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November Virtual Meeting: A History of Engineering Failures and Lessons Learned, with Joshua Kardon, SE
November 12, 2020 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 pm$10
Engineering is a profession with a rich history of innovations and failures. The profession has learned many lessons through scientific inquiries and investigations. Learn about some of the more historic engineering failures, and more importantly, what lessons were learned.
5:30pm – Login and Socialize – Join a few minutes early to sort out technical issues and chat with your fellow inspectors.
6:00pm – Pre-Meeting – Chapter president Paul Barraza will have a slideshow and discussion from a recent home inspection. (Attendees will earn an additional ASHI CE)
7:00pm – Chapter Meeting – Chapter president Paul Barraza will lead a short business meeting to cover chapter and ASHI business, committee reports, and upcoming educational opportunities.
7:30pm – Main Speaker – Joshua Kardon will have a presentation on engineering failures and lessons learned. (Attendees will earn one ASHI CE)
Since 1973, Joshua Kardon, Ph.D, SE, provides structural engineering consultation, design, and construction review services to Building owners, architects, and to other private, public, and commercial clients for timber, concrete, steel, and masonry structures. He has been a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Western Construction Consultants (Westcon), The American Society of Home Inspectors, the Splinter Group, and the AIA. Joshua is asked to present professional papers throughout the United States and internationally including Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, ICE Conference in London, and IABSE Conferences in Venice, Geneva, Madrid, Guimaraes (Portugal), and New York. He serves as a consultant or expert witness to help settle disputes where construction defects or an engineer’s negligence is alleged.