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2021-2022 Traveling Lecturer hosted by California Geotechnical Engineers Association

April 22, 2022 – 8:30 a.m. PT – Lake Tahoe, California

Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley

California Geotechnical Engineers Association is hosting its Annual Conference at the Resort at Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, Lake Tahoe, California. This is an in-person event. Traveling Lecture topic will be “Working Platform Calculations: Lessons From Using FPS & BRE Methods.”

Thomas D. Richards, Jr., P.E., D.GE

Tom Richards is retired chief engineer and now consultant at Nicholson Construction Company. For over 30 years at Nicholson, he dealt with technical aspects of a multitude of specialized geotechnical projects using micropiles, anchors, soil nails, diaphragm walls and numerous grouting techniques. Richards’ responsibilities included design, quality control, research, testing and instrumentation. He was active in numerous committees of DFI, ADSC, PTI and ASCE, leading to frequent commenting on FHWA and other industry documents. He is a past chair of DFI’s Micropile Committee and the Anchored Earth Retention Committee, and remains active on a few DFI and ADSC committees. He is also a member of The Moles. In 2019, Richards was awarded DFI’s Distinguished Service Award.

Registration details announced in spring 2022