Calendar

Schedule of Meetings:

November 8, 2017: SEC Seminar and Dinner Meeting – The Good & Bad with Delegated Design, Presenter: Kevin Chamberlain, P.E., SECB – C.E.O. and Principal, DeStefano & Chamberlain, Inc. 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Radisson Hotel Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT

December 5, 2017: SEC Holiday Party – The Structure of Design presented by Les Robertson. Les Robertson will use some of the experiences from his career to discuss the communication skills needed by engineers who aspire to rise above the norm and take on a leadership role in their profession. New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT.

Past Meetings:

September 11, 2013: Industrial Rope Access seminar and dinner meeting, 5:30 PM, at the North Haven Holiday Inn.

October 17, 2013: Ethics Seminar and dinner meeting with Don Doeg, PE, Esq. 5:30 PM, Four Points by Sheraton.

November 13, 2013: Helical Screw Anchors In Soil Foundations with Pat Haffert, Danbro Distributors, 5:30 PM, Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell.

December 11, 2013: SEC Holiday Party, Yale University Sterling Power Plant: Presenter: Mr. Robert Charney

February 12, 2014: Topics in Snow Load Design seminar and dinner meeting with Michael O’Rourke, PhD, PE. 5:30 PM, Four Points Sheraton, Meriden.

March 12, 2014: Shaft Wall System Structural Issues with Wayne Jenkins, USG architectural Services

April 9, 2014: Design and Specification of Curved Glulam Beams, an SER’s Responsibility vs. Delegated Design with Russell Learned, Centerbrook Architects and Rik Vandermeulen, Unalam.

May 14, 2014: Structural Renovations of Historic Structural Systems with Ciro Cuono, PE, Cuono Engineering, PLLC. 5:30 PM, Best Western North Haven.

September 10, 2014: Joint Meeting with ICRI: “What’s Wrong with my Precast Concrete Garage”? – Identifying and Avoiding Failures Due to Vehicular Fatigue Loading with Lawrence Keenan, AIA, PE.

October 8, 2014: Corrosion Mitigation in Reinforced Concrete Structures, Erik Thorpe, Vector Corrosion Technologies. 5:30 PM, Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell.

November 12, 2014: Engineering Heavy Timber with Jim DeStefano, PE, 5:30 PM, Four Points Sheraton, Meriden.

December 3, 2014: Holiday Party: Rewards of Failure: Changes in Codes, Standards and Practices Resulting from Structural Failures, Dr. Robert Ratay.

February 11, 2015: Cinder Concrete Floor Systems with Ciro Cuono, PE, LEED AP; 5:30 PM, Best Western Plus, North Haven.

March 4, 2015: Ethics and Risk Management Seminar with Scott Smith, Smith Brothers USA.

April 9, 2015: Lateral Load Design Using IBC and ASCE 7-10 Seminar with Ed Huston, PE, SE.

May 6, 2015: Condition Assessment of Old Stone Retaining Walls with Dan Eschenasy.

October 7, 2015: Corrosion Mitigation In Older Building Envelopes, Presenter: Gina Crevello, Principal – e2chem Consultants, LLC,

November 9, 2015: Engineering Ethics: Back to the Future, Presenter: Paul Brady, Executive Director, ACEC, CSPE, 5:30 PM, Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell, CT.

Dec 2 2015 SEC Seminar and Holiday Meeting: Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame, Presenter: Mr. David Kufferman, P.E., 5:30 PM, New Haven Lawn Club.

February 3, 2016, FM Global – Issues for Structural Engineers, Presenter: Daniel G. Howell, P.E., Senior Engineer – FM Global

March 2, 2016 Cross Laminated Timber Common Design Challenges & Exposing the Potential of Heavy Timber Construction, Presenter: Marc Rivard, P.E., New England Regional Director, Wood Works – Wood Product Council.

May 11, 2016: Joint International Concrete Repair Institute/SEC Dinner Meeting: Shoring Up The Hynes, From Decision to Complex Execution, Best Western, New Haven.

September 7, 2016: Dinner Meeting: Assessment of Fire Damaged Structures with Michael Cuevas, PE, Radisson Hotel, Cromwell, CT.

October 5, 2016: 7:30 AM – 1:30 PM, Half-day Designing Masonry Seminar with David Biggs, PE, SE., Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell.

February 1, 2017: SEC Seminar and Dinner Meeting – Structural Provisions of the New Code, Presenter: Mr. Thomas DiBlasi, P.E., SECB; 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Best Western Plus, North Haven.

April 5, 2017: SEC Seminar and Dinner Meeting – Benefits of Unmanned Aerial Systems to Forensic Engineering, Presenter: Bruce Barnes, MS PE – VP – East (Structural) Envista Forensics
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Radisson Hotel Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT