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Short Course Early-Bird Rates Extended One More Week: Don’t Miss the Savings

Monday, July 15, 2013  
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Register for "Earthquake Engineering Techniques" Now

This is your last chance to save $100 off registration to attend "Earthquake Engineering Techniques: From the NEHRP Provisions to Building Seismic Deign.” Early-bird rates have been extended until July 21, 2013.

Plan to attend the one-day short course, on Friday, August 16, 2013, where the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will present an educational program on the latest building practices for designing for earthquakes. During the 7-hour course, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, structural engineers, design professionals, building officials, academics and students who attend will get practical information on the important elements of the current Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) Recommended Seismic Provisions and ASCE 7.

Course instructors include: Finley A. Charney, PhD, PE, Professor, Virginia Tech; Roberto Leon, PhD, PE, Professor, Virginia Tech; Sanj Malushte, PhD, PE, Senior Principal, Bechtel Power Co., Frederick, Md.; and J.G. (Greg) Soules PE, SE, P.Eng, SECB, F.ASCE, F.SEI, Principal Civil/Structural Engineer, CB&I, Houston, Texas. These experts will deliver the course at the American Society of Civil Engineers Bechtel Conference Center in Reston, Virginia, and cover topics on: the NEHRP Provisions and ASCE 7; introduction to earthquake engineering; earthquake ground motions; structural analysis; structural steel; reinforced concrete; composite structures; nonstructural components; and nonbuilding structures.

The course package includes a student manual, FEMA P-751 CD, FEMA P-752 CD, an educational software CD including NONLIN and EQ-Tools. Upon completion, students will receive 7.0 Professional Development Units (PDUs).

Why pay full price?

Regular registration for the BSSC short course "Earthquake Engineering Techniques: From the NEHRP Provisions to Building Seismic Design” is $395 for the general public and $325 for members of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Students pay $225.

Register by July 21 and save $100. Register Now!

This short course is co-sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI).

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