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					                    Join the SEI and CASE for the
                   2009 Structures Congress, April
                  30 - May 2, 2009 in Austin, Texas

   •   Earn up to 26 PDHs through the 100 Technical Sessions
   •   Fulfill your ethics requirement
   •   Improve your business management
   •   John Breen: The Code of the West
   •   Santiago Calatrava: Construction in the 21st Century
   •   NIST Investigation of World Trade Center Building 7
   •   Pre-Conference Technical Seminars
   •   Don’t Miss Early Bird Rates…Register Today!
   •   Gain visibility. Become a Sponsor!
The 2009 Structures Congress takes members of the structural engineering community deep
into the heart of Texas to Austin. Whether you are a practicing engineer, researcher, or
academician, you’ll broaden your horizons not only by networking with industry leaders, but
also learning strategies to meet the changes in today’s global economy.

                      The Code of the West
                      Dr. John E. Breen will trace the history and underlying philosophy of
                      contemporary consensus standards for buildings and bridges, and
                      suggest strategies for more effective standards and codes.

                      Construction in the 21st Century
                      Santiago Calatrava, P.E., world renowned architect, artist, and
                      engineer, will be discussing the art of construction in the 21st
                      Century, sharing his concept of turning functional structures in
                      works of art, when dealing with standards and regulations that limit

                      NIST Investigation of World Trade Center Building 7: Findings
                      and Recommendations
                      Dr. S Shyam Sunder will report on the NIST Investigation of World
                      Trade Center Building 7: Findings and Recommendations.

Attend These Specialized Pre-Congress Technical Seminars

   •   LRFD of Highway Bridges
   •   Design of Wood Frame Buildings
   •   Forensic Practice Workshop
   •   Engineering Ethics Seminar
   •   ASCE’s Standard for Blast Protection of Buildings
   •   Sustainable Structures
   •   Wind Load Criteria of ASCE 7-2010
   •   Design and Construction of Storm Shelters
   •   Special Session: Civil Engineering Education Reform

Early-Bird Registration ends March 4, 2009. Register Today and Save!

Don't forget to reserve your room at the Renaissance Austin Hotel.


Sponsorships and exhibit booths are now available for the 2009 Structures Congress. Join the
growing list of sponsors who have already signed on. Structures Congress 2009 is a great
opportunity to reach a diverse group of attendees. As a sponsor and exhibitor at Structures
Congress 2009 you would have exposure to decision makers and qualified buyers across the
US. Past history has shown strong exhibitor and sponsor participation - growing in number
each year. This is a great opportunity to develop new customers and reaffirm your long-
standing customer relationships.

For information about exhibiting at Structures Congress 2009 please contact Sean Scully, 703-
295-6154 or

To participate among 2009 Structures Congress sponsors, please contact Joanna Colbourne,
703-295-6349 or

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