February 11-12, 2021 | The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
Title Sponsor: Procore

Conference Sessions

Located in Phoenix Rooms A, B, and C

Registration Required

The Conference Sessions cover a variety of in-depth industry topics, with the opportunity to engage directly with professionals in the field. Sessions cover everything from business tips for contractors to keeping your structure watertight. When registering for CCE as an attendee, you’ll also have the opportunity to add on your preferred Conference Sessions for an additional fee.

Conference Sessions Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

10:00 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

Today’s Shotcrete Technology

Jackson Rand, Technical Sales EIT, KING - A Sika Company
Jackson Rand
Shotcrete is a method of applying concrete projected at high velocity primarily on to a vertical or overhead surface. The impact created by the application... Read more
KING - A Sika Company
11:15 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

What’s New In The 2019 Edition Of CSA A23.1 for Concrete Contractors

Geoff Kinney, Executive Director, Concrete Floor Contractors Association of Canada
Geoff Kinney
This session is for Concrete Contractors to learn the minimum requirements of the new 2019 edition of CSA A23.1 "Concrete Material and Methods of Concrete... Read more
Concrete Floor Contractors Association of Canada
12:30 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

UHPC 20 Years Later

Gaston Doiron, Business development manager, Lafarge
Gaston Doiron
Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) was first used in North America in 1997 on a pedestrian bridge in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The first vehicular bridge using UHPC... Read more
ACI Quebec & Eastern Ontario Chapter
1:00 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room C
$50 + hst

Payment Delays and Other Challenges for Canada’s Construction Industry

Eric Côté, Vice-Chair, General Contractors Alliance of Canada
Eric Côté
Since its inception almost two years ago, the General Contractors Alliance of Canada (GCAC) has made a priority commitment to improving contracting conditions and payment... Read more
Corporation of General Contractors of Quebec
1:45 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

IoT – Advancing the Construction Industry

Stacia Van Zetten, Chief Strategy Officer, EXACT Technology
Stacia Van Zetten
The construction industry is one of the largest in the world, but also one of the slowest to change. Risk, regulation and aversion to change... Read more
International Concrete Repair Institute - Toronto Chapter
2:00 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + hst

Keeping your Concrete Structure Watertight

Chris Christidis, MASc, P.ENG Technical Sales Representative - Central Canada Concrete, Sika Canada Inc.
Peter Deschamps, Technical Sales, Central Region, Commercial Construction, Sika Canada Inc.
Chris Christidis Peter Deschamps
The Sika® Watertight Concrete System offers a comprehensive solution for watertight structures. The system consists of concrete that has been specially formulated with Sika® admixtures... Read more
Sika Canada Inc.
2:15 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room C
$50 + hst

How Will the BC Operator Certification Program Affect You?

Ammar Kavazovic, Program Manager, BC Construction Safety Alliance
Charles Kelly, President, Great Northern Management Consultants
Ammar Kavazovic Charles Kelly
The BC Construction Safety Alliance, along with a series of subject matter experts in Concrete Pumping and Ready Mixed Production on the west coast have... Read more
Canadian Chapter of ACPA
3:00 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

How to Attract and Retain the New Generation of Employees

Mark Nesbitt, Independent Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team
Mark Nesbitt
Mark Nesbitt of Nesbitt Training will use the proven methodology and core principles of John Maxwell Teamwork and Leadership Training along with his own personal... Read more
Nesbitt Training
3:15 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + hst

GPR for High Resolution Concrete Scanning

Troy De Souza, Training Manager, Sensors & Software Inc.
Troy De Souza
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) provides a powerful means of locating and mapping rebar, post tension cables or embedded conduits. Using basic theory and case studies,... Read more
Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association

Conference Sessions Thursday Jan 23, 2020

10:00 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

Winning The Contractor Fight

Tom Reber, Author, The Contractor Fight
Tom Reber
For too long, contractors have earned too little, been held hostage by consumers and have earned the perception that we are 'less than' other professions.... Read more
The Contractor Fight
10:30 am
4 hours
Phoenix Room C
$50 + hst

Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) Workshop

Scott Carpenter, Ontario Regional Sales Manager, NUDURA
Scott Carpenter
Lighter, faster and more cost effective than other forms of construction, Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) are quickly becoming the construction method of choice for all... Read more
Concrete Ontario
11:15 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

Contractor’s Job Site Mastery

Liam Morin, Director of Operations, Profit For Contractors
Liam Morin
Job Site Hacks: How to start, run, and finish jobs profitably so you can avoid babysitting your crews and get jobs done right the first... Read more
Profit For Contractors
11:30 am
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + hst

Why You Can’t Ignore GFRP Rebar Moving Forward

Gene Latour, V-ROD Canada
David Wolf, Global Sales B&B FRP Manufacturing
Nick Crofts, Mateenbar-Pultron Composites Ltd.
Gene Latour David Wolf Nick Crofts
This in depth session brings together industry expertise from RSIC members B&B FRP Manufacturing Inc., Vrod Canada and Mateenbar. Together the three experienced professionals will... Read more
Reinforcing Steel Institute of Canada
12:45 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room B
$50 + hst

Concrete in Today’s Construction Environment

Dr. Shervan Khanna, Canada Division Engineer, BASF Canada
Dr. Shervan Khanna
Concrete plays a vital role in the Canadian construction industry and the communities in which we live. The construction industry is dynamic and fast-paced with... Read more
BASF Canada Inc.
1:45 pm
50 minutes
Phoenix Room A
$50 + hst

Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Concrete

Farid Moradi, Chief NDT Engineer, FPrimeC Solutions Inc.
Farid Moradi
Nondestructive Testing (NDT) provides a powerful toolbox for cost-effective and reliable inspection and testing of concrete at various structural systems. These solutions help assess the... Read more
Concrete Ontario