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A Structural Engineers Overview of Fire Protection for Wood Construction

by Michelle Kam-Biron, P.E., S.E., S.E.C.B.

February 11, 2021; 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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Seminar Description

Fire protection is typically beyond the scope of the Structural Engineer but knowledge of fire protection will aid in understanding the architectural challenges with fire protection that can affect the structure such as determining the type of construction or the structural material of choice. This presentation will include building code fire resistance requirements for wood construction and the various methods to meet the fire resistance requirements including design examples that are specific to structural elements. Also, included will be the new mass timber requirements in the 2021 IBC.
The views and opinions expressed in this seminar are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those held by S. K. Ghosh Associates LLC.

Speaker Bio

Michelle Kam-Biron is a California licensed structural engineer and former Vice President of Education for the American Wood Council (AWC) and has over 20 years of experience managing and designing a wide range of projects of various structural materials as well as Division of State Architect contract plan review. Ms. Kam-Biron graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a BS in Architectural Engineering (ARCE). She She currently volunteers her time on the National Council of Structural Engineers Association (NCSEA) Basic Education, the ICC Professional Development Council Education Committee and is Past-Chair of American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE-SEI) Wood Education Committee as well as Chair of the SEAOSC Women in Structural Engineering Committee.

Registration Information

1 Connection Each Additional Connection
Early Registration Discounted Fee* $260 $60
Regular Fee $275 $65
* Registration on or before February 9, 2021
Please note a single registration allows you to have one connection. However, a number of people can view and listen to the seminar using one connection by using an LCD projector (or a large computer monitor) and good computer speakers or a speaker phone. All attendees, irrespective of the number of registered connections, can earn 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 2.0 professional development hours (PDHs). CEU/PDH certificates are provided free of charge.
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