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Architects, Engineers, Developers and Contractors across the country are taking tilt-up to new levels. They're utilizing this most flexible building system to realize new markets, executing high-end, Class-A finishes and calling on the intrinsic properties of tilt-up to meet increasingly stringent energy codes. Best of all, they're willing to share their experience and expertise with you. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is taking these strategies on the road, hosting a series of tilt-up education/networking events across the country.

 

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Tilt-Up Future Think

June 2, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

In a business climate where everyone is being asked to do more with less, today's design and construction professionals have little time to devote to research of emerging technologies and the future of their industry. As such, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors has estab...

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Group 1 - Concrete Science and Materiality

June 2, 2017 from 8:20am to 10:00am

Ft. Worth 5-7

Part I - Introduction of Smart Concrete Sensors as an IoT Solution for the tilt-up industry.

Part II - Crystal Matrix Penetrant for Permanent Natural Concrete Finishes

Part III - The World's Most Advanced Ballistic Concrete

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Group 2 - Reinforcement and Embeds

June 2, 2017 from 10:20am to 11:40am

Ft. Worth 5-7

Part I - Industry Leading, Three Dimensional, Proactive Concrete Reinforcement Technology

Part II - FRP Composite Macrofiber=Thinner Concrete Wall Panels

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Group 3 - Fabrication Technology

June 2, 2017 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

Part I - Programable Matter: Robotic Formwork

Part II - Digital Design and Fabrication at Confluence Park

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Afternoon Seminars/Education

June 2, 2017 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

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Education, Community Programing, and Diversity Suggest Viable Solutions for an Aging Workforce

June 2, 2017 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

Attendees can expect to explore the current state of the construction workforce and unpack a working example on leveraging the educational system, creating community programs, and taking an inclusive approach to diversity and workforce development to create a hirable supply for the demand in t...

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Troubleshooting High End Finishes

June 2, 2017 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

Tilt-up construction is revered as one of the most broadly applied construction systems. Part of the attraction is the palette of high-end finishes that continues to grow in all regions. Design and construction professionals not only must recognize the wide range of finishes and techniques that a...

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Type Technology Tilt-Wall - Musings on Innovation's DNA

June 2, 2017 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Ft. Worth 5-7

The ongoing technological evolution of the tilt-wall construction system has begun to yield numerous formal results, five- and six-story load-bearing wall structures, infrastructural elements and super-tall sculptural panels to name a few. This in turn has fueled an existing but growing phenomeno...

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