 for members/$60 for non-members

AGENDA:
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Social Hour
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Presentation
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm Questions

RSVP:
by Friday, October 17th, 2014

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