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Make plans to join us for our Winter Seminar on Special Inspections
November 12, 2015 at the Cahaba Pump Station.
More Details to follow soon!
AEC Mega Meeting
September 15, 2015
1401 1st Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
Register Online: www.aecmegagroup.org
AEC Mega Meeting Flyer FINAL 2015-09-02.pdf
Exhibit Hall Open: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Lunch & Presentation: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
For additional information or if you have questions please contact:
Cathy Isbell 205.441.6126 firstname.lastname@example.org or Rhea Williams 205.322.4386 email@example.com
This meeting is approved for 1 AIA Learning Unit and 1 hour of CPE by ASBPA
A panel of today’s economic development leaders will help guide attendees through the forecasted growth in Alabama and the Southeast region. Moderated by Milton Davis, Director of Business Development at BL Harbert International, this lively discussion will help you understand the best ways to position your firm for new opportunities.
Join your fellow professionals for a full day of continuing education (5.5 PDH) focusing on masonry repair and ICRI Guideline 410.
Technical Presentations & Demonstrations will include:
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Table Top Sponsor registration includes one (1) individual registration and vendor table top space. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments are included with individual registrations.
Please also join us at the hotel’s Century Restaurant & Bar at 5:00 PM on 9/23 prior to the meeting for an informal social.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Patrick Morrissey, ConSpec Associates, Inc.
Patrick Morrissey obtained a BSCE in Civil Engineer at Manhattan College and attended graduate courses in Civil Engineering at Newark College of Engineering (NJIT). He has worked in the construction industry for almost 40 years, represented products used in rehabilitation for 30 years, and worked specifically on preservation projects for the past 15 years. Pat has served as a technical rep for preservation and strengthening materials since 1990, is a Fellow of ICRI, a Chair of the ICRI Masonry Committee and has served on the Board of APTNE with various responsibilities including the fundraising for last year’s APT event in NYC. He has worked with Manhattan College with the purpose of setting up a graduate program in restoration engineering. Pat is very active on LinkedIn and his technical group “Means, Methods and Materials for the Restoration of the Built Environment” has almost 5000 members worldwide.
Kevin Davenport, Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc.
Kevin Davenport is a Field Engineer with Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and has more than 15 years of experience designing, specifying, selecting and providing technical support on building components and products. Kevin is a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Georgia, ACI and ICRI and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Georgia. He is a corresponding member with the Reinforcement and Connectors subcommittee of TMS402.
Mike Spooner, University of Alabama Facilities Department
Mike Spooner has over 45 years of hands on and management experience with building envelope materials and systems. His experience includes masonry, stucco, architectural precast, natural stone, glass and glazing, waterproofing and roofing systems. His current goals include the restoration of historic buildings on the University of Alabama campus coupled with the review and inspection of building envelope components on new construction projects. Mike’s found in many instances a hands on experience perspective is the solution when investigating water intrusion and other building envelope issues. To Mike, sharing his experiences by helping others solve or avoid unforseen, time consuming and costly problems is personally rewarding.
Michael Mudrick, KOSTER American Corp.
Michael Mudrick is National Sales Manager for Waterproofing Products for KOSTER American Corp. and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. His experience ranges from flooring and waterproofing, to injection resins, and other construction chemicals. Michael has experience and knowledge in the development, production and sale of these specialized systems. Michael received his BS in Chemistry from Temple University and began his career as a Chemist for Thoro System Products, Sto Corp. and Textured Coatings of America. He later worked for Aquafin, Inc., as Product and Sales Manager before transitioning to his current position at KOSTER American Corporation.
David Fleming, CEO REV Birmingham
REV Birmingham (REV) revitalizes places and energizes business to create vibrancy in the City of Birmingham. REV is an economic development organization that stimulates business growth and improves quality of life in Birmingham, Alabama’s City Center and its Neighborhood Commercial Centers. REV fuels commercial vitality through proactive business recruitment and retention activities, and by encouraging private and public investments that support economic growth citywide. REV’s initiatives generate positive results for partners, enhance tax revenue, generate and sustain jobs, increase tourism and positively influence perceptions about the City of Birmingham.
Webinar - September 10, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
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Please see their website for these proposed changes at http://www.bels.alabama.gov/
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Annual Conference & XPO
Aug. 27th at Rosewood Hall, Homewood AL
Topic will be:
Safe Room Design & Special Inspections
More info coming SOON!
Senator Pittman is not giving up on this SB363 bill. Just a friendly reminder we need you to ACT.
He is still pushing SB363 regarding using your design over and over, not compensating you and NOT taking into consideration the health safety and welfare of the public. Bill is one page, please read. SB363.pdfgovownership.pdf
Please email and call everyone on the committee and senators and OPPOSE SB363. IF you called and emailed yesterday, please do so again today. Emails count as one and phone calls count too. Do both! We are working hard to STOP this bill.
Contact members of the Senate Fiscal Responsibility Committee and urge them to oppose SB363. Contact as many Senators as you can and ask them to do the same thing to oppose any anti-architect/engineer amendments. You can call them in Montgomery today at 334.242.7800.
We have reached the end of another year. SEAoAL had a strong year and we are looking forward to building it stronger in 2015 (with you).
Everyone always asks, what does my membership with SEAoAL do for me? Our members enjoyed these many opportunities, accomplishments and programs during 2014.
Read below, what SEAoAL can do for you and WE WANT too!
Please renew your membership or consider becoming a member and start enjoying the many benefits of a SEAoAL membership.
If you want to renew in 2014, not a problem, need to wait until 2015 - we welcome you to bring in the New Year with SEAoAL.
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!
Tools for your Firm’s Successful Future/ Emerging Risk – 2 LU
Presented by Crow Friedman Group
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; $15 members, $25 non-members
Ruffner Mountain Tree House, 1214 81st St S, Birmingham 35206
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Dec. 12
Our speaker will be Bob vanArsdall, director of Market & Sector Analysis at XL Insurance.
SYNOPSIS: This bill would specify that any green building standard used for construction or major renovation of public buildings by state and local governments would be required to use certain forest certification standards for wood consistent with standards used in the forest industry in this state.
To read the entire bill: HB 457
To follow the status of the bill: Bill Status for HB457
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