The American Concrete Institute is offering a series of seminars this year to focus on the newly-released ACI 318-14, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.

The new ACI 318-14 represents the first major change in Code organization in over 40 years and has been completely reorganized from a designer’s perspective. This seminar will help you get acquainted with the new organization and various technical changes to the code as quickly as possible and demonstrate how you can ensure that your design fully complies with the new code.

The philosophy behind the new organizational structure will be demonstrated through a thorough review of the Code’s outline and provisions in the major chapters, to give attendees new insight into the background behind the new organizational structure and how the new organization makes it easier to find needed requirements.

The seminars, which will be held in cities around the U.S., will cover all the major changes in this new edition of the ACI Code. Locations include:

Detroit, Feb. 17, 2015 Orlando, Fla., Feb. 26, 2015
Phoenix, March 3, 2015
Charlotte, N.C., March 5, 2015
Pleasanton, Calif., March 10, 2015
Philadelphia, March 12, 2015
Louisville, Ky., March 17, 2015
Seattle, March 19, 2015
Cleveland, March 24, 2015
Austin, Texas, March 26, 2015
Anchorage, Alaska, March 31, 2015
Las Vegas, March 31, 2015
Chicago, April 2, 2015
Kansas City, KS, April 16, 2015
Oklahoma City, April 23, 2015
Milwaukee, Wis., April 28, 2015
Salt Lake City, April 30, 2015
Omaha, Neb., May 1, 2015
Washington, D.C., May 5, 2015
Boston, May 7, 2015
New York, May 12, 2015
Los Angeles, May 14, 2015
Albuquerque, N.M., May 19, 2015
Atlanta, May 21, 2015

In addition to having the most up-to-date information at each seminar, attendees receive 0.75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 7.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) per day.

ACI members receive special discounts on ACI seminars. For more information on seminar dates and locations and to register, visit ACI 318-14 Seminar.

Always advancing – The American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards and technical resources, educational programs and certifications for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete. ACI’s inclusive, individual member-driven structure and valuable, cost-effective benefits result in an essential organization that invites partnerships and welcomes all concrete professionals who wish to be a part of a respected, connected social group that provides an opportunity for professional growth, networking, and enjoyment.  

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