ATLANTA—The 2008 Structural Engineers’ Buildings Conference & Expo will be held Oct. 2-3, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This fourth annual event is produced by ZweigWhite, publisher of CE News, in association with Structural Engineer magazine, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the American Institute of Steel Construction. The 2008 conference chairman is Charles H. Thornton, Ph.D., P.E., chairman and CEO of Charles H. Thornton & Company, LLC, and founding principal of Thornton Tomasetti.

The conference and expo includes two days of educational sessions with keynote speakers and intensive learning sessions, as well as an exhibit hall of vendors and industry associations that cater to the needs of structural engineers and networking opportunities with leaders from the most successful firms in the industry. The conference program includes learning sessions on virtual building tools, technical design and analysis, current building codes and design guidelines, risk and liability issues, market opportunity, as well as project management and business strategies. This year, two pre-conference seminars (separate registration is required for seminars) are being offered—Building Information Modeling Fundamentals: Taking it to the Next Level and Structural Hot Topics.

Learn more about the Structural Engineers’ Buildings Conference & Expo—including registration discounts and fees—at