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MARCH MEETING NOTICE
***Tuesday, March 10, 2015***

Greetings AEG Southern California Section Member
We are off to a great start in 2015 and hope you will join us for the next AEG Southern California Section meeting at Cisco's Restaurant in Westlake Village next week. We will be meeting on Tuesday, March 10th. Mr. Desmond Chung, Solutions Specialist with Geobrugg North America, is our featured speaker. Mr. Chung will be discussing rock fall mitigation methods with a presentation that will focus on "flexible facing," showcasing some local case studies.

Topic: "Being Flexible with Slope Stability and Rockfall Solutions"

Speaker: Desmond Chung,
Solutions Specialist with Geobrugg North America LLC
Chino Hills, California

Location: Cisco's Restaurant
925 S. Westlake Village
Westlake Boulevard, CA
(805) 778-1191

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
5:45pm - Social Hour
6:45pm - Dinner
7:45pm - Program

Cost: $30 per person with reservations in advance for AEG members, $35 without reservations (at the door) and non-members, $15 for students with a valid student ID.

Reservations: Please email Edmond Lee at: edmond@geoconceptsinc.com
or call (818) 994-8895 ext.103.

Please make reservations prior to 10 a.m.,
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015


Abstract
Hard facing is most commonly used to stabilize slopes. However, through technology, there are 2 additional options known as soft facing and flexible facing. Desmond will touch on Hard and Soft facings, but mainly focus on Flexible facings. He will also touch on flexible barriers for rockfall protection. He will discuss the engineering, testing, and computer programs used to support engineers and contractors. He will also discuss several local projects in which Flexible Facing was utilized.
 
Speaker Biography
Desmond graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Civil Engineering degree. He worked in the Civil Engineering industry for over 6+ years doing design within Land Development, Highway Transportation, and Public Works. Now he is in the Geohazard industry protecting people and property from potential landslides, rock falls, debris flow, and mining issues.