Sessions and Events

Sessions & Events 

 
Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Student Networking ReceptionBrasilia 7

Sunday, October 14, 2018

7:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11th ACI Concrete Sustainability Forum: We Are Getting Into A New Stage!Amazon I-J

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Convention Orientation BreakfastBrasilia 4-5

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Advances in FRCM and SRG for Structural StrengtheningMiranda 6

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns Constructed Using High-Strength and Ultra-High-Performance Materials, Part 1 of 2Amazon Q-R

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Student Pervious Concrete Cylinder CompetitionAmazon A & G

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Advances in FRCM/SRG Repair TechnologiesMiranda 6

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

ACI International Forum Brasilia 3

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Blast Resistance of Precast Concrete Amazon S-T

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The Dennis Mertz Symposium on Design and Evaluation of Concrete Bridges, Part 1 of 4Amazon Q-R

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Nano-Modified Concrete Coating for Improved Strength and DurabilityAmazon O

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

International LunchBrasilia 4-5

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

History of ConcreteAmazon I-J

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Dennis Mertz Symposium on Design and Evaluation of Concrete Bridges, Part 2 of 4Amazon Q-R

2:01 PM - 4:00 PM

Las Vegas Stadium Site TourDepart Miranda Patio

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

MINI SESSION: Ensuring a Successful High-Strength Concrete Project, Part 2 of 2Tropical D

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Two-Way Slabs Amazon S-T

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Performance Criteria for Ready Mixed Concrete: Where Are We Today?Amazon Q-R

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

SDC—Innovations in Concrete TechnologyAmazon I-J

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Case Studies on Nano Enhanced Concrete to Increase the Durability and Service Life of ConcreteMiranda 6

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening Session and Keynote Presentation Brasilia 2 & 6

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Opening Reception Amazon A & G

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Honorary Dinner in Celebration of Prof. Zdenek P. BažantVoodoo Steakhouse

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Young Professional Networking EventAmazon A & G

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hot Topic Session: Busting 90 Minutes Amazon S-T

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hot Topic Session: Can Codes and Standards Improve the Performance and Longevity of Existing Concrete Structures?Amazon Q-R

Monday, October 15, 2018

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga ClassAmazon H

6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Workshop for Technical Committee Chairs (by invitation only)Brasilia 2 & 6

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Speaker Development BreakfastBrasilia 7

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

MINI SESSION: Factors Affecting Surface Appearance When Using SCCAmazon D-F

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Materials Science Aspects Related to Digital Manufacturing (3-D Printing) of Cementitious MaterialsAmazon Q-R

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINI SESSION: Acceptance of Concrete TestConga C

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINI SESSION: Symposium on Fracture Mechanics, Size Effect, and Aging Phenomena of Concrete Structures Celebrating Professor Bažant’s 80th Birthday, Part 1 of 4Amazon C

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Research in Progress, Part 1 of 2Amazon I-J

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

What I Wish I Knew: Career Paths in the Concrete IndustryAmazon S-T

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

ACI Student ForumBrasilia 1

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Recent Research on Fire Performance of ConcreteTropical D

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Symposium on Fracture Mechanics, Size Effect, and Aging Phenomena of Concrete Structures Celebrating Professor Bažant’s 80th Birthday, Part 2 of 4Amazon B

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

MINI SESSION: The Dennis Mertz Symposium on Design and Evaluation of Concrete Bridges, Part 3 of 4Amazon M

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

ACI 123 Concrete Research Poster SessionAmazon A & G

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Materials Science of Aggregates and Their Role in Concrete PerformanceAmazon S-T

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Computational Modeling of Concrete Materials and Structures: Calibration, Validation, and State of the PracticeTropical H

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Research in Progress, Part 2 of 2Amazon I-J

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Role of Materials in Sustainable Concrete Construction, Part 1 of 2Amazon Q-R

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

MINI SESSION: Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Columns Constructed Using High-Strength and Ultra-High-Performance Materials, Part 2 of 2Tropical C

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Student LunchBrasilia 2 & 6

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MINI SESSION: New Developments in Energy Code Compliance for Concrete and Masonry Structures Lambada C

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Recovered Fly Ash for Use in ConcreteJaguar A-B

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Computational Modeling of Concrete Materials and Structures: Calibration, Validation, and State of the PracticeAmazon I-J

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Laser Scanning for Tolerances Amazon S-T

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Role of Materials in Sustainable Concrete Construction, Part 2 of 2Amazon Q-R

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

MINI SESSION: The Dennis Mertz Symposium on Design and Evaluation of Concrete Bridges, Part 4 of 4Amazon O

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

New Developments in BIM for Cast-in-Place ConcreteAmazon S-T

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SCC and Mass Concrete Quality Control and Construction ChallengesAmazon I-J

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Specifications and ACI 211 Proportioning Concrete Mixtures, Part 1 of 2Amazon Q-R

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Concrete with Recycled MaterialsTropical G

5:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards and GalaBrasilia 2 & 6

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Women in ACI ReceptionAmazon D-F

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

123 Forum: Life after Fly Ash: What Is The Alternative?Amazon Q-R

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga ClassAmazon H

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

MINI SESSION: Microbially Induced Corrosion of ConcreteBrasilia 1 & 4

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Contractors’ Day Session: Build, Implode, Repeat!—A History of Construction, Demolition, and Redevelopment in Las VegasAmazon I-J

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

MINI SESSION: Advancing the Cellular Structure for ConcreteConga C

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Repair Application Procedures and Case Studies, Part 1 of 2Amazon S-T

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Specifications and ACI 211 Proportioning Concrete Mixtures, Part 2 of 2Amazon Q-R

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Analytical Techniques Bringing the Nanoscale to the Bigger WorldAmazon Q-R

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Constructability: From Definition to Industry PracticeAmazon I-J

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Repair Application Procedures and Case Studies, Part 2 of 2Amazon S-T

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Contractors' Day Lunch: The Las Vegas Stadium—The Newest Vegas IconBrasilia 2

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Recent Advances in Alternative CementsRio Pavilion 10

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MINI SESSION: Beyond Modulus: Applying the Results of NanoindentationBrasilia 1 & 4

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Contractors’ Day Session: Lighting the NEON in Las VegasAmazon I-J

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Open Topic Session, Part 1 of 2Amazon S-T

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Symposium on Fracturing, Scaling, Aging, and Deterioration Phenomena in Concrete Structures Celebrating Professor Bažant’s 80th Birthday, Part 3 of 4Amazon Q-R

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

MINI SESSION: The Role of Admixtures in Reducing CorrosionCoco A-B

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Open Topic Session, Part 2 of 2 Amazon S-T

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sustainable and Low-Cementitious-Materials-Content Self-Consolidating ConcreteAmazon I-J

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Symposium on Fracturing, Scaling, Aging, and Deterioration Phenomena in Concrete Structures Celebrating Professor Bažant’s 80th Birthday, Part 4 of 4Amazon Q-R

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Faculty Network ReceptionBrasilia 5

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Concrete MixerBrooklyn Bowl

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

Morning Yoga ClassAmazon H

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Adhesive Anchor Installation Inspector - Cert ExamCoco A-B

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Concrete Construction Special Inspector - Cert ExamCoco A -B

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector - Cert ExamCoco A- B

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

CQTM - Cetification ExamCoco A-B

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Analysis and Interpretation of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Data: Big Data Management and Field StudiesAmazon Q-R

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Specifications for Repair of Concrete in BuildingsAmazon I-J

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Concrete with Recycled Materials, Part 1 of 2Amazon Q-R

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Emerging Concepts and Technologies in Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Part 1 of 2Amazon I-J

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Seismic Rehabilitation—From Analysis to Practical Application, Part 1 of 2Amazon S-T

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Concrete with Recycled Materials, Part 2 of 2Amazon Q-R

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Emerging Concepts and Technologies in Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Part 2 of 2Amazon I-J

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Seismic Rehabilitation—From Analysis to Practical Application, Part 2 of 2Amazon S-T

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

President's ReceptionMiranda 1-4



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