IMI Seminar & Webinar - Structural Codes and Specifications Seminar - January 14, 2013

Program Description: Masonry Codes Update Keeping current with structural requirements in the building codes can be a time consuming task for design professionals. This seminar will familiarize attendees with the development process of the MSJC (Building Code Requirements & Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and MS 602/ACI 530.1/ ASCE 6) while highlighting major changes that were incorporated into the 2008 MSJC & 2011 MSJC editions. A sneak peak at the 2013 MSJC priorities will also be covered. Presented by: Diane B. Throop, P.E., FASTM, FTMS - Director of Engineering - International Masonry Institute Program Description: Ten Things Engineers Need to Know About Masonry Specifications This presentation focuses on ten items of masonry specifications that are often not well understood. Subjects discussed range from recent changes in ASTM standards and how they affect calculated strength, to mortar types and selection, to mortar testing, to determining masonry (assembly) compressive strength, to reinforcement, including lap splices. This session is based on the requirements of MSJC (TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5 and TMS 602/ACI 530.1/ASCE6) and includes the over-riding provisions of the International Building Code. Presented by: Rochelle C. Jaffe, AR., S.E., CCS, SMI, FTMS - Principal, Rochelle C. Jaffe Consulting, P.C. Date: January 14, 2013 Seminar Location: We are no longer taking registrations for the Addison seminar, however, you may still attend remotely via webinar. Webinar Location: Access via your computer and phone from your office or any remote location. Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration & Lunch 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Masonry Codes Update 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Break 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm Ten Things Engineers Need to Know About Masonry Specifications Cost: Free with pre-registration; lunch is included for those attending Addison seminar. For the Addison seminar & Remote Webinar: Space is strictly limited to the first 75 registrants for each, so register early. Webinar Access Information: Internet access and call-in details to comeā€¦ Education: This program meets state of Illinois and AIA/CES requirements for continuing education, and qualifies for 2.0 Learning Units including 2.0 HSW. Certificates of attendance used to self-report PDH credit will be issued. For more information, visit or contact International Masonry Institute at (630) 396-3144 or
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