An authority on change and human performance, Dr. Robert Kriegel, will present Reinventing the Game-New Rules for the Precast Industry in the 21st Century
An authority on change and human performance, Dr. Robert Kriegel, will present Reinventing the Game-New Rules for the Precast Industry in the 21st Century during the keynote at the 54th annual Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Convention & Exhibition. Themed Expanding Opportunities in a Changing World, the Oct. 4-7 event will be staged at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla. The Federal Highway Administration-backed National Bridge Conference will be held in conjunction with the PCI gathering.
Convention attendees will have access to a variety of activities and sessions related to all types of precast concrete technology, design, and innovation. Topics to be addressed include creating a culture of innovation, productivity best practices, and leveraging technology with marketing for industry growth. Sessions will also cover innovations in seismic design, process improvement, and case studies in seismic design and sustainability, as well as updates on PCI’s industry-leading quality assurance programs.
Billed as the premier national venue for the exchange of information on concrete bridge design, fabrication, and construction, the PCI/FHWA National Bridge Conference will cover such topics as 21st century bridge architecture; solutions for rapid rehabilitation; bridge structures in areas of high or moderate seismicity; and, accelerated bridge construction.
Concurrent with PCI Convention and Bridge Conference events will be a trade exhibit for equipment, material and service providers. PCI committee meetings will begin Oct. 2, also the date of the PCI Foundation 7th Annual Golf Tournament. Other key events include the opening awards ceremony breakfast Oct. 6 and the 2008 PCI Design Awards banquet-celebrating the 45th anniversary of the awards-on the evening of Oct. 7. Additional convention and conference information can be obtained by visiting www.pci.org, or contacting PCI, 312/786-0300.