Illinois Structural Engineering Conference

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at the I Hotel And Conference Center in Champaign, IL

The participants are a diverse group of engineers from local, state, and federal agencies; consulting and contracting firms; and universities. The conference is designed for professionals in structural engineering to discuss exciting new developments in the field, gain timely job-related information, network with colleagues, and renew their sense of professional purpose.

2022 Preliminary Program

The program will provide a maximum of 11 professional development hours (PDH) for professional engineers.

Illinois Vaccination Policy

The I Hotel and Conference Center is observing the same rules as Illinois Athletics for university-sponsored events with more than 200 people in attendance.  Proof of a negative COVID-19 test or COVID-19 vaccination record to enter the facility or event space will be required. Please click the link below for complete information.

Guests should arrive early to allow for verification to take place prior to the start of the event.
No testing opportunities will be available for event attendees on site. Prior to arrival guests should have their negative COVID-19 results completed and in hand.

Mask Requirement
Masks are required in indoor university spaces such as I Hotel and Conference Center. Face coverings must be worn throughout any event and in ALL parts of the venue, including restrooms, walkways, and seating areas. Face coverings should only be removed when actively eating or drinking and then be immediately returned.


Registration coming soon.

All participants must be registered in advance, there will be no registration at the door. If the maximum attendee capacity is reached, the conference organizers will close the registration.

The early bird registration fee is $175 per person which includes all program sessions and lunch. Beginning March 24, 2022 the registration fee is $195.

UIUC faculty and students may attend the conference at no cost (registration required).

UIUC students who wish to have lunch at the event can register by selecting “UIUC Student with Lunch” and pay the $15 fee.

Refund Policy:
All cancellations must be notified by e-mail to Marissa Miller at

Full refund minus $25 processing fee available up until one week before the conference. No refunds will be processed after March 30, 2022.

If you find you are unable to attend the conference after the refund deadline, you can request the transfer of your registration to another participant by notifying Marissa Miller at before the conference.

2022 Planning Committee

Abbas Aminmansour, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pat Claussen, IDOT
Han Ding, SOM
Ryne Fiorito, Hanson Professional Services, Inc.
William Gamble, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Andrew Keaschall, Benesch
Andrew Kimmle, Jacobs
Richard Kristie, WJE
James LaFave, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jordan McNally, Lochner
Lawrence Novak, ICCSafe
James Pawlikowski, REX Engineering Group
Tony Shkurti, HNTB Corporation
Matt Streid, MKA
Ann Sychterz, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Todd Ude, Parsons
Martin White, TGRWA
X. Shelly Zhang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign