NETWORKING EVENTS AND RECEPTIONS
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 • 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Buffet Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Enjoy lunch and visit with colleagues as you explore the wide range of products and services displayed in the
Ticket required. Included in Full, Student and Thursday Daily Registration Packages. Additional ticket: $50.
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
The Structures Congress Welcome Reception is a fun opportunity to network with colleagues and visit the Exhibit
Hall. Enjoy appetizers and drinks in a relaxed environment.
Ticket required. Included in Full, Student and Thursday Daily Registration Packages. Additional ticket: $75.
The networking events and receptions, even if included in your
registration package, are ticketed events. In order to receive your
ticket, please RSVP by checking the event box when registering.
FRIDAY, APRIL 7 • 6:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Location — Denver Art Museum
Join us for a celebration of the future of structural engineering. Ashraf Habibullah, president and CEO of Computers & Structures, Inc., will host a special dinner reception on Friday, April 7, in conjunction with the Structures Congress 2017. The event will feature entertainment in celebration of the SEI Vision for the Future of Structural Engineering, leadership and initiatives that will revolutionize the future of our amazing profession. Join Ashraf for an evening of fun, inspiration and fabulous prizes. You won’t want to miss this! Ticket includes endlessly flowing champagne, live entertainment, full dinner, hosted bar, and amazing raffle prizes.
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Additional tickets are required for this reception. Tickets are available through March 31. Regular tickets are $30, and Student tickets are $10. One hundred percent of the ticket sales will benefit the SEI Futures Fund.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 • 1:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC)
The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the second-largest performing arts complex in the U.S. This tour will introduce Congress attendees to the unique features of the space and theater, featuring presentations by local engineers from Martin/Martin about the design challenges, as well as presentations by Jody Grossman of Denver Arts & Venues/DPAC about their project, The Next Stage, which seeks to expand the Denver Performing Arts Complex as a major cultural hub for the region. The vision includes a new concert hall, residential towers, a new location for a Denver arts magnet school and an outdoor art park. Get a detailed look into how a stage comes to life and the structural engineering behind it.
Organized by the Local Planning Committee. Additional registration fee: EB $30, ADV $40 (light refreshment provided)
SATURDAY, APRIL 8 • 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Organized by the Local Planning Committee. Additional registration fee: EB $30, ADV $40
SATURDAY, APRIL 8 • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
CANCELLED—Denver Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility
This tour offers an inside look at the Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility, a facility that is typically not open to the public. This facility, completed in 2014, has six tracks with 36 vehicle spots, providing approximately 230,000 square feet of space on four levels; it has earned LEED Gold certification. There are many interesting aspects to the design, including the selection of building materials and the use of BIM. To reach this facility, the tour will begin with a ride on one of Denver’s new commuter rail lines. At the Commercial Rail Maintenance Facility, attendees will be introduced to the operation of the facility and unique challenges associated with its design. The tour starts and ends at the Convention Center.
CANCELLED—Organized by the Local Planning Committee. Additional registration fee: EB $30, ADV $40
View Final Program (PDF)
Committee Meeting Schedule (PDF)
$30 per ticket
Students ticket: $10
Tickets sold separately from the registration package