SEAoNY President's Breakfast Roundtable

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McLaren Engineers helped make SEAoNY President's Breakfast Roundtable held on April 30th a success. Phillip Georgakopoulos, PE helped organize this effective event entitled “Making a Design a Reality – The Working Relationship between Engineers and Contractors”. While, Nathan Shuman, PE moderated for the “Delegated Design – Steel Connections Discussion”; focusing on AISC standard code of practice and the Engineer of Record’s responsibilities, the roles and responsibilities of the engineer and contractor in the delegated design of steel connections, current trends with BIM modeling of steel connections sent by the engineer to the contractor, and whether it is more economical for the contractor to design the connections. This event gave contractors and engineers the forum to learn from one another, making a difference in the way we work together. Other topics of discussion included Special Inspections, Existing Conditions, and Means & Methods.