Sessions and Events

Sessions & Events

This convention has been cancelled. Following cancellation of the ACI Concrete Convention in Rosemont/Chicago, the American Concrete Institute has transitioned its popular spring convention into ACI Virtual Committee Days.  To be held online from March 28-April 2, 2020, the ACI Virtual Committee Days will allow the important technical work of the Institute to move forward.    Other convention events/activities including ACI technical sessions, mini-sessions, award presentations, student competitions, and social events will not take place during ACI Virtual Committee Days.  VIEW FULL STATEMENT.


Mini Session times take place in the Central Time Zone.

Convention Highlights

March 31, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Moderator: Rachele M Pennington

Participate virtually by clicking this link: Virtual Meeting Description:The session will focus on the contribution that producers, design professionals, and contractors have made to the advancement of concrete construction. The session will feature speakers from the Chicago area who can provide insights on how these contributions happened.
Learning Objectives:
(1) Describe architectural concrete, concrete mix designs, and durability of concrete structures;
(2) Apply design features that can provide life safety when constructing with concrete;
(3) Incorporate architectural features and decorative treatments in concrete construction designs;
(4) Recognize the importance of history in considering new techniques in concrete construction.

This session has been AIA/ICC approved for 1 CEU/PDH credit.

Upper Level Sponsors

Euclid Chemical
Forney, L.P.
Forta Corporation
Thornton Tomasetti
University of Illinois

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