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This focused series of sessions will address issues critical to the development and success of today’s field supervisors and project managers. Seeking ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor or Technician re-certification? Pick up continuing education hours at this event and skip the test!

 

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Time and Cost Savings in Tilt-Up Panel Construction Through Improved Slab Techniques

October 10, 2024 from 7:00am to 8:00am US Mountain Time

Dave Flax

This seminar is dedicated to strategies for achieving higher-quality tilt-up panels by focusing on the foundational aspects of floor slab construction. We'll delve into how using concrete with reduced shrinkage for slabs results in fewer instances of cracking and curling, ensuring these common is...

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Tilting Up Not Out (A Multi-Level Industrial Perspective)

October 10, 2024 from 10:00am to 11:00am Mountain Time

Craig Taylor

As land prices are skyrocketing in urban areas and the need for light industrial space close to city centers is increasing, multi-level industrial development is emerging as a prevalent new building typology. The economies of going up rather than spreading out are starting to make sense and the s...

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Robotic Construction Layout: Practical Applications and Expert Advice

October 10, 2024 from 11:00am to 12:00pm US Mountain Time

Robert Beck

Layout is a critical part of any successful tilt-up project and remains one of the leading skill shortages in the construction industry. The tech community has begun stepping up to bring the state of the art in positioning technologies to bear on this problem. In this session you will learn about...

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What Happened? Now What? - Discussing Common Issues

October 10, 2024 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm US Mountain Time

Don Greive, PE

Nazir Khalfe, AIA, RIBA

Mark Reed

This seminar features a panel discussion on common issues in tilt-wall construction projects. The panel will include a structural engineer, architect, general contractor, and concrete subcontractor. Starting with predefined topics such as re-applying bondbreaker after rebar placement, brace remov...

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Repairing Cracks With Carbon Fiber Reinforcement

October 11, 2024 from 7:00am to 8:00am US Mountain Time

Marge Kaminski

This seminar will cover the history of carbon fiber and its applications in modern construction, focusing on crack repair. It will explore different types of carbon fiber reinforcement, such as straps, staples, grids, and stitching dogs or rods, and discuss their appropriate uses. Attendees will ...

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Chemical Sequencing and Best Practices for Tilt-up Construction

October 11, 2024 from 9:30am to 10:30am US Mountain Time

Derick Rainey

Are you an contractor, architect, or engineer involved in tilt-up construction? This session will discuss the function, application, and proper sequence of chemical products used in tilt-up construction. Understanding these chemicals is crucial to ensure high-quality panels, efficient methods, a...

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Lifting and Bracing Safety

October 11, 2024 from 10:30am to 11:30am US Mountain Time

Scott Collins, PE

Ensuring the safety of personnel and the structural integrity during the lifting and bracing of tilt-up panels is crucial. This seminar will cover essential aspects such as proper planning, equipment selection, rigging techniques, communication protocols, and emergency preparedness. By following ...

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Tilt-Up Chemicals and their Usage with Type 1L Cement

October 11, 2024 from 11:30am to 12:30pm US Mountain Time

Holly Jergens

This seminar explores the application of common tilt-up chemicals in projects utilizing Type 1L cement, examining whether it changes how products like cures, bondbreakers, densifiers, evaporation reducers, and finishing aids react or are used. It covers the impact of Type 1L cement on the timing ...

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Lift Day - Time, Money and Life-Saving Tips and Tricks

October 11, 2024 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm US Mountain Time

Barclay Gebel, FTCA

We all know that the big day on a tilt-up job is the day that panel lifting commences. It is also one of the most critical events in time where all safety practices and procedures are adhered to in order to assure everyone's well being, and to provide the customer with the confidence in you, as w...

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