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My apologies. Dec. 4-5 is correct.

 -----Original Message-----
From: 	Aswin Rangaswamy [mailto:aswinpe(--nospam--at)hotmail.com] 
Sent:	Friday, October 24, 2003 3:44 PM
To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject:	Re: blast and progressive collapse

Thanks for the information.  BTW the form at thewebsite indicates this to be
on December 4-5

-  Aswin
_________________________________
Aswin Rangaswamy, P.E.
Structural Engineer
Jacobs Facilities Inc. (www.jacobs.com )
(714) 503-3772 (P); (714) 503-3865 (F)

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From: "Melnick, Scott" <melnick(--nospam--at)aisc.org>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 11:21 AM
Subject: blast and progressive collapse


> AISC is sponsoring a symposium to examine blast and progressive collapse
> issues. The Symposium, which is scheduled for November 4-5 in NYC, will
> present an overview of current design standards and procedures as well as
> methodologies for threat assessment.
>
> Registration is limited and costs $100 (including dinner). The Symposium
> offers 9.75 PDHs and attendees will receive a proceedings with papers from
> all of the speakers.
>
> For more information, visit www.aisc.org/blast <http://www.aisc.org/blast>
> and click on the Blast and Progressive Collapse link under the seminar
> listing.
>
> Scott Melnick
> AISC
>
>
>
> BLAST & PROGRESSIVE COLLAPSE SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE:
>
> DECEMBER 4, 2003
>
> 8:30 am registration and continental breakfast
> 9:30 am to 9:40 am - Welcome - Gary Higbee, SINY
> 9:40 am to 10:00 am - Preamble - Lou Geschwindner, AISC/Penn State
> University
>
> Morning Session
> Moderator-John Barsom, Barsom Consulting
> 10:00 am to 10:45 am - Blast Basics - Andy Longinow, Wiss Janney Elstner
> 10:45 to 11:30 am - Progressive Collapse Basics-Shankar Nair, Teng and
> Associates
>
> Early Afternoon Session
> Moderator - Duane Miller, The Lincoln Electric Co.
> 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm - Performance of Buildings with No Specific Blast or
> Progressive Collapse
> Requirements: Part 1 - Bob McNamara, McNamara and Salvia
> 1:45 pm to 2:30 pm - Performance of Buildings with No Specific Blast or
> Progressive Collapse
> Requirements: Part 2 - Jon Magnusson, Magnusson Klemencic Associates
> 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Panel discussion
>
> Late Afternoon Session
> Moderator-Larry Griffis, Walter P. Moore Engineers and Consultants
> 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm - Assessing and Minimizing Threats to
Buildings-Mohammed
> Ettouney, Weidlinger Associates
> 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm - Considerations for Retrofit and Rehabilitation of
> Existing Steel
> Buildings-Bill Faschan, Leslie E. Robertson Associates
> 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm-Design of Buildings with Prescriptive Blast or
> Progressive Collapse Requirements - Ramon Gilsanz, Gilsanz, Murray
Steficek
> 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm - Panel discussion
> 6:00 pm - Cocktails and Dinner
> Moderator-Ted Galambos, University of Minnesota
> Speaker-Joe Englot, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,
Vulnerability
> assessment for buildings from an owner/developer perspective.
>
> DECEMBER 5, 2003
>
> 7:00 am - Continental breakfast
> Moderator - John Fisher, Lehigh University
> 8:00 am to 8:45 am - Design of Buildings with Performance-Based Blast and
> Progressive Collapse Requirements: Part 1 - Ron Hamburger, Simpson
Gumpertz
> and Heger 8:45 am to 9:30 am - Design of Buildings with Performance-Based
> Blast and Progressive Collapse Requirements: Part 2 - TBA
> 9:30 am to 10:15 am - AISC research on blast testing of steel - Ted
> Krauthammer, Penn State University
> 10:30 am to 11:15 am - Applications from other industries - Ahmad
Rahimian,
> Cantor Seinuk
> 11:15 am to 11:45 am - Panel discussion
> 11:45 am to 12:15 pm - Conclusions-Louis Geschwindner
> 12: 15 pm - Adjourn second day - Louis Geschwindner
>
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