Business of Structural Engineering – Anaheim 2018

Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM PST - Friday, June 8, 2018, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM PDT

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Member Organization: National Events

Faculty: TBD

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A proper risk management program can reduce your chances of being sued and allow you to take on more risky projects – which can generate substantial profits for your firm. Developed by the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE), The Business of Structural Engineering can help reduce your rate of claims against structural engineering projects, increase profitability and enhance management practices.

Who Should Attend:

  • Current structural leaders looking to take their performance to the next level
  • Professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge of firm practices

What attendees will learn from this program:

  • How to reduce claims
  • New ways to increase profitability
  • Improve firm and project quality
  • Enhance management practices

Continuing Education Credits:
Attendees will earn 7.5 PDHs 



Thursday – June 7, 2018

5:30pm                Seminar Reception and Presentation

California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), Van Ness IPD project                  Stacy Bartoletti, CEO and Jay Love, Senior Principal, Degenkolb Engineers


Friday – June 8, 2018

7:30am                 Welcome

Corey Matsuoka, SSFM International

7:45am                California Duty to Defend Reform (SB 496)

Michael Olson, Dealey, Renton & Associates
Brett Stewart, XL Catlin

9:00am                Break

9:15am                Did I Say That!? Electronic Communication, Retention and Back-up in the

Engineering Practice

Karen Erger, Lockton
Eric Singer, Ice Miller, LLP

10:30am              Break

10:45am              Business Metrics

                                David Cohen, Matheson Financial Advisors, Inc.

12:00pm              Lunch

1:30pm                Projects with the Largest Losses and Claim Frequency

Tim Corbett, SmartRisk
Brian Stewart, Collins, Collins, Muir + Stewart

2:45pm                 Break

3:00pm                 Transitioning Project Managers to Firm Leaders

                                Howard Birnberg, Birnberg & Associates

4:15pm                 Wrap-up / Adjourn

                                Corey Matsuoka, SSFM International



Early Bird Registration until March 15:

Coalition Members - $399
ACEC Members - $499
Non-members - $599

Standard Registration after March 15:

Coalition Members - $499
ACEC Members - $599
Non-members - $699

Click here to register today!

Your course fee will include:
Seminar material, reception & presentation, breakfast speaker, lunch, and refreshments during the day.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Click here for more information.


Anaheim Marriott
700 West Convention Way
Anaheim, California 92802

Phone: 877-622-3056
Special Rate - $219/night until May 15, 2018 or until block sells out.


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