The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has announced three educational seminars to be offered this spring to help the concrete professional remain up-to-date on concrete construction and technology.

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has announced three educational seminars to be offered this spring to help the concrete professional remain up-to-date on concrete construction and technology.

ACI has provided the industry with educational seminars since 1969, and each year continues to conduct more than 100 seminars throughout the U.S. to thousands of attendees on a variety of concrete technology-related topics such as structural design, durability, repair, troubleshooting, slabs on ground, and site paving.

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), free ACI publications usually worth over $100, a continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks.

ACI/PCA 318-08 Building Code

Cosponsored by the Portland Cement Association (PCA), this intensive seminar will guide engineers, architects, specifiers, building officials, and others involved with structural concrete, step-by-step through the significant changes in the 2008 edition of the ACI 318 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete. Locations include: Reno, Nev.; San Diego, Calif.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; New Orleans, La.; Williamsburg, Va.; Detroit, Mich.; Salt Lake City, Utah; Cincinnati, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; Baltimore, Md.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Omaha, Neb.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Nashville, Tenn.; Pittsburgh, Penn.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Philadelphia, Penn.; Boston, Mass.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Chicago, Ill.

Concrete Repair Basics

This is a one-day seminar for engineers, repair contractors, material suppliers, maintenance personnel, and public works engineers. Attendees will learn the best methods and materials for economical and effective concrete repairs. Locations include: Miami, Fla.; Kansas City, Kan.; Portland, Ore.; New Orleans, La.; New Brunswick, N.J.; Denver, Colo.; San Francisco, Calif.; and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Design of Concrete Slabs on Ground

This one-day seminar will provide engineers and designers with practical tools and information that can be used right away for slab design. Locations include: Houston, Texas; Seattle, Wash.; St. Louis, Mo.; Chicago, Ill.; and San Diego, Calif.

As always, ACI members receive special discounts on ACI seminars. For more information on seminars and to register, call 248-848-3815 or visit www.concreteseminars.com.