Spring Conference 2018

CHESTER COUNTY ENGINEERS SPRING CONFERENCE

When?                 Thursday, April 19, 2018

                              8:15am-12:00pm

 

Where?                West Goshen Municipal Admin Building

                              1025 Paoli Pike, 2nd Floor

                              West Chester, PA 19380

 

Cost?                   $100 pp ($25 pp discount for multiple attendees)

 

AGENDA – Thursday, April 19th

8:15am-8:30am – Registration & Refreshments

8:30am-12:00pm – Conference Presentations (see below)

Attendees can earn up to 3 PDHs!

 

8:30am-9:30am – Ethical Considerations of Engineers as Expert Witnesses

Lou Colagreco & Alyson Zarro, RRHC

What types of ethical issues must you as P.E. consider while serving as an expert witness?  Attendees of this educational session will learn more about their responsibilities. Presenters review various ethics opinions that relate to the engineering profession.

 

9:45am-10:45am – Case Study: Removing a Chester County Dam

Craig Thomas, Chester County Water Resources Authority

The presenter will discuss the project specifics associated with removing a local dam as well as managing the stream channel.  Attendees will learn about low-head dams and the safety/environmental issues associated with them.

 

11:00am-12:00pm – ADA Exterior Accessibility Route Design & Layout

Juliet Shoultz, U.S. Access Board

This presentation will be focused on ADA considerations in the context of general site design and exterior accessibility routes within a project.  Attends will learn the technical nuts and bolts of accessible route design including slopes, ramps, rails, turning areas, tripping hazards, compliant surfaces, etc.

PRESENTATION

Conference Details

Conference Details

Date: April 19, 2018
Location: West Goshen Township Building, 1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

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