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    Chicago Trade Show and Symposium

    March 6, 2020 - 7:00am to 11:00am
    Call for Abstracts due January 10, 2020


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    Investigation and Repair of Wood Structures

    January 23, 2020 - 8:00 am to 12:00 pm 
    Half-day seminar presenting background for wood as a structural material.


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    Find a Structural Engineer

    Looking for an engineer for a residential or small commercial project?  Many SEAOI members specialize in smaller scale projects!  

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    17th Annual Midwest Bridge Symposium

    April 16, 2020 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Call for Abstracts due January 17, 2020


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    New Webinars Available!

    SEAOI is pleased to offer several recorded lectures and classes for CE credit. Six are free for members and all are available on demand. Find a webinar today!


Welcome to the SEAOI website! Whether you are a practicing engineer, a curious student, or an interested citizen, you can find the information you need here. SEAOI was founded in 1965 to advance and advocate excellence in structural engineering and to aid in safeguarding the public. In 2015, we celebrated 50 years of living out our mission in Illinois.

Calendar of Upcoming Events

You can always find the latest events listed in the column to the right, on our Events Calendar page, or, if you prefer a calendar format, on our Google calendar

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