The program is nearly complete for this year’s Structural Engineers’ Buildings Conference & Expo, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Oct. 2-3, 2008. Confirmed keynote speakers include Glenn R. Bell, P.E.; Leighton Cochran, Ph.D., CPEng, MASCE; and Chuck Eastman. They will be presenting on the following important topics:

  • Integrated Design: Working Together to Produce High Quality Buildings, by Glenn R. Bell, P.E., CEO, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.;
  • Architectural Aerodynamics: Wind Engineering and Tapering, Tilting, Twisting Towers, by Leighton Cochran, Ph.D., CPEng, MASCE, president of the American Association for Wind Engineering, and principal, CPP Inc.; and
  • The Broader Implications of Technology: How BIM is Changing the Industry, by Chuck Eastman, professor in the Colleges of Architecture and Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology.

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