Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.
ACI plans to host a customary gathering of engineers, students, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives during the Concrete Convention, October 25-29 at the Raleigh (N.C.) Convention Center, Raleigh Marriott and Raleigh Sheraton venues. Attendees will collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices during 300-plus committee meetings, and have access to more than 40 technical and educational sessions.
ACI is proceeding with all committee meetings, sessions, student activities, special events, and exhibit hall programs. The sixth annual Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards Gala, presented by Advancing Organizational Excellence, will be held on the evening of October 26. Additional confirmed events or activities include Egg Protection Device Student Competition; Student Lunch with Tyler Ley, Super Air Meter developer; Architects’ Day Lunch with speaker Thomas Sayre; and, a 50-plus booth industry exhibition. ACI will also offer Concrete Quality Technical Manager, Concrete Construction Special Inspector, Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector, Post-Installed Concrete Anchor Installation Inspector, and Shotcrete Inspector Certification exams.
Convention organizers are investigating new virtual participation options in addition to face-to-face activities in Raleigh. Registration has opened at www.aciconvention.org, with discounted rates continuing through September 20.