Author and business coach Jim Hunter will provide keynote and general session presentations on servant leadership for the American Society of Concrete Contractors' 2008 Annual Conference, Sept. 11-14, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk, San Antonio.

Concrete contractors and suppliers of concrete products from across the country will gather for three days of seminars, roundtable discussions and demonstrations. Seminar topics include Selling Concrete Parking Lots, How Green Building Affects Concrete Contractors, Troubleshooting Decorative Concrete, Forming the Burj Dubai, Immigration, and Pervious Concrete.

Outdoors, demonstrators will replicate the facade of The Alamo using various methods of vertical concrete installation. Demonstrations of pervious concrete, decorative pervious concrete and 3-D profiling also will be featured.

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) flatwork finisher certification class and exam and the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association pervious concrete certification will be offered Thursday, Sept. 11 in conjunction with the conference.

The ASCC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers, and others interested in the concrete industry, such as architects, specifiers, and distributors. There are approximately 600 member companies in the United States and five foreign countries. For more information on the ASCC, visit the web site at or call 314-962-0210.