Call for Abstracts Educator’s Workshop Webinars
The organizers of the 13th North American Masonry Conference are pleased to announce that abstract submission is now open for potential papers to be presented at the Conference, which will be held in Salt Lake City on June 16-19, 2019.The conference has released a new website at https://masonrysociety.org/13namc/, and that site gives preliminary information on the conference. Abstracts for manuscripts on a wide variety of masonry topics will be considered and can be submitted through the Abstract Collector linked from the conference website until July 31, 2018.
Sponsorships for the conference are also be accepted at this time through pledges. See the website, or contact TMS at 303-939-9700 for sponsorship rates and benefits.
Visit the conference website frequently for updates and news on this important event.
Join us on Thursday, March 8 (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST) as Richard Bennett and Luke Scoggins discuss major changes to the anchor bolt design provisions in the 2016 edition of TMS 402. This webinar will also address changes in ASCE 7-16 related to a reduction in the required load increase for some seismic applications. The webinar will review general anchor bolt design, provide practical design tips, and show examples of anchor bolt design. Click here to register. Registration closes Tuesday, March 6th.
This webinar provides 1 AIA Learning Unit and Certificates of Attendance are provided.
The Masonry Society (TMS) will also be hosting a number of other masonry webinars during our second Thursday of the month series. Click the links below for additional information on these webinars.
- April 12: Masonry Testing 101 by Nicholas R. Lang
May 10 by Design of Masonry Shear Walls by Richard M. Bennett
Masonry Educators Workshop
Registration for the March 11-13 Masonry Educators’ Workshop at the University of South Florida is still open. This workshop is an excellent opportunity to hear how other educators are teaching masonry design and construction management, while also learning the basics, and what is new, about masonry. Join us in beautiful Tampa, Florida for this informative and fun workshop, and try your hand at laying units! Register soon as the room block is beginning to fill! Click here for information.