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Engineering Day

Targeting both civil and structural engineers, Thursday, February 5th, has been designated as Engineering Day for the 2015 World of Concrete. In addition to scheduling a NEW track within the WOC Education Program with five seminars of specific interest for engineers and “savvy” contractors, the special agenda for Thursday’s Engineering Day includes the following events:

Choice of 3-Hour or 90-Minute morning seminars:
[TH09]  Concrete Mix Design Part II: Adjusting with Aggregates and Admixtures
[TH117] Avoid Problems with a Proper Pre-Slab Meeting
[TH129] ACI 318-2014 Requirements for Materials and Construction
[TH135] Building Quality Weather-Resistant Masonry Walls
[TH140] Value-Added Construction with ICF Modules (Insulating Concrete Forms)

Choice of 90-Minute afternoon seminars:
[TH124] Proven Techniques for Quality Concrete Placement & Consolidation
[TH130] Concrete Pavement Design for Engineers
[TH136] Preventative Maintenance, Problem Diagnosis and Repair of Modern Masonry

See “2015 Education Program-at-a-Glance” under IMPORTANT LINKS for additional seminars.

Association Industry Training:
[ACMATH] GFRP Rebar in Reinforced Structures Training Course, 8:30 am – 10:30 am
[ACPATH] Concrete Pipe and Culvert Design & Installation Course, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Luncheons & Forums:
[THENG] Building Successful Public Projects Luncheon & Forum, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Scheduled Demonstrations:
Pervious Concrete Field Projects, Wednesday, every two hours starting at 10:30 am, Gold Lot
Self-Leveling Live, Tuesday – Thursday, Gold Lot in front of North Hall - Live interactive work zone with subject matter experts demonstrating how to use materials and associated products
Tornado Safe Room Showcase, Tuesday – Thursday, Gold Lot in front of North - Experts from the FEMA and supporting associations will demonstrate how to construct safe rooms

Check out additional seminars within the WOC 2015 ENGINEERING TRACK:
[MO126]  Masonry Engineering 101: Designing Reinforced Masonry
[TU127] Evaluating Existing Industrial Concrete Slabs-on-Ground
[WE128] Understanding and Benefiting from the NEW ACI 562 Code for Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete

To see detailed descriptions of seminars and events, click on “Sessions” tab above.

Note: All 3-Hour Seminars and 90-Minute Seminars are approved for professional development hours. Click here for more information about Professional Development Hours.

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