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 6 hours of continuing education credit plus 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. 

Call For Abstracts

Individuals wishing to present a 50 - 55 minute presentation (includes five minutes for Q & A) at the Central Chapter Trade Show and Symposium are invited to submit a completed Abstract Submission Form on any general-interest subject related to the analysis, design, construction, or inspection of structural projects by July 22, 2019.

Abstract Review Criteria

1. Clarity: the concept and expression should be comprehensible

2. Approach: including definition of the problem, hypothesis, methodology, application, results, and analysis

3. Practice of Structural Engineering: should bridge the gap between theory, challenges and solution

4. Originality: should report preliminary or novel results

Speaker Information

  • Speakers will be notified of abstract acceptance by early August.
  • Speakers will be provided with required guidelines after acceptance of abstract.
  • Standard AV equipment will be available: podium, laptop, microphone, projector and screen.
  • All speakers receive free registration on the day of their presentation. (Travel expenses are not included.)

Click here to complete the Abstract Submission Form

Location

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

Registration Information

The Early Bird registration fee is just $70 for members and $105 for non-members until August 26th.  After that rates go up to $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

•          Exhibit Booth – premier location

•          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

•          Exhibit Booth – preferred location

•          Two admissions to Trade Show

Bronze:  $300 Sponsor 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

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

Carroll Ringelestein ( ADM Design Services )
Scott Conwell ( International Masonry Institute )
Eric Gowdy ( Case Engineering )
Erin Powers ( Porter Athletic )
Jennifer Pazdon ( CastConnex )
Kevin Hooley ( DSI )
Richard Kerhlikar ( Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. )
Kevin Barry ( Chicago Clamp Company )