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Construction department’s Masonry Day features four speakers

October 3, 2012

Four guest speakers will highlight Masonry Day sponsored by the construction department at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

The event will be held from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room 210 of the Applied Arts Building. It is free and open to the public, including students, faculty, architects, engineers, contractors and managers.

Richard KlingnerThe speakers are:

• 12:30 p.m., Joseph Wright, UW-Stout associate professor, “Building Information Modeling and IPD: What is the Future of Codes? Case of Masonry Design.”

• 1:30 p.m., Samuel Rubenzer, FORSE Consulting, Eau Claire, “Structural Masonry Software Review and Integration with BIM.”

• 2:50 p.m., Patrick Conway, The International Masonry Institute, Annapolis, Md., “Designing and Detailing Durable Masonry Walls.”

• 3:50 p.m., Richard Klingner, department of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, University of Texas, Austin, “Masonry vs. Earthquakes: Yesterday’s Lessons, Today’s Designs and Tomorrow’s Codes.”

The program meets criteria for continuing education credits. For more information go here or contact Jason Charalambides.

UW-Stout offers a Bachelor of Science degree program in construction.

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