March 16, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:00pm


SEAOI is pleased to present a full-day seminar on Foundation Design, led by Bill Walton of GEI Consultants, Inc., and a team of world-renowned experts. This seminar is targeted to provide 7.5 hours of continuing education credit.


About the Class:

A course outline with presenter information will be posted as soon as it is available. Topics and speakers will include the following: 

  • Fundamentals of Foundation Engineering
    Bill Walton
  • Foundations for Bridges - AASHTO and IDOT focus
    Bob Lukas
  • Lateral Support Models for Tall Buildings 
    Fernando Sarabia
  • Drilled Foundations
  • Driven Pile Foundations and Load Testing
    Mike Wysockey
  • Updated Pile Foundation requirements in Chicago Building Code
    Darren Diehm
  • International Case History
    Tony Kiefer
  • Permanent and Temporary Earth Retention
    Sadfar Gill
  • Non-Destructive Deep Foundation Testing
  • Risk and Rewards: A Career Retrospective 
    Clyde Baker
  • Open Discussion with Our Legends
    Clyde Baker, Bob Lukas and Safdar Gill 



155 N. Wacker Drive
Conference Room A
Chicago, IL



The registration fee is just $300 for members, $400 for non-members, through March 1.  Prices increase to $375/$475 on March 2. 

A continental breakfast and lunch are included in the cost of registration. 






Steven Zebich ( Exponent, Inc. )
Rick Lyons ( HNTB )
Michelle Ryland ( Klein and Hoffman, Inc. )
Clark Baurer ( Clark T. Baurer Structural Engineer )
Stephen Amrein ( MIDDOUGH INC. )
Rigoberto Sanchez ( McDonalds US, LLC )