Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 7:15 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
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St. Charles Convention Center 
1 Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, MO 63303

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Stephanie Spann, PE - Registration Commitee 
ASCE St. Louis Geo-Institute (GI) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) 
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Geo-Structures Confluence 2017

The St. Louis Chapters of the Geo-Institute (GI) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) are proud to host the second annual Geo-Structures Confluence. This full-day, multi-track conference focuses on structural, geotechnical, and geo-environmental topics. The event is open to all. 

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Doors open at 7:15 AM for registration and continental breakfast (included).  The conference program will run from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and includes a full lunch. Attendees will earn up to 7 PDHs. 

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available! Please contact Lyle Simonton, lsimonton@subsurfaceconstructors.com or (314) 421-2460 ext. 101. 

Early registration with discounted rates is available through Thursday, October 12, 2017. 

Checks must be postmarked by October 12 for early registrations, and by October 26 for all other registrations. Credit cards and checks will be accepted at the door. Registration after October 26 and walk-ins are welcome, but may receive fewer benefits as their attendance cannot be planned. 

Vegetarian or other meal options are available. Please use the "contact us" button to email your request. 

Hotels are available within a short distance from the convention center. Use the "contact us" button to request more information. 

Refunds must be requested before Thursday, October 19, 2017. Any refund will be subject to a 15 percent cancellation fee.

Registration may be transferred to another person by advanced email notice to both Stephanie Spann (sspann@davidmason.com) and Greg Hempen (hempen69@sbcglobal.net).

Additional details are at http://sections.asce.org/stlouis/GEI/GEI.htm. 

Tentative Agenda

  • Construction Litigation Case Histories – Stan Caldwell
  • State of practice/State of Art Liquefaction Analysis – Dr. Scott Olson
  • Effect of Spatial Variability on Static and Liquefaction-induced Differential Settlements – Dr. Armin Stuedlein
  • Innovative Design for the Merchants Bridge West Approach Reconstruction – Lyndsie Janbakhsh and Kevin Kriete
  • Wet Soil Mixing for Seismic Stability Improvement – Dynegy East Ash Pond – Jason Frierdich and Alec Lenzini
  • Construction Dewatering – Richard Bird, et. al.
  • Maline Creek Tunnel Construction – John Deeken and Dave Frierdich
  • Limitations of Suction-controlled Triaxial Tests in the Characterization of Unsat. Soil Behavior – Dr. Xiong Zhang
  • Electrical Transmission Structures and Drilled Pier Foundations – Alex Kladiva and Nathan Textor
  • Missouri School Seismic Safety Initiative – Nathan Gould and Michael Griffin
  • How Advances in Ground Improvement Impact Structural Design – Mark Rohrbach
  • Fire Resistance Rated Construction - Structural Considerations – Marc Bacchetti