Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Katy Briggs, S.E. Katy Briggs, S.E., was the Volume 1 project manager and co-project manager for the 2018 SSDM. She is a co-founder of BASE Design and has a wide-range of experience in the AEC industry. She has managed the structural design and analysis of new buildings, retrofits of existing buildings, and the post-disaster evaluation of existing buildings. Her project work includes education, healthcare, government, correctional, residential, and commercial facilities, utilizing a variety of building materials. This work has been done for clients ranging from individual owners to architects to government agencies. John Lawson, S.E. John Lawson, S.E., is a licensed Structural Engineer in California and Arizona and has overseen the design of over 100 million square feet of low-slope roof systems. He is also a Professor of Architectural Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he teaches structural design of wood and steel building systems. Mr. Lawson is also a Structural Specialist in FEMA’s Urban Search & Rescue program, with special training in collapsed structures, and has been deployed to earthquakes, hurricanes, and the Oklahoma City Bombing.