Friday, November 8, 2019 from 7:15 AM to 5:00 PM CST
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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 Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and Geo-Institute (GI) 
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Structural and Geo-Confluence 2019

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

Presentations will include: 

  • "Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety (CROSS) System" by Andy Herrmann, SEI President
  • "Geotechnical Judgment and Risk" by W. Allen Marr, 2019 H. Bolton Seed Medal Lecture
  • "Performance Based Design: What is it? Why it is the Future!" by Don Scott, PCS Structural Solutions
  • "Development in Karst" by Robert Bachus, Geosyntec Consultants, Geo-Institute 2019-2020 Cross USA Lecture
  • "Large Diameter Foundation Elements" by Silas Nichols, Federal Highway Administration
  • "Structural Inspections/Observations: Why They Matter" by Michael Griffin, CCS Group
  • "Morningstar Development over Abandoned Mine, Moline, IL" by T. Michael McMillen, THD Desgin Group
  • "ASCE 7-16 Wind: Changes Affecting the Design Provisions" by Don Scott, PCS Structural Solutions
  • "Incorporatio of Thunderstorms and Tornadoes into Wind Load Codes and Standards" by Frank Lombardo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • "Encountering Geo-Construction Difficulties" by Gennaro Marino, Marino Engineering Assoc.
  • "Failed Drilled Pier Foundation Excavation and Corrective Measures Taken" by Garrick Pitts, Ameren
  • "Resolving Lateral Loads through Super and Substructure Units" by Richard Payne, ESCO Consultants
Agenda is subject to change. 

More Information

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 email Lyle Simonton or call (314) 421-2460 ext. 101. 

Vegetarian and other meal requests can be accommodated. Contact Stephanie Spann with your request. 

Early registration at discounted rates imust be completed by Friday, October 18, 2019. 

Checks must be postmarked by October 18 for early registrations, and by November 1 for all other registrations.

Late registration after November 1 and walk-ins are welcome, but may receive fewer benefits as their attendance cannot be planned. 

Credit cards and checks will be accepted at the door, at the late/walk-in rates. 

Registration may be transferred to another person by advanced email notice to both Stephanie Spann and Greg Hempen.   

Refunds must be requested before Friday, October 25, 2019. Any refund will be subject to a 15 percent cancellation fee.

Additional details are at http://sections.asce.org/st-louis/structural-and-geo-confluence-0.