Optimum Seismic, Inc. will be sponsoring the participation of young professionals and students in the 2019 Year End Technical Summit and President’s Luncheon and Achievement Awards program of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California on Wednesday, June 19.

“Optimum Seismic is firmly committed to helping develop the technical capabilities and expertise of the next generation of structural engineering professionals,” says Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi, a leading expert in earthquake resiliency and sustainability. “These events are an excellent way to expose young professionals and students to the great work being done by structural engineers to enhance the safety of all Californians.”

“As we look to the future of structural engineering, it is critical to engage a younger SEAOSC members within our participating firms” says Kenneth O’Dell, SEAOSC President-Elect for 2019-2020. “These emerging leaders are the backbone of the profession and will be key to the continued growth of the Association and the Structural Engineering community in Southern California.”

“Advancing the technical skills of those interested in careers in structural engineering and other similar professions is very important to our economy,” says Optimum Seismic Strategic Advisor Tom Robinson. “Optimum Seismic takes its corporate social responsibility very seriously, and supports a variety of professional and business organizations in Southern California.”

Due to generous sponsorship of Optimum Seismic, young professionals and students will be able to attend both the technical session and luncheon.
The Technical Summit will offer information to advance structural engineering careers focused on three tracks: building practices and project management; design; and existing buildings. Technical sessions will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. The President’s Luncheon and Achievement Awards program will recognize the significant contributions made by members of the association to the structural engineering profession. The luncheon will start at 11:30 a.m. and conclude at 1:30 p.m.

The Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) is one of the oldest structural engineering associations in the world, and is one of four regional associations in the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC). Members are civil, structural, and geotechnical engineers regularly engaged in the practice of structural engineering. SEAOSC also draws members from related fields involved in design and construction, including academe, contractors, architects, and representatives from industry and government.

About Optimum Seismic
Since 1984, Optimum Seismic, Inc. (State License #1012702) has been making California cities safer, performing full-service earthquake retrofit engineering & construction services on multifamily residential, commercial, industrial and office buildings throughout the state. To date, Optimum Seismic’s licensed, bonded and insured engineering and construction experts have completed over 3,000 projects.