Thursday September 24, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Alabama Power Company Corporate HQ Auditorium 
600 18th Street, North
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Michael Davis 
ICRI Gulf South Chapter 
(205) 380-3823 

ICRI Gulf South Chapter Fall Meeting 2015

Join your fellow professionals for a full day of continuing education (5.5 PDH) focusing on masonry repair and ICRI Guideline 410.

Technical Presentations & Demonstrations will include:

  • ICRI Guideline 410 – Masonry Repair, and Terra Cotta Repair -  Patrick Morrissey, ConSpec Associates, Inc.
  • Helical Wall Tie Brick Repair - Kevin Davenport, Simpson Strong-Tie
  • Historical Brick Repair - Mike Spooner, University of Alabama
  • Masonry Facade Protection - Mike Mudrick, Koster American
  • Economic Development in Birmingham, Alabama - David Fleming, REV Birmingham


  • 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM - Registration, Networking Breakfast and Vendor Setup
  • 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Technical Presentations
  • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Technical Presentations

Table Top Sponsor registration includes one (1) individual registration and vendor table top space. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included with individual registrations.

Recommended Accommodations:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham Downtown - The Tutwiler
  • 2021 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Phone: (205) 322-2100

Please also join us at the hotel’s Century Restaurant & Bar at 5:00 PM on 9/23 prior to the meeting for an informal social.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!


Patrick  Morrissey, ConSpec Associates, Inc.

Patrick Morrissey obtained a BSCE in Civil Engineer at Manhattan College and attended graduate courses in Civil Engineering at Newark College of Engineering  (NJIT). He has worked in the construction industry for almost 40 years, represented products used in rehabilitation for 30 years, and worked specifically on preservation projects for the past 15 years.  Pat has served as a technical rep for preservation and strengthening materials since 1990, is a Fellow of ICRI, a Chair of the ICRI Masonry Committee and has served on the Board of APTNE with various responsibilities including the fundraising for last year’s APT event in NYC. He has worked with Manhattan College with the purpose of setting up a graduate program in restoration engineering. Pat is very active on LinkedIn and his technical group “Means, Methods and Materials for the Restoration of the Built Environment” has almost 5000 members worldwide.

 Kevin Davenport, Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc.   

Kevin Davenport is a Field Engineer with Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc.  He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and has more than 15 years of experience designing, specifying, selecting and providing technical support on building components and products. Kevin is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Georgia, ACI and ICRI and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Georgia. He is a corresponding member with the Reinforcement and Connectors subcommittee of TMS402.

Mike Spooner, University of Alabama Facilities Department

Mike Spooner has over 45 years of hands on and management experience with building envelope materials and systems. His experience includes masonry, stucco, architectural precast, natural stone, glass and glazing, waterproofing and roofing systems. His current goals include the restoration of historic buildings on the University of Alabama campus coupled with the review and inspection of building envelope components on new construction projects. Mike’s found in many instances a hands on experience perspective is the solution when investigating water intrusion and other building envelope issues. To Mike, sharing his experiences by helping others solve or avoid unforseen, time consuming and costly problems is personally rewarding.

Michael Mudrick, KOSTER American Corp.

Michael Mudrick is National Sales Manager for Waterproofing Products for KOSTER American Corp. and has over 20 years of experience in the industry.  His experience ranges from flooring and waterproofing, to injection resins, and other construction chemicals. Michael has experience and knowledge in the development, production and sale of these specialized systems. Michael received his BS in Chemistry from Temple University and began his career as a Chemist for Thoro System Products, Sto Corp. and Textured Coatings of America.  He later worked for Aquafin, Inc., as Product and Sales Manager before transitioning to his current position at KOSTER American Corporation.

David Fleming, CEO REV Birmingham

REV Birmingham (REV) revitalizes places and energizes business to create vibrancy in the City of Birmingham. REV is an economic development organization that stimulates business growth and improves quality of life in Birmingham, Alabama’s City Center and its Neighborhood Commercial Centers. REV fuels commercial vitality through proactive business recruitment and retention activities, and by encouraging private and public investments that support economic growth citywide. REV’s initiatives generate positive results for partners, enhance tax revenue, generate and sustain jobs, increase tourism and positively influence perceptions about the City of Birmingham.