Eleventh Annual Young Members Presentation Competition

The 11th Annual Young Members Group Presentation Competition was a virtual event with six competing presentations grouped in two noon-hour sessions of three 10-minute presentations each.

Congratulations to this year’s presentation competition winner:

Jeffrey Salmon
“Full-Scale Experiments of the Gapped-Inclined Bracing System: A Seismic Retrofit for Soft-Storey”

Contestant Presentations Day 1 (Tuesday, February 22)

  • Ornagh Higgins
    Design of High-Rise Mass Timber Structures for Robustness and Progressive Collapse – Industry Project
  • Jeffrey Salmon
    Full-Scale Experiments of the Gapped-Inclined Bracing System: A Seismic Retrofit for Soft-Storey – Academic Research
  • Bryn Endacott
    Structural Design of Large Steel Bins and Silo – A Gap in Engineering Design in North America – Engineering Reflection

Contestant Presentations Day 2 (Thursday, February 24)

  • Jaime Connolly
    Malahat Skywalk: A Mass Timber Viewing Tower and Boardwalk on Southern Vancouver Island – Industry Project
  • Sam Shulman
    A High-Capacity Shear Connector for Tall Hybrid Timber Buildings – Academic Research
  • Navpreet Bharaj
    Coping with the Coping Slab – Industry Project

The presentations were judged by  distinguished panelists:

  • Dr. Ahmed Bediwy, PhD
  • Adam Gerber, M.B.A., P.Eng., M.A.Sc., CPHC®
  • Kitty Leung, P.Eng., Struct.Eng., PE, SE, LEED AP

Event organizers:

  • Kaila Spencer, Event Co-Host
  • Daisy Ma, Event Co-Host
  • Stanley Chan, Event Organizer/ Chairman YMG
  • Camilo Granda, Event Organizer

Thank you to our sponsor for supporting SEABC YMG initiatives:

Xradar, Platinum Sponsor


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