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2018 GMEC Conference Presentations

Thank you for attending the 2018 GMEC Conference! We hope you enjoyed the abundance of educational sessions that were offered. Below are links to the presentations that were given onsite. Please email seminars@fleng.org if you have any questions.

 Thursday, April 5,2018
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.  Session l Micropiles: Design and Installation in Confined Spaces Mr. Bud Khouri, P.E. 
Executive V.P., Earth Tech, LLC
Augercast   Piles: QA/QC Methods Dr. Kevin Johnson, Ph.D.
Sr. Engineer, Earth Tech, LLC
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Session II Ground Improvement Advance in Aviation Projects Dr. Ghassan Akrouch, P.E. Ph.D.
Hayward Baker
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Keynote The Past, Present, and Future of Aviation Construction Mr. Eugenio Jaramillo, BSEE, MBA, AAAE
1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.  Session III Development of DD Piles Current Installation Techniques (South   Airport Complex) Mr. Milad Jowkar
Geotechnical Engineer, Berkel & Company
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Session IV Storm Pipe & Soil Embedment Interaction Mr. Douglas Holdener, P.E.
Director, Florida Concrete Pipe Association
Ms. Sarah Matin, PE
Rinker Materials Concrete Pipe Division
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Session V Monitoring Existing Structures for FDOT  Projects Past & Present Mr. Larry E. Jones, P.E.
Asst State Structures Design Eng & State Geotech Eng, FDOT
 Friday, April 6,2018
8:00 a.m. – 8:55 a.m.  Session VI Site Characterization and Sinkhole Potential Evaluation for Central   Florida’s Karst Terrain Using CPT-Based Index Analysis Dr. David Horhota, P.E.
State Geotechnical Materials Engineer
State Materials Office, FDOT
10:10 a.m. – 12:00 noon  Session VIII Laws & Rules and Professional Ethics Edwin A. Bayó, Esq. 
Founding Partner, Grossman, Furlow, & Bayó