NAFE 2019 Summer Conference

July 26 - 28, 2019

Westin Denver Downtown

Denver, Colorado

 

Hotel - reserve your room at the  Westin Denver Downtown

 at the discounted rate of $189.00

Seminar Fees:   $500 per day
10% early-bird discount until May 15th 
First time NAFE Conference attendees and Life Members -  Half price!

 

Register for the conference online 

        

Program and Schedule 

Friday, July 26

 

7:00      Registration   

8:30      Board Welcome and Orientation  

9:00      NAFE Board of Directors Meeting - Morning Session 

12:00    Lunch break (on your own)

1:30      NAFE Board of Directors Meeting - Afternoon Session (Board Business)

3:30    ASTM E58 Forensic Engineering Technical Committee meeting

6:00 to 7:00 pm  NAFE Reception (cash bar)

7:00 to 9:00 pm  NAFE Awards and Recognition Banquet at the hotel  (tickets required)  

      

Saturday, July 27 - Morning Track - General Topics  (7 CPDs)      

 

7:00      Registration  

7:00 am Round Table Discussion (includes breakfast)

8:15 am Opening Remarks and Introductions – John Certuse PE, 2019 NAFE President 

9:00-11:40 Two tracks of papers - The following authors are expected to present (Sequence TBD)

FE Analysis of a Failed Rollover Protection System - Daniel Cowley

FE Analysis of a Crash Caused by Swingout of an Articulated Booster on a Semi-Trailer - Shawn Ray

FE Analysis of Communication Systems for Drive-Through Restaurants in a Business Dispute over Quality Specifications and Design Process - Robert Peruzzi

FE Analysis of a Wheel Spindle Failure due to Pre-Load and Fatigue - David Danaher

FE Analysis of a Fatal Overhead Crane Accident - Richard M. Ziernicki, Ricky Nguyen

The Application of Matchmoving for Forensic Video Analysis of a Fatal Sprint Car Accident. Part I - Richard M. Ziernicki, Martin E. Gordon, Angelos G. Leiloglou, Steve Knapp

The Application of Matchmoving for Forensic Video Analysis of a Fatal Sprint Car Accident. Part 2 - Richard M. Ziernicki, Martin E. Gordon, Angelos G. Leiloglou, Steve Knapp

11:40 Report to the membership - John Certuse, PE - 2019 NAFE Preident

12:00 Round Table Discussion (includes lunch)

1:00  Journal Authors and Peer Reviewers Workshop (not for PDH credit)

2:00-4:00 9:00-11:40 Two tracks of papers - The following authors are expected to present (sequence TBD)

Ergonomic Considerations in Forensic Engineering - George Samaras

 Forensic Evaluation of Ground Vibrations & Noise in an Urban Drainage Project - Rune Storesund

Causes of Failures in Confined Masonry Reinforced Walls during an Earthquake in Guatemala - Rodolfo Hermosilla

Condition Assessment of a Green Roof Assembly - Robert Murray

A Forensic Investigation of Concrete Runway Degradation at LAX - J. William Jones, David Dearth, Richard J. Lee, Matthew Perricone

Forensic Investigation of Electric Shock Drowning: Speculation vs. Reality - Curtis E. Falany

4:40-5:00 Follow-up Q & A Session for Technical Presentations

5:00 Adjourn

6:00      Cocktails (Cash Bar) 

7:00      Dinner on your own
                                                           

Sunday, July 28 - Educational Seminars (7 CPDs) 

 

7:00      Registration  

7:00      Networking Breakfast 

8:15      Opening Remarks:  John Certuse, PE – 2019 NAFE President 

9:00      Morning Program 

             Track 1 Program TBD

             Track 2 - Fire Investigation - Program

12:00    Round Table Discussion (includes lunch)

1:30      Afternoon - 2 tracks

             Track 1 Program TBD

             Track 2 - Fire Investigation, (continued) - Program

3:30      Open Q&A Session - All Speakers – All Topics - Moderator: Jon Milton, PE

4:30      Adjourn

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Forensic Evaluation of Ground Vibrations & Noise in an Urban Drainage Project

Forensic Evaluation of Ground Vibrations & Noise in an Urban Drainage Project