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SEAMASS Board of Directors Meeting Schedule 2019-20
SEAMASS members who are licensed structural engineers are encouraged to consider joining the SEAMASS Board of Directors for the next fiscal year.  Also, any member is invited to sit-in as a guest at an upcoming SEAMASS Board meeting.  Please contact SEAMASS Secretary Aaron Ford to indicate that you would like to attend, and to confirm the meeting time. Board of Directors 2019-20 Meeting Schedule  

February 20, 2020  (Thursday) | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  
Followed by a Reception from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
2020 Northeastern University Engineers Week Distinguished Seminar:
Anticipating the Future Built Environment
Gerald E. Buckwalter - Chief Operating and Strategy Officer | ASCE
Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC) at Northeastern University
805 Columbus Avenue. Boston, MA
This event is FREE and Open to the Public
Co-sponsored by SEAMASS

SEAMASS YMG-Sponsored Events:
FEB 20: Emerging Professionals Networking Event
FEB 27: Escape Room Networking Event
MAR 13: Ski/Snowboard/Tube at Pat's Peak (MA & NH SEA YMGs)
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February 29, 2020  (Saturday) | 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Post-Disaster Building Safety Assessment Training
Hosted by the MA Architects & Engineers Emergency Response (MA AEER) Task Force

6.5 HSW CEUs | 6.5 PDHs | Credit Approved for Building Officials
Investment: $200 – Architects/Engineers, $250 – Non-Members
Includes:  ATC-20 and ATC-45 Field Manuals, Cal OES SAP Student Workbook, Light Breakfast and Lunch
Course Location: The Boston Society of Architects: 290 Congress Street, Boston MA
Space is limited and first come, first-served  

March 25, 2020 (Wednesday) | 4.0 PDHs
Then and Now:  What Have We Learned from Structural Failures?
Featuring 3 Presentations:

The Great Boston Molasses Tank Failure: A Structural & Metallurgical Perspective 

Presenter:  Ronald Mayville, PhD, PE SGH (Retired)

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Incident: What We Learned
Presenter:  Scott Nacheman, Msc.Eng., AIA | DeSimone

The FIU Pedestrian Bridge: Collapse Investigation
Presenter:  Gary Klein, PE, SE | Wiss Janney Elstner Associates

VIEW ALL DETAILS  (Presentation Summaries, Presenter Bios, etc.)


April 30, 2020 (Thursday) | 4.0 PDHs
Design Lessons in Concrete Construction
Concrete Diaphragm Design
Concrete Pile Design
Concrete Performance-based Mix Designs


Mike Mota, PhD, PE, SECB | CRSI
Colin Lobo, PhD, PE | NRMCA

May 13, 2020 [Tentative date] | 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
SEAMASS Annual Meeting
Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Doug Most, Author of The Race Underground


Event Sponsors Welcome:
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For ALL events held at the KOSTAS CENTER, security protocol at the facility requires that:

  • All attendees must show a photo ID (such as Driver's License) upon arrival at the Kostas Institute, due to security at the facility.
  • Non-US citizens must upload a copy of their passport OR Real ID to the Kostas Center no later than 4 days before an event via this secure link. Use Password: Kostas, and include event date when you upload your passport OR Real ID. For upload questions, please contact Julie Casella, Administrative Coordinator for the Kostas Institute, directly at 781.238.8440.


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MARCH 25, 2020
Structural Failures Event SPONSORS:

About P.J. Spillane:
For over 85 years, P.J. Spillane has been providing building maintenance and rehabilitation through restoration, repair and waterproofing services.  

About Structural Technologies:
STRUCTURAL is committed to making structures stronger and last longer by integrating technology-driven solutions into repair and maintenance services. 

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