Program

As of 2/18/18

Times are tentative and subject to change.

Plenary Session

8:00am  Registration / Coffee & Pastries 
8:50am  Welcome 
9:00am  Resilient Communities and Codes: Designing to a Higher Standard
Marc Nard & Larry Novak, PCA (Skokie, IL)
www.cement.org 
 
   
9:40am  One Manhattan West, NY
Preetam Biswas, SOM (Chicago, IL)
www.som.com 
 
   
10:20am  BREAK
10:40am  Stability Bracing / Stability of Girder Systems
Todd Helwig, University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
www.utexas.edu 
 
   
11:20am  Problems the Computer Won't Solve
Eddie He, Parsons (Chicago, IL)
www.parsons.com 
 
   
12:00pm  LUNCH  

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session 1: Building Structures


1:00pm  Concrete Thermal Analysis and Alkali-Silica Reactivity Applied to Concrete Mix Design and Placement Planning
Matthew D'Ambrosia, MJ2 Consulting (Bannockburn, IL)
www.mj2consulting.com 
 
 
1:35pm  Failures of Double-T Flanges Reinforced with Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced-Plastic (CFRP)
William Gamble, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
www.illinois.edu 
 
   
2:10pm  Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier
Ken Maschke, Thornton Tomasetti (Chicago, IL)
www.thorntontomasetti.com 
 
   
2:45pm  BREAK   
3:05pm  Restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
C. P. Bok & Brian Frost, CTL Group (Skokie, IL)
www.ctlgroup.com 
 
   
3:40pm  Rainier Square Redevelopment
Brian Morgen, Magnusson Klemencic Associates (Seattle, WA)
www.mka.com
 
 
4:15pm  ADJOURN/BREAK 

Concurrent Session 2: Bridge Structures

1:00pm  Accelerated Bridge Construction: Double Composite Steel Tub Girder
Marco Loureiro, Jacobs (Chicago, IL)
www.jacobs.com 
 
   
1:35pm  Accelerated Bridge Construction - Focus on 3 different bridges
Brian Byrne, Lochner (Chicago, IL)
www.hwlochner.com 
 
   
2:10pm  Erection of Tied-Arch Bridge IL 104 over Illinois River
Michael Mendenhall, Hanson Professional Services Inc. (Springfield, IL)
www.hanson-inc.com 
 
   
2:45pm  BREAK   
3:05pm  Seismic Retrofit/Repair of Bridges using Shape Memory Metals
Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL)
www.illinois.edu 
 
   
3:40pm  Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh 
Matthew Jarrett, WJE (Northbrook, IL)
www.wje.com
 
 
4:15pm  ADJOURN/BREAK