September 26, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois is pleased to announce the 2019 Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium, which will be held in Champaign, Illinois. This day-long event provides a forum for engineers and architects to interact with trade professionals, and listen to informative presentations. We plan to provide numerous opportunities to meet with companies that provide goods and services to the design profession. All sessions will take place in the same room for maximum networking with fellow attendees. The Trade Show & Symposium provides 6 hours of continuing education credit.

Program

Thank you for registering for this SEAOI seminar!  Please note that all course materials will be sent electronically after the event pending approval from the presenter. CE certificates will be emailed after the event.

   

7:30 am - 7:50 am

  Registration Opens

7:50 am - 8:30 am

  Breakfast, Visit Exhibitors​

8:30 am - 8:45 am 

  Program Begins: Welcome Address, Exhibitor Comments

8:50 am - 9:45 am

  IL-89/Illinois River Crossing
  Terry McCleary, McCleary Engineering

9:45 am - 10:10 am

  Break, Visit Exhibitors

10:15 am - 11:10 am

  Ductile Reinforced Masonry Shear Wall Design per TMS 402
  Daniel P. Abrams, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11:15 am - 12:10 pm

  HSS Truss Connections: The T’s, Y’s and K’s Of It All
  Brad Fletcher, AtlasTube

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

  Lunch
  
Visit Exhibitors

    12:35 pm - 1:15 pm   Drones: Transportation Industry Disruptor
  Rami Asfahani, Ciorba Group, LLC

1:35 pm - 2:30 pm

  The Stability of Masonry Walls And Dams: A Review of the Historical
  Design of Concrete Dams​​
  
Kevin Griebenow, FERC 

2:35 pm - 3:30 pm

  Evolution of the Helical Pile Solution
  Michael Lewis, Foundation Supportworks By Woods; Matt Bono, Case    Engineering; Kasey Knight, Case Engineering

3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

  Break, Visit Exhibitors

3:55 pm - 4:50pm

  Hotel Julian at 168 N Michigan Avenue
  David Nickell, TGRWA

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm

  Raffle and Adjourn


Location

I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL

Registration Information

Registration is $85 for members and $120 for non-members.    

Student -$25

Group Pricing Discount* - $10 off each registration

*Five or more employees from the same firm; May not be applied retroactively – all registrations must be received at the same time; not applicable to student rate. Please contact staff@seaoi.org to receive your group discount.

Exhibitor Information

All Exhibitors will receive recognition on the SEAOI website, in the program, up to five admissions to the Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium, and access to  participants during breakfast, lunch and breaks during the day. We have a variety of sponsorship levels available to suite your needs:

Gold: $1050 Exhibit Fee 

•          ½ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo and 50-word company description on SEAOI Website

•          Exhibit Booth – premier location

•          Up to five admissions to Trade Show

Silver:  $785 Exhibit Fee

•          ¼ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo and 25-word company description on SEAOI Website

•          Exhibit Booth – preferred location

•          Two admissions to Trade Show

Bronze:  $525 Exhibit Fee

•          Business card-sized ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo on SEAOI Website

•          Exhibit Booth

•          One admission to Trade Show

Companies interested in sponsoring this event are invited to register online or contact SEAOI Executive Director, Stephanie Crain, at scrain@seaoi.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

All Sponsors will receive recognition on the SEAOI website, in the program, up to five admissions to the Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium, and access to participants during breakfast, lunch and breaks during the day.  We have a variety of sponsorship levels available to suit your needs:

Gold: $800 Sponsor Fee 

•          ½ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo and 50-word company description on SEAOI Website

•          Up to five admissions to Trade Show

Silver:  $500 Sponsor Fee

•          ¼ page ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo and 25-word company description on SEAOI Website

•          Two admissions to Trade Show

Bronze:  $300 Sponsor Fee

•          Business card-sized ad in the SEAOI Bulletin

•          Logo on SEAOI Website

•          One admission to Trade Show

Companies interested in sponsoring this event are invited to register online or contact SEAOI Executive Director, Stephanie Crain, at scrain@seaoi.org

Michael Lewis, Foundation Supportworks by Woods

Michael is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt executive with the passion of an entrepreneur. Currently, he does deep foundation design, education, and project management for the construction firm Foundation Supportworks by Woods. He co-owned an information and business recovery company, was regional manager for a national construction firm, and ran three business lines regionally for a global organization. In his spare time, he enjoys prayer, cooking, boating, fishing, and being with friends and family.

Helical Piles – An overview of Helical Pile design and application from concept to completion will be presented through a series of project reviews.  The reviews will discuss the term and requirements of “delegated design”, plan development, installation per plan, capacity verification.

 


Matt Bono, Case Engineering, Inc.

Matt Bono, P.E., S.E. is a structural engineer with Case Engineering, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. He was educated at UM – St. Louis and MIT. He has eight years of structural engineering experience working on projects large and small, new and renovations, with various building materials, and has designed dozens of foundations supported by helical anchors. In his spare time, Matt enjoys studying leadership, playing guitar, and has 2 dogs, Mufasa and Charlotte.


Kasey Knight,Case Engineering, Inc.

Kasey Knight, E.I.T. is a structural engineer with Case Engineering, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. He was educated at University of Kansas. He has four years of structural engineering experience working on new construction and renovation projects for petrochemical and industrial facilities as well as commercial structures.  He has experience designing with multiple building materials as well helical anchors. Kasey enjoys staying physically fit and is studying to take the P.E. exam in October

 

 

 

Organizing Committee

Joseph Lowrance, SE, PE – Central Chapter Liaison
Farnsworth Group

David Greifzu, SE, PE
V3 Companies

George Tankersley, PE
Capital Development Board

Ivano Ipsaro-Passione, EIT
Farnsworth Group

Tim Roecker, PE, SE
Mohr & Kerr Engineering

 

 

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Participants

Brian Volle ( ADM Design Services )
Paul Brasileiro ( Fyfe Co LLC )
Bo Botteicher ( Fyfe Co LLC, Fibrwrap Construction Services, Inc, Underground Solutions, Inc. )
Nicholas Harden ( Dewberry )
Cory Byrd ( Allied Design Architectural & Engineering Group, P.C. )
David Poland ( Dave Poland Engineering, LLC )
Matthew Bono ( Case Engineering, Inc. )
Kasey Knight ( Case Engineering, Inc. )
Tim Lincoln ( Wheeler )
Paul Brower ( Foundation Supportworks by Woods Basement Systems )
Rami Asfahani ( Ciorba Group )
David Nickell ( TGRWA, LLC )
Terry McCleary ( McCleary Engineering )
Michael Lewis ( Foundation Supportworks By Woods )
R. Bradlee Fletcher ( Atlas Tube/JMC Steel Group )
Kevin Griebenow ( FERC )
Daniel Abrams
Harish Virmani ( Harish C. Virmani Structural Engineer Consulting, Inc. )
David Greifzu ( V3 Companies )
Christopher Cichon ( CE Anderson & Associates )
Habib Azouri ( Rohn Products )
Sameed Osman ( Rohn Products, LLC )
Daniel Allen ( Allen Engineering Corporation )
Thomas Casson ( Menard County Highway Department )
Kyle Heminger ( Glue-Lam Erectors, Inc. )
Terry McCleary ( McCleary Engineering )
Kyle Linenfelser ( Case Engineering )
Josie Esker ( Maurer-Stutz, Inc. )
Stephanie Crain ( SEAOI )
Fran Miller ( Geopier Foundation Company )
Brett Zitny ( Geopier Foundation Company )
Mike Bryant ( Farnsworth Group )
Joseph Lowrance ( Farnsworth Group )
Adrienne Coussens ( Farnsworth Group )
Paige Dodson ( Farnsworth Group, Inc )
Paige Hefner ( Farnsworth Group )
Ivano Ipsaro-Passione ( Farnsworth Group )
John Zeman ( Farnsworth Group )
Charles Bach ( Poepping, Stone, Bach & Associates, LLC )
Allen Taylor ( ATSE Consultants, LLC )
Randy Burt ( ATSE Consultants, LLC )
David Shepherd ( Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute )
Jason Soucie ( Dewberry Engineers, Inc. )
Michael Weber ( Euclid Chemical Company )
Michael Baker ( CTS Cement Manufacturing Corporation )
Bradlee Fletcher ( Atlas Tube )
Robin Shelton ( Mohr & Kerr Engineering & Land Surveying, PC )
Timothy Roecker ( Mohr and Kerr Engineering and Land Surveying )
Larry Stevig ( State Farm )
Jim Romano ( Lindapter )
Brandon Buchner ( PSA-Dewberry )
Steven Bishop ( Farnsworth Group, Inc. (Retired) )
Kenneth Hansen ( Lindapter )
Marcus Woods ( Woods Residential Engineering and Inspection )
Derek Lewis ( DEWALT Engineered by Powers )
Carroll Ringelestein ( ADM Design Services )
Scott Conwell ( International Masonry Institute )
Eric Gowdy ( Case Engineering )
Erin Powers ( Porter Athletic )
Brian Miller ( CastConnex )
Kevin Hooley ( DSI )
Richard Kerhlikar ( Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. )
Kevin Barry ( Chicago Clamp Company )