Concrete convention to be held in Philadelphia Oct. 23-27

Nearly 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers and material representatives from around the world will convene at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Oct. 23-27 to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications and standards. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices and the opportunity to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs). The Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Chapter of ACI will host the convention this fall as an opportunity to showcase the companies, projects, current events and landmarks that inspired the convention theme of Revolutionary Concrete. Some of the convention highlights include: • International lunch with special guest Andreas Tselebidis • Student Mortar Workability Competition • Student lunch with speaker Kenneth C. Hover • Contractors’ Day Lunch with speakers Mike Ricchezza and Valerie Giangiulio- Moody • Concrete Mixer held at the National Constitution Center • Concrete Sustainability Forum 9 • An industry exhibition showcasing more than 40 exhibitors Throughout the convention, ACI will hold more than 300 committee meetings, 40+ technical sessions, an industry trade exhibition and networking events. Registration is open online through Oct. 6 and discounted rates are offered until Sept. 25. àà

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