ACI sets agenda, virtual options for Atlanta-bound Concrete Convention

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich. Engineers, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives will assemble at the ACI Concrete Convention in Atlanta, October 17-21, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide perspectives on the latest research and industry developments, along with the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours. Select programming will also…

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ACI replaces Concrete Convention with Virtual Committee Days

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

To ensure their technical work proceeds on schedule despite cancellation of the American Concrete Institute spring convention, ACI committees will host nearly 300 online meetings over a March 28–April 2 schedule. Each meeting will follow the Central Daylight Time schedule that had been set for the broader Institute gathering near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A full list of the virtual meetings is posted at www.ACIConvention.org.  

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ACI cancels Concrete Convention

Source: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.

A disaster proclamation from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, driven by Covid-19 virus concerns and curtailing most public gatherings of 250 or more—coupled with widespread employer travel restrictions affecting some attendees—has compelled ACI’s cancellation of the Concrete Convention, scheduled March 29-April 2 near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Requests for registration fee refunds can be directed to [email protected] No action is needed from those opting to donate paid fees to help offset Institute costs for the convention cancellation. 

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FRP Symposium, Sustainability Forum milestone highlight ACI fall convention

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

ACI is projecting attendance of 2,000-plus engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material producers from around the world for the Concrete Convention and Exposition, October 15-19 in Anaheim, Calif.

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