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Scott G. Nacheman of Thornton Tomasetti to Present on Temporary Structure Preparedness at IAVM's VenueConnect Conference

July 19, 2012
Scott G. Nacheman

Scott G. Nacheman

What: Thornton Tomasetti’s Scott G. Nacheman, AIA is scheduled to present at the upcoming International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) conference, VenueConnect. Nacheman, along with Charlie Fisher of Witt Associates, will participate in the session “Ripple Effect: How the Indiana State Fair Collapse Incident Is Changing the Rules.” Nacheman and Witt will give a summary of the State Fair incident and share the lessons learned from the tragedy related to the use of temporary structures and preparedness.

When/Where: Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. in Grand Floridian H at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. To register for the conference or for more information, visit:

Who: Scott G. Nacheman, AIA is a vice president in Thornton Tomasetti’s Chicago office and the firm’s Property Loss Consulting practice leader for the Midwest Region. Mr. Nacheman has extensive experience in the response to and investigation of damage caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, structural collapses, building envelope and curtain wall failures and fires.

Why: The International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) is committed to the safe operation of amphitheaters, auditoriums, convention centers, racetracks, stadiums and other structures. The organization offers leadership development, education, research, training and networking for professionals in the industry.

About Thornton Tomasetti (
Thornton Tomasetti is a leader in engineering design, investigation and analysis serving clients worldwide on projects of all sizes and complexity. With practices in building structure, building skin, building performance, construction support services, property loss consulting and building sustainability, Thornton Tomasetti addresses the full life cycle of a structure. We have supported clients working in more than 40 countries, with projects that include the tallest buildings and longest spans to the restoration of prized historic properties. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is a 600-person organization of engineers and architects collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

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