SEAOSD Joint Webinar with ASCE December 15, 2020 SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park

December 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Webinar (Will be done online)
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Join us as members of the project team discuss engineering and construction of the 298-acre sports and entertainment destination, Hollywood Park. Topics will include structural engineering, site challenges, mechanically stabilized earth solutions, construction teaming, collaboration, and lessons learned. You will not want to miss this!

Project team:

  • Owner: StadCo LA, LLC. Hollywood Park Land Company, LLC. (A joint venture of The Flesher Group and Stockbridge Capital Group)
  • Operator: StadCo LA, LLC. d/b/a SoFi Stadium
  • Owner's Representative: Legends
  • Architect: HKS Architects, Inc.
  • Builder: Turner-Hunt Joint Venture
  • Structural and Enclosure Engineer: Walter P Moore
  • Associate Structural Engineer: John Labib & Associates
  • MEP Engineer: Henderson Engineers
  • Site Civil Engineer: David E. Evans and Associates
  • Primary earthwork, foundation, and MSE wall subcontractor: Kiewit


Bios of presenters:

  • Deering Volkmann Viola, PE:
    • Deering is a VP at David Evans and Associates and is their Southwest Land Development Market Leader. She is the Civil Engineer of Record for the SoFi Stadium and Entertainment District project. Deering brings more than 17 years of civil engineering and management experience on industry-honored land development projects in Southern California. She has served as a consultant to a broad range of clients providing creative solutions and innovative recommendations to carry projects successfully from beginning to end. 

  • Rafael Sabelli, SE:
    • Rafael is Director of Seismic Design at Walter P Moore and the Past President of the Structural Engineers Association of California. He is the Structural Engineer of Record of the SoFi Stadium Bowl Structure.

  • Walter Eggers, PE:
    • Walter is Kiewit Engineering Group's Chief Bridge Engineer. He provided alternate designs for SoFi Stadium's roof-support structures to accelerate construction.

  • Jose Cruz, PE:
    • Jose is an Associate, California Engineering Practice Group Leader, and PM at David Evans and Associates. Jose’s civil CAD 3d modeling and documentation efforts were instrumental in promoting communication and collaboration among the many different disciplines involved in the SoFi Stadium master development.

  • Patrick Labib, Project Manager:
    • Patrick is born and raised in Los Angeles. He is a CSULB Alumni of the Construction Engineering Management Program. He started with Turner Construction Company in May of 2011. He is currently on the Los Angeles Board of Directors of the Association of General Contractors and the Chair of the Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals Group of Greater Los Angeles. Some notable projects Patrick has worked on include: Kaiser Tustin Medical Office Building, Wilshire Grand Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, Great Wolf Lodge Resort Garden Grove and currently finishing Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles.


Webinar sponsorship opportunities are now available! Along with our gratitude and appreciation, sponsors receive:

  • Your company logo on weekly announcements for the webinar you sponsor
  • Visibility within the SEAOSD community, reaching over 700 (and counting!) structural engineers, companies and industry representatives
  • 4 registration tickets for the webinar, to be distributed as you see fit

Annual and event-specific sponsorships are available, as well.

For more information, please contact Heather Caya at 619-733-2734 or [email protected].




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$20.00 SEAOSD & ASCE Non-Member

$10.00 Public-agency non-members

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