Thurs. OCT 11, 2018 | 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
4.0 SEAMASS-certified PDHs
3.0 NCSEA Diamond-certified PDHs
Forensic Geology, Concrete Petrography & Interesting Case Studies Including an Ancient Mystery

Presented by: Scott Wolter, PG
Founder & Principal | American Petrographic Services
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Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the firsthand experience of Scott Wolter, PG, a highly-regarded materials forensic geologist, professional petrographer, and host of The History Channel's America Unearthed series.

Scott will explain what you need to know about General Petrography and Related Concrete Testing, and also explore details of the The Pentagon Attack and Forensics; a Murder Case using Petrography; and other case studies including an ancient mystery. 
WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
WHERE: Kostas Research Institute , Northeastern Univ., Burlington MA 
PDHs:  4.0 PDH Credits or 3.0 NCSEA Diamond-certified PDHs
The Newport Tower in Rhode Island was thought to be a Colonial windmill. Structurally unfit to serve as a windmill, architectural and astronomical elements incorporated within during construction are consistent with only one medieval group to have originally built this mysterious stone and mortar structure.
Concrete sample taken through the legs area that was used in petrographic analysis to determine the age of the concrete . Testing was performed to try to establish a time of death for the victim found completely encased in concrete found in a shallow grave in the desert outside of Las Vegas.
Includes Continental Breakfast & Boxed Lunch prepared by Rebecca's Cafe  
$125  Seminar + 4.0 SEAMASS-Certified PDHs 
$150  Seminar + 3.0 NCSEA Diamond-Certified PDHs 
$100  Govt. and Bldg. Officials: Seminar + 4.0 PDHs 
$ 75 Seminar (no PDHs) 
$ 25 Students: Seminar (no PDHs)- Enrollment proof required 
$350 Event Sponsor Opportunity  
Seating is limited; Register Now to Reserve Your Spot    
Registration will close at room capacity or on October 8.
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Scott Wolter, PG

Scott Wolter, a materials forensic geologist, has worked as a professional petrographer since 1985. In 1990, he founded American Petrographic Services in St. Paul, MN and continues to serve as President. He has been the principal petrographer in more than 7,000 material forensic investigations throughout the world, primarily involving concrete problems such as scaling, low strength, and cracking. In some notable cases, he examined the fire-damaged concrete from the Pentagon following the attacks of September 11, 2001, assisted homicide detectives in a Las Vegas murder case where the victim was entombed in concrete, and has evaluated the age and veracity of several historic artifacts with man-made inscriptions in rock.  

Scott is also known as the host of History Channel’s hit show, America Unearthed, which follows him on his quest to uncover the truth behind controversial historic artifacts and sites found throughout North America and beyond. 
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