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42nd Annual Structural Conference

42nd Annual Structural Conference

Friday, September 15, 2023, Registration starts at 7:00 AM with 1st presentation at 7:45 AM and last presentation ending at 4:45 PM

By Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska

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Friday, September 15 · 7am – 4:45pm CDT


Scott Conference Center

6450 Pine Street Omaha, NE 68106

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7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

Champlain Towers South (Surfside) Condo Collapse Investigation

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Ethical Perspectives and Decisions

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

ANSI/AISC 303-22 Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Introducing the 2022 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

New Tornado Load Design Requirements in ASCE 7-22 and the 2024 IBC

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

ML2 – Second Mobile Launcher for Atriums Program

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Wall-Free Precast Concrete Framing for Large Manufacturing Facility

About this event

  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

The Annual Structural Conference is presented by SEAON for structural engineers to earn continuing education. This year’s event is the 42nd annual conference with seven presentations. The conference is a hybrid event with attendees at the Scott Conference Center and virtual attendees.

All attendees will receive an electronic copy of the presentation slides with those attending in person also getting a physical copy the Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges (AISC 303-22).

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2023 NEASCE/NITE Transportation Conference

Friday, May 26, 2023 from 8 AM to 4:30 PM


NEASCE and NITE invite you to participate in their 19th Annual Transportation Conference.  We hope to continue our past success by providing interesting and informative presentations covering the topics of railroad, roadway, traffic, and bridge engineering along with information on current events and issues affecting today’s transportation engineer or planner.
Our planning committee consists of members from NDOT, City of Omaha, City of Lincoln, Douglas County, MAPA, NEASCE, NITE, and the University of Nebraska.


8:30 am            Welcome

8:30-9:00          Nebraska DOT Director

9:00-9:30          City of Fremont Highway Plans

9:30-10:15        School Zone Programs Study/Implementation

10:15-10:30      Break

10:30-11:00      Rail Crossing Safety

11:00-11:30      Omaha Vision Zero

11:30-12:45      Lunch

12:45-1:00        ASCE/NITE Business

1:00-1:45          192nd and Dodge – Diverging Diamond

1:45-2:15          Sarpy I-80 Interchange PEL

2:15-2:45          Omaha Complete Streets Update – Trees and Lights

2:45-3:00          Break

3:00-3:30          Lincoln Downtown Two-way Conversion

3:30-4:00          MAPA’s Equity Toolkit

4:00-4:30          DOT’s Digital Project Delivery

4:30 pm            Adjourn

*Topics may be modified prior to the event due to speaker availability.


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Past Conferences

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2024 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Characterization and Three-Dimensional Modeling of Soil Variability for Evaluating Safety of Dam Infrastructure Tejo V. Bheemasetti
Soil Corrosivity: What it is and what to do about it Lucy Jaramillo Brien Clark
Pile Foundations in Intermediate Geomaterials Kam Ng
Nebraska Section ASCE Geotechnical Short Course Soil Corrosivity Lucy Jaramillo Brien Clark
Omaha Riverfront Revitalization Bryan Kumm
GeoOmaha 2023 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Geo-Omaha 2023Professional Engineering Ethics BrentMeyer
Lessons Learned from 54 Years of Mistakes Chuck Easton
Design of Shallow Foundations on Loess Chuck Easton
Project Performance Monitoring & Data Driven Decisions Georgette Hlepas
Foundation Performance of Millennium Tower in San Francisco, CA Jonathan P. Stewart
Geo-Innovations, Past, Present, and Future: Where Are We Going? Kord Wissmann
Design of Excavation Support Systems Scott Ludlow

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2021 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Advances in Geophysical Technologies and Techniques as Applied to Geotechnical Engineering Projects Jacob Spinsby
Gabion Faced Reinforced Embankment Case study and Installation Considerations Stefano Rignanese
Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) Case History Number 108 Guest
Lessons Learned from Litigation Caused by Expansive Clays Steve Wendland
Merchants Bridge West Approach Reconstruction DB HDR
The Application of Cast-in-Place Piles in Intermediate Geomaterials W. Morgan NeSmith

Notes From Past Conferences

GeoOmaha 2019 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Use and Measurement of Fully Softened Shear  Strength in Engineering Practice Bernardo A. Castellanos
Design and Construction of Drilled Shafts for Council Bluffs Interstate System (CBIS) Project Emad Farouz
Direct CPT Methods for Shallow and Deep Foundations Paul Mayne
Expanding Structural Polymer Tommy Russum & Tom Strauss
Key Lessons Learned – Design & Construction of MSE Wall Structures Ryan Berg
The 2017 Oroville Dam Spillway  Incident –What Happened and  What Should We Learn? John France
2019 GEO Omah Program Schedule Schedule

Recent Conferences

Date Host Group Topic Location
September 15, 2017 NEASCE, University of Nebraska, SEAON 37th Annual Structural Conference Scott Conference Center
February 8-9, 2018 NEASCE Geotechnical Group / G-I Chapter 35th Annual Geotechnical Seminar – Short Course Flyer / Registration
GEO-Omaha 2018 Flyer / Registration
DC Centre (11830 Stonegate Dr., Omaha)
May 4, 2018 NEASCE / LOCATE 14th Annual ASCE/LOCATE Transportation Conference Scott Conference Center
GeoOmaha 2018 Conference Notes Presenter / Download
Long Term Settlement Performance Monitoring of the I-15 Embankment in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah Steve Bartlett
Bearing Resistance of Large Diameter Open-End Piles: Preliminary Analysis Results Kathryn Petek
NCDOT Project B-2500: Bonner Bridge Replacement Mike Batten and Beth Howey
Behavior of Laterally Loaded Piles in Mechanically-Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls Jie Han
Shoring is a Team Effort: Underpinning, Shoring and Limited Access to Support an Aging Structure Phillip Gallet
Design of Energy Piles Considering Soil-Structure Interaction and Unsaturated Soil Effects John McCartney
Column Supported Embankments Applications and Examination of Installation Effects and Soil-Column Interaction on System Efficacy Kyle Shatzer and Aaron Gallant
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