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Planning, Placing, Protecting, and Curing in Adverse Conditions, Part 1 of 3

Monday, April 3, 2023  11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Yosemite C

Presentations are solicited to share a holistic approach to concrete construction with respect to planning, placing, protecting, and curing concrete elements in adverse weather and environmental conditions – especially in consideration of sustainability. The main objective of this session is to present a practitioner’s perspective on issues related to properly protecting and curing concrete. By attending this session, attendees will learn how adverse conditions impact the durability and life-cycle of concrete and the importance of proper planning, placing, protecting, and curing. Presenters will share updates on committee standards and discuss strategies to produce quality concrete in adverse conditions common to the construction industry.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Overview of ACI 305, 306, 308 - Practical guides and specification documents for proper concrete placement and curing, "What you need to know";
(2) Learn best practices for proper planning and how to recognize all stakeholders who need to be included in planning a concrete placement;
(3) Understand the definition of protection, initial curing, and final curing; how and why they differ;
(4) Understand importance of the contractor's proactive planning and methods to mitigate adverse conditions on a concrete placement.


ACI 305, 306, 308 - Guides and Specs in a Nutshell and an Introduction to Adverse Conditions, Placing, and Curing Concrete Properly.

Presented By: Michael Faubel
Affiliation: Landmark Structures I LP
Description: This presentation will review important highlights of the sponsoring committee guides and specifications. It will also introduce the challenge of placing and curing concrete properly in adverse conditions.


Pre-Placement Planning in Adverse Conditions from the A/E's Perspective

Presented By: Philip Brandt
Affiliation: Euclid Chemical Company
Description: Presenter will discuss the importance of preplanning placement and curing processes in adverse conditions from the architect/engineer's perspective. An example checklist will be presented to guide A/E.


Protection, Initial Curing and Final Curing - What's the Difference and Why Does it Matter

Presented By: Terry Harris Sr.
Affiliation: GCP Applied Technologies
Description: Presenter will define and discuss difference between protecting, initial curing, and final curing following concrete placement. He will also present examples and considerations to mitigate adverse conditions.


Pre-Placement Planning in Adverse Conditions from the Contractor's Perspective

Presented By: Jason Wimberly
Affiliation: Lithko Contracting
Description: Presenter will discuss the importance of preplanning placement and curing processes in adverse conditions from the contractor's perspective. An example checklist will be presented to guide the contractor.

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