World of Concrete

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV
Exhibits: January 22-25, 2019
Seminars: January 21-25, 2019
Visit ASA's Booth #S11038

Register using ASA's source code: A17 for $25 Exhibits-Only Admission — online only through 1/10/2019.
(Some restrictions may apply.)

Exhibits-Only Admission: $25 online only, plus the following discounted rates —
3-Hour Seminars: $140 before 12/03/18; $180 after 12/03/18 and on site
90-Minute Seminar: $100 before 12/03/18; $140 after 12/03/18 and on site
4-Hour Certification: $200 before 12/03/18; $235 after 12/03/18 and on site

Super Pass Packages:
SP1 and 2 rates: $455 before 12/03/18; $600 after 12/03/18 and on site
SP3 rates: $555 before 12/03/18; $695 after 12/03/18 and on site

World of Concrete is the industry’s largest 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 the South Hall, #11038, along with several Education Seminars. NEW! ASA will host an informal reception in the South Hall immediately following ASA's Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 4:30 pm.

ASA’s annual Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards Banquet will be held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Fernandina Beach, FL, February 25-26, 2019. Details coming soon.

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January 22, 2019 — Tuesday
ASA WOC 2019 COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV
Location: LVCC South Hall | 4:30 pm — ASA Annual Membership Meeting with open reception immediately following.
(No registration required.)
Join ASA for this brief meeting to hear updates on Association activities and new appointments. Stay afterward to network and enjoy hor d'oeuvres and beverages.

ASA Committee Meeting

January 22, 2019 — Tuesday
ASA SHOTCRETE NOZZLEMAN EDUCATION CLASS
Location: TBD | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
WOC Registration codes: ASATU (English) | ASASTU (Spanish)
Speaker: Oscar Duckworth
More information: coming soon

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 CP60 workbook (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 $25 using ASA’s source code: A17. Class is listed under Association and Industry Training.) Please note: this class alone will not result in certification.

Oscar Duckworth
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 3, 2019. Contact Hydro Arch directly at (702) 280-9332.

Those certifying for the first time would be required to also attend the ASA Education class (registration not yet available). This registration includes the required CP60 workbook (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 $25 using ASA’s source code: A17.) Registration will open in Fall 2018. Alternatively, questions can also be directed to ASA Staff.

Tentative Schedule:
  • ASA Education:
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (9:00 am – 4:00 pm) | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • ACI Wet-Mix written exam:
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (3:30 pm – 5:30 pm) | Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV (Location: TBD)
  • ACI Wet-Mix Performance exam:
    Thursday, January 24, 2019 (8:00 am start) | Hydro Arch | Henderson, NV
    Yard is approx. 30 min away from Convention Center | Pizza lunch will be provided
  • Wet-Mix Coring and Grading:
    Friday, January 25, 2019 (8:00 am start) | Hydro Arch | Henderson, NV
    (optional attendance; coring is included in your fees)
ASA Meeting

January 24, 2019 — Thursday
ASA 90-minute SHOTCRETE SEMINAR
Advanced Shotcrete: Innovative Techniques for Architectural & Structural Projects

Location: TBD | 8:30 am - 10:00 am | WOC Registration code: TBA
Speakers: Marcus von der Hofen and Frank Townsend
More information: coming soon

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 and Frank Townsend III
Marcus von der Hofen is the 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 is the V.P. of Operations East for Superior Gunite.Frank is an active member of American Concrete Institute (ACI) Committee 506, Shotcreting, and the American Shotcrete Association (ASA).

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