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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Education
Delve into cutting edge technical sessions and learn more about the concrete repair industry with sessions from some of the leading experts in the field. Hear about upcoming trends in the industry, the newest technology, latest developments and what is going to happen with other materials and practices. Discover knowledge that can improve the performance of your repairs, build your reputation and grow your business. 

Technology
Make the most of your convention experience by downloading the ICRI Convention App.  Connect & Meet with other attendees, create a personalized schedule and much more. Search the app store for ICRI Fall 17.

Vision 2020 Sessions
Plan to attend the Vision 2020 Sessions on Friday, November 17.

Special Events
Night out at the Bayou Barn!
Friday, November 17th
6:30 -9:30 PM (Buses leave the hotel beginning at 6:00pm)
Tickets are required for this event - $125 per person
You don’t want to miss ICRI’s Night Out at the Bayou Barn!  Enjoy a complete New Orleans experience with a full night of food, music, cocktails, entertainment and a LIVE ALLIGATOR!  Enjoy your last night in New Orleans with a one of a kind experience. 

If you have already registered for the ICRI Convention and need to add a ticket to your registration please contact karip@ewald.com and put the name of the event in the subject line.

For more information on the Social Events Click Here.


SCHEDULE

Click to View the Schedule at a Glance here


GET THE CONVENTION APP

Connect & Meet
See who else is here. Use the app to make new connections, start conversations and coordinate meetings. 

Personalize Your Schedule
Get what you want out of your event! Create a personalized schedule with sessions and speakers you’re interested in seeing

GIVE US YOUR FEEDBACK – INSTANTLY!
Participate in our surveys and voice your opinions. For each technical session that you attend, complete a simple survey that is located in the session portion. You can also find them in the main menu under “Polls & Feedback.” 

To Download The App:

  • Open your app store and search for “ICRI Fall 17,” “ICRI Fall,” “International Concrete Repair Institute.”  The name of the app is ICRI Fall 17
  • Open the app and the home screen will appear so you can navigate thru the conference. 
  • Click the picture of a person in the top right corner and enter the email that you registered with. You are now logged in and you can access all of these exciting features. 


Take the 10,000 Step Challenge!

Sitting is the new smoking! Many events at ICRI conventions have you sitting in committee meetings, luncheons, business meetings, dinners, awards, etc.  As great as those events are, it puts an extra importance on making sure you get some activity in to get the blood flowing.

ICRI wants to support your health and encourage you to get the blood flowing at our conventions. The physical and emotional benefits should be enough to get you to participate but knowing that the ICRI members at convention are a competitive bunch, Brian Daly has offered a prize to the person who can log the most steps between the start of convention (Wednesday AM) to Friday, 10:30 AM. There will also be prizes for daily winners! The overall winner will be announced in the Convention App at 12:00 PM on Friday!

You can log your steps at the ICRI registration desk using your smartphone, smart watch, or pedometer. 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RECORDS
Earn up to 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH)!
ICRI has made a commitment to assisting professionals meet these requirements developed by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). Please note that there are differences in the requirement from state to state, and each specific state registration board has the final authority with respect to approval of courses, credits, and professional development hours for courses. And other methods of earning credit in that state. PDH Forms will be available in the back of the technical session room for you to fill out. 


WHAT YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW

What to Pack

  • Casual business attire is appropriate for attending all sessions and lunches; due to varying temperatures in meeting rooms, a light sweater or suit coat may be appropriate. 
  • Dress code for the Thursday Evening Awards Ceremony  will be semi-formal. Men are encouraged to wear nice pants, no jeans, tie and jacket are optional. Ladies can wear dresses, pants or skirt outfits. Please no jeans, gym shoes or t-shirts. 
  • Dress code for the Night Out at the Bayou Barn will be casual. Jeans, sweaters and a light jacket are encouraged. This venue will be an indoor-outdoor venue where attendees will be both inside and outside during the event. 
  • Temperatures next week are expected to range from a high of 73 degrees and a low of 55 degrees.  Don’t forget to bring a light jacket if you plan to go outside!
  • Wireless internet is available so remember to pack any computers, devices, and chargers you might need to stay connected.
  • Plenty of business cards to share!

Registration Hours & Location
The Registration Desk will be located in the Celestin Foyer (3rd Floor).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

6:00 PM– 8:00 PM  for Exhibitors Only

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, November 16, 2017

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday, November 17, 2017

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Please Note: All participants in the ICRI Fall Convention are required to register. You can do this by visiting www.icri.org or by visiting the Registration Desk onsite. 

Questions About the Convention?
Please visit the registration desk if you have any questions during the convention hours.          
Event Related Questions:  Please contact Erin Babarskis at erinb@icri.org
Exhibitor and Sponsor Related Questions: Please contact Blake Finger at blakef@icri.org


Location and Travel Information

Host Hotel Address:
Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 44114
Phone: +1 504-561-1234
Check-In:  3:00 PM          
Check-out:   12:00 PM

FLY-IN INSTRUCTIONS
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – 15 miles
Distance from Hotel:  15 miles.
Drive Time:  25-30 minutes
Uber is available at the airport – Uber X/Uber XL rides average $35 - $55. 
TIME ZONE: New Orleans is in the Central Time Zone.

You can log your steps at the ICRI registration desk using your smartphone, smart watch, or pedometer.


Looking for Something to Do on Wednesday Afternoon?
Check out these Amazing New Orleans Experiences!


Basketball Anyone?
The New Orleans Pelicans are offering discounted tickets to the ICRI Fall Convention Attendees.

Monday, November 13 - Pelicans vs. Atlanta Hawks
Wednesday, November 15 - Pelicans vs. Toranto Raptors

If you are interested in purchasing tickets, please click here.


Thank You, Convention Sponsors!

Mobile App Sponsor

Project Awards Red Carpet Sponsor

Mardi Gras Level Sponsorship

WiFi Sponsor

Project Awards Ceremony Sponsor

WiFi Sponsor

Wednesday "Visit the Exhibits"
Breakfast Sponsor

Thursday "Visit the Exhibits"
Breakfast Sponsor

Friday "Visit the Exhibits"
Breakfast Sponsor

Thursday Break Sponsor

Bayou Level Sponsorship

Bayou Level Sponsorship

Thursday Break Sponsor

   

ICRI Supporting Members

ICRI

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Phone: +1 651-366-6095

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