Technical Roundtable: Tips for Optimizing Structural Masonry

When:  Sep 13, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago
Join us to discuss the interrelationship in masonry buildings between materials, architecture, engineering and construction.  Seemingly simple decisions can dramatically affect the building and understanding options available in materials, design and construction methods can result in more efficient and cost effective structures. 

Presented by: Scott Conwell, FAIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP | Director of Industry Development & Technical Service | International Masonry Institute

Continuing Education: 1.0 AIA/CES LU

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic structural requirements set forth in the Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures.
  2. Understand the basic material properties and testing requirements of concrete masonry, mortar, and grout, as set forth in ASTM standards.
  3. Understand the basic requirements and limitations of grouting and reinforcing masonry walls.
  4. Be enlightened to the innovative materials and techniques of self consolidating grout, autoclaved aerated concrete masonry, and hybrid masonry and steel structures.

Learn more about our speaker:  Scott Conwell's LinkedIn Profile

Registration: Required by Friday, September 9.  Limited seating available on a first come basis. Complimentary to members and non-members. Non-members requesting to attend will be added to a waiting list until members are accommodated. Notification of available non-member spaces is sent at least two business days in advance.
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