2016 Fall Convention Technical Sessions
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ICRI has put together a series of 18 technical presentations designed to give you what you need to be successful in this industry. Contacts, education, knowledge, and experience, all can be found in one place.

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

8:30 am–9:15 am

Restoration: The Ultimate Act of Sustainability
Christopher Perego, BASF Building Systems

9:15 am–10:00 am

What’s Wrong with My Concrete? Fix it! – Using Concrete Petrography
Aimee Pergalsky, The Euclid Chemical Company

10:00 am–10:30 am


10:30 am–11:00 am

Preliminary Structural Evaluation of Historic Water Main Valve Vaults for Rehabilitation Prioritization in Minneapolis
Michael Mitchell, CDM Smith

11:00 am–11:30 pm

Salvage: When Repair Is Not an Option
Jeffrey Kobes, Walter P Moore

11:30 am–12:00 pm

Project Management in Urban America
JD Smith, Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh

Thursday, November 10, 2016

8:30 pm–9:15 am

Vapor Abrasive Blasting
Eric Rennerfeldt, Graco Inc.

9:15 am–10:00 am

Pneumatically Applied Concrete Repairs for Urban Reconstruction
Joseph Rizzo, US Concrete Products

10:00 am–10:30 am


10:30 am–11:15 am

Target Field – Resinous Flooring Failure
Dylan VanAvry, Mortenson Construction

11:15 am–12:00 pm

Restoration and Renovation of the CWRU Maltz Performing Arts Center
Ron Czaplicki, Barber & Hoffman, Inc.

1:30 pm–2:15 pm

Floor-to-Floor Slab Replacement: Case Study of UPMC Victoria Garage, Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA
Robert Mason and James Hague, StructureTec Group
John Schneider, Schneider Engineering

2:15 pm–3:00 pm

Unbonded Post-Tension Cable Repair/Replacement in Occupied Space Structures: A Case Study
Daniel Rosa, Vector Corrosion Technologies Ltd.

3:00 pm–3:30 pm


3:30 pm–4:15 pm

Flood Impact on Unbonded Post-Tensioned Structures
Ryan Coles, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.

4:15 pm–5:00 pm

Performance of Ohio’s Concrete Arch Bridge Rehabilitation Practices
William Vermes, Pennoni Associates

Friday, November 11, 2016

Special Session with Presentations Focused on ACI 562-16: The Concrete Repair Code and Guide!

8:30 am–9:15 am

ACI 562-16: The Concrete Repair Code
Keith Kesner, CVM Engineers

9:15 am–10:00 am

A Repair Technician’s Guide to the ACI 562-16 Concrete Repair Code
Eric Edelson, Edelson Consulting Group LLC

10:00 am–10:30 am


10:30 am–11:00 am

Guide to ACI 562-16: Parking Garage Repair
Patrick Martin, Carl Walker, Inc.

11:00 am–11:30 am

Guide to ACI 562-16: Adaptive Reuse of Historic Depot
Kip Gatto, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

11:30 am–12:00 pm

Guide to ACI 562-16: Precast/Prestressed Double-Tee Repair
Carl Larosche, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

Online Registration Closed.
Registrations will only be accepted At-the-Door after November 8, 2016

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