The American Concrete Institute, an organization whose mission it is to develop and disseminate consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses, will be conducting three events at World of Concrete to  launch ACI University, and a new Masonry Testing Technician Certification Program.

PRESS CONFERENCE
WHAT: American Concrete Institute press conference to Launch ACI University
WHEN: 8:00 a.m., Tues. Feb. 3, 2015
WHERE: Room N251 | World of Concrete | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas
WHO: Members of the media and registered World of Concrete attendees are invited to attend. Participants include William E. Rushing, ACI President; Frances Griffith, University of Arkansas; and John Nehasil, ACI Managing Director of Certification.
DETAILS: The American Concrete Institute will be holding a press conference to launch the new ACI University – a global, online learning resource, providing on-demand access to a wide range of topics on concrete materials, design, and construction. Participants at the conference will also talk about the new Masonry Testing Technician Certification. William E. Rushing, ACI President, Frances Griffith, University of Arkansas, and John Nehasil, ACI Managing Director of Certification will be on-hand to present information and answer questions. A light breakfast and press kits will be provided to those attending.

BOOTH EVENT S10339
WHAT: American Concrete Institute Booth Event.
WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Tues. Feb. 3, 2015
WHERE: Booth S10339 | World of Concrete | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas
WHO: Members of the media and registered World of Concrete attendees are invited to attend. Participants include William E. Rushing, ACI President; Frances Griffith, University of Arkansas; David Johnston, author of “Formwork for Concrete”; John Nehasil, ACI Managing Director of Certification; and Ronald Burg, Executive Vice President, ACI.
DETAILS: The American Concrete Institute will be holding a booth event to launch the new ACI University and Masonry Testing Technician Certification during World of Concrete.

BOOTH EVENT S10339
WHAT: Q&A with David Johnston, author “Formwork for Concrete”
WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Wed. Feb. 4, 2015
WHERE: Booth S10339 | World of Concrete | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas
WHO: Members of the media and registered World of Concrete attendees are invited to attend. Participants
DETAILS: The American Concrete Institute will be holding a Formwork Q&A with David Johnston, author of “Formwork for Concrete.”

The American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards and technical resources, educational programs and certifications for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. ACI’s inclusive, individual member-driven structure and valuable, cost-effective benefits result in an essential organization that invites partnerships and welcomes all concrete professionals who wish to be a part of a respected, connected social group that provides an opportunity for professional growth, networking and enjoyment.