Structural Engineers Association of New York
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NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO INTEREST KIDS IN ENGINEERING CAREERS
Contact Rose E. Reichman
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, May 3, 2018—Those Amazing Professions Inc. (TAP) announces the launch of www.thoseamazingengineers.com, a website to inform young people about careers in engineering through real life examples of what engineers do and where they work. The site, particularly appropriate for middle school students who are at an age when they begin to think about careers, can be used with students in upper elementary and high school as well. The publicly available site was developed with a lead grant from The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation and with matching funds from The National Academy of Construction, the New York Building Foundation, and the Structural Engineers Association of New York.
The site will help students understand how their classroom science, technology, engineering and math programs (STEM) are relevant to actual career options that can help change the world. Information and video links illustrate the variety of engineering disciplines and professional opportunities, examples of places to work, and ideas on how to get started, as well as some of the latest and most innovative work being done by engineers today. For teachers, the site includes resources and suggested classroom activities to engage students and challenge their imagination.
The basis for the site is the highly touted book, Those Amazing Engineers, produced by Trilogy Publications LLC, with over 90,000 copies sold nationwide. Trilogy has donated the books and the copyright of Those Amazing Engineers to TAP. Rose Reichman, Executive Director of TAP, states “The digital version of Those Amazing Engineers builds on the success of the book and makes the content free to users and universally accessible. It also allows TAP to easily update and adapt the material in response to teacher and student feedback.”
Those Amazing Professions Inc. (TAP) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 whose mission is to educate young people about careers in underserved professions. The engineering website is its first initiative. For more information on the website and TAP, contact Rose Reichman, email@example.com or 201-816-1211/201-816-8904.
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NASCC: The Steel Conference
Incorporating the World Steel Bridge Symposium and the SSRC Annual Stability Conference
April 11 - 13, 2018
Baltimore Convention Center
Attendees can earn 16 PDH's
What is The Steel Conference?
NASCC: The Steel Conference is the premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry. The Steel Conference offers more than 130 sessions on topics ranging from "Stiffeners, Doublers, Web Plates-Oh My!" to "10 Seismic Lessons from the Design of Large and Complex Structures" to a "Diagrid and Mega-Braced Structures-Stability and Design Approaches." The conference also offers an extensive trade show, featuring products ranging from structural design software to machinery for cutting steel beams, and plentiful networking opportunities.
What is the World Steel Bridge Symposium?
The World Steel Bridge Symposium (WSBS) brings together bridge design engineers, construction professionals, academics, transportation officials, fabricators, erectors and builders to discuss and learn state-of-the-art practices for enhancing steel bridge design, fabrication and construction techniques.
What is the SSRC Annual Stability Conference?
The Structural Stability Research Council's Annual Stability Conference has been held in conjunction with the Steel Conference since 2001. In addition to 13 sessions with more than 30 papers, the SSRC Conference includes the 2018 Beedle Award and MAJR Medal presentations.
How Many PDHs can I Earn?
The conference offers 16 PDHs plus an additional 4 PDHs if they attend the optional Tuesday short courses. AISC is a registered continuing education provider for the State of New York, and all PDH opportunities comply with the new New York State requirements.
What is the Registration Fee?
THE SOONER YOU REGISTER, THE MORE YOU SAVE! Registration prices increase each week. And varying registration types are available (e.g. AISC Member, student, Public Agency Employee). Visit the registration type to find your registration type and early bird discount to calculate your registration price.
Who can answer my questions?
Please feel free to contact the AISC New York Structural Steel Specialist at any time.
Jacinda Collins, PE, LEED Green Associate
(917) 846 - 9264
American Institute of Steel Construction, the National Steel Bridge Alliance , the Structural Stability Research Council, the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, and the Mexican Institute of Steel Construction.
Learn about mass timber from the experts. Join us for a day-long symposium for architects, engineers, building owners and anyone interested in the exciting possibilities of mass timber building design.
Choose from 10 unique sessions that include case studies on some of the most innovative mass timber and heavy timber buildings in North America:
Presented by: Tom S Chung AIA LEED BD+C, Leers Weinzapfel Associates & Peggi Clouston, PEng, MASc, PhD, University of Massachusetts
Presented by: Amado Guevara III, AIA, DLR Group
Presented by: Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
Presented by: Jeff Morrow, Lendlease
Presented by: Gregory R. Kingsley, PhD, PE, KL&A, Inc.
Attendees will have an opportunity to meet leading manufacturers and related suppliers at the industry exhibit showcase, as well as WoodWorks staff and other wood design experts.
$75 – Includes lunch
For more information, including seminar descriptions and speaker bios, click here.
Questions? Contact Jaime Krohn
Hosted by WoodWorks – Wood Products Council
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CFSEI TO HOST WEBINAR ON THE STRUCTURAL ASPECT OF INTERIOR NONSTRUCTURAL COLD-FORMED STEEL FRAMING ON OCTOBER 26, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2017—The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “The Structural Aspect of Interior Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel Framing” on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs.
The webinar will review various interior nonstructural cold-formed steel framing for code-specified and engineered applications. Often, interior applications beyond ASTM installation standards are not thoroughly addressed in project contract documents. This webinar will assist building design professionals by highlighting code and industry standard limitations and illustrating which ones do not require analysis and which ones require additional engineering to determine proper member sizes and installation. The webinar will cover several topics, including:
The webinar will be conducted by Randy Kuss, Project Manager at ClarkDietrich Engineering Services, LLC. Randy has more than 25 years of experience in both structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing, ranging from basic interior partition installation requirements to complex architectural feature framing. His current responsibilities include engineering pricing, sales, design management, engineering design, detailing and field installation technical services for all aspects of structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing.
More information on the webinar and registration details are available at http://www.cfsei.org/.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute comprises hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals who are finding a better way to produce safe and efficient designs for commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. CFSEI members work together to develop and evolve industry standards and design methods, produce and issue technical bulletins, and provide seminars and online training to improve the knowledge and skills base of engineers and design professionals. For more information, visit http://www.cfsei.org/.
We help New York Thrive
The Dormitory Authority State of New York Conference is the ONLY event in the area that puts General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Architects, Engineers and Facility Managers together under one roof to hear about news, trends and opportunities in the industry as well as updates to DASNY projects. This event will attract hundreds of attendees from the area who are looking to contract business with DASNY, higher education facilities and major construction firms.
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
DASNY (Dormitory Authority of the State of New York) is among the nation’s largest issuers of low-cost, tax-exempt bonds and one of its biggest public builders. We are New York’s developer, creating the health, education and scientific facilities that form the backbone of inclusive, sustainable communities and help them compete on the global stage.
DASNY takes you through an entire project, from concept to commissioning, and manages all contracts, the environmental review process, and financing. We expertly manage the project, freeing you to focus on your core mission.
For more information, visit http://www.dasnyconference.com/
Engineering the Future
39th IABSE Symposium
September 21-23, 2017
Vancouver, BC, Canada
For more information: iabsevancouver2017.pdf
The NCSEA SEER Committee has activated their database of 2nd responders for Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey. Currently only members within a 700-mile radius of the affected area are being contacted, but we would like to encourage all interested SEAoNY members to add their information to the NCSEA SEER database. You can register here: https://ncsea-seer.com .
Please note that to participate in post-disaster assessments you will need to complete ICC's DRI or CalOES's SAP training along with FEMA's ICS 100b, 200, 700 and 800 (FEMA classes can be completed on line: https://training.fema.gov/is/). If you are interested in volunteering, but have not completed the required training, we recommend that you still add your information to the NCSEA SEER database, in the case that others are needed for either this disaster or a future one.
We will keep you all posted as we receive additional information. If you are looking for other (less structural) ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, please visit the Red Cross website.
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