The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Philadelphia,

Highlights Include Concrete Sustainability Forum, Student Competition, and Contractors’ Day

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, Pa., October 23-27, 2016, 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 are proud to 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 that attendees have to look forward to 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 over 40 exhibitors

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 through October 6th and discounted rates are offered until September 25th.
About American Concrete Institute
Always advancing – The American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards and technical resources, educational programs and certifications for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. ACI’s inclusive, individual member-driven structure and valuable, cost-effective benefits result in an essential organization that invites partnerships and welcomes all concrete professionals who wish to be a part of a respected, connected social group that provides an opportunity for professional growth, networking, and enjoyment.

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