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Seismic Design Manual and Application of the 2010 AISC Seismic Provisions: The Louis F. Geschwindner Seminar
Written by Thomas A. Sabol, S.E., Ph.D.

Thomas A. Sabol, Mike Engelhardt, Clint Rex, John Rolfes, Rafael Sabelli 0.8/8.0


Seminar Brochure 2014                    Seminar Registration Form 2014                    Seminar Cancellation 2014
Seminar Information 
Description The 2014 Louis F. Geschwindner Seminar, has been named to honor AISC's immediate past Vice President of Engineering and Research. AISC places great emphasis on providing valuable continuing education programs to the steel design and construction community.

The 2010 AISC Seismic Provisions and 2nd Edition of the Seismic Design Manual are now available. This seminar will highlight proper application of key design and detailing requirements and introduces important technical changes in the recently updated Seismic Provisions. Design Examples from the new 2nd Edition of the Seismic Design Manual will be included.
 Manual The 2nd Edition of the Seismic Design Manual is available for purchase when you pre-register with this seminar for only $100 (a $350 value)! All Manuals will be distributed on-site at the seminar. Only one discounted Manual purchase allowed per registrant. Important Note: All Manuals must be pre-ordered and WILL NOT be for sale on the day of the seminar.
CEU/PDH Attendees will receive 0.80 CEUs/8.0 PDHs for this session. This session is approved by AIA.. AISC is an approved provider in New York (#5) and Florida (#0003884). CEU/PDH Certificates verifying an individual's attendance to each seminar will be e-mailed to each attendee 24 to 48 hours after the completion of the seminar.
Agenda    7:30 a.m.   Registration and morning pastries
   8:00 a.m.   Seminar Begins
 12:00 p.m.   Lunch (provided)
   5:00 p.m.   Seminar Concludes
Contact To sponsor a seminar: email Lou Gurthet or call 231.228.2274
To bring this seminar in-house: email Patrick Newman or call 954.330.1186
Registration questions, email ceu@aisc.org or call 800.809.2364
Venue Hotel information will be posted at least 7 days prior to each seminar. Please continue to check for updates.

 Register Date  Speaker  Venue  City
Register Now April 17, 2014  Clint Rex Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown
3415 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27609
Raleigh, NC
Register Now April 22, 2014  Patrick Fortney Portland Marriott Sable Oaks
200 Sable Oaks Drive,
South Portland, ME 04106

Portland, ME

Register Now April 24, 2014  Mike Engelhardt Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott
8440 Freeport Parkway
Irving, Texas 75063
Dallas, TX
This seminar is sponsored byStart Seismic
Register Now   April 29, 2014  Clint Rex Doubletree by Hilton
Philadelphia City Center
237 S. Broad St.,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Philadelphia, PA
Register Now   May 6, 2014  Mike Engelhardt TBD Spokane, WA
This seminar is sponsored by
CoreBrace NEW
Register Now May 6, 2014  John Rolfes TBD Boston, MA
This seminar is sponsored by
CoreBrace NEW
Register Now May, 9 2014  Tom Sabol Gold Coast Hotel
4000 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Las Vegas, NV

Hosted by SEASoN

Register Now May 9, 2014  Rafael Sabelli Scott Conference Center
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE

Hosted by SEAON

Register Now May 13, 2014  Clint Rex TBD Harrisburg, PA
Register Now May 14, 2014  Rafael Sabelli University Center
525 S. State
Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

Hosted by SEAOI

Register Now May 15, 2014  Mike Engelhardt TBD

Fresno, CA
This seminar is sponsored byCVSIC

Start Seismic

Register Now May 15, 2014  Patrick Fortney TBD Tulsa, OK
Register Now May 19, 2014 Rafael Sabelli PG&E Auditorium
77 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA  94105

San Francisco, CA

Hosted by SEAONC

Sponsored by
CoreBrace NEW

Register Now May 20, 2014  John Rolfes TBD Milwaukee, WI
Fees & Registration
CASE, NCSEA, SEI, and AIA members receive the AISC Member discount.
  Single Bring A Buddy   
Single registrant and Buddy
must both be members 
Seminar  $350 $550  $250  $250  
  2nd Ed.
Seismic Manual
$100   $100  $100  $100  
Author and Speaker

Dr. Tom Sabol is a Principal at Englekirk & Sabol Consulting Structural Engineers, Inc., a Los Angeles-based firm specializing in structural and earthquake engineering, historical structure rehabilitation, and wind engineering.

He received his B.S. in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and his Ph.D. in Structural and Earthquake Engineering from UCLA. In addition to his structural design experience, Tom has extensive experience in evaluation of earthquake safety of structures and has directed numerous projects investigating the seismic behavior of buildings. Dr. Sabol is an Adjunct Professor in the Civil Engineering Department at UCLA where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses focusing on tall building design, earthquake engineering, and structural steel. His research work has focused on the performance of structural steel buildings subjected to earthquake loads. He is a member of AISC's Seismic Provisions Technical Committee and the Committee on Specifications.


Additional Speakers


Michael D. Engelhardt, Ph.D., P.E.
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 
 Michael D. Englehardt, Ph.D., P.E. Patrick J. Fortney, Ph.D., P.E.
Chief Engineer
Cives Steel Company
Roswell, GA
 Patrick J. Fortney, Ph.D., P.E.
Clint O. Rex, Ph.D., P.E.
Stanley D. Lindsey and ASsociates, LTD
Clint O. Rex, Ph.D., P.E. John A. Rolfes, P.E., S.E.
Vice President
Computerized Structural Design, S.C.
Milwaukee, WI
John A. Rolfes, P.E., S.E.
Rafael Sabelli, S.E.
Director of Seismic Design
Walter P. Moore
San Francisco, CA
Rafael Sabelli, S.E.