Zetlin & De Chiara actively leads seminars, conferences and roundtables, offering industry professionals insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving fields in which we work.Event: Zoning Advisory Council & Brooklyn AIA: Understanding the NYC Department of Buildings
Speaker: Raymond Mellon
Date: January 25, 2018
Time: 05:00PM — 07:00PM
Location: Club 101, 101 Park Avenue, NYC
Understanding the NYC Department of Buildings process of excluding Architects and Engineers from Limited Supervisory Check, Professional Certification programs and total exclusions from all filings.
Event: Liability for Building Foundations: A Geotechnical Dilema
Speaker: Michael De Chiara
Date: January 28, 2018
Time: 01:07PM — 12:00AM
Location: Albany, New York
Civil engineers are required to have deep knowledge of the subsurface and complex topography upon which buildings will rest, whether the base is Manhattan schist or Florida sand.The intersection of geotechnology and engineering bears further examination as liability for issues with building foundations is expanding. A panel made up of legal, technical and risk assessment experts called upon to help resolve disputes in this emerging area will debate when liability starts and ends and how structural issues can be avoided in the future. The panel features: Thomas Coghlan, Managing Partner, Integro Insurance Brokers; Allan Paul, Senior Vice President , AECOM Tishman and Theodore von Rosenvinge, Senior Principal, Geodesign Inc.