Meeting/Event Information

Annual Conference

September 15, 2011
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Hyatt Regency
350 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.columbusregency.hyatt.com
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Dates and Hours:
September 15th and 16th (Thursday-Friday).  Events extend throughout the days as shown in the detailed daily agendas shown below.

Professional Development Hours:
Each day has 7 PDHs for a total of 14 hours.  Please note that while these hours are fully applicaple for Ohio and its surrounding states, we do not certify these hours for the states that have special requirements (FL and NY for example). 

Pricing:
Members: $450 with a $50 discount if you register by 9/5/2011.

Non-members: $550 with a $50 discount if you register by 9/5/2011.  Membership in SEAoO is only $50 per year, so you can save more by joining first and getting the member price! 

Students: $50 with a $10 discount if you register by 9/5/2011.

Vendors and Sponsors may pay by pressing the Register button (Vendor booth payment includes two registrations).

Hotel Pricing:
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt.  Mention you are part of the SEAoO group in order to get the $125 discounted room rate.

Thursday Agenda:

7:00-7:45

Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

7:45-8:00

Opening Remarks and Announcements

8:00-9:15

Rochelle Jaffe, Ar, SE, CCS, SMI – Code-required Masonry Observation and Inspection

9:15-10:30

Rochelle Jaffe, Ar, SE, CCS, SMI – Masonry specifications for engineers

10:30-11:00

Break and Exhibits

11:00-12:15

Justin Ocel PhD, P.E. – I-35 W bridge collapse & full-scale tests   of steel truss bridge gusset plate connections

12:15-1:15

Lunch

1:15-2:45

 

Mike O’Rourke PhD, P.E. – ASCE 7-10 Snow Provisions:  What’s New and Different

2:45-3:15

Break and Exhibits

3:15-5:00

New CRSI Research that you can use

5:00-5:30

Jonathan Sladek,  S.E.,   Presentation on the new Hilton Columbus Project

5:45-6:00

Gather for Tour   (need steel toed shoes, hard hat provided)

7:15

Dinner at Nationwide Arena

 Friday Agenda:

7:00-7:45

Breakfast &   Exhibits

7:45-8:00

SEAoO Announcements

8:00-9:15

Kirk Marchand P.E.–   Blast Design

9:15-10:30

Kirk Marchand P.E.–   Progressive Collapse

10:30-11:00

Break and Exhibits

11:00-12:15

SEAoO Member   Presentation – Doug Steimle P.E. Cincinnati Banks Project

12:15-1:15

Lunch and Exhibits

1:15-2:45

 

Pat Fortney PhD, P.E.   – The Ten Commandments of Communicating Connection Design

2:45-3:15

Break and Exhibits

3:15-4:30

Bob Schutz P.E., P.S.,   CBO  - High Wind Design; OBC & 2012   IBC

Tickets

$800.00 Gold Sponsorship

$500.00 Silver Sponsorship

$300.00 Bronze Sponsorship

$450.00 Members
$400.00 Earlybird rate before September 5

$550.00 Non-Members
$500.00 Earlybird rate before September 5

$50.00 Students
$40.00 Earlybird rate before September 5

$850.00 Vendor Booth (two representatives)

$150.00 Vendor Booth ADDITIONAL Representative

Documents

2011 Conference Trifold