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MAY 2018

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84 MAY 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM Show News International Bridge Conference e Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania (ESWP) is chartered to advance the professions of engineer- ing, architecture, and applied sciences through technical activities, public service participation, and social organi- zations. It also supports the needs of industries, communities, and govern- ment in Western Pennsylvania. e annual International Bridge Conference takes place this year Monday, June 11 through ursday, June 14, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. e exhibit hall will be open Monday, 12:00‒2:00 p.m. and 5:00‒7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.‒2:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, 7:00‒9:00 a.m. and 12:00‒2:00 p.m. (with lunch). Exhibitors include the Euclid Chemical Company, Greenman-Pedersen, NANOKOTE North America, Safway Services, Sika Corporation, and Stronghold Coating Systems. e keynote session is taking place Monday 10 a.m.‒12 p.m. On Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Preservation 1 track will take place. at includes infor- mation on the Vine St. Expressway in Philadelphia and the Longfellow Bridge in Boston (featured in CoatingsPro online this month). Preservation 2 will take place later in the day from 2 to 5 p.m. Highlights include information corrosion mitigation on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel in Virginia. For more information, contact: A'18: AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 e American Institute of Architects (AIA) was founded in 1857 by 13 archi- tects. Now with 90,000+ members, the group advocates for the value of architecture and gives architects the resources they need to do their best work. e AIA's work drives positive change through the power of design. From June 21 to 23, AIA will hold its annual conference, A'18, at the Javits Center in New York City, N.Y. e theme for the 2018 conference is Blueprint for Better Cities. Sessions and tours will be held throughout the conference. On ursday, from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m., a tour of Manhattan called "Bridges, Architecture, and Infrastructure Boat Tour" will take place. From 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., the session called "Building the 9/11 Memorial Museum" will take place at the New School. On the show floor ursday, there are several sessions of interest taking place: 1. "Color & Paint in Environments for the Aging," 10:30‒11:30 a.m. at the Benjamin Moore Paints Learning Lounge 2. "Navigating Paint Failures: What Went Wrong?" 10:30‒11:30 a.m. at the Behr Process Corporation Learning Lounge 3. "High-Performance Coatings for Industrial & Decorative Floors," 12:30‒1:30 p.m. at the Covestro Learning Lounge 4. "Paint 201: High-Performance Coatings for Commercial Spaces," 2:15‒3:15 p.m. at the Sherwin- Williams Learning Lounge e opening keynote will take place ursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Radio City Music Hall. On the show floor on Friday, sessions include: 1. "High-Performance Coatings for Industrial Applications," 10:30- 11:30 a.m. at the Benjamin Moore Paints Learning Lounge 2. "Performance Standards & Code Requirements for Air Barrier Systems," 10:30‒11:30 a.m. at the Kemper System America Learning Lounge 3. "Coatings That Work," 2:15‒3:15 p.m. at the Sherwin-Williams Learning Lounge e closing keynote presentation will take place Friday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall. e exhibit hall will be open ursday and Friday, 10 a.m.‒6 p.m. Exhibitors include AkzoNobel, BASF, Behr, Benjamin Moore, Covestro, Dex-O-Tex, Dow Performance Silicones, Dry vit Systems, GAF, Garland Performance Coatings, GE Performance Coatings, Kemper System America, Key Resin Co., Pecora Corporation, PPG, PROSOCO, Sherwin-Williams, Sika, Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing, and W. R. Meadows. For more information, contact: CP Infrastructure & Architecture

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