Sessions & Events


All sessions and events take place in Eastern Daylight Time - EDT (UTC - 4). 

 Featured Session

Sunday, October 17, 2021

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Convention Orientation BreakfastCrystal Ballroom A,B,E,F

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Durability, Service Life, and Long-Term Integrity of Concrete Materials, Bridges, and Structures, Part 1 of 2302

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seismic Repair/Retrofit/Strengthening of Bridges at the Element or System Level, Part 1 of 2311-312

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

UHPC – Hot Topics, Part 1 of 3309-310

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

ACI International Forum313-314

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Durability, Service Life, and Long-Term Integrity of Concrete Materials, Bridges, and Structures, Part 2 of 2302

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Seismic Repair/Retrofit/Strengthening of Bridges at the Element or System Level, Part 2 of 2311-312

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

UHPC – Hot Topics, Part 2 of 3309-310

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

International LunchCrystal Ballroom A,B,E,F

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Virtual Eco Concrete Competition Virtual Only

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Concrete Through The Ages302

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Concrete with Recycled Materials, Part 1 of 2 311-312

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

UHPC – Hot Topics, Part 3 of 3309-310

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

International Session:313-314

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Shotcrete a Very Challenging High Strength Concrete 215

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Adapting and Reuse of Concrete Structures313-314

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Computer Simulations and Analytical Methods for Concrete 3-D Printing309-310

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Concrete with Recycled Materials, Part 2 of 2311-312

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

SDC Innovation Session302

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Session and Keynote PresentationGrand Ballroom A,B

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening ReceptionGalleria

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Student Networking ReceptionVirtual Only

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hot Topic Session302

8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Young Professional Networking Event210

Monday, October 18, 2021

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga Class

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Workshop for Technical Committee Chairs (by invitation only)Grand Ballroom A,B

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Speaker Development Breakfast304-305

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Applications of Alternative Cements309-310

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Graphene-Based Admixtures in Concrete313-314

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINI SESSION: Concrete Column Design and Considerations: Back to the Basics 220

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Research in Progress, Part 1 of 2311-312

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

What I Wish I Knew: Work Life Balance302

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

ACI 123 Student Poster Session Galleria

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Advancing Concrete Durability, A Special Session Honoring Michael Thomas, Part 1 of 2302

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Research in Progress, Part 2 of 2311-312

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Workability Retention and Extension: Keeping Your Concrete Alive309-310

11:29 AM - 1:30 PM

Virtual Student Lunch and LearnVirtual Only

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

MINI SESSION: Advances in Early-age Testing for Long-term Performance of Concrete 222

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

MINI SESSION: Aesthetic Aspects of Concrete 216

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

21st Century Steel Reinforcement: Simply Superior311-312

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Live Load Distribution on Concrete Bridges: Design, Evaluation, Construction, Innovation, Part 1 of 2302

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Shrinkage Compensating Concrete Design and Research in Memory of Edward K. Rice309-310

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Tolerance Considerations to Enhance Constructability313 -314

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Advancing Concrete Durability: A Special Session Honoring Michael Thomas, Part 2 of 2313-314

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Concrete Design and Construction for LNG and other RLG Containment Structures309-310

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Load Distribution on Concrete Bridges: Design, Evaluation, Construction, Innovation, Part 2 of 2302

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Major Opportunities for Concrete Structures to Support Large Wind Turbines311-312

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Introduction to ACI 435R-20 Report on Deflection of Nonprestressed Concrete Structures Salon East

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Women in ACI Reception219

6:30 PM - 11:30 PM

ACI Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards and GalaGrand Ballroom A,B

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

123 Forum:302

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga Class

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Introduction of ACI 444.2 Report 406-407

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Architects' Day Session, Part 1 of 2302

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Calcined Natural Pozzolans, Including Calcined Clays, Part 1 of 2309-310

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Effective Use of the Strut-and-Tie Method per ACI 318-19, Part 1 of 2313-314

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINI SESSION: Report on Construction of Houses with ICF Walls Versus Wood Frame Walls 202

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Technical Session to Honor Fred Goodwin: Introducing New TechNotes, Part 1 of 2311-312

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Calcined Natural Pozzolans, Including Calcined Clays, Part 2 of 2309-310

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Effective Use of the Strut-and-Tie Method per ACI 318-19, Part 2 of 2313-314

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Excellence Awards - Project Presentation 302

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Technical Session to Honor Fred Goodwin: Introducing New TechNotes, Part 2 of 2311-312

11:29 AM - 1:30 PM

Architects' Day LunchCrystal Ballroom A,F

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Virtual ACI Student ForumVirtual Only

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Architects' Day Session, Part 2 of 2309-310

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Open Topic Session, Part 1 of 2302

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Recent Advances in the Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns: A Session Honoring the Memory of Dr. Asad Esmaeily311-312

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Research Development and Applications of FRP Reinforcements, Part 1 of 4313-314

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Constructability: Hot Topics, Recent Developments and Case Studies Grand Ballroom D

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Innovative Material Sources for Concrete Pavements Salon East

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Formwork Systems: Design and Construction309-310

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Open Topic Session, Part 2 of 2302

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Practical Implementation of Self-Consolidating Concrete311-312

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Research Development and Applications of FRP Reinforcements, Part 2 of 4313-314

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Faculty Network Reception219

5:59 PM - 8:30 PM

Concrete MixerGeorgia Aquarium

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga Class

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

ACI 301-20 Specifications for Concrete Construction, Part 1 of 2309-310

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Research Development and Applications of FRP Reinforcements, Part 3 of 4311-312

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Sustainability Considerations for Concrete Pavements313-314

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

ACI 301-20 Specifications for Concrete Construction, Part 2 of 2309-310

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Optimized and Sustainable Construction302

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Research Development and Applications of FRP Reinforcements, Part 4 of 4311-312

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Paper Award Winners302

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

President's ReceptionGrand Ballroom A

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Concrete Sealants, Inc.
GCP
Master Builders
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Argos
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