Upcoming Webinars to Cover Recent Practice Guidelines

Posted on June 1, 2021

Engineers and Geoscientists BC is hosting two training webinars in support of recently issued Professional Practice Guidelines: a 90-minute webinar on the Structural Condition Assessment of Existing Buildings, on June 24; and a 90-minute webinar on Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction up to 12 Storeys, on July 20.

Structural Condition Assessment of Existing Buildings

The June 24 webinar, in support of Professional Practice Guidelines – Structural Condition Assessment Of Existing Buildings will include Dr. Patrick McGrath, P.Eng.; Kenny Yip, P.Eng., of Williams Engineering; Kevin Riederer, P.Eng, Struct.Eng., of RJC Engineers; Nick Bevilacqua, P.Eng., Struct.Eng., of Fast + Epp; and Dan Rankin, P.Eng., of Engineers and Geoscientists BC. The webinar will cover topics such as preliminary assessments, detailed assessments, and limited scope assessments.

To learn more about this webinar, or to register, visit egbc.ca/Events/Events/2021/21JUNSCA.

Mass Timber Construction up to 12 Storeys

The July 20 webinar, in support of Joint Professional Practice Guidelines - Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction up to 12 Storeys (jointly prepared by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia (AIBC) and Engineers and Geoscientists BC), will include Peter Mitchell, P.Eng., Allison DenToom, P.Eng., and Teresa Coady, FRAIC Architect AIBC, of Engineers and Geoscientists BC; and Maura Gatensby, Architect AIBC CP, of AIBC. The webinar will provide a high-level overview of the newly published guidelines, which identify expectations and obligations when providing architectural, building enclosure, fire protection, acoustical, structural, mechanical, and electrical design services for encapsulated mass timber buildings.

To learn more about this webinar, or to register, visit egbc.ca/Events/Events/2021/21JULEMT.

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