Seminars & Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Webinars provide 1 hour of continuing education and will also be registered for AIA Learning Units. Check the pages below for information on each webinar and registration information.

February 3, 2021 @ 7 pm ETIntroduction to Strength Design of Masonry and Design MethodologiesJohn Hochwalt, PE, SE
February 10, 2021 @ 7 pm ETStrength Design of BeamsRichard M. Bennett, PhD., PE
February 17, 2021 @ 7 pm ETStrength Design of Walls for Axial Load and Out-of-Plane LoadsRichard M. Bennett, PhD., PE
February 24, 2021 @ 7 pm ETStrength Design of Walls for In-Plane Loads & Seismic DetailingJohn Hochwalt, PE, SE
March 3, 2021 @ 7 pm ETStrength Design of Columns and Pilasters & System BehaviorJohn Hochwalt, PE, SE
March 10, 2021 @ 7 pm ETStrength Design Requirements for Reinforcement & ConnectorsRichard M. Bennett, PhD., PE

Past Webinars

Recordings of past webinars are available below. TMS Members can access past webinar recordings free as a membership benefit.

Upcoming Seminars & Workshops

No events are currently planned

Masonry Night School

Night School provides a more thorough review of masonry topics allowing attendees to progressively build their knowledge about masonry. Future integration will allow for on-demand learning and a selection of specific topics of interest by those wishing to learn about various aspects and attributes of masonry.

  • Masonry 101 provides a comprehensive introduction to masonry materials and concepts for those who need a fast-track course, especially new designers and specifiers.
  • Strength Design of Masonry introduces strength design of masonry, review code requirements, and examine designs of common masonry elements including, beams, walls, columns, and pilasters. Design methodology, design for flexure, axial loads, and in-plane loads are reviewed.

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Special Inspection of Structural Masonry Webinar Series

The Masonry Society (TMS) is pleased to offer a series of 9 webinars on special inspection of structural masonry, helpful for anyone who is or plans to become a Structural Masonry Special Inspector, or who is otherwise involved with special inspection and testing of masonry.

Through this series of webinars, speakers will address special inspection duties, masonry materials, construction, and protection items to be observed and verified by special inspections. A number of other topics of interest including testing, introduction to code requirements, and more will also be reviewed. The webinars are excellent preparatory instruction for those planning to the take the ICC Structural Masonry Special Inspection Examination.

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Historical Masonry Workshop Recordings

This program is intended for any Owner, Architect, Engineer or Contractor who is assessing, purchasing, stabilizing, or renovating an existing (especially an historic) building with masonry wall (including load-bearing/non-load-bearing/veneers) such as brick. stone or concrete masonry units. The workshop was presented on April, 12, 2013 at the University of Texas – Brownsville Campus. Speakers include Alan Pettingale, Andreas Stavridis, Benchmark Harris, Michael Schuller, and Gordon Shepperd. Biographies of the each speaker can be found at the bottom of the page.

The 6 hour program is split into 14 parts, which can be purchased individually or together at a 25% discount. TMS Members receive an additional 25% discount.

All proceeds from sales of these recordings will go toward the Clayford T. Grimm, P.E. Student Scholarship.

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Seminar Offerings

Masonry Educators’ WorkshopSpecial Inspection of Structural Masonry Construction
Masonry Testing Technician Training Programs