Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
Exhibits: January 23-26, 2018
Seminars: January 22-26, 2018
Visit ASA's Booth #S10938
Register using ASA's source code: A17 for $20 Exhibits-Only Admission, Online only through 1/11/2018
(Some restrictions may apply)
Online Registration closed. But print out this ASA Buyers Invite and bring with you to register onsite for the $20 Exhibits-only Pass.
Exhibits-Only: $20 online only, see above; $75 onsite with printed ASA Buyer Invite or $90 without 3-Hour Seminars: $135 before 12/04/17; $175 after 12/04/17 and onsite 90-Minute Seminar: $95 before 12/04/17; $135 after 12/04/17 and onsite 4-Hour Certification: $190 before 12/04/17; $225 after 12/04/17 and onsite
Super Pass Packages:
SP1 & 2 rates = $405 before 12/04/17; $550 after 12/04/17 and onsite
SP3 rates = $505 before 12/04/17; $650 after 12/04/17 and onsite
World of Concrete is the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries showcasing leading industry suppliers featuring innovative products, construction machinery, construction equipment, safety training courses, new technologies and unlimited networking opportunities to give you new ways to sustain and grow your business.
ASA, a co-sponsor at this prodigious annual event, participates with a booth in South Hall #10938 along with several Association Meetings. NEW! ASA's annual Oustanding Shotcrete Awards Project Banquet will be held in Napa, CA in March of 2018 to coincide with ASA's 20th Anniversary Convention. For details, go to www.shotcrete.org/20thAnniversary
January 22, 2018 — Monday ASA WOC 2017 COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV
Location: LVCC South Hall S223 | 11:00am — Annual Membership Meeting
No registration required
January 23, 2018 — Tuesday ASA SHOTCRETE NOZZLEMAN EDUCATION CLASS
Location: LVCC South Hall S106 | 9am - 4pm | WOC Registration code: ASATU (English)
Speakers: Oscar Duckworth www.worldofconcrete.com
This 7-hour program is a requirement for all nozzlemen wishing to pursue certification as an ACI Shotcrete Nozzleman through ASA. However, it also provides a great overview of the shotcrete process for owners, contractors, and project managers. This registration includes the required workbook, CP60 – available in English or Spanish, and a complimentary 1 year ASA Nozzleman membership (Registering for this class would also require you to sign up for an Exhibit Only Pass, available for $20 using ASA’s source code: A17. Class is listed under Association and Industry Training.) However, this class alone will not result in certification.
Oscar Duckworth is an ASA Certified Nozzleman and currently an ACI Examiner for wet- and dry-mix processes. He serves on the ASA Board of Direction and as Chair of ASA's Education Committee.
ACI Wet Mix Certification:
If you have 500 hours of shooting experience, you may pursue certification, while 25 hours of shooting experience will allow you to pursue a nozzleman-in-training designation. Both a written exam and performance exam(s) are required. ASA is pleased to work in conjunction with Hydro Arch (Henderson, NV) to provide an opportunity to complete your ACI Wet Mix Certification OR shoot your performance panels for re-certification! Openings are filling up quickly and you may secure a spot by sending in your full payment and work experience forms directly to Hydro Arch as soon as possible, but no later than Thursday, January 4, 2018. Contact Hydro Arch directly at 702/280.9332. Those certifying for the first time would be required to also attend the ASA Education class in English or Spanish, and pay for this separately. This registration includes the required workbook, CP60 – available in English or Spanish, and a complimentary 1 year ASA Nozzleman membership (Registering for this class would also require you to sign up for an Exhibit Only Pass, available for $20 using ASA’s source code: A17. Class is listed under Association and Industry Training. Register here for the Performance exam at Hydro Arch: Performance Exam Registration, as soon as possible, but no later than Thursday, January 4, 2018. Alternatively, questions can also be directed to ASA Staff. Schedule:
ASA Education: Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 (9 am – 4pm) | Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV ACI Wet Mix written exam: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm) | Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV (Location: North Hall | Rm N220) ACI Wet Mix Performance exam:
Thursday, January 25th, 2018 (8 am start) | Hydro Arch – Henderson, NV (yards is ~30 min away from Convention Center, pizza lunch will be provided) Wet Mix Coring & Grading:
Friday, January 26th, 2018 (8 am start) | Hydro Arch – Henderson, NV (optional attendance, coring is included in your fees)
$1800 for ACI Wet Mix Vertical recerts (those not requiring written exams, but will have an Oral interview - need to show 1000 hours) $2000 for ACI Wet Mix Vertical new certs (will take written exam - need to show 500 hours)
January 25, 2018 - Thursday ASA 90-minute SHOTCRETE SEMINAR:
Advanced Shotcrete: Innovative Techniques for Architectural & Structural Projects
Location: LVCC North Hall | Rm: N238 | 8:30am - 10:00am | WOC Registration code: TH147
Speakers: Marcus von der Hofen and Frank Townsend www.worldofconcrete.com
NEW for WOC 2018! Explore advanced topics and case studies in shotcrete placement for new concrete construction. This seminar will also address building heavily reinforced, thick monolithic concrete sections with multiple layers of shotcrete in addition to a discussion of shotcrete enhanced bond to existing substrates or between newly shotcreted sections. Discussions will cover challenges in shotcreting applications and methods for selecting materials, placing and finishing the wide variety of architectural shotcrete.
Marcus von der Hofen: Marcus von der Hofen, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Coastal Gunite Construction Company. Marcus is very active in the shotcrete industry through participation in the American Shotcrete Association (ASA) and the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Frank Townsend: Frank Townsend, is the V.P. of Operations East for Superior Gunite.Frank is an active member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) 506 on Shotcreting and the American Shotcrete Association (ASA), and currently serves on the ASA Board of Directors.