Join Us in Atlanta for the Southeast Mass Timber Symposium
|Sept 26 • 8:30–4:40 • Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center • Atlanta, GA
Join us for a dynamic day-long educational event focused on exploring mass timber construction in the southeast. Topics cover the design and construction of mass timber structures as well as potential impacts of mass timber on the southeast economy—through forestry, legislation, higher education and infrastructure.
Hear from leading mass timber designers and builders including:
- Structural Design of Mass Timber Framing Systems – Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
- Exposed Wood in Fire-Resistive Applications – David Barber, Arup
- More with Less: An Overview of the First CLT Hotel in the US – Jeff Morrow, Lendlease
- Building the T3 Minneapolis Office: Seven Stories of Success – Lucas Epp, BASc, StructureCraft
In addition to the sessions listed above, the day features keynote speaker Hala Moddelmog, President & CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and a panel discussion with Georgia industry professionals.
Registration is $100 until September 1st and $125 afterwards / Earn 6 AIA/CES HSW LUs or PDH credits (FBPE approved)
Presented by WoodWorks and the Georgia Forestry Foundation, and sponsored by the The Conservation Fund, Warnell School of Forestry and Georgia Forestry Commission.
Session summaries, speaker bios, exhibitor information and more can be found here.
Questions? Contact: Jaime Krohn.
Strengthening Structures using Externally Bonded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Systems.
DATE: Tuesday, October 10
PLACE: HD Supply Whitecap Training Facility in Norcross, GA
The class content is intended for an engineering audience and will cover the following:
- What is FRP
- Components of FRP
- Applications & Uses for FRP
- Codes and industry standards related to testing & design of FRP
- Detailed discussion on design considerations and limitations of FRP
- Introduction to Simpson Strong-Tie's FRP offering (FRP products and FRP design services)
- Hands-on installation demonstration
Register for Night School 15 - Fundamentals of Connection Design
Presented by Thomas M. Murray and Matthew R. Eatherton
Class begins October 3, 2017!
Sessions will take place on Tuesday nights, 7 p.m. Eastern.
The Fundamentals of Connections Design, based on the 2016 AISC Specification and Steel Construction Manual, 15th Ed., provides an overview of typical connections including advantages and disadvantages of each connection type, a review of member, bolt and weld limit states, design methodologies for shear, moment and brace connections and design examples.
Session 1: October 3, 2017 - Fundamental Concepts, Part I by Murray
Session 2: October 10, 2017 - Fundamental Concepts, Part II by Murray
Session 3: October 17, 2017 - Shear Connections, Part I by Murray
Session 4: October 24, 2017 - Shear Connections, Part II by Murray
Session 5: November 7, 2017 - Moment Connections, Part I by Murray
Session 6: November 14, 2017 - Moment Connections, Part II by Murray
Session 7: November 28, 2017 - Introduction to Seismic Connection Design by Eatherton
Session 8: December 5, 2017 - Bracing Connections and More by Murray
Registration information can be found here.
AISC Night school sessions are presented through an Internet and phone connection (if desired). There are two options for registration:
8-Session Package: the 8-session package is intended for an individual attendee. Only one certificate will be issued. Access to a PDF file of the slides, quizzes and a final exam as well as limited access to the session recordings will be given. Earn up to 1.2 CEUs/12PDHs depending on attendance.
Pricing for 8-session package:
Members: $500 per person
Non-Members: $900 per person
Student/Faculty: $250 per person
Individual webinars: purchase a single site connection for any or all of the sessions and an unlimited number of people within your office can attend at that single connection. Additional sites require purchasing additional connections. Access to a PDF file of the slides prior to the session will be given. All attendees are eligible to receive 0.15 CEUs/1.5 PDHs per session.
Pricing for individual webinars:
Members: $185 per connection
Non-Members: $285 per connection
Students/Faculty: $155 per connection
Learn more about AISC Night School and register today!
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