67th Annual Concrete Conference

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67th Annual Concrete Conference

Date: December 7, 2017
Time:
  • 7:45 am - 6:30 pm
Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center
Please See Registration Link Below
Description

The 67th Annual Concrete Conference is scheduled for Thursday, December 7, 2017.  Register today!

About the Conference
In 1950, concrete industry professionals met with University of Minnesota engineering faculty and continuing education staff to design a professional development program for engineers, contractors, architects, consultants, educators, and engineering students. The result, an inaugural conference in December 1951, became an annual University offering now in its 67th year.

Who Should Attend
Conference attendees include practicing engineers, engineering faculty, consultants, contractors, concrete contractors, and state and county agencies’ employees.

Schedule
7:45 a.m. - Welcome
7:50 a.m. - Admixture - State of the Industry
8:35 a.m. - The Completion of a Vision—Formwork Design, Construction, and Placement of the Guam Naval Hospital Replacement
9:20 a.m. - Concrete, Corn, and Cold Weather
10:05 a.m. - Break
10:35 a.m. - Evaluation and Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate
11:20 a.m. - Reinforced Shotcrete Repair of Prestressed Bridge Girder Ends
11:45 a.m. - Concrete Award Presentation
Noon - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - ACI Guidance on the Design of Concrete Internally Reinforced with FRP Reinforcement
1:45 p.m. - Curing Concrete: When, Where, and Why?
2:30 p.m. - Break
3:00 p.m. - Performance Evaluation and Specification of Fresh and Hardened Concrete Using Its Electrical Properties
3:45 p.m. - US Cement Outlook
4:30 p.m. - Exhibitor Reception and Cash Bar - NEW THIS YEAR!
6:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Location 
The conference is held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For directions, please visit their website: www.earlebrown.com.  The Earle Brown Heritage Center is located near the intersection of I-94/694 and Shingle Creek Parkway. There is ample free parking surrounding the facility.

Registration and Fees
The early registration fee is $155 for registrations received by November 17; after November 17 the fee is $175. You are encouraged to register early to take advantage of the early fee. The conference fee includes conference materials, continental breakfast, luncheon, and breaks.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This conference awards 0.65 University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education CEUs to those attending all sessions. One University of Minnesota, College of Continuing Education CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. A CEU certificate will be sent to each participant after the conference. A permanent record of CEUs earned will be maintained by the University of Minnesota Admissions and Record Transcript Office.

Registration Information
Email: ccereg@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-2900

REGISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE.  This is NOT an MCC event.  Registration is handled via the University of Minnesota's College of Continuing Education.  Please direct all questions and registrations to them.