NEW! Engineering Day

Targeting both civil and structural engineers, Thursday, January 23, has been designated as ENGINEERING DAY for the 2014 World of Concrete. In addition to scheduling a NEW track within the WOC Education Program with six seminars of specific interest for engineers and “savvy” contractors, the special agenda for Thursday’s Engineering Day would include the following events:

Choice of 3-Hour or 90-Minute morning seminars:
[TH09]  Concrete Mix Design Part II: Adjusting with Aggregates and Admixtures
[TH124] Tilt-Up Basics: Design and Build Using Tilt-Up as a System
[TH129] Checklist for Reviewing a Concrete Mix Design
See “2014 Education Program-at-a-Glance” under IMPORTANT LINKS for additional seminars.

Luncheon & Forum:
[THENG] Mississippi River Bridge, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Choice of 90-Minute afternoon seminars:
[TH130] Fundamentals of Concrete Pavement Design for Engineers
[TH142] Advanced Repair Techniques: Evaluation, Repair Strategies and Design
See “2014 Education Program-at-a-Glance” under IMPORTANT LINKS for additional seminars.

Scheduled Demonstrations:
820th Red Horse Squadron Airfield Damage Repair Demonstration, Thursday, 11:30 am and 3:30 pm
Roller Compacted Concrete Demonstrations, Tuesday – Thursday
Pervious Concrete Field Projects, Tuesday – Thursday, every two hours starting at 10:30 am
Exploring Architectural Praxis, Tuesday – Friday, Concrete Surfaces & Decorative Pavilion front of South Hall – demonstrating problematic application designs for Architects, Engineers, Designers and Contractors (by invitation only)

Check out additional seminars within the NEW WOC 2014 ENGINEERING TRACK:
[TU126]  What's New with the ACI 318-2014 Building Code  
[WE127] How to Design Steel Anchors in Concrete
[WE128] New ACI 318-2014 Requirements for Materials and Construction
[TH129]  Checklist for Reviewing a Concrete Mix Design
[TH130]  Fundamentals of Concrete Pavement Design for Engineers
[FR131]  Using ACI Documents to Optimize Design of Industrial Slabs On Ground

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.

NEW! Special Presentation**
Topic: Expansion of the Panama Canal Lock Facilities
Presenter: Jürgen Gnida
Two days only: Tuesday & Wednesday
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm, Room N238
   ** no registration required.

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