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September 5, 2006 12:58 PM CDT

TMS 2006 Annual Meeting


The Masonry Society (TMS) will hold its 2006 Annual Meeting at the beautiful Doubletree Hotel Atlanta-Buckhead in Atlanta, Oct. 12-17. Numerous educational programs, social events and recreational activities are planned to make the meetings worthwhile professionally, as well as enjoyable.

Some of the presentation topics that will be covered include:

"Rehabilitation of Historic Masonry Churches in the Southeastern United States,"
Craig M. Bennett, Jr., 4SE, Inc.

"The Use and Application of Architectural Cast Stone,"
Bill Russell, Continental Cast Stone East

"The Design and Construction of Structural Brick Curtainwalls,"
John Tawresey, KPFF Consulting Engineers, Inc.

"Prescriptive Seismic Reinforcement: Friend or Foe,"
Edwin T. Huston, Smith & Huston, Inc.

"Green Globes™ What is it and how Masonry fits?"
Christine Subasic, C. Callista Subasic

"Spacing of Reinforcement in Partially Grouted Masonry,"
W. Mark McGinley, North Carolina A&T State University

"Engineered Solutions for Retaining Walls in Georgia,"
Vincent Camiolo, Georgia Masonry Supply

"The Role of Masonry in Sustainable Design and LEED™"

On Saturday evening, a tour to nearby Stone Mountain Park has been planned to allow attendees to relax in a beautiful setting between meetings. Sunday morning is open for church, relaxation or a game of golf with other TMS members and friends. For guests joining you on the trip, we have planned an informal spouse/guest program to provide flexibility to accommodate the group's wishes.

Accommodations for TMS's 2006 Annual Meeting will be provided by the Doubletree Hotel Atlanta-Buckhead. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel at 800-222-8733.

For more information on TMS or its Annual Meeting, please visit

About the Author

The Masonry Society is an international gathering of people interested in the art and science of masonry whose mission is to advance the knowledge of masonry. To learn more about who we are, what we do, and how you can be involved, visit


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