SAMAC News

RIMS Draw Prize Winners 2016

Congratulations to our draw prize winners Brian King and Nelcia De Melo. Thank you to all who dropped by our booth at the RIMS Calgary Conference, it was a pleasure meeting everyone.   Read more…

Alberta Insurance Council Approved Seminars, 2016

SAMAC has 4 additional seminars approved by the Alberta Insurance Council for client Lunch & Learns, as follows: Failure Analysis, or Figuring Out What Went Wrong & Why, 1.5 hrs credit Introduction to Injury Biomechanics, 1.5 hrs credit Vehicle Collision Reconstruction, 1.5 hrs credit Electrical Forensic Investigation Basics, 1 hr credit Please contact us for […] Read more…

Analysis and Prevention of Mechanical and Structural Failures, Calgary, 2016

Masoud Mashkournia and Parm Sangha attended a 2 day course on the Analysis and Prevention of Mechanical and Structural Failures in Calgary.  Topics included the strength and failure of materials, static failure of structural components, mechanical vibrations, and failure prevention. Read more…

World Reconstruction Exposition (WREX), Orlando, 2016

Steve McInnis, Tyler Dick and Tyler Haladuick attended the 5 day World Reconstruction Exposition (WREX) in Orlando (see video below). This technical accident reconstruction conference (850 attendees) included 4 days of presentations from leading experts on topics such as human factors, injury analysis, tire failures, rollovers, motorcycle and heavy vehicle collisions, video analysis, epidemiology, autonomous driving, and event data recorders.  Research included 15+ different full scale crash tests with tractor-trailers, cars, SUVs, and motorcycles. Read more…

2016 NFPA Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, 2016

Ian Read attended the 3 day 2016 NFPA Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas which had a large focus on electrical safety.  NFPA’s Conference & Expo is widely regarded as the most comprehensive industry event for countless professionals; from architects, engineers, contractors, and building managers to public and private fire service, enforcement agencies, insurers, and […] Read more…