Friday, November 16
Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD)
30th Annual Fall Bridge Conference
Conference brochure; Conference brochure for Sponsorship, Advertiser and Exhibitors
Earn Up to 6 PDH Credits
IF REGISTERING AS A MEMBER(S) OF ABCD MAKE SURE YOU/EVERYONE IS A MEMBER BEFORE REGISTERING. IF REGISTERING BOTH MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS YOU NEED TO DO TWO SEPARATE TRANSACTIONS! VERIFY MEMBERSHIP BEFORE REGISTERING BY CLICKING HERE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP LIST (Sept. 6, 2018)
ENTER YOUR NAME AND COMPANY CORRECTLY - THIS IS YOUR NAME TAG!
Place: Millennium Hotel Buffalo, 2040 Walden Avenue, Buffalo, NY (located just off I-90 (Exit 52E), adjacent to the Galleria Mall.
Time: Registration, coffee and exhibits start at 7:15 am; Welcome & Introductions at 8:15 am; Conference programs from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Exhibitor Reception from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.
Cost: ABCD Members - $125; Non-members $175 (does not include membership); Students - $35; Late Fee - $30 (applies after 10/26/18). Fees include breaks, lunch and cocktail hour.
Costs for Exhibitors, Sponsorships & Advertising - Exhibitor Booth - $400 (each booth receives one free booth attendant. Additional booth attendant(s) @$125); Sponsorships - $250 (includes recognition in Conference Program, Sign at the Registration Table, Sign during Breaks, and verbal recognition at Intro & Closing); Advertising - Full page multi-color ad - $250 (4-1/2" W x 7-1/2" H), Half-page multi-color ad - $175 (4-1/2" W x 3-1/2" H). Ads should be sent as jpeg, tiff, gif, or png at 300 dpi or higher to - firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for Exhibitor registration, sponsorships and advertising is Friday, October 26th. You can choose sponsorship or advertising choices in your registration form.
TO REGISTER: CLICK REGISTER AND SELECT MEMBER OR NON-MEMBER (OR STUDENT) REGISTRATION. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR MORE THAN ONE PERSON AND YOU HAVE MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS, YOU WILL HAVE TO REGISTER EACH GROUP INDIVIDUALLY. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE IF SOMEONE IS A MEMBER, CLICK ON THE LIST ABOVE.
PAYMENT: When you finish filling out the registration(s) you have a choice of paying by credit card or paying by check. If you are paying by credit card fill in the details requested. If mailing a check, make checks payable to "Rochester Engineering Society" and mail to Rochester Engineering Society, RMSC Campus, 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607. If you need help with registration email Lynne Irwin at RES, email@example.com.
For questions and additional information contact Bill Rugg PE, 716-989-3334 or Mike Davidson, PE , 716-289-5976.
Presentation Topics Include:• What Would You Do? – Ethical Choices – David Orr, PE, PhD
• Wahid Albert, PE – Assistant Commissioner and Chief Engineer for NYSDOT
• Ferry Street Lift Bridge – Joe Fonzi, PE, Sal Collana, PE, & Wesley Frechette
• Access/Shielding & Containment Systems a Design & Construction Perspective – James Klino, PE
• Update On ABCD – WNY Research Project:
Evaluation of Shear Strength in Deteriorated I-plate Steel Girder Bridges – Amanda Bao, PhD, PE ; and, Steel Bridge Girders with Web Corrosion: Remaining Capacity & Load Distribution – Pinar Okumus, PhD
• Las Vegas High Roller – Tom Zieman, PE