Advancing the Practice of Structural Engineering
September 2018
2018 Summit in Chicago
Have you registered for next month's event, yet? The Summit draws the best of the structural engineering field together for the chance to attend sessions meaningful to your practice as well as your company, visit over 60 companies at the trade show, and access the top minds in structural engineering from across the country while putting your company in front of those same leaders.
Register now to secure your seat to:
  • More than 25 presentations by experts in structural engineering practice and business.
  • Keynote Address By Ron Klemencic, Chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, on Always Striving for Better
  • Leadership Plenary Session by Stacy Hanke on Influence Redefined..Be the Leader You Were Meant to be, Monday to Monday
  • The largest NCSEA Trade Show Ever with 60+ technology and service suppliers looking to help you.
  • One-of-a-Kind Opportunity: SE River Cruise examining the Chicago skyline from a structural perspective. This event is organized by SEAOI and NCSEA and sponsored by Atlas Tube
  • Celebration of Structural Engineering hosted by Computers & Structures, Inc. on Thursday night of the Summit. It is sure to be a memorable extravaganza.
Designed by structural engineers for structural engineers, this year's event is sure to have something for everyone. Learn more now!

2018 Summit App is Available Now in the Google Play and Apple Stores – Click here to Download!
SEAOI - Government Affairs Luncheon
September 27, 2018
SEAOI - Bridge Design for Building Engineers
September 28, 2018
SEAOI Structures Symposium
October 11, 2018
SEAofNC State Conference
October 11-12, 2018
Exclusive Invite for Summit Attendees
Join AISC at their headquarters overlooking Millennium Park for a fun night of networking, drinks, food and trivia on Tuesday, October 23. AISC welcomes Summit attendees from around the country as you descend on Chicago to join their local AEC community on the night before the NCSEA Summit kicks off.
Congratulations to the 2018 NCSEA Special Award Winners
NCSEA's Special Awards honor NCSEA members who have provided outstanding service and commitment to the association and to the structural engineering field. Click here to learn more!
NCSEA Welcomes New Members Learn more about NCSEA's Corporate Members
2019 IABSE Congress Call for Abstracts
New York City will host the 2019 IABSE Congress with the main theme of The Evolving Metropolis. Themes will address the social and economic needs of the world with main sessions on Durable Bridges and Affordable Housing as well as numerous other important and current issues presented in our world. New York City is a key place on our continent to address the needs of society today with regards to the following:
  • Designing bridges to last into the next century
  • The future of housing the worlds inhabitants at all income levels
  • The latest technologies and construction techniques for creating a society that is sustainable and affordable for all
  • Innovations in structural engineering to accommodate growth
NCSEA is a proud partner of IABSE and along with the event's organizers, we invite the world’s structural engineering community to share their experiences with their colleagues and friends and have unique open discussions and forums on what the future holds for engineering tomorrows structures. Consultants, contractors, owners, researchers and practitioners will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences on structural design,construction and maintenance issues as well as ideas for future growth and sustainability. Learn more here.
Oct. 11, 2018 – SEAOI 8th Annual Structures Symposium
The Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Structures Symposium. SEAOI’s Structures Symposium is an event that provides a forum for engineers to share analysis, design, and construction information from recent projects with unique and/or distinguishing characteristics. The attendance at each symposium represents a diverse cross-section of all aspects of the structural engineering profession, including: design, construction management, material suppliers, academia, general contracting, and owners’ representatives.
The 2018 Symposium will take place Thursday, October 11 , at 150 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL. The event offers 7 hours of CE credit. Learn more here!
Nov. 7, 2018 – Train to Become an Emergency Second Responder
The California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) Safety Assessment Program (SAP), hosted by NCSEA, is highly regarded as a standard to train emergency second responders. This SAP training course provides engineers, architects and code-enforcement professionals with the basic skills required to perform safety assessments of structures following disasters. Licensed design professionals and certified building officials will be eligible for SAP Evaluator certification and credentials following completion of this program and submission of required documentation.
The fee for this course has been lowered by more than 40%; making it more accessible to more people. Click here to register for the November 7th course.
Upcoming Webinars
All NCSEA live webinars, listed below, offer 1.5 hours of continuing education credits. Most NCSEA webinars are Diamond Reviewed and accepted for SE continuing education in all 50 states. Please review the webinar description to check the Diamond Review Status. To view other upcoming webinars, click here.

September 27 , 2018
Ricky McLain, P.E., S.E.

October 4, 2018
Aldo McKay, P.E. and Marlon Bazan, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.

October 11, 2018
Brian Larrabure and Stepan Tresl

November 1, 2018
Michelle Kam-Biron, P.E., S.E., SECB

Recorded Webinars can be purchased here.
Subscribe to education with NCSEA's Live & Recorded Webinar Subscription. This recently improved plan includes:

  • 20+ live webinars a year featuring high-quality speakers.
  • Receive an unlimited number of free CE certificates for each webinar; multiple viewers at the same location can receive credit for every live webinar w/ no additional costs.
  • Unlimited 24/7/365 access to NCSEA's Recorded Webinar Library
  • NCSEA's Education Portal provides easy access to all of your education content, including:
  • Purchase history
  • Earned Certificates to track your PDHs
2018 Structural Engineering Summit Sponsors