Friday, November 2, 2018 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 Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and Geo-Institute (GI) 
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Geo-Structures Confluence 2018

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

Presentations will include: 

  • G-I Cross USA Lecture, Evaluation of Axial Pile Response for Load-Displacement-Capacity and Load Transfer Using Seismic Piezocone Tests – Dr. Paul Mayne, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Newly Renovated Arch Grounds and Museum - Scott Roark, Alper Audi
  • Forensic Strategies that Illuminate the Root Causes of Problems on Construction Projects – Ben Cornelius, LERA Consulting Structural Engineers
  • Modified SPT-Based Drilled Shaft Design Methods for Weak Rock – Dr. Tim Stark, University of Illinois
  • 150 North Riverside: Elevated, Anchored, and Tuned – Rob Chmielowski, MKA
  • Evolution of Compaction for Sustainable Infrastructure – Dr. David Rogers, MS&T
  • Evaluation and Repair of Tornado Damage to a Large Manufacturing Plant – Kevin Mesyef and Dan Turner, ESI
  • Blast Induced Liquefaction Testing in the New Madrid Seismic Zone – Dr. Richard Coffman, University of Arkansas
  • Externally-Bonded Composite Systems for Repair & Strengthening of Concrete Structures – Nehal Patel and Chad Eades,  Simpson Strong Tie
  • 5th Line to Jerusalem Water Supply Tunnel - Solutions to Ground Condition Problems in a TBM Tunnel – Mark Sandfort, Golder Associates
  • Evaluation of the Structural Failure of Three Retaining Walls – Randall Bernhardt, ESI
  • Illinois State Capital Renovations – Dennis Wilkinson, Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
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 12, 2018. 

Checks must be postmarked by October 12 for early registrations, and by October 26 for all other registrations.

Late registration after October 26 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 19, 2018. Any refund will be subject to a 15 percent cancellation fee.

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