Structural Engineers Association of Alabama

Upcoming events

    • August 28, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Pelham Civic Center

    SEAoAL 8th Annual State Conference & Expo

    It's All About STEEL!

    6 PDH's ( Accepted in AL & FL)
    August 28, 2018

    8:00 a.m. —  8:15 a.m.

    Registration and Expo

    8:15 a.m. —  9:15 a.m.

     HSS Design Made Easy, An overview of designing with HSS, including updates to material and code specifications. Kim Olson

    9::30 a.m. —  10:30 a.m.

     What Your Fabricator Wishes You Knew About HSS – A practical guide to cost-effective and constructible HSS member and connection design. Kim Olson

    10:30 a.m. — 10:45a.m.

     Morning Break and Expo

    10:45 a.m. —  11:45a.m.

     WF Beams to HSS Column Moment Connections – A review of the non-seismic moment connections to HSS columns available and their relative costs and strengths. Kim Olson

    11:45a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

    Awards Ceremony, Lunch, Business Meeting and Expo (Sponsored by Parrot Structural Services)

    12:45 p.m. —   1:45p.m.

    Ethics and Case Studies, AL B.O.L. Engineers & Land Surveyors, Griffin Pritchard, Public Information Specialist

    1:45p.m. — 2:00 p.m.

    Afternoon Break and Expo

    2:00 p.m. —  3:00 p.m.

     The Role of Welding in Steel Construction– Code overview and important steps in the validation, verification and inspection of welds. Jeff Hufsey, AWS

    3:00 p.m. —  3:15p.m.

     Afternoon Break and Expo

    3:15p.m. —  4:15 p.m.

     The Role of Welding in Steel Construction continued

    Instructor Bios:

    Kim Olson has over 18 years of experience as a structural engineer, including her current position as a Structural Engineer at FORSE Consulting. Currently she offers design, consulting and other support services to architects and engineers. Prior to joining the company in 2012, Kim worked for Bentley Systems, providing technical demonstrations and product trainings for structural engineers worldwide on each of the RAM structural engineering software programs. She was a practicing engineer at Martin/Martin, Inc. in Denver for seven years managing and designing a wide variety of structures including research laboratories, sporting grandstands, recreation centers and schools. Kim is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the state of Colorado. As a technical advisor to the HSS Committee of The Steel Tube Institute, Kim works to educate architects and engineers on the many benefits of HSS.

    Griffin Pritchard is the public information specialist for the Board of Engineers and Land Surveyors. Originally from Alex City, he resides in the booming metropolis of Tallassee, Alabama. He is a graduate of Troy University with degrees in Print Journalism and Sports Information and comes to BELS after a 17-year, award-winning career in the newspaper industry. Along with standing before you today to discuss ethics and scenarios, his job duties with BELS also include procuring BELS-branded merchandise, hosting webinars, managing social media and serving as the legislative liaison.

    Jeff Hufsey is a past Deputy Executive Director of the American Welding Society. In his management positions over the past 24 years, he has supervised education, membership, technical standards development and certification activities. Jeff continues to serve AWS in an advisory role, he participates in exam development activities for AWS certification programs and is the USA delegate to the International Institute of Welding, developing international training programs for welding engineers, technologists, and inspectors.


    Pelham Civic Center

    500 Amphitheater Road

    Pelham, AL 35124


    Click Here to view the attendee registration form:

    8th Annual EXPO Attendee Form.pdf

    Interested in exhibiting? View the Sponsorship form here:

    SEAoAL 2018 XPO Exhibitor Form.pdf

    Hotel Block Information

    Hampton Inn - $99

    232 Cahaba Valley Road

    Pelham, AL 35124


    Group Name: Structural Engineers Assoc. of AL

    Code: SEA


Past events

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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