The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), Clearwater, Fla., recently announced the CSDA 2011 Convention and Tech Fair will be held in Bonita Springs, Fla., at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa on March 10–12, 2011.

To provide cutting professionals from around the world an exciting convention program, keynote speaker Clint Longenecker will open the program with a presentation entitled “The Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America's Greatest Game.” Longenecker, an award-winning business educator and the Stranahan Professor of Leadership and Organizational Excellence in the College of Business Administration at the University of Toledo, Ohio, will present lessons translated from football to business leaders who want to succeed in today's competitive marketplace.

The 2011 convention also will feature technical and business sessions on robotic demolition, dealing with business life-cycle challenges, post-accident investigations, and concrete floor polishing. Roundtable sessions will be held on dispatching, green concrete practices, and governmental investigations. In addition, a tabletop tech fair will allow manufacturers and customers to meet one-on-one to discuss new products and technologies.

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