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Free Breakfast Seminar and Project Site Tour at OSU
Posted by Tasha Weiss on July 5, 2011 at 10:03 AM.

osu-shr-south-court_1mb_200.jpgArchitects, engineers, contractors, and other construction professionals are invited to attend a free breakfast seminar and site tour of The Ohio State University South High-Rise Residence Halls project in Columbus. Hosted by AISC, the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers and I.M.P.A.C.T., this July 15 event features presentations by key members of the design and construction team who will talk about the project’s staggered truss framing system - followed by a tour of the construction site where attendees will be able to see this fast and economical structural steel solution in action. Visit for more details about the project and to sign up for this free event by this Friday, July 8.


Here’s a look at the program’s schedule:
7:00 a.m. – Registration & Continental Breakfast (The Blackwell, 2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, Ohio 43210)
8:00 a.m. – Presentation (The Blackwell)
9:15 a.m. – Free shuttle transport to construction site
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Construction Site Tour (11th Ave, between Highland and Hunter)
Shuttles will be available to return guests to The Blackwell at the conclusion of the tour.


Presenters from the project team include:
Stephen Metz, P.E., LEED AP, Shelley Metz Baumann Hawk
Tom Matheny, AIA LEED AP, Schooley Caldwell Associates
Greg Palmer, Smoot Construction
The steel construction team - Marysville Steel and Columbus Steel Erectors.


Photos and presentations will be available online at after the event. For questions please contact Monica Shripka, AISC Upper Midwest Regional Engineer, at 312.804.3634 or

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