Agenda

Registration:                        8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):         11:30 – 12:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:30 – 4:30 pm

Wood Frame Fundamentals for Residential and 
Small Commercial Buildings

   Short history of the development of conventional wood framing 
   American Wood Council’s National Design Specification
      for Wood Construction 
   Wood framing provisions of the International Building Code
   ASCE-7 load combinations 
   Project conception and material choices
   Prescriptive design for wind and seismic loads 
   Roof/floor framing choices 
   Beams, posts and trusses 
   Design tools and software
   Anchorage/load path 
   Connections and fasteners

Steel Frame Fundamentals for Residential and 
Small Commercial Buildings

   AISC and AISI Code applicability 
   Project conception and material choices 
   Schematic design choices 
   Conceptual framing decisions 
   Roof framing choices: truss or stick frame 
   Steel guardrail design 
   Design tools and software 
   Welded and bolted connections

Credits

Architects
     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Building)

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW contact hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs to engineers in all states. Educators and courses for Massachusetts architects are not subject to pre-approval.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a construction contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers

Patrick Conlon, P.E.

Founder and Managing Principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC

Patrick Conlon is a licensed professional engineer with 20+ years of high-profile structural engineering experience. He has lent his expertise and creativity to challenging high-profile construction projects including the iconic Yankee Stadium, the 75-story tall One57 in Manhattan, the new 22,000 sf steel-framed column-free Blessed Kateri Church in Lagrangeville, New York, numerous custom luxury homes, and numerous interesting projects of various scales. The owners, architects, contractors, and property managers with whom he collaborates seek him out as a partner because of experience, talents, and client focused service. As founder and managing principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC, in Brookfield, Connecticut, Mr. Conlon has created a culture that is highly client-focused and disciplined, making it easy for colleagues to recommend him. He takes great pride in the firm’s ability to address structural challenges for diverse clients in the areas of new construction, renovation, and structural rehabilitation of existing structures. Conlon Engineering’s portfolio includes a variety of categories such as commercial, residential, industrial, office, school, religious, historic and recreational buildings; adaptive reuse projects; LEED accredited projects; peer reviews of other engineers’ work; and feasibility studies. Mr. Conlon is a registered professional engineer in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and South Carolina. He has BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College, and he is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Structural Engineers Coalition (CT), the International Code Council, and the American Institute of Steel Construction.