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Presenter: Daniel P. Messmer, P.E., D. GE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Boalsburg, PA

Mountain View Country Club
310 Elks Club Road
Boalsburg, PA 16827
Phone: 814-466-7231

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 5:00 pm


Slope Mechanics and Movement

   Types of slope movement and instability
      • Rock fall and rockslides
      • Slump
      • Mudslides
   Analyzing the stability of slopes
   Slope stability concepts
      • Reviewing geologic conditions
      • Examining soils and topography
      • Evaluating surface and groundwater conditions
   Evaluating types of slopes
      • Natural slopes
      • Engineered slopes
   Methods of slope stability analysis


Slope Stabilization Methods

   Use of vegetation
   Surface protection
   Unloading
   Buttressing
   Draining
   Reinforcing
   Installing earth retention structures
   Rock slope stabilization
   Geosynthetics


Preserving Streambeds, Shorelines and Drainage Channels

   Preserving streambeds
   Maintaining shoreline
   Stormwater management and drainage

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects
     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Landscape Architects
     7.0 HSW Clock Hours
     7.0 LA/CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education clock hours to landscape architects in Pennsylvania. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in Pennsylvania.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to Pennsylvania architects.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW PDHs. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES and LA/CES.

Professional engineers, architects, and landscape architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects and landscape architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this seminar for 7.0 CECs for certified floodplain managers.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Daniel P. Messmer, P.E., D. GE

Project Manager with The Gateway Engineers, Inc., in Pittsburgh
Mr. Messmer has over 30 years of engineering experience in analysis, design, plan/ specification development, and project management/personnel supervision for geotechnical, foundation and structural engineering projects in the transportation, industrial, municipaland commercial fields of civil engineering. Throughout his career he has placed an emphasis on quality control and staff training. Mr. Messmer is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Highway Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers. He earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Messmer was accepted into the Academy of Geo-Professionals in 2013.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.