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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS association of texasANNUAL STATE CONFERENCEOctober 27-29, 2011ADVANCE PROGRAMADVANCE PROGRAMSTRUCTURALENGINEERSTEXASASSOCIATIONDouble Tree Campbell CenterDallas2011 SPONSORSRTCWATERPROOFING & RESTORATION, INC.


SEAoT STATE CONFERENCE: 2011ABOUT THE CONFERENCERecognized across the State as a “must attend” event forprofessional Structural Engineers, this year’s State Conference willbe held in the vibrant city of Dallas - home of our largest Chapter!An exciting program of presentations and events is planned toappeal to delegates, vendors and companions.As in the past, the Conference will kick off with a half-day golftournament held at the Fire Wheel Golf Course in Garland onThursday October 27. This will be followed by an icebreaker socialon the evening of the first evening, held in the Exhibit hall, allowingdelegates to network and meet with exhibitors prior to the officialstart of the Conference.The day and a half technical program will include a number of talkson engineering-specific topics given by recognized industry leaders.Those attending all the presentations can expect to earn around tenprofessional development hours of continued educationcredit. (See next page for Program details)EXHIBITORSFor vendors, no other conference in Texas offers a more targetedopportunity to reach Structural Engineers. With vendors in mind,this year’s exhibit hall has been designed to encourage delegates tocirculate and meet with vendors. Breakfasts, the Icebreaker Socialon the first evening and refreshment breaks will all be held in theexhibit hall.GOLFA Golf Tournament will be held on the morning of ThursdayOctober 27 at the Fire Wheel Golf Course in Garland, a championcaliber course of woods, rolling terrain, lakes and tree-lined fairwaysCome and enjoy some of the best golf in Texas, while catching upwith colleagues and socializing with our exhibitors.AWARDS BANQUETA lavish banquet and award ceremony will be held on FridayOctober 28 for those wishing to attend. Special program is plannedthat should appeal to delegates and their companions.COMPANIONS’ PROGRAMThose attending the Conference are encouraged to bring theirspouses and companions for a really fun-packed day on October28,taking advantage of Dallas’s leading attractions, including: King Spa and Sauna - a unique opportunity to relaxand be pampered in gorgeous surroundings,reminiscent of the anxious palaces of Egyptian queens. Lunch The Dallas Arboretum - one of the most beautifulbotanical gardens in Texas Shopping at the Internationally acclaimed GalleriaLOCATIONDouble Tree Hotel - Dallas Campbell Center8250 North Central Expressway, Dallas TX 75206Tel: (214) 691-8700The Double Tree is a luxury hotel just six miles from Love Field, andclose to a number of museums, shops and restaurants.The hotel’soversized and elegantly furnished rooms all have high speedInternet. There is a special conference rate of $119 for doublerooms (plus applicable tax), for reservations received by October13, 2011. Call 1 (800) 245-8918 and ask for the SEAoT StateConference rate.REGISTRATION By After9/30/2011 9/30/2011SEAoT Members $285.00 $310.00Non Members $410.00 $435.00Companion Program $100.00 $100.00Banquet: $ 65.00 $ 65.00Golf (per player) $125.00 $125.00SPONSORSThe Conference is made possible in part thanks to thegenerous sponsorship of the following companiesVulcraft - PlatinumHilti Inc. - GoldConcrete Reinforcing Steel Institute - BronzeSimpson Anchor Systems - SilverGOLFDelta Structural Technology Inc. - Hole SponsorHilti Inc. - GoldPieresearch - Hole SponsorPlease consider adding your company name to the list ofsponsors:Conference SponsorshipsPlatinum: $3,000; Banquet: $2,000; Gold: $1,500; Silver:$1,000; Bronze Sponsor: $500; Patron: $300. In addition torecognition before and during the conference, Platinum andGold sponsors all receive a full page advertisement insertion inthe Conference brochure, Silver sponsors receive a half page.Banquet sponsors receive a full page advertisement insertion inthe Awards brochure.Golf Sponsorships:Luncheon Sponsor: $500; Closest to the Pin: $200; LongestDrive: $200; Hole Sponsor: $100To become a sponsor, contact Liz Stansfeld at (512) 301-2744Register through the web site at http:///www.seaot.orgAdvanced Program - Subject to change


SEAoT ANNUAL CONFERENCE- PROGRAMTECHNICAL PROGRAMFRIDAY -OCTOBER 28, 20118:00 -8:15 AM -WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS8:15 - 9:30 AMRECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN PLYWOODPERFORATED SHEAR WALL DESIGNKaryn Beebe, PE, LEED AP American PlywoodAssociationKaryn Beebe, P.E. is an Engineered Wood Specialist for theAmerican Plywood Association (APA), covering SouthernCalifornia. Karyn is a licensed Professional Engineer in the stateof California and is a graduate of Purdue University. She holds aBS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structures. Herduties include, consulting with designers and end-users onefficient specifications, and selection and use of engineeredwood products. Most recently, Karyn represented APA inChicago, Illinois. She is an active member in severalprofessional organizations including the Structural EngineersAssociation and the ASCE. Prior to joining APA, she practicedstructural engineering in San Diego designing buildings of alltypes. Karyn also worked for the City of San Diego’s buildingdepartment performing structural and fire review of buildingplans.9:30 - 10:00 AM REFRESHMENTS WITH EXHIBITORS10:00 - 11:00 AMTALL BUILDING DESIGN INSPIRED BY NATUREMark P. Sarkisian, P.E., SE, LEED® APMr. Sarkisian is a partner with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill andleads the company’s Structural Engineering Studio in the SanFrancisco office. His career has focused on developinginnovative structural engineering solutions for buildingprojects. He has designed over seventy-five major buildingprojects around the world, including the United StatesEmbassy in Beijing and the Cathedral of Christ the Light inOakland. Mr. Sarkisian currently holds four U.S. Patents forstructural seismic devices. He has a bachelor's degree in civilengineering from the University of Connecticut and a Master'sdegree in structural engineering from Lehigh University.11:00 - 12:00 NOONNEW STRATEGIES IN SEISMIC DESIGNLeo Panian PE, SE Tipping Mar, and on the commissionfor the City of AlbanyLeo Panian is a Structural and Civil Engineer licensed inCalifornia and has a wide range of experience in the design ofbuildings and bridges focusing on earthquake safety. He is aleader in improving seismic design practice and a champion inthe use of damage-resistant post-tensioned concrete systemsfor earthquake resistance. Several of his projects have beenrecognized for innovation and engineering excellence. Inaddition, he is the author of numerous articles and technicalpapers on seismic design.12:00 NOON - 1:30 PMLUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS - ANNUAL MEETINGAND CHAPTER REPORTS1:30 - 2:30 PMSTRUCTURAL STEEL CONNECTION DESIGNSteven M. Ashton, P.E. Ashton Engineering and DetailingSteve Ashton is the SDS/2 Engineering Sales Representative forDesign Data. Steve has over 20-years of experience as astructural engineer, including nine years as a Senior Engineerwith the American Institute of Steel Construction. He isPresident of the Structural Engineers Association of Kansas andMissouri (SEAKM). Steven has a Bachelor’s. degree in CivilEngineering from South Dakota State University and a Master’sdegree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas2:30 - 3:30 PMBLAST/PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSEKirk A. Marchand, P.E. Protection EngineeringConsultants, LLC.For 25 years, Kirk Marchand has performed research andmanaged small and large-scale projects in facility and buildingsecurity, blast-resistant design and analysis, threat assessmentand vulnerability analysis, as well as security engineering forgovernment agencies and commercial enterprises. Kirk hasheld key leadership positions at Walter P. Moore, AppliedResearch Associates and Southwest Research Institute. Agraduate of Texas A&M University, he began his career as anactive duty US Army Corps of Engineers officer and researchengineer. Kirk has authored or co-authored and presentednumerous research reports, guidelines and published articles,and he holds or shares five US patents. He has chaired orserved on technical committees of the American ConcreteInstitute, American Society of Civil Engineers, ASTMInternational, and American Institute of Steel Construction.3:30 - 4:00 PM - REFRESHMENTS WITH EXHIBITORS4:00 - 5:00 PMDEFFERED SUBMITTALSBen Nelson, P.E., SECB Martin/Martin Inc.C. Ben Nelson, P.E., SECB is treasurer of the Coloradodelegate to NCSEA and a member of the NCSEA Board ofDirectors. He is a Principal at Martin/Martin, Inc. inLakewood, Colorado.Register through the web site at http:///www.seaot.orgAdvanced Advance Program Program - Subject - Subject to change to change


SATURDAY OCTOBER 29, 20118:30 - 9:30 AMSTORM SHELTER/BUILDING DESIGN FOR F5TORNADOSJohn B. Turner, CSP, P.E. Concrete Reinforcing SteelInstituteJohn is a structural engineer with experience in design andforensic engineering, fire protection, process safety, andoccupational safety, including about 20 years presentingtechnical programs to audiences of all sizes. He is currentlythe Greater Southwestern Region Manager for the ConcreteReinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI). He serves on severalAmerican Concrete Institute technical committees, includingSpecifications for Concrete (ACI 301), Corrosion of Metals inConcrete (ACI 222), and Simplified Design of ConcreteBuildings (ACI 314).He completed a master’s degree in structural engineeringfrom Texas Tech despite spending time doing damage surveysand chasing storms with the hurricane intercept team. Hisundergraduate degree from Texas A&M is in safetyengineering . John has worked with windstorm researchersto develop this presentation on design strategies andquantifying design wind loads for structures which mustprotect occupants and the structures’ contents duringserver windstorms.9:30 - 10:30 AMSTRUCTURAL DESIGN CRITERIA FORENVIRONMENTAL CONCRETE STRUCTURESWilliam A. Wallace, P.E., SECB , Huitt-Zollars, Inc.William A. Wallace is the structural discipline lead for the FortWorth office of Huitt-Zollars, Inc., a full service consultingengineering and architecture firm. William joined Huitt-Zollars after retiring from nearly 32 years of federalgovernment service in various structural engineeringpositions that included over 23 years with the Fort WorthDistrict Corps of Engineers (the last eleven of those as Chief,Structural Design Section) and eight years with the NaturalResources Conservation Service – National Design,Construction, and Soil Mechanics Center (StructuralEngineer) located in Fort Worth. He received both his BSCEand MSCE from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).William is a registered professional engineer (structural) inthe state of Texas. He has also been an adjunct professor atUTA for several years (advance reinforced concrete designand structural steel design).William A. Wallace has designed several reinforced concretehydraulic structures, including tunnels, inlet and outletworksstructures, floodwalls, flood control conduits,culverts, bridges, labyrinth weirs, circular and rectangularliquid storage tanks, dry-stack facilities, agrichemical storageand handling facilities, and other concrete structures of anRegister through the web site at http:///www.seaot.orgenvironmental nature. He provided structural design andsupport to construction on several high profile structuressuch as the San Antonio River and San Pedro Creek Tunnels inSan Antonio that serve as flood control tunnels to protect thedowntown area from flood waters. William’s efforts at NRCSincluded reviewing and updating concrete design criteria,providing guidance, design review, and design assistance onreinforced concrete structures related to dam designs andrehabilitations. He was a member of a federal inter-agencytask group on the Structural Analysis of Concrete Dams thatdeveloped analysis procedures for use by dam owners andregulators. William is a member of the American ConcreteInstitute (ACI), International Concrete Repair Institute(ICRI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), NationalSociety of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Texas Society ofProfessional Engineers (TSPE), Concrete Reinforcing SteelInstitute (CRSI), Precast Concrete Institute (PCI),Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), and theStructural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT). He iscurrently a voting-member of ACI Committee 350 onEnvironmental Concrete Structures. He is the currentPresident of the Fort Worth Chapter of SEAoT.10:00 - 10:45 AM - REFRESHMENTS10:45 - 11:45 AMHIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETEJack Gibbon, Concrete Reinforcing Steel InstituteJack’s specialty is design for performance, andtroubleshooting of concrete mix designs, formwork, andplacement. Previously with Prairie Materials, Jack designedhigh performance concrete mixes for projects throughoutthe midwest, including the recently-completed TrumpTower in downtown Chicago.11:45 -12:00 PMCONFERENCE WRAP UPAdvanced Program - Subject to change


SEAoT ANNUAL CONFERENCE- EXHIBITINGPresentation AreaBookedAvailableFood36Food14228 34293031 32 332412829303132 3344345Traffic flow40132216231724181425 26 2719 20 21154367 8 9 10 11 12RegistrationEXHIBIT PACKAGEGenerous space with ample traffic roomTwo full conference passesDraped and skirted 8-foot table, with two chairsWeb site listing with hyperlink and company descriptionRecognition in Conference materialElectric powerCOST$900 per booth. There are no refunds for cancellations.ExhibitorsAmerican Institute of Steel Construction 16Ardex Engineering Cement 11AZZ Galvanizing Services 33Bentley Systems 8CMC Steel Products 17Computers & Structures 23Delta Structural Technology, Inc. 42Design Data 18Epic Metals Corporation 14Fugro Consultants 5Gate Precast Company 13Hardy Frames 19Hayward Baker, Inc. 30Heldenfels Enterprises 7Helical Concepts 28Hilti 44Incon Associates 34Register through the web site at http:///www.seaot.orgInternational Code Council 21LNA Solutions 43Nucor Vulcraft Group - Ecospan 29Piereseach 38Power Fasteners 39Raba-Kistner Consultants 9Radarview 35RamJack Foundation Solutions 40Risa Technologies 20RTC Waterproofing 22SE Universit by SE Solutions LLC 6Sideplate Systems 32Sika Corporation 36Simpson Anchor Systems 15Surevoid Products 31Texas Industries (TXI) 26Texas Structural Steel Institute 24The Garland Company 37Uretek 27USP Connectors 25Valmont 10Vulcraft 41To exhibit,sponsor or for more information, contact LizStansfeld, SEAoT Executive Director c/o Stansfeld &Fairbrother, at (512) 301-2744, or by email to: state@seaot.org.Or register online at http://www. seaot.org. All sponsors arerecognized on the web site, in the printed Conference materialand at the Conference.Advanced Program - Subject to change


SEAoT ANNUAL CONFERENCE- REGISTRATIONPLEASE PRINT VERY CLEARLYRegister by September 30, 2011 for early registration discountName ____________________________________________________Name on Badge ____________________________________________________SEAoT Member Chapter:_____________________________________Attendance Category: Professional Attendee Student PresenterCOSTSSEAoT members $285 $310 after 9/30/10Non members $410 $435 after 9/30/10----------------------------------Companions Program $100Banquet tickets$ 65 a personBooth space $900Golf:$125 per player Sponsor Exhibitor Companion Golf OnlyCompanyStreet AddressCityDay Phone____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________State________Zip______________________________________Fax___________________ Email________________________________________COMPANION PROGRAMComplete if you are bringing a spouse or companion who wishes to participate in the Friday Companion program (cost is $100)Name (First/Last)____________________________________________________________________________________Banquet (Friday October 28). Tickets are $65.00 each and are ADDITIONAL to your registration:Enter number of tickets required______________ Number of vegetarian meals____________SPONSORS ( Platinum, Banquet, and Gold sponsors all receive one full pass) Platinum ($3,000) Banquet ($2,000) Gold ($1,500) Silver ($1000) Bronze ($500) Patron ($300)EXHIBITORSName of second attendee (included in fee)_____________________________________________________________________Booth number requested____________Second choice___________________GOLFPlayer 1__________________________________________ Hcp__________________________________________Player 2__________________________________________ Hcp__________________________________________Player 3__________________________________________ Hcp__________________________________________Player 4__________________________________________ Hcp__________________________________________GOLF SPONSORS: Lunch ($500) Longest Drive ($200) Closest to pin ($200) Hole ($100)SEAoT State ConferenceONLINE REGISTRATIONc/o Stansfeld & Fairbrother, Inc.The fastest and easiest way to register is online at9300 Sandstonewww.SEAOT.orgAustin, TX 78737If you wish to pay by credit card, please pay online through the web site at http://www.seaot.orgRegister through the web site at http:///www.seaot.orgAdvanced Advanced Program- Subject - Subject to to change change

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