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THE NEXT STEP

A FORUM FOR FUTURE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS

What

This free event held in Washington DC on September 27, 2019 will be a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about the structural engineering profession, connect with other local structural engineering students, meet with local professionals, participate in the career fair, and get exposure to future potential employers.  Please note there is a 100 person limit, (first come, first served basis) for the presentations and lunch.  There is NO attendee limit for the Career Fair, starting at 2:00 pm.

When

September 27, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where

Alexander Court,
  2001 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006

 

 

Student and Faculty Registration

The Next Step Forum 2019


Company Career Fair Registration
 

 

Keynote Speaker

Advancing Structural Engineering Through Technology

Robert K. Otani: Chief Technology Officer, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.


Robert K. Otani, PE LEED AP is Chief Technology Officer at Thornton Tomasetti, Inc., a 1500+ person multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm, and founded the CORE studio, an applications development, advanced computational modeling, and R&D group at his firm.  Robert serves as the Advisory Committee for Thornton Tomasetti’s firm-wide Research and Development program called CORE Lab and Liaison with TTWiiN Inc., an independent entity created by Thornton Tomasetti focused on driving innovation to commercialization of products.  He has extensive structural design and project management experience involving commercial, infrastructure, institutional, cultural and residential structures on projects totaling over $2 billion USD of construction.  His professional and academic interests focus on informed architecture relating to optimized structural typologies, high performance structures, and structural sustainability.  He has served as President of the Structural Engineers Association of New York in 2007 and has been an Adjunct Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture and Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.  

Company Sponsors

PROGRAM 

10:00 

10:30

10:45

11:15

11:45 

12:15

1:00

2:00 

3:30 

Registration

Welcome & SEA-MW Introduction 

Advice for New Structural Engineering Graduates

Audi Field Case Study

Almost Disasters...

Lunch

Keynote Speech

Career Fair 

End of Event

 

Julian Olin, Next Step Chair 

David Pirnia, Smislova, Kehnemui & Associates

Dimitrios Frantzis, A+F Engineers

Richard Lindenberg, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

                                                                                                                                    

Rob Otani, Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. 

2019 Career Fair Companies   




   




    


  


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QUICK DATES

Registration Deadline
September 20, 2019
‚ÄčThe Next Step Forum
September 27, 2019

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