Spring 2018 Continuing Education Symposium

Grad Friday, March 2, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Metro Technology Center / Springlake Campus
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

The Oklahoma Chapter is introducing its Spring Continuing Education Symposium. Our first Spring Continuing Education Symposium will be held on March 2, 2018, in Oklahoma City. Presented will be five educational seminars, and a round table discussion with Superintendents of area schools on a variety of items.

Topics included are as follows:
  • A Case Study: STEM Academy
  • Cost Outlook of the Oklahoma Construction Market
  • Litigation, Identification and Detailing of Roof Systems and the Building Envelope
  • Security Glass Realities
  • Understanding the Storm Shelter Requirements

Symposium Schedule
8:00 – 8:30 am Registration / Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 am Introductions
8:45 – 9:45 am CEU Program: SS10 – Understanding the Storm Shelter Requirements by Burgess & Co.

This 1-hour seminar is structured to assist the design professional with an understanding of the most recent changes to Section 423 of the 2015 Edition of the IBC. This code section has been revised wherein specific requirements have been introduced mandating the design and construction of storm shelters in critical emergency operations facilities and in Group E occupancies within the continental US FEMDA designated 250 mph wind zone.
  • Attendees will be able to analyze the requirements for storm shelter design and construction based on the IBC Section 423 and the ICC 500 Standard.
  • Attendees will be able to list fundamental differences between ICC 500 and FEMA P-361.
  • Attendees will analyze case studies to determine best design and construction options for storm shelters.

Speaker: Erika Wright
9:45 – 10:00 am Break
10:00 – 11:00 am CEU Program: Cost Outlook of the Oklahoma Construction Market

Committee Panel will share local and national information on factors effecting the construction market and rising school facility cost in Oklahoma.

Panel Members: Wayne Reynaud, AIA, REFP, HKS Inc.
Chris Callins, CMS Willowbrook
Blair Tennant, Vermeulens
Gary Armbruster, AIA, ALEP, MA+ Architecture
11:00 – 12:00 pm CEU Program: Litigation, Identification and Detailing of Roof Systems and the Building Envelope by ARMKO Industries
1 LU

  • Factors leading to hail damage in roofing systems
  • Effects of hail on different commercial roofing membranes and components
    • BUR
    • ModBit
    • TPO / PVC
  • Considerations for specifying Hail Resistant roofing systems
  • Pros and Cons of different roofing systems when hail resistance is a factor
  • Updates on Factory Mutual's new VSH (Very Severe Hail) rating for Oklahoma and surrounding areas

Speaker: John J. Hansen, AIA NCARB
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch – Superintendent Panel Round-Table Discussion

Panel Moderator: Dr. Joe Siano
Panel Members: Kevin Hime, Superintendent of Clinton Public Schools
Dr. Nick Migliorino, Superintendent of Norman Public Schools
Tulsa Area Superintendent
1:30 – 2:30 pm CEU Program: Security Glass Realities by School Guard Glass

An introduction into security glazing applications for exterior and interior openings. This course will explain what type of events security glass is used for as well as the test methods used for determining which glass type qualifies for each event. The course will teach how these controlled environment testing procedures compare to real world scenarios.
  • Classify the levels of bullet resistant glass with regards to the weapons, ammunition, test methods, and locations where certain level glass may be found.
  • Differentiate weather events with regards to wind borne debris during Hurricanes and Tornadoes, and the ability to identify areas of risk and the potential loss in those areas.
  • Assess the different types of forced entry tests and how they match up to a real world scenario of an intruder using blunt objects and tools, whether a gun is fired or not, in order to break in and commit a crime.
  • Acquire a vast knowledge of glass types, and the feasibility of installing these into new or existing infrastructure, along with the costs that may be associated for these materials and installations.

Speaker: Matt Jacobsohn
2:30 – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 – 3:45 pm CEU Program: A Case Study: Plano STEM Academy by Stantek Architects

A unique space was needed to provide a new option for Plano ISD high school students, which would incorporate a STEM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) into a non-traditional learning environment. To meet this challenge, Plano ISD chose to repurpose an existing office building. This 71,000 square-foot, three-story facility houses up to 600 students and is designed to be a completely open environment, where learning is collaborative, and immersive. With the exception of three science labs, and a dedicated computer modeling space, there are no confined spaces, or dedicated classrooms.

Speaker: Diego Barrera and Terry Hoyle


No cost to attend, but seating is limited, so it would be beneficial to sign up early.

Sponsorships Available!

For information, please contact John Hansen at 214.477.6436.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Event Sponsored by:
Armko North Texas Chapter

Breakfast Sponsored by:

Lunch Sponsored by:
Acme Brick CMS Willowbrook

Memberships Sponsored by:
CSI Tulsa Chapter MA+ Architecture
Milliken SGG

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