Let’s Talk Masonry
Sponsored by Alabama Concrete Industries Assoc.
Alabama AGC Conference Center
5000 Grantswood Road
Irondale, AL 35210
8:00 am– 8:25 am Registration
8:30 am – 11:30 am Masonry Part I
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30pm - 4:30pm Masonry Part II
Seminar Includes: Delicious breakfast, lunch and breaks. Great networking and quality professional development hours.
Seminar Topic Information: 6.5 PDH’s: Bring your questions, issues, challenges and head scratchers for an exciting semi-open forum on masonry. This is not your standard lecture seminar – come prepared to discuss masonry topics of YOUR interest with a leading masonry expert. Jason Thompson from NCMA will be providing technical information, general information and plain ol’ good advice on a myriad of topics including:
- Masonry Veneers
- Sustainable Design Practices
- Masonry Infill
- Design Tools and Resources
- General Structural Design
- Fire Wall Design
- Cinder Block or Concrete Block?
- Lap Splicing
- Low and Moderate Seismic Detailing
- Maximum Reinforcement Limits
- Insert your topic of interest here
Seminar Instructor: Jason Thompson is the Vice President of Engineering for the National Concrete Masonry Association. His duties and responsibilities include overseeing the technical activities of the association including research and development, design, construction, and testing standards development, design resources and tools, and creating and delivering seminars and lectures covering these subjects. Jason is also active in the development of building codes and standards for masonry structures and systems where he represents NCMA and the masonry industry through the Masonry Alliance for Codes and Standards. Jason lives in Northern Virginia with his wife Brittaney, whom he met while working at NCMA, and his three children, Taylor, Keira, and Jessie.