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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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Welded Bar Mats – Not Your Grandmother’s WWF

October 6, 2020 from 9:30am to 10:30am

Welded wire or bar reinforcing has been around for a long time, but in many design professionals’ minds, it has limited roles in construction. This course will provide a short synopsis of the history of the product, and then educate on the ways and locations where it can be used effectively...

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KEYNOTE: Lift Day – Time, Money and Life Saving Tips and Tricks

October 6, 2020 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

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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Taking Safety from the Executive Office to the Frontline: What to Say and Do to Demonstrate Commitment

October 6, 2020 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Shae Birkey, MS

Every member of the organization fulfills a specific function to get the job done, and yet all are expected to be “responsible for safety.” How each person interprets that expectation is largely influenced by what they perceive is most important to their boss. Executives have a partic...

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Design and Construction of The UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios

October 7, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Lindsay Erickson

The UCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios completed in September 2019, focuses on the renovation and expansion of an existing 21,200 sq ft bowstring warehouse. Located in the industrial Hayden Tract of Culver City since 1986, the facility needed a cohesive renovation and additional space to i...

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Mastering the Mockup

October 7, 2020 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Ben Revelle, RA, LEED AP

Amy Luchun, AIA, LEED AP

Successfully managing expectations is often at the core of any desired outcome. In construction, with real time, space, money and people involved, managing expectations means considering the full context within which the project is to be constructed, and setting expectations in alignment with tha...

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Surface Preparation of Tilt-Wall Panels Prior to Coating

October 7, 2020 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Mike Tracy

Because of the casting and erection process of tilt-up construction, surface irregularities and aesthetic imperfections in the exposed surfaces are common. These conditions include spalls, gouges, cracks, dents, chips, bug holes and honeycombs. Such imperfections may occur on exterior or interior...

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Case Study: Exploring a Historic Native Vernacular

October 8, 2020 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Eric Sterner

Paul Sierpina

Designed to meet a longstanding commitment by a Community College built on Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community land, the design of the Scottsdale Community College Business School and Indigenous Cultural Center utilized saguaro ribs imbedded into tilt panels to create not only a defining ...

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KEYNOTE: What do International Tilt-Up Markets Look Like and How Can We Learn From Them?

October 9, 2020 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Shawn Hickey, FTCA

New to the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo last year, the International Keynote, hosted by Construction Materials, allowed for concentrated attention on the efforts of TCA members to cultivate tilt-up markets outside of the United States. This year, Shawn Hickey, president of SiteCast Construction, w...

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Track highlightUCLA Margo Leavin Graduate Art Studios by Johnston Marklee. Photo by Iwan Baan.