April 24, 2023

SGH Staff Members to Participate in PIANC America 2023 Conference

SGH Staff Members to Participate in PIANC America 2023 Conference

Several Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) professionals will moderate sessions and give presentations at the PIANC America 2023 Conference, hosted by the U.S. Section of the World Associations for Waterborne Transportation Infrastructure. This year’s conference—themed “Sustaining Ports, Waterways, and Marinas through a Changing Climate”—takes place 24-27 April 2023 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

At the event, SGH employees will present alongside their external colleagues in the industry about their expertise and experiences on topics involving ports, waterways, and marinas.

Date Session Title SGH Presenters, Authors, and Panelists
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 Design Solutions for Waterfront Resilience Brian Phan
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 Combination Wall Systems for Terminal Bulkhead Construction Rose McClure
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 Practical Considerations for Seismic Design and Detailing of Pile-supported Piers and Wharves Based on PIANC and ASCE 61 Guidelines Carlos Ospina
Wednesday, 26 April 2023 PIANC WG211: The New Guidelines for Design of Fender Systems Rune Iversen
Wednesday, 26 April 2023 Waterfront Design Solutions for Climate Change Resilience Rose McClure
Thursday, 27 April 2023 Establishing Site-Specific Load Factors for Fender Loads Using LRFD Methodology Luna Oniz
Thursday, 27 April 2023 Fender Systems Optimization Study at the Port of Corpus Christi Carlos Ospina, Alfredo Rivera, and Elizabeth Washburn
Thursday, 27 April 2023 Considerations and Lessons Learned from the Construction of a New Downtown Passenger Ferry Terminal in San Francisco California Brian Phan
Thursday, 27 April 2023 Design Considerations for Shoreline Developments in Urban Environments Maximo Argo


View the full program.