Friday, November 4, 2016 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), and Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri (SEAKM) 
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Geo-Structures Confluence 2016 

The St. Louis Chapters of the Geo-Institute (GI) and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), and the Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri (SEAKM) are proud to host the first 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 Friday, October 14, 2016. 

Checks must be postmarked by October 14 for early registrations, and by October 28 for all other registrations. Credit cards and checks will be accepted at the door. Registration after October 28 and walk-ins are welcome, but may receive fewer benefits as their attendance cannot be planned. 

Vegetarian or other special meals 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 for cancelled registrations will be provided only if requested within 15 days of the event. Any refund will be subjected to a 15% cancellation fee. 

Speakers and topics include: 

  • Wrigley Field 1060 Project,  Darren Diehm, GEI Consultants
  • The US 17 Washington Bypass - True Top-Down Construction, John W. (Wally) Jordan, AECOM.
  • "Soil is Not a Spring; Buildings are Not a Load" Panel Discussion with Kord Wissman, GI President; David Odeh, SEI President; Terry Holman, Turner Construction; Tom Cooling, AECOM; Ted Pruess, Independent Consultant
  • Cast-in-place Ground Improvement Elements for Liquefaction Mitigation, Morgan NeSmith, Berkel
  • Updated Concrete Repair Code and Companion Guide, Jay H. Paul, Klein and Hoffman, SEAOI Palmer Award Winner
  • Innovative GeoHazard Mitigation Techniques, Justin Anderson, GeoStabilization International
  • Effect of Unanticipated Extreme Loads on the Resilience of Chimneys and Cooling Towers Phillip L. Gould, Wash. U. and St. Louis U.
  • Ground Motions in Building Codes: From PSHA to Building Codes, Dr. Adrian Rodriguez-Marek, Virginia Tech.
  • The Hyatt Regency Skywalk Collapse Remembered, Randall P. Bernhardt, Engineering Systems, Inc.
  • Jet Grouting for Geotechnical and Structural Purposes, Stanley Worst, Schnabel Foundation Company
  • A Novel Design Approach to Ice Accretion in Open Structures, Anthony J. Friedman and Douglas Antholz, KPFF

Additional details are on the pdf flyer at http://sections.asce.org/stlouis/GEI/GEI.htm.