Atlanta - NAFE 2017 Summer Meeting

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NAFE 2017 Summer Meeting
July 21 - 23, 2017
Marriott Marquis Hotel

Atlanta, GA
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Program and Schedule  Friday, July 21

8:00      NAFE Committee Meetings - MARQUIS Level Room M107

9:15      NAFE Board of Directors Meeting - Morning Session (including Committee Reports) 

11:30    Lunch break (on your own)

1:00      NAFE Board of Directors Meeting - Afternoon Session (Board Business)

4:00      ASTM E58 Forensic Engineering Technical Committee meeting - adjourns by 5:00pm 

6:00 to 9:00 pm  Reception and Dinner with NSPE at the Georgia Aquarium, including admission to the aquarium.  This event requires a separate registration with NSPE at $75 per person.  

 

 Register for the NSPE Friday night dinner at the Aquarium

(Registration closes July 14th)

Saturday, July 22, 2017   - Two tracks of technical presentations!  (7 CPDs)

 

Sessions in L504/L505 and L506/L507

 

7:00       Round Table Discussion (includes breakfast) - Meals will be in L405/406

8:15       Opening Remarks and Introductions – Michael Leshner, PE (2017 NAFE President)

Click here for Saturday Program Details - 16 Technical Papers

 Paper Abstracts and Speaker Bios

9:00       Morning Track 1 - General Interest

              Morning Track 2 - Fire Investigation

11:40     Membership Meeting, Activities Report, Recognition of new Fellows, 35th Anniversary comments - Michael Leshner PE (NAFE 2017 President)

12:00    Round Table Discussion (Includes Lunch) - Meals will be in L405/406

2:00       Afternoon Track 1 - Vehicles and Machines

              Afternoon Track 2 - Materials

4:40       Follow-up Q&A Session for Technical Presenters

6:00      Cocktails (Cash Bar)

7:00      NAFE 35th Anniversary Dinner  (at the hotel) 
                                                           

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - NAFE Special Educational Seminar (7 CPDs) 

7:00      Round Table Discussion (includes breakfast) - Meals will be in L405/406

8:15      Opening Remarks:  Michael Leshner, PE – 2017 NAFE President 

8:45      “Autonomous Vehicle Control Systems” - Laura Liptai, PhD (339 A)

9:30      “New OSHA Regulations on Fall Protection” - Nigel Ellis, PE (485 F) 

10:15    “Generational Transition and Its Impact on Forensic Engineering and Courtroom Decorum” - William Bracken, PE (605 F)

12:00    Round Table Discussion (Includes Lunch) - Meals will be in L405/406

1:30      “Anatomy of a Court Case” - Dusty Yaxley, PE (270 F)

2:30      “Overview of the Atlanta I-85 Overpass Collapse” - William Duvall, PE (Georgia DOT)

3:30      “Battery Explosion” Technical Paper Presentation -  Harold Josephs, PE (295 F)

4:00      Open Q&A Session - All Speakers – All Topics - Moderator: Robin Davies, PE (471 A)

4:30      Adjourn

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