2019 E-Week Seminar Series

  • Friday, February 22, 2019
  • 7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Grapevine Banquets (former Hearthstone Manor), Depew, New York
  • 14


  • Current paid members of NSPE (any chapter). You must log-in to access the member rate.
  • For Non-Members of NSPE (General Public)
  • Only for speakers, exhibitors and invited student volunteers at the event.
  • Student Discount Rate for Full Time Students. No PDHs Awarded. Does not include pre-arranged student volunteers for event.


2019 E-Week Seminar Series

Friday, February 22, 2019
7:30AM to 5:00PM

Grapevine Banquets 
333 Dick Road, Depew, New York 14043

7 PDHs Available
(31 PDHs programs from which to choose!)
- Civil
- Environmental/Regulatory
- Structural
- Mechanical
- Electrical

Register online at www.erieniagarape.org/events


NSPE Members (Any Chapter) - $99.00
Non-NSPE Members - $259.00
Students (Non-Volunteers) - No PDHs - $40.00

Keynote Lunch Presentation:

Robert Moses North Parkway Project

speaker: Mr. Paul Tronolone

City and Regional Planner

Empire State Development 


7:15AM-8:00AM – Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00AM-9:00 AM – Session 1 (1 PDH)
9:15 AM-10:15 AM – Session 2 (1 PDH)
10:15AM-10:45AM – Coffee Break
10:45 AM-11:45 AM – Session 3 (1 PDH)
11:45AM-1:30PM – Lunch & Lunch Speaker (1 PDH)
1:30PM-2:30PM – Session 4 (1 PDH)
2:40PM-3:40PM – Session 5 (1 PDH)
3:40PM-4:00PM – Soda Break
4:00PM-5:00PM – Session 6 (1 PDH)

Tentative List of Topics- Actual Titles and Authors should be available the first full week of February and be slightly different than those on the present list

Civil - Geologic Hazards - 2 sessions, Utilities and Geophysics, Standard of Care in Design, Flexing Cofferdam Design, Concrete Aggregates, Self Leveling Concrete

Environmental - OSHA Update, Arc Flash Issues, High Performance Buildings, Health of the Waterways in WNY, Concerns and investigation activities associated with a recently closed Industrial Site, Hazardous Materials -Asbestos and other substances 

Electrical - Hydro Power Operations and Difficulties, LED Lighting, Locatig Electric Faults, Transmission Line Load factors, High Voltage DC Buswork, Switchyard Life Extension

Mechanical - Vibration and Balancing of Large Rotating Equipment, Engineering Perspective on Accidents, Research on Compressor Turbines, Sustainability and Resilence, Advanced Thermography and Mapping, 3D Metal Printing

Structural - Seismic retrofit in Christchurch New Zealand, Membrane Roof Strucutures, High Impact Strength Concrete, Seismic Loading using ASCE 7 Design Guide, Fiber Reinforcement for Columns, Mechanical Anchorage versus Embedded Reinforcement  



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