The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is currently seeking presentations for sessions taking place during the ACI Spring 2010 Convention in Chicago, Ill., March 21-25, 2010. More information about current Calls for Papers can be found by visiting www.CallforPapers.concrete.org.

Building Information Modeling

ACI Committee 118, Use of Computers, seeks presentations for its technical session "Building Information Modeling in the Concrete Industry." This session will take place during the ACI Spring 2010 Convention in Chicago, Ill., March 21-25, 2010.

Participants are invited to submit abstracts on topics including, but not limited to, successes, failures, problems, and/or potential of using Building Information Modeling for concrete structures in any or all phases of a project, including design, detailing, fabrication, construction, and operation.

Abstracts of up to 500 words, along with presentation title, author name(s), and contact information should be sent to Allan Bommer at allan.bommer@bentley.com no later than Sept. 1, 2009.

Practical Applications of Numerical Analysis

ACI Committee 118, Use of Computers, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 447, Finite Element Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures, seek presentations for their technical session "Practical Applications of Numerical Analysis." This session will take place during the ACI Spring 2010 Convention in Chicago, Ill., March 21-25, 2010.

Participants are invited to submit abstracts on topics including, but not limited to, practical applications of numerical analysis used to facilitate the design or analysis of concrete structures.

Abstracts of up to 500 words, along with paper title, author name(s), and contact information should be sent to John Jakovich at john.jakovich@dyk.com no later than Sept. 1, 2009.

For more information on ACI's current Calls for Papers, to submit an abstract, or to submit a Call for Papers for a concrete industry-related meeting or event, please visit: www.CallforPapers.concrete.org. Information about upcoming ACI conventions can be found at www.ACIconvention.org.