The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines (ASEP) conducted a special training seminar on performance based design 9th – 10th June 2011 at the Metropolitan Club in Makati City, Philippines. The seminar included an overview of performance based design, a pushover analysis including concepts, methods and tools/evaluation of seismic performance of structures, and seismic evaluation and strengthening of a seven story building. Dr. Naveed Anwar presented a special lecture on performance based design to the members of ASEP during this seminar. Participants received computer aided instruction and a demo version of structural software as well as certificates for completing the seminar.