Representatives of Optimum Seismic, Inc. will be attending the 88th annual convention of the Structural Engineers Association of California.

“This conference is a great opportunity to network with leaders in the structural engineering profession and discuss ways to make California cities safer,” says Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi, a leader in seismic resilience and sustainability.

“We recently had a strong reminder in the Ridgecrest earthquakes of why what structural engineers do is so critical to the well-being of our communities,” says Joyce Fuss, SE, SECB, LEED AP, SEAOC President 2018-19. “We are very pleased to have so many members of our industry and profession support this convention.”

Highlights of the Convention are scheduled to include a number of educational topics:

  • Two days of programs offering four tracks of technical sessions representing the latest in research, innovation, and business development;
  • Opening and closing keynote sessions addressing challenges facing the structural engineering profession and community;
  • A trade show featuring Optimum Seismic, Inc. and more than 60 vendors representing the leading industry firms; and
  • Annual Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards presented during a special reception.

The convention runs from August 28 through 31at the Resort at Squaw Creek in the heart of Squaw Valley.

About Optimum Seismic

The Optimum Seismic team has been making California cities safer since 1984 by providing full-service seismic retrofit engineering and construction services on multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings throughout the state. Optimum Seismic’s licensed, bonded and insured engineering and construction experts have completed more than 3,000 projects. Optimum Seismic’s earthquake retrofit services include work on soft-story multifamily apartment buildings, unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings and tilt-up, non-ductile concrete and steel moment frame commercial buildings. For more information, contact Optimum Seismic at (323) 678-4686 or visit


SEAOC’s 3,500 members include licensed Structural Engineers, engineers who practice structural engineering, researchers, teachers, students, industry members, associate and affiliate members committed to improving the safety and resilience of the built environment. SEAOC’s mission is to be the best structural engineering organization in the world. We seek to advance the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-practice in structural engineering; to provide the public with structures of safe and dependable performance; to give the structural engineering profession the most current information and tools for structural analysis, design, and detailing and for effective business management; and to serve as a respected, leading, and proactive voice in structural code and standard development.