The American Concrete Institute’s live webinar lineup for 2021 is now available. These webinars are presented by ACI University and offer a wide variety of high-demand concrete related topics delivered by some of the brightest minds in the field of concrete materials, design, and construction. The ACI 2021 webinar lineup is as follows:
January 12: Legal Considerations for Your Project Files – Bill Rushing and Jeff Coleman
This webinar will cover topics to consider for documentation of engineering services. It will also cover how to minimize your risk and exposure to litigation.
February 2: Strategies for Effective Quality Control – Khaled Awad
The webinar will discuss the latest techniques in Quality Control applied to large scale projects with case studies.
March 2: An Overview of Salt-Scaling Damage – Peter Taylor and Kamran Amini
This webinar will help to better understand the salt-scaling phenomenon. Additionally, it will provide insights into the effect of workmanship, mixture parameters, and concrete hardened properties on salt-scaling resistance of concrete.
April 6: Using and Designing Polymer Concrete – Mahmoud Reda Taha
This webinar will cover the basic knowledge of polymer concrete, providing a guide to practicing engineers and contractors on the different types of polymer concrete, polymers used to produce polymer concrete, and more.
May 4: Low-Heat-Performance Concrete – Matthew D’Ambrosia
This webinar will discuss identifying modifications to concrete mixtures to achieve low-heat-performance concrete and also explain for performance requirements for LHPC are determined.
June 1: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete and Ultra-High-Performance Concrete: A Holistic Approach – Liberato Ferrara
This webinar will provide the fundamentals of the mechanical behavior of both fiber-reinforced concrete and cementitious composites.
July 13: Changes to the Seismic Design Provisions of ACI 318-19 – Andy Taylor
This webinar will provide an overview of the changes to the seismic design provisions in ACI 318-19, as well as background on why the changes were adopted.
October 5: Emerging Innovations in Materials for Concrete Construction – David Lange
This webinar will identify the role of fundamental research to create novel materials with impressive performance, describe the funding mechanisms that are essential to innovation and more.
All ACI University webinars are live. They will include the opportunity for participants to learn and ask questions in real time, while also earning CEU/PDH credits. All ACI members have free access to ACI webinars. Additionally, they have access to on-demand courses starting January 1, 2021. Registration for non-members is also available for single attendees and in 10-pack bundles. Additionally, all webinars and ACI’s 260+ on-demand courses can also be accessed through the convenient ACI University All-Access digital subscription.
The addition of more webinars will continue throughout 2021. To either view a full list of webinars or to register, visit concrete.org/webinars.
About The American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute is a leading global authority for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, and educational, training, & certification programs. Founded in 1904, ACI has its headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA. Its regional office in Dubai, UAE and there is also a resource center in Southern California. Visit concrete.org for additional information.