Concrete Pavement Seminar with Concrete Saskatchewan
• Concrete Pavements 101 – provide a background on concrete pavements, including pavement components / load transfer, key properties (strength, air entrainment)
• Competition & Risk Mitigation
• Sustainability – Low Carbon Concrete
• Resilience and Our Changing Climate
• Basics of Construction & Maintenance – Provide a high-level overview of construction process (i.e., placing, finishing, and curing). Concrete pavement defects, causes, prevention, and repair. Provide background on maintenance schedule development. Include guidance on inspection and need for action versus no action and continued monitoring.
• Concluding Presentation
• Open Discussion / Q&A
**Lunch and Coffee Breaks included
**Certificate of Completion available for continuing education credits
Tim Smith is the Senior Director, Built Environment, Transportation and Public Works for the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) responsible for providing technical expertise and promotional support to internal and external customers related to transportation infrastructure products such as: low carbon concrete, Portland limestone cement (PLC) cement, concrete pavements, roller compacted concrete pavement (RCC), engineered soils and brownfield remediation. Tim has also worked for the New Brunswick Depart of Transportation, Marine Atlantic, Lafarge, Englobe and Stantec. Tim is a member of several technical committees for the Transportation Association of Canada, American Concrete Institute, and Canadian Airfield Pavement Technical Group.
Glen Furtado, M.A.Sc., P.Eng. is the Senior Director of Engineering for the Cement Association of Canada. His experience in progressively responsible design, management, and leadership roles extend over 25 years in the private and public sector in USA and Canada. He has been responsible for the delivery of major infrastructure projects including, highways, interchanges, public transit, and LRT. In his current role with the Cement Association, Glen helps members, municipalities, designers, architects, and engineers meet their environmental sustainability goals through incorporation of lower carbon building materials in the projects they deliver for stakeholders.
Leif G. Wathne, P.E.
Leif Wathne is Associate Director of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center (CP Tech Center) at Iowa State University. His experience includes 28 years of progressive experience with concrete materials and pavement engineering.Prior to joining the CP Tech Center, Leif served for seventeen years with the American Concrete Pavement Association and nearly a decade with FHWA’s Office of Pavement Technology and Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center. Leif is a registered professional engineer (PE) and holds a Master of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Connecticut.
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