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Wednesday, February 16

7:00-6:00 PM

Registration Open

7:00-8:30 AM

Coffee in Registration Area

8:00-9:00 AM

NCSEA Vice President's Address & Keynote: Lighten Up & Lead: Leverage Levity to Boost Client Confidence & Employee Engagement

Tami Evans 

10:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Open (remains open until 4:30 pm)


Concurrent Sessions | 9:30 - 10:30 AM


 9:30-10:30 AM

Standard Update: 2021 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic Design
Lori Koch, P.E.,

 9:30-10:30 AM

The Dos and Don’ts of Detailing
Sarah Scarborough, P.E., S.E

 10:30-11:00 PM

Morning Break


Concurrent Sessions | 11:00 - 12:00 PM


 11:00-12:00 PM

Flexible or Rigid? Rethinking Workplace Flexibility
Moderated by: Marcus Freeman, P.E.

 11:00-12:00 PM

Ductile Coupled Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls as Distinct Seismic Force-Resisting Systems
S.K. Ghosh, PhD

 12:00-2:00 PM

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

 12:00-2:00 PM

President's Lunch (by invitation only; Delegate & SEA Leadership)


Concurrent Sessions | 2:00 - 3:00 PM


 2:00-3:00 PM

How the Towers Fell - Part II
Joseph Englot, P.E.

 2:00-3:00 PM

Repair of the Millennium Tower
Ronald Hamburger, S.E.

 3:00-3:30 PM

Afternoon Break 


Concurrent Sessions | 3:30 - 4:30 PM


3:30-4:30 PM

ASCE 7-22 Tornado Load Provisions
John O'Brien, P.E., S.E.

 3:30-4:30 PM

How to Design for Tsunami: Overview of the ASCE 7-16 Tsunami Provisions and Project Examples
Seth Thomas, P.E., S.E.

5:30-9:30 PM

Awards Celebration, Reception & Event
Sponsored by Atlas Tube


Bonus Virtual Sessions | 1:30 - 4:00 PM


 1:30-2:30 PM 

REBROADCAST: Lighten Up & Lead: Leverage Levity to Boost Client Confidence & Employee Engagement
Tami Evans

 2:30-3:00 PM

Interactive Networking Event
More Information Coming Soon!

 3:00-4:00 PM

Code Updates for Concrete Masonry: What Structural Engineers Need
Nicholas Lang, P.E.