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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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Why is Slump Mandated in Project Specifications?

October 5, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am Mountain Time

Brian Carson

With the advances in concrete technology over the last 50 years, why is slump still being mandated in project specifications? This presentation will begin by covering the history of the slump test and the development of the water/cement ratio. Then we will discuss the advent of water-reducing adm...

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Tips and Methods to Building Tilt-Up Sandwich Panels

October 5, 2022 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Mountain Time

Len Overbeek

With the increased demand for energy-efficient buildings comes the need for insulated tilt-up sandwich panels. This seminar aims to increase familiarity with the most advanced insulated tilt-up sandwich panels on the market and the methods used to construct them. As insulated panels come with dif...

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The Evolution of Bondbreaker: History, Best Practices, and Troubleshooting

October 6, 2022 from 10:30am to 11:30am Mountain Time

Derick Rainey

This presentation will discuss the origins of tilt-up bondbreaker and its evolution over the years to the products we use today. The discussion will also cover proper application techniques, troubleshooting potential issues, and ways to maximize efficiency and profitability.

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Tilt-Up Estimating Basics

October 6, 2022 from 11:30am to 12:30pm Mountain Time

Bill Mueller

This presentation will walk attendees through the basic estimating process for tilt-up projects. Topics will include information gathering and review, take-off or quantification, extensions and data entry, pricing considerations, proposal preparation, and more. Special attention will be paid to v...

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

October 6, 2022 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm Central 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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Safety Success through Proper Communication

October 6, 2022 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm Mountain Time

Lan Moody

This talk centers around the success Martin Concrete Construction has had with a bottom-up approach to safety culture. Specifically, this talk will discuss the benefits of hiring bilingual staff and how that practice has enhanced culture and communication. Additionally, we will review safety prog...

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Overcoming Challenging Field Conditions

October 6, 2022 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm Mountain Time

Michael LeMark

Challenging conditions for tilt-up projects can be managed efficiently and effectively with proper planning. Whether the issues are related to site configuration, size, the specification of a unique concrete mix, or extreme weather, there exist solutions you should be aware of. This seminar will ...

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