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SEAoNY Industry Expert Trivia

  • 10 Dec 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Zoom Webinar
  • 20


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SEAoNY Industry Expert Trivia

December 10, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Zoom Webinar Platform

Registration closes 12/10, 12:00 pm

Space is limited

Join SEAoNY and three Industry Experts for an evening of trivia! Industry Experts Jennifer Pazdon (steel), Bill Lyons (concrete), and Brian Trimble (masonry) will take turns presenting case studies in their areas of expertise and asking trivia questions related to the case studies. Teams of players will have a chance to discuss and provide answers to questions after each round. If there are ties for most points after the three rounds, each Industry Expert will ask a series of quick-answer questions in a lightning round tie breaker. 

Teams will be assigned by SEAoNY, with a maximum team size of 4 players. Top 3 teams will receive prizes: AISC, TMS and PCA publications. 

Receive credit for up to 1 PDH credit (pending).

Join the experts to learn about interesting case studies followed

by trivia questions related to the case studies.

Bill Lyons of Euclid Chemical Co will discuss the case study:

A Concrete Structure Exposed to the Elements

Brian Trimble of IMI will discuss the case study:

Designing Those Pesky Control Joints in Masonry

Jennifer Pazdon of CAST CONNEX will discuss the case study:

Castings in New York City: Applications as Diverse as the City Itself

Meet the industry experts:

Brian E. Trimble, P.E., LEED AP, FASTM

Director of Industry Development and Technical Services,

International Masonry Institute

Brian Trimble has over 30 years’ experience in the masonry industry, assisting design professionals in the design of masonry structures.  He is a frequent lecturer to local, regional, and national construction industry groups.  He has authored many articles and papers on various masonry subjects.  Brian started his career with a brick manufacturer and worked at the Brick Industry Association for over 20 years serving in various positions.  For the International Masonry Institute he coordinates activities in the Western PA area promoting masonry to a wide variety of audiences including owners, contractor, architects, engineers and craftworkers.

Brian received his engineering education at Penn State University, where he received a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Degree – Structural Design Option in 1986. He was granted his professional engineer’s license in the state of Virginia and is also registered in the state of Pennsylvania.

Brian is actively involved in many organizations including the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), The Masonry Society (TMS), and the International Brick Collectors Association (IBCA).  Brian is a Fellow of ASTM International.

(Bill) William J. Lyons III, FACI

Bill is the National Business Development Manager – Northeast Region for Euclid Chemical Co. 

Bill is a Fellow in ACI, former chair ACI 306 “Cold Weather Concreting” & ACI Convention Committee. Bill is the 2018 recipient of the National Chapter Activities Award for his long time dedication to the advancement of the goals to the ACI chapters.

Bill is a past President of the ACI National Capital Chapter in Washington, DC, (2016), the Concrete Industry Board, which is the NYC ACI Chapter (2007-2008), the New Jersey Chapter of ACI (2004-2005) and was formerly Vice President of the Delaware Valley ACI Chapter (1994). He has held several leadership roles for many committees in these chapters.

Bill has 35+ year’s experience in the concrete construction industry which includes being an engineering representative for another large admixture company, technical representative for a fly ash company, engineering representative for a national ready mix company and the executive director for a concrete association.

Bill is a member of several ACI committees including ACI 232 “Fly Ash in Concrete”, ACI 207 “Mass Concrete” and Current Chair of the “Hot Topic Committee” and is a member of several PCI committees.

Jennifer Anna Pazdon, P.E., M.Sc.Eng is the Vice President of CAST CONNEX. A licensed structural engineer in NY with over 14 years of experience in design of structures and construction, Jennifer received her Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon University and her Masters from Princeton University where she focused her studies on aesthetics, efficiency, and economy of structures. Jennifer has worked as a structural engineering consultant based in NYC, Africa, and SE Asia; she was Teaching Fellow in Mechanics, Materials and Sciences at Princeton University and Adjunct Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union; and she has lectured extensively on the application of steel castings for buildings, bridges and other structures. She currently serves on SEAoNY’s Board of Directors and is Founding Co-Chair of the SEAoNY Diversity Committee.

Pre-registration is required for this event.

You will receive an email with a link to join via zoom prior to the event

Registration closes 12/10, 12:00 pm

Zoom Link will be sent anytime between 12:30 pm on 12/10 to 5:00 pm on 12/10.

SEAoNY members are free

Non-members registration is $10

1 PDH pending



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