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COATINGSPRO MAY 2016 77 Show News Concrete Service Life Extension Conference It is estimated that 50 percent of concrete repairs will fail within 10 years or less. Concrete engineers, designers, scientists, contractors, and coating applicators and inspectors from around the world will join together for the annual Concrete Service Life Extension Conference to hear technical and practi- cal presentations on the following: • Concrete Condition and Mechanisms of Deterioration • Diagnostics of Concrete Failures • Service Life and Durability • Concrete Repair and Corrosion Mitigation Te conference will take place Monday, May 23, 2016–Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, Fla. Tis year, the conference will focus on bringing together the key players involved in concrete repair, concrete science, corrosion prevention and mitiga- tion, durability engineering, coatings, and applicators of such technologies. Keynote speakers for this year's conference include Dr. Odd E. Gjørv, professor emeritus at the department of structural engineering at Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU Trondheim. His talk is titled, "Norway Durability Design and Quality Assurance of New Major Concrete Infrastructure." A lso speaking will be Warren Green, director and corro- sion engineer at Vinsi Partners from Sydney, Australia. His speech is titled, "Experiences With the Design of Repair & Protection Measures for Concrete I N T E R N A T I O N A L Structures in Australia." NACE International, the worldwide corrosion authority, the event's sponsor, serves nearly 36,000+ members in 130 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. Te organization ofers technical training and certifca- tion programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, techni- cal journals, government relations activities, and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with ofces in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. For more information, contact: NACE, http://concrete.nace.org The American Water Works Association's ACE16 American Water Works Association (AW WA)'s Annual Conference brings together experts from around the world to exchange ideas about water, the world 's most important resource. Nowhere else can you fnd an experi- ence quite like Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE), with premier speakers, professional sessions, and more than 500 exhibitors from all aspects of the water industry, ready to present and discuss solutions for the most pressing water utility challenges. Workshops, sessions, and facility tours ofer you TOTAL WATER SOLUTIONS with multiple oferings on important topics, such as developing robust asset management programs, implementing potable reuse solutions, addressing water loss in distribution systems, responding to harmful algal blooms in surface water, and more! Network with established industry leaders from all over the world to build professional relationships and get the information you need to excel. Te show will take place Sunday, June 19, 2016–Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at McCormick Place West, Chicago, Ill. Te opening general session, sponsored by HomeServe, will feature Jim Cantore, on-camera meteorologist from Te Weather Channel. It will take place on Monday, June 20, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonproft, scientifc, and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water. For more information, contact: AW WA, www.awwa.org CP This year, the conference will focus on bringing together the key players involved in concrete repair, concrete science, corrosion prevention and mitigation, durability engineering, coatings, and applicators of such technologies. Spring Flings

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