ACI Concrete Convention to be Held in Rosemont/Chicago, Illinois

ACI Concrete ConventionKnown globally as the world’s gathering place for advancing concrete, ACI will host its popular convention in Rosemont/Chicago, IL, USA, March 29-April 2, 2020. With a streamlined name – the ACI Concrete Convention – and an updated and energized identity, the event will showcase the convening power of the Institute, the diversity of our community, and the knowledge sharing that occurs between experts, professionals, and students.

The convention will feature 40+ technical and educational sessions to provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices, and the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

The International Lunch will present: “High-Performing Buildings with Sustainable Concrete,” a presentation by special guest Erleen Hatfield. The presentation will discuss the use of concrete in sustainable construction, including the new Atlanta stadium, academic buildings, and high-rise construction. Sustainable and meaningful best practices in concrete construction will be shared. Additionally, the role of technology (BIM) in design will be presented and how it can be beneficial to project stakeholders and sustainability goals.

Other convention highlights include:
  • Fiber-Reinforced Bowling Ball Student Competition
  • Student Lunch with guest speaker, David Lange, ACI Past President
  • An industry exhibition showcasing more than 40 exhibitors
ACI will also be conducting Certification exams including:
  • Concrete Construction Special Inspector Certification Exam
  • Concrete Quality Technical Manager Certification Exam
  • Post-Installed Anchor Installation Inspector Certification Exam
  • Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector Certification Exam

Throughout the convention, ACI will hold over 300 committee meetings, 40+ technical sessions, an industry trade exhibition, networking events, and more. Registration is open online, and discounted rates are available until February 23, 2020. To learn more about the ACI Convention and to register, please visit

About ACI

The American Concrete Institute is a leading global authority for the development, dissemination, and also adoption of its consensus-based standards. It also serves as a technical resource and offers educational, training and certification programs. The association began in 1904. Additionally, it has its headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA. It also has a regional office in Dubai, UAE. Additionally, the ACI has a resource center in Southern California.

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