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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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Construction Career Development Initiative (CCDI): An inclusive way of increasing manpower from a diverse community

September 17, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am Central Time

Tom Sieckhaus

Nationwide the construction industry is thriving, but as baby boomers continue to retire, the gap in finding qualified workers to hire continues to increase. Over the past few decades, our society has moved away from the idea of going into a skilled trade as a successful career path as the rise i...

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Estimating Costs Associated with Architectural Finishes

September 17, 2021 from 10:00am to 11:00am Central Time

Amy Luchun, AIA, LEED AP

One of the most difficult aspects of employing architectural finishes on tilt-up jobs is accurately estimating the project. This session will explore a variety of factors to consider when estimating material and labor related to formliner, thin brick, and other high-end finishes.

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Partially Composite Insulated Walls Overview and General Behavior

September 17, 2021 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Central Time

Marc Maguire, PhD

An overview of partially composite insulated walls that covers general information regarding structural and envelope performance as well as overview of the testing program and generalized conclusions.

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Post-Tensioned Applications for Tilt-Up

September 17, 2021 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm Central Time

Jeffrey Brown, FAIA, FTCA

David Tomasula, PE FTCA

More information coming soon.

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Tilt-Up Panel Temporary Bracing: Practices and Guidelines

September 17, 2021 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm Central Time

Dillon Engelland

Travis Jennings

As tilt-up becomes a more economical construction option for a variety of industries, it is important to discuss the temporary bracing of tilt-up panels as they continue to grow in size. This program will highlight the basics of temporary bracing and types of brace anchorage, showcase research an...

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Cranes and Ground Bearing Pressures

September 18, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:00am Central Time

Barclay Gebel, FTCA

The average weight of the tilt up panel has increased greatly over recent years. It critically important to understand crane ground bearing pressure and ensure that the subgrade can support these loads at all times. This seminar will discuss factors affecting crane selection, the process for esti...

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Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis with Tilt-up Construction

September 18, 2021 from 10:30am to 11:30am Central Time

Len Overbeek

With the growing demand for affordable housing and the rising cost of building materials, see why tilt up can be a perfect fit. This presentation will be for those who are looking to diversify their market outside of the traditional tilt-up buildings, as we look at the use of tilt-up in multi res...

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Densifier and Bondbreaker: Managing Expectations

September 18, 2021 from 10:30am to 11:30am Central Time

Derick Rainey

As we all know, accelerated schedules and the search for the newest and best processes have influenced the somewhat recent trend of applying a liquid floor hardener (densifier) immediately after slab finishing as a “cure coat”, then subsequently applying bondbreaker in the panel areas...

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Why Glue Don’t Work

September 18, 2021 from 11:30am to 12:30pm Central Time

Chad Bruce

Measuring the unintended impact of chemical curing agents, bond breakers, and densifiers on concrete surface free energy.

Tilt projects can be a series of conflicting goals. Maybe none more prevalent then the pursuit of a perfect concrete slab for casting beautiful pan...

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

September 18, 2021 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm Central Time

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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Partially Composite Insulated Walls Study - What do the Findings Mean for Me?

September 18, 2021 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm Central Time

Philip Kopf, PE, FTCA

Joseph J. Steinbicker, PE, SE, FTCA

Brad Nesset

Andrew McPherson, FTCA

Jeffrey R. Needham, PE, SE, FTCA

Inevitably, studies like the University of Nebraska’s composite panel research generate just as many questions as answers. Following Dr. Maguire’s presentations to the general community and engineering professionals, members of the committee and participating manufactures will hold a ...

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