For the first time, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Jordan Concrete Association, in collaboration with the Royal Scientific Society and Jordan Engineers Association, hosted the ACI Concrete Conference on Materials & Design, 17-18 November 2019, in Amman, Jordan.
The two-day conference attracted nearly 200 attendees from various countries including Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates. Hosted at the Jordan Royal Scientific Society, leading experts were on hand to teach concrete professionals about topics such as fiber-reinforced polymer composites for reinforced-concrete construction, mass concrete, and troubleshooting concrete construction. Dr. Randall Poston, ACI president & past chair of ACI Committee 318, Structural Concrete Building Code, led a full-day session on the newly-released ACI 318-19 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete.
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The American Concrete Institute, with support from the ACI UAE Chapter and the ACI Saudi Arabian Chapter, Eastern Province, hosted the ACI Concrete Conference on Sustainability & Durability 16-17 November 2020.
The two-day conference attracted nearly 400 attendees from 44 countries across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, South America, and North America. Leading experts were on hand to give sessions on the impact FRP has on durability, the role climate change plays on the sustainability of concrete, life expectancy of concrete structures, and other topics of interest to the concrete community.
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ACI also awarded an ACI University subscription to two lucky attendees of the Concrete Conference. ACI University is a global, online-learning resource, providing on-demand access to a wide range of topics on concrete materials, design, construction, and repair.Download the Program book.
The ACI UAE Chapter is looking forward to seeing you in Dubai