CSI Indy April 2015 Education Seminar - ICRI Concrete Curing and Restoration

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Dates: 4/16/2015, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST
Location: Willows on Westfield, 6729 East Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis, IN
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Type: Education Program

The Indianapolis Chapter, in conjunction with ICRI (International Concrete Repair Institute), is having an education seminar on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 3 pm - 5 pm. It will be held at the Willows on Westfield on the same day as the chapter meeting. Attendees will receive 1 AIA HSW LU's. There is no fee for this seminar, thanks to ICRI.

There will be two presentations. The first presentation is entitled "Concrete Curing & Long Term Moisture Protection" This presentation will explain why it is important to cure concrete. What are the benefits? What are the risks of not doing it? It will cover the correct application and how to avoid common mistakes. This presentation will also cover long term concrete protection from the effects of freeze thaw damage.

The second presentation is entitled "Concrete Restoration Basics". This presentation will outline a generic view of concrete repair. It will cover causes for concrete deterioration, surface preparation, geometric shapes of the repair area, and material types available. This presentation is approved for 1 LU and HSW credit through AIA.

About the Presenters:

Paul Smith is Vice President of Research & Development at ChemMasters, Madison, Ohio. He has over 30 years' experience formulating with thermoset, thermoplastic and emulsion polymers as applied to the formulation of curing compounds for concrete and pavement and specialty coatings and flooring compositions for concrete. His principal research interests lie in new reactive polymers and emulsions for use in curing and sealing compounds, high-performance coatings and concrete/masonry protection.

Andrew Fulkerson is the Technical Manager for the Concrete Restoration Systems Division of MAPEI. Andrew has nearly 17 years of experience in the concrete repair and concrete admixture businesses. Andrew's past experiences include working for Master Builder's (BASF) and The Euclid Chemical Company. A member of ICRI, Andrew sat on the Technical Activities committee for six consecutive years, is the current chairperson for the Surface Preparation committee, and is a voting member of the Materials and Methods committee.

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