2023 SeaBEC Symposium

Forensics: Turning Hindsight Into Foresight

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Seattle Art Museum

Photo Credit: WJE

Our 2019 symposium was a big success and according to National BEC is viewed as one of the best BEC events in the nation. Thank you to everyone who attending and our wonderful sponsors. Special thanks to our 2019 SeaBEC Symposium co-chairs Joel Thornburg and Amelia Davis. Some of the presentations are now available for download using the links below. 


The Impacts of Climate Change on Northwest Windstorms 
Cliff Mass, University of Washington
Click here to download

Roof Insulation Issues and Other Roof Related Issues that Should Cause Consternation 
Ray Wetherholt, Wetherholt & Associates

Moisture Problems in Building Envelopes
Norbert Krogstad, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. 
Click here to download

Grenfell Tower Fire
Michael Soper, State of Washington

Longevity of Structures and Functioning Building Skins
Lee Duhnam, OAC Services
Click here to download

Dynamic Interfaces of Water-Resistive Barriers
Steven Doggett, Built Environments


Thank you to our 2019 symposium sponsors. 

Capital Lumber
Dorken Systems
Eco Windows
Duradek Northwest
Duro-Last Roofing
Guardian Glass
Henry Company
Innotech Windows + Doors
Morrison Hershfield
Owens Corning
Primex Manufacturing
Stonewood Façade
York Flashings
Window Tech
WR Meadows



Registration & Breakfast                      7:00-7:45am
1st speaker                                          8:00-9:00am
2nd speaker                                         9:00-10:00am
Coffee Break:                                      10:00-10:30am
3rd speaker                                         10:30-11:30am
Lunch                                                  11:30-1:00pm
4th speaker                                         1:00-2:00pm
5th speaker                                         2:00-3:00pm
Coffee Break                                       3:00-3:30pm
6th speaker                                         3:30-4:30pm 
Closing & Raffle Prizes                       4:30-5:00pm
Happy Hour / Networking                    5:00-6:30pm 


Russell Investment Center Garage
This garage is located directed below the Museum. Its entrance is on Union Street between First and Second Avenues.  For more information visit http://www.rpnw.com/lot/seattle/30-529 or call 206-264-8444. Space is limited as much of this garage is rented monthly parking.

2nd and Union Garage
This garage is located one block northeast of the Museum. Its entrance is on 2nd Avenue between Union and Pike Streets. For more information visit http://www.rpnw.com/lot/seattle/30-592

3rd and Stewart Garage
This garage is four blocks northeast of the Museum. Its entrance is on Stewart Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. For more information visit http://www.parkme.com/lot/79428/3rd-and-stewart-garage-seattle-wa