This week at WOC, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (Booth C4637) sponsors a number of events. On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 8 a.m.-11 a.m., Laurence Smith, PE, of J.W. Lindsay Enterprises Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will explain how the popularity and continued growth of tilt-up dictates a more in-depth explanation of the system to contractors in the seminar Tilt-Up: It's a System (WE06).

The TCA/ACI Tilt-Up Technician/Supervisor Training seminar, held Thursday, Feb. 4, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., will cover all areas in which a tilt-up supervisor is expected to know, including safety, plan reading, site preparation, scheduling, and more. Shawn Hickey, SiteCast Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, will conduct the presentation.

Interested in becoming a certified tilt-up technician? Take the ACI Tilt-Up Certification Exam (THTUS) on Thursday, Feb. 4, 4 p.m-6 p.m.

Lastly, the TCA Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 5, 8 a.m.-11 a.m., in South Hall, Room 235, will feature the dramatic changes TCA has made this past year and also highlight the 2010 Tilt-Up Achievement and Professional Awards. Go to to learn more.