Upcoming events

    • August 29, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Pelham Civic Center; 500 Amhitheater Road, Pelham, AL 35124

    SEAoAL 9th Annual State Conference & Expo


    Thursday, August 29, 2019

    Total of 6 PDHs (accepted in AL & FL)

    8:00 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast in the EXPO. Registration sponsored by MITEK

    8:30 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. Seismic Equations of ASCE 7 - Explanation and Dissection, Thomas Heausler, P.E., SE

    9:30 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Morning Break and EXPO

    9:45 a.m. — 10:45a.m. Sample Calculations of Low Seismic Building Design, Thomas Heausler, P.E., SE

    10:45 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Morning Break and EXPO

    11:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. The Most Common Errors in Seismic Design, Thomas Heausler, P.E., SE

    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Scholarship Awards Ceremony & Lunch

    1:00 p.m.—2:00 p.m. Shoring Walls - An overview of the various types of shoring walls and a discussion of when to use each type. Case histories of various shoring wall projects. Lance Kitchens, P.E.

    2:00 p.m.—2:15 p.m. Afternoon Break and Expo with Door Prizes

    2:15 p.m.—3:15 p.m. Micropiles - An overview of the various types of micropiles and a discussion of when to use each type.  Case studies of various micropile projects. Lance Kitchens, P.E.

    3:15 p.m.—3:30 p.m. Final Break & EXPO with Door Prizes

    3:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m. Drilled Shafts - The use of load testing as a value engineering tool. Case histories of various drilled shaft projects. A review of typical specifications and common mistakes that are noted from a contractor’s perspective. Roundtable discussion Lance Kitchens, P.E.

    Thomas Heausler, PE, SE— Mr. Heausler provides senior review, guidance, mentoring and design for challenging and complex structural engineering tasks by applying his 38 years of structural engineering experience.  Since 2006, Mr. Heausler has been a voting member of the ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings, the document which is adopted by reference to the International Building Code.  Mr. Heausler is Chair of the NCSEA Seismic Code Advisory Committee.

    Mr. Heausler has spoken at professional conferences including the Annual meetings of NCSEA, ASCE, SEAOC, SEAKM and EERI and various national webinars.  He is co-founder of SEAKM (Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri). He has written numerous technical articles for Structure Magazine.  He has performed as a grader for the NCEES National Structural Engineering 16 hour exam.  He has taught structural analysis and earthquake engineering at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Mr. Heausler is licensed in 25 States, including Structural Licensure in California and Illinois and Professional Licensure in the Gulf Coast states Texas through Florida.

    Lance Kitchens, PE — Lance received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Auburn University in 1993. He is a registered Professional Engineer in 15 states. He has practiced in the foundation industry for the past 19 years where he focuses on design-build solutions for drilled shafts, micropiles, anchored earth retention, and other related systems.  Lance is an owner of Russo Corporation based in Birmingham, Alabama and is the immediate Past-President of ADSC-The International Association of Foundation Drilling. 

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Past events

April 18, 2019 Corvette Museum & Mercedes Stadium Seminar
February 28, 2019 February Wood Design Symposium
January 15, 2019 Resiliency in Construction
December 12, 2018 Y-EAC Holiday Party
November 29, 2018 SEAoAL & ICRI Gulf South Chapter Seminar & EXPO
August 28, 2018 2018 SEAoAL 8th Annual Conference & XPO
April 26, 2018 SEAoAL Spring Seminar 2018
December 05, 2017 SEAoAL Winter Seminar: Wind, Seismic, & Software
August 03, 2017 2017 SEAoAL 7th Annual Conference & XPO: It's All About CONCRETE (6.5 PDH)
March 23, 2017 SEAoAL Spring Seminar: Design of Masonry Structures
February 22, 2017 SOLD OUT: The Philosophy of Engineering for the Burj Khalifa, the World's Tallest Structure
December 06, 2016 ICRI Gulf South Chapter & SEAoAL Conference & EXPO: Concrete Restoration and Repair
August 18, 2016 2016 SEAoAL 6th Annual Conference & XPO
November 12, 2015 SEAoAL Winter Seminar
August 27, 2015 SEAoAL 5th Annual State Conference & XPO
March 24, 2015 SEAoAL Spring Seminar
November 10, 2014 SEAoAL Winter Seminar
September 09, 2014 AEC MEGA GROUP
August 28, 2014 SEAoAL 4th Annual State Conference & XPO
July 31, 2014 Young Constructors Forum of Alabama
June 05, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
June 05, 2014 AIA+SEA Disaster Assistance Training Session
June 03, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
May 20, 2014 AFS Free Seminar
April 08, 2014 Practical Design of Structures for Blast Effects
December 04, 2013 Masonry Seminar (6.5 PDHs - Florida Approved)
August 27, 2013 3rd Annual State Conference & Expo
August 20, 2013 BIM for Small Projects - SEAoAL & AIA Birmingham Joint Meeting (1 PDH)
May 21, 2013 Framing & Fish Fry - AIA Birmingham and SEAoAL Joint Meeting
April 03, 2013 Dr. Michel Bruneau - AISC T.R. Higgins Lecture (Lunch and Learn)
March 18, 2013 Spring Seminar with Dr. Timothy Mays : Serviceability of Building Systems, Design of Foundation Systems and Slabs on Ground
March 14, 2013 Birmingham Botanical Gardens Conservatory Tour
January 10, 2013 Young Member Lunch & Learn
December 11, 2012 Winter Seminar - Wind Design & Structural Steel Design
August 21, 2012 2nd Annual State Conference & Expo
July 10, 2012 Lunch & Learn
March 08, 2012 Structural Steel Connection Design
February 21, 2012 Networking Luncheon
November 08, 2011 Disaster Recovery Seminar ATC-45 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorms and Floods and ATC-20 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Earthquakes
October 11, 2011 SEAoAL Younger Member Group Lunch and Learn
September 23, 2011 Steel Day
August 23, 2011 SEAoAL Annual State Conference & Expo

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