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MAY 2016

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COATINGSPRO MAY 2016 79 Upcoming Events MAY 19–21, 2016 AIA CONVENTION 2016 Pennsylvania Convention Center — Philadelphia, PA Sponsored By: AIA Features: Earn a year's worth of continuing education credits at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention 2016 with the latest from leading experts on topics including resiliency, business management, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), green building, design and health, and more. Turn Philly into your classroom with an educational tour, or talk product with experts on the expo floor. You'll earn credit for all of it. Explore a 171,000-square-foot (15,886.4 m²) temporarily built environment packed with nearly 800 exhibitors and the latest in materials, technology, and trends. Register for an in-depth workshop, and pack your schedule with career-changing seminars, both in the classrooms and on the expo floor. More Info: http://convention.aia.org MAY 23–25, 2016 CONCRETE SERVICE LIFE EXTENSION CONFERENCE Rosen Plaza — Orlando, FL Sponsored By: NACE International Features: It is estimated that 50 percent of concrete repairs will fail within 10 years or less. This has caused concrete repairs to become an $8 billion industry. European statistics estimate that 50 percent of all construction costs are the result of concrete-related failures. In addition, lack of fully comprehending the construction and repair process has led to many reinforced concrete structures not meeting the projected service life. To address this, NACE International and CoatingsPro Magazine are hosting the Concrete Service Life Extension Conference to discuss proactive ways to prevent deterioration in concrete structures that will help meet or extend the structure's service life. 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. More Info: http://concrete.nace.org JUNE 6–10, 2016 THE INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CONFERENCE Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center — National Harbor, MD Sponsored By: ESWP Features: The International Bridge Conference (IBC) is the pre-eminent arena for the bridge industry in North America, Europe, and Asia. Presented by the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP), the IBC annually attracts over 1,500 bridge owners and engineers, senior policy makers, government officials, bridge designers, construction executives, and suppliers from through- out the United States and abroad. Now in its 33 rd year as an annual conference, the 2015 participants came from 48 states and 17 countries. The IBC is planned by an all-volunteer group and provides continuing education and networking opportunities to members of all facets of the bridge industry. More Info: (412) 261-0710, http://eswp.com/bridge/ JUNE 12–14, 2016 WESTERN ROOFING EXPO 2016 Paris Las Vegas — Las Vegas, NV Sponsored By: WSRCA Features: The western roofing industry's largest, most comprehensive event of 2016 brings you the full range of show features to help you benefit beyond expectations — cost-saving resources, vital knowledge, powerful connections, and much more. Make plans to attend Western States Roofing Contractors Association (WRSCA)'s Western Roofing Expo 2016, and you will find a wealth of opportunities to help you boost your bottom line, increase your productivity, and grow your commercial and/ or residential roofing business. Connect with manufacturers, suppliers, and industry contacts in an exhibit hall filled with a wide range of multi-dimensional products, services, technologies, and innovations. See and compare the full range of the newest products from every major product category. More Info: http://wsrca.com JUNE 19–22, 2016 ACE16 McCormick Place West — Chicago, IL Sponsored By: AWWA Features: The American Water Works Association (AWWA)'s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE) brings together experts from around the world to exchange ideas about water — the world's most important resource. Nowhere else can you find an experience quite like ACE, with premier speakers, profes- sional 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. More Info: www.awwa.org JUNE 21–23, 2016 MEGA RUST 2016 San Diego Marriott Mission Valley — San Diego, CA Sponsored By: ASNE Features: Mega Rust is conducted annually by the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) to provide a consolidated focus on Navy corrosion issues. Corrosion is a major factor in the readiness and total ownership cost of naval systems, and this conference is intended to provide updated information on programs, policies, standards, and Fleet experience related to corrosion and to promote discussion and sharing of information on technologies and strategies for controlling corrosion. More Info: www.navalengineers.org JUNE 26–29, 2016 SAFETY 2016 Georgia World Congress Center — Atlanta, GA Sponsored By: ASSE Features: The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2016 Professional Development Conference & Exposition is for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals who want to achieve exceptional safety results. Hear from distin- guished speakers, and engage in strategic sessions covering emerging topics and trends. Make connections with more than 4,000 peers, and gain actionable insight from proven leaders. Transition from business as usual at Safety 2016. More Info: http://safety.asse.org

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