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SOM Participates in ASCE V-TECH Conference

On Friday, September 18th, SOM Structural Engineering Directors Chuck Besjak and Preetam Biswas and Associate Director Ronald Johnson will speak at the V-Tech Conference. The virtual event, hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), will take place between September 14th and 18th.

In "Creating Land: Converting Challenges into Opportunities," Besjak and Biswas will discuss One Manhattan West. In "Reinventing the Skyscraper," Johnson will present Tianjin CTF Finance Centre as a case study for the future of tower design and structural innovation.

The final day of the week-long conference—the Architectural Engineering Institute's (AEI) V-Tech—centers on "The Future of the AEC Industry: Imagining New Possibilities," and will include technical presentations from winners of the 2020 AEI Professional Project Awards

2020 ASCE V-Tech Conference 
September 18, 2020

"Creating Land: Converting Challenges into Opportunities" 
Chuck Besjak and Preetam Biswas 
12:30 - 12:55 p.m. ET 

"Reinventing the Skyscraper" 
Ronald Johnson
1:10 - 1:35 p.m. ET

Closing Panel Sessions and Q&A 
Chuck Besjak, Preetam Biswas, Ronald Johnson, and other AEI V-Tech presenters
2:00 - 2:20 p.m. EST