NAFE 2015 Summer Meeting
July 17 –19, 2015
Renaissance Seattle Hotel

 

Join Forensic Engineers from around the country to take part in networking and continuing education

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Hotel Reservations - Special NSPE rate - $185 

Guest speaker Allan J. McDonald will address the Sunday Seminar.  Allan co-authored the book "Truth, Lies and O-Rings", his account of the space shuttle Challenger disaster and the investigation that followed.He was the Director of the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor Project at the time of the Challenger accident and led the redesign of the solid rocket motors as Vice President of Engineering for Space Operations.

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Program and Schedule
Friday July 17
9:00      Board of Directors Meeting
1:00      Committee Reports
3:30      ASTM E58 Committee on Forensic Engineering
6:00     Cocktails (cash bar)
7:00     Dinner (Dinner Menus)
 
Saturday July 18 - NAFE Regular Seminar (8 PHDs)
7:30     Round Table Discussion (includes breakfast)
8:30    Opening Remarks and Introductions - Jeffrey Armstrong, PE - NAFE President
9:00    Morning Session – Five Technical Presentations on Various FE Topics (Details)
11:30   General Membership Meeting & Report on NAFE Activities in Forensic Engineering
           Jeffrey Armstrong, PE
12:15   Round Table Discussion (includes lunch)
2:00    Afternoon Session – Two Tracks of Five Technical Presentations             
           Track 1 – Vehicles  (Details)             
           Track 2 – Civil / Structural” (Details
 5:00   Adjourn
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6:00   Cocktails (cash bar)
7:00   Dinner (Dinner Menus)

 

Sunday July 19 - NAFE Special Seminar (8 PDHs)

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7:30    Round Table Discussion (includes breakfast)

8:30    Opening Remarks and Introductions, Jeffrey Armstrong, PE - NAFE President

9:00    Guest speaker: Allan J. McDonald, PE, "Safety and Ethics Lessons Learned

           from the Space Shuttle Challenger and Columbia Disasters"  

11:00  Nigel Ellis, Ph.D., PE, "Fall Protection Safety with Case Histories,

           Solutions and Opportunities"

12:15  Round Table Discussion (includes lunch)

1:30    Robert Anderson, Ph.D., PE, "Analytical Techniques in Forensic Engineering"  

2:15    Panel Discussion - “Practical Advice Resolving Problems That May Occur In

           Forensic Engineering Practice”  

4:00    Q&A - All Speakers – All Topics

4:30    Adjourn

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