A Look Inside the 2022 Degenkolb Conference

Every year, Degenkolb hosts our annual technical conference—now called the Degenkolb Conference (or DegCon)—in San Francisco, California. This event is part of the company commitment to life-long learning, offering the opportunity for Degenkolbers to present educational topics of their choosing. The 2022 conference was no exception as engineers and employees from Seattle to San Jose del Cabo descended upon the City by the Bay for a day of knowledge sharing, team building, and a celebration of what Degenkolb is all about: its people.

Continue reading for a list of all the topics presented at this year’s Degenkolb Conference.

Topics at the 2022 Degenkolb Conference:

  • KEYNOTE: Trends in Seismic Resilience & Functional Recovery with Chris D. Poland, SE, NAE
  • SESSION IA:
  • SESSION IB:
    • Oh, Snap! – How to Structure Your Photography for Marketing Purposes – Allison Acosta and Morgan Michna
    • How to be a Super Sleuth: Records Searching Methodologies, Tips and Tricks to Help You Find the Drawings and Records You Need – Theresa Thurri
  • SESSION IC:
    • Writing for Marketing” or “Ack! A Marketing Person Asked me to Write Something! Where Do I Start?” – Colette Armstrong and Kenda Salisbury
    • What’s Next for Records? Digitization & Destruction – Lindsay Miller
  • SESSION IIA:
  • SESSION IIB:
    • Repair of Electra Condos: 5 Feet under a Pool Vault – Valentina Couse-Baker
    • Forensics: The Plan vs. The Reality – Weil Arcade – Lisette Terry
    • To Code or not to Code – Daniel Gaspar
    • Tools Tips and Tricks for Managing the Nonstructural Inventory of a Hospital Campus (NPC Program Lessons Learned) – Gordy Wray and Laura Rice
  • SESSION IIC:
    • Pile Foundation Modeling and Evaluation in Perform-3D – Evelyn Li
    • Around the World in 80 Checklists – Ryan White, Vincent Wenzel, and Vincent Kho
    • CUP of Everything: Looking into UCSD’s Central Utility Plant (CUP) from Nonlinear Analysis, Design, and Prime Coordination – Jeff Lee
  • SESSION IIIA:
  • SESSION IIIB:
  • SESSION IIIC:
    • Peering into the Black Box – Jerry Luong and Christopher Neumann
    • Leveling up our skills, design of PT parking structure for new MOB tower (PART 1) – Austin Shakiban, Octavio Cortes, and Chad Closs
    • 14-story HCAI Project. Analysis of a Bolted SidePlate tower project in Sacramento – Chris Hilson and Melissa Vickery