2024 Summer Conference

Submitted by maifeld on Fri, 01/26/2024 - 19:00

 

The 2024 Summer Conference of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers in Ann Arbor will begin Friday, July 19 at 8:30 a.m. local/Eastern time with the NAFE Board meeting. 

Come to Ann Arbor for a great Saturday technical session with a variety of topics.  See how the best forensic engineers apply their knowledge in multi-disciplinary situations, and bring home some ideas about how to approach impossible one-of-a-kind investigations.  The Sunday educational session will leave you thinking about how to manage those everyday overlooked risks to you and your forensic practice. 

While you are in town, you might want to enjoy the famous Ann Arbor Art Fest which runs concurrently in the downtown area 

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 Saturday Sessions

Forensic Engineering Analysis of Roadway Geometry and Traffic Control  Failure Analysis of Polymeric Composite Materials

Investigating the Effects of Imperfections on an Aluminum Stepladder using Finite Element Analysis  Investigation of Electrical Fire Using SEM/EDAX to Identify the Characteristic and Fire Pattern to Determine the Real Cause of Fire

Forensic Analysis of an Elevated Pool Vault  Diamond Decision Process – Managing Cost and Risk of Metallurgical Forensic Cases

Icove Session saturday  Michael Stall Saturday

Sunday Sessions

Ethical Standards and Review  Rebecca Bowman

Diamond Decision Process – Managing Cost and Risk of Metallurgical Forensic Cases  Diamond Decision Process – Managing Cost and Risk of Metallurgical Forensic Cases

Wet Arson; Staged Water Losses and the Evolving Face of Insurance Fraud

 

SCHEDULE

Friday, July 19, 2024

  • 8:00 AM ET - Board of Directors' meeting. Open to all members in good standing.
  • 1:00 PM ET - ASTM committee E58 on Forensic Engineering
  • 5:00 PM ET - Cocktail Reception and Member Mixer
  • 6:00 PM ET - Conference Opening Dinner

Saturday, July 20, 2024

  • 7:00 AM ET - Breakfast, introductions, networking, and President’s remarks
  • 8:00 AM ET - Morning Track Begins
  • 10:00 AM ET - Morning Break / Sign Up for Dinner Groups
  • 12:15 PM ET - Lunch, General Membership Meeting, and Officer Induction / Sign Up for Dinner Groups
  • 1:15 PM ET - Afternoon Track Begins
  • 3:15 PM ET - Afternoon Break / Sign Up for Dinner Groups
  • 5:30 PM ET - End of Day 1 Sessions / Lobby Bar Meet Up
  • 6:00 PM ET - Dinner on your Own in Groups

Sunday, July 21, 2024

  • 7:00 AM ET - Breakfast, introductions, networking, and conference chair’s remarks
  • 8:00 AM ET - Morning Track Begins
  • 10:00 AM ET - Morning Break
  • 12:15 PM ET - Lunch, General Membership Meeting, and Officer Induction / Sign Up for Dinner Groups
  • 1:15 PM ET - Afternoon Track Begins
  • 3:15 PM ET - Afternoon Break
  • 4:30 PM ET - End of Day 2 Sessions

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