Virtual SEAM Meeting: IBC Statement of Special Inspection Requirements

SEAM has arranged for a presentation on the IBC Statement of Special Inspections (SSI) requirements by Chris Kimball, SE, MCP, CBO of West Coast Code Consultants, Inc. This seminar will discuss each component of the SSI, including types of inspections, the extent of these inspections, and the frequency at which they should be provided.

DATE:
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

LOCATION:
Online webinar using Zoom software. Login details to the webinar will be provided after payment.

CREDITS:
2.0 PDHs will be awarded

COST:
$60.00 for SEAM members
$85.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Webinar Presentation

RSVP:
by Monday, May 17th, 2021

Click here to sign up and pay for this event.

QUESTIONS:
iriley@foscadheng.com

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Virtual SEAM Meeting: Things Every Structural Engineer Should Know About Sustainability

Alexandra Davis of Thornton Tomasetti will be leading a webinar on Things Every Structural Engineer Should Know About Sustainability. In this webinar Alexandra will discuss aspects of sustainability such as:
• Understanding carbon footprints: embodied carbon and operational carbon, and the role construction plays.
• The different environmental impacts of designing, specifying, and sourcing various structural materials.
• What does good design mean and how do we go forward in engineering with an awareness of sustainability.

DATE:
Thursday, February 25, 2021

PRESENTER:
Alexandra Davis, LEED Green Associate

Alexandra is a Project Consultant / Environmental Analyst with Thornton Tomasetti’s Portland, Maine, office. She specializes in whole building life cycle and embodied carbon analysis and healthy materials vetting. Her experience includes the embodied carbon analysis of over 500 structural projects to develop benchmarking strategies in support of the American Institute of Architects 2030 Commitment for carbon neutral buildings. She brings a deep understanding of the environmental impacts of designing with mass timber, and knowledge of Red List chemical hazards in building materials used in green building certified projects. She strives to optimize the material efficiency in all projects for high performance and low carbon impact.

WEBINAR INFORMATION:
A link for the webinar will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.

CREDITS:
1 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$20.00 for SEAM members
$30.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Introduction and presentation
12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Q&A Session
Please feel free to email questions ahead of the presentation to the address below.

RSVP:
by Tuesday, February 23, 2021
-Click here to register and pay-

QUESTIONS:
Dan Burne
dburne@thorntontomasetti.com

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Virtual SEAM Tour: Tour of UMaine New Engineering Education and Design Center Building

Notice Updated 12/11/20

SEAM has arranged for a tour with the University of Maine. The tour will include a presentation by Dr. Habib Dagher on the current research of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center and by Dr. Dana Humphrey regarding the new Engineering Education Design Center building.

DATE:
Friday, December 18th, 2020

LOCATION:
Details to connect to the presentation to be provided after payment. Note that a separate registration is required for U Maine’s Zoom Meeting system.

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$10.00 for SEAM members
$20.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm: Advanced Structures and Composites Center Presentation – Dr. Habib Dagher
1:45 pm – 2:00 pm: Q&A with Dr. Dagher
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm: Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center Presentation – Dr. Dana Humphrey
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Q&A with Dr. Humphrey

RSVP:
Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
Click here to sign up and pay via PayPal

QUESTIONS:
iriley@foscadheng.com

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Virtual SEAM Meeting: AIT Bridges on new Composite Tub Girder (CT Girder) Modular Bridge System

Notice Updated 12/11/20

SEAM has arranged for a presentation by AIT Bridges of Brewer, ME on their new composite bridge girder system. The presentation will include benefits and goals of the new bridge girder system, tips on integrating this system into new bridge designs, structural testing and fabrication of the new girders, and current projects using this composite bridge system.

DATE:
Thursday, December 17th, 2020

LOCATION:
Online webinar using Zoom software. Login details to the webinar will be provided after payment.

CREDITS:
1.5 PDH will be awarded

COST:
$20.00 for SEAM members
$40.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Presentation by AIT Bridges

RSVP:
by Tuesday December 11th, 2020
Click here to sign up and pay via PayPal

QUESTIONS:
iriley@foscadheng.com

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