Leadership Training 2019
Need a Speaker for Your
Next Chapter Meeting?
Chapter officers who attended the 2019 Leadership
Training event compiled a list of topics and presenters
to share with all chapter officers. Here are some
Topic: Advanced Petrographic Methods
Speaker: David Rothstein, DRP (+1.303.938.0166, drp@
Comments: Great speaker, great visuals, and a hot topic; very
Where did he/she present? San Diego Chapter – ACI and
Nevada Infrastructure Concrete Conference.
Topic: Fleet and Jobsite Safety
Speaker: Tom Quintero, IBTX Risk Services
Comments: Speaker was very colorful and engaging, good
PPT slides. Also brought District OSHA rep to discuss where
OSHA is at with regards to rules. Fleet safety is a hot topic
and they had a very large turnout. Also brought in some new
faces because of the topic.
Where did he/she present? San Antonio Chapter – ACI and
the Nevada Infrastructure Concrete Conference.
Topic: 3-D Printed Concrete Homes
Speaker: Alex Le Roux, ICON Build (www.ICONBUILD.
Comments: Speaker was very knowledgeable and engaging,
good PPT slides, and also showed time-lapse video on the
process. A hot topic and they had a very large turnout.
Where did he/she present? Central Texas Chapter – ACI.
Speaker: Alma Reyes, AURAC Consultoria Y Construccion
SA De CV (+52-6723748, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Comments: Speaker was very knowledgeable about topic;
formerly worked for Euclid. Presentation was well attended.
Where did he/she present? Northeast Mexico Chapter – ACI.
Topic: Stockpile Management for I-275 Project
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Speaker: Jason Fowler, Toebe Construction
Comments: Presentation language was from the contractors’
point of view, so it was very real.
Where did he/she present? Greater Michigan Chapter – ACI.
Topic: Internal Curing with Lightweight Aggregate
Speaker: Jason Weiss, Oregon State University
Comments: A great speaker who engulfs the audience with
facts and data but also interjects humor in his talk.
Presentation and visuals were very well put together and
pulled everything together. The topic was very informative.
Where did he/she present? Central Ohio Chapter – ACI.
Topic: Changes and Updates to ACI 301 Specifications for
Speaker: Jim Cornell, FACI, Cornell & Associates
Comments: Engaging and informative presentation, a good
speaker, an important topic, and this drew a lot of new people
to the meeting.
Where did he/she present? Houston Chapter – ACI.
Topic: Arlington Bridge Replacement, Winnipeg, MB,
Speaker: Mike Boissonneault, Stantec (+1.204.489.5900).
Comments: Great presentation and visuals and animation;
had a project model. It was a hot topic for the area; had a large
Where did he/she present? Manitoba Chapter – ACI.
Topic: Bond of Reinforcement/Structural Mechanics to
Speaker: Juan Murcia-Delso, University of Texas at Austin
Comments: Very technical, yet applicable and full of
perspective. Both photo and video computational models
projecting outcomes of concrete under different stresses
including earthquake. Presentation included a time-lapse